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On the 16th and 17th of July, Berlin will once again be overun with pioneers from the creative and technological industries for Berlin Tech Open Air Festival 2014. TOA is Europe’s first interdisciplinary festival, attracted 2,500 guests and 150 speakers and acts to Germany’s capital. But the fun doesn’t start

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With the recent furore among cab drivers about the growing prominence of Uber in London, Paris, Milan, Madrid and Berlin, we thought it would be interesting to see how the mobile-app, car-for-hire company uses big data to better its services. Below are 2 ways Uber has used data to understand

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We met up with Klaas Bollhoefer in Berlin. Klaas works as a Data Scientist & Big Data Evangelist with The unbelievable Machine Company GmbH. He is father of the Data Science Day (DSDay), coordinator of the Big Data Week 2013 in Berlin, member of several program committees for Big Data

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Berlin Buzzwords, ‘Germany’s most exciting conference on storing, processing and searching large amounts of digital data’, is back for a fifth year. The conference will take place on May 25-28, at Kulturbrauerei Berlin. It will feature a range of presentations on large scale computing projects, ranging from beginner-friendly talks to

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We caught up with Luis Sperr, Head of Business Development & Consulting at Berlin-based Big Data startup Mapegy. Mapegy (from: mapping data for your strategy) is a Berlin based Big Data start-up that helps high-tech companies make more informed decisions with technology insights from global science, patents, press, web and

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EVENTS HAPPENING ON THE 8th MAY May 8, 2014 – Budapest Big Data Budapest @ 500 We are celebrating our 500th member with a talk jam session on every flavor of Big Data topics and a few beers. Come and join us! May 8, 2014 – Barcelona Inauguració Big Bang Data L’exposició

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Dr. Kostas Tzoumas is a post-doctoral researcher at TU Berlin . Kostas is currently co-leading the Stratosphere project, that develops an open-source Big Data Analytics platform, the only of its kind in Europe. His research is focused on system architectures, programming models, processing and optimization for Big Data.  Kostas has

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Big Data Week kicks off in Berlin with Data meets Nice People. The event will be held at the Wooga office on Saarbrucker Strasse, starting at 7.00 pm. The speakers are: * Lucia Santamaria, who will be speaking about data-driven recommendations for outdoor activities. * Galen Wilkerson, on urban mobility

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Data science training programs have been rapidly increasing across the United States recently, and they seem to be spreading to Europe as well. An inaugural class of 10 students will begin a three month training program called the Data Science Retreat in Berlin, expanding on the knowledge available from online

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We met with Lukas Olbrich the co-founder and co-CEO at Sablono.Sablono is a software company founded and based in Berlin. The company is developing software solutions for the construction industry with a focus on project management and scheduling tools. The main product is Sablono BIMtime. Who are you and what brings you

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