Researchers from Harvard, NYU and the University of California San Diego have come together to set up the “Open Humans Network,” in an effort to let individuals share their personal health data to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Funding for the initiative comes from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and
According to Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, almost three-quarters of US venture-backed firms fail to return on investor’s capital. This week’s disheartening announcement from Fab proved that even the most promising cash cow is not a safe bet. Luckily, researchers at MIT may have come up
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and Harvard alumnus; who announced a significant donation to the Computer Science Department at Harvard last week is advocating machine learning as the next era of computer science. Ballmer expressed his excitement about the ability of computer and IT to process huge amounts of data
You’re an extremely talented engineering high school senior, and the future looks bright. You’re well on track to obtaining the sexiest profession in the world, and a job in Silicon Valley at one of the world’s most well-renowned companies is in your reach, perhaps with a 6-figure starting salary attached.
Melanie Mueller, Data Scientist from Harvard University, gives us an overview of her visit to Big Data TechCon conference in Boston. Melanie attended the conference from March 31 to April 2. Big Data practitioners converged on Boston to attend Big Data TechCon , a Big Data training conference organized by
Experfy, the Harvard-backed start-up, has introduced a new platform for data scientists to earn money. The company is launching a talent marketplace to match companies and their data science projects with people who have “strong quantitative skills…know data and statistics.” According to a Wikibon report, there is an estimated $2.28