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It’s no news that unstructured data has been a highly sought after source since its inception, first for determining public topical insights and now for training machine learning algorithms. The critical question to answer is whether you should outsource the collection to overcome business challenges or not? Mike Madarasz explains

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Remi Mollicone is the Chairman of CFAR-m. CFAR-m is an original method of aggregation based on neural networks which can summarize with objectivity, the information contained in a large number of complex variables. CFAR-m solves the major problem of fixing the subjective importance of each variable in the aggregation (It avoids

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Yesterday IBM announced that it was making new investments in its US Federal Healthcare Practice to provide for the ever increasing tech needs of the health institutions.  Big data solutions will be used, among others, to improve the level of care, lower costs, as well as combine and then analyse

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Predicting future crime has left the realm of the futuristic science fiction and is now part of the very day reality, at least for the officers of the LAPD.  These officers are now using the power of big data to determine hotspots for crime and as a result lowering crime

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The day has come where big data is part of environmental activism fighting deforestation. Powered by Google Earth Engine, Global Forest Watch was launched in February by the World Resources Institute to facilitate a global fight against deforestation.  Users can look back at trends starting in 2000 and with parts

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A big data survey conducted by MBN in 2013 has revealed some of the shifting attitudes toward big data in the industry.  Conducted with upwards of 135 companies, the trend appears to be towards integration of big data projects and initiatives.  “Surprisingly, some 93 percent of businesses with dedicated business

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