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Getting Lost Along the Big Data Road

By   /  May 17, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Randy Lea of Teradata recently wrote in Forbes, “The word easy is not often associated with big data, but there is at least one pretty easy answer when it comes to the question of why companies embark on big data deployments: money, whether it is making it or saving it. What may […]

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Big Data: The IT / Business Divide

By   /  May 17, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett recently wrote in TechRepublic, “When IT deals with big data, the primary arena for it is… large servers that are parallel processing in a Hadoop environment. Thankfully for the company at large, IT also focuses on reliability, security, governance, failover, and performance of data and apps—because if it didn’t, there […]

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MapR Ships 8th Release of Apache Spark Stack on MapR Converged Data Platform

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced the immediate availability of Apache Spark 1.6.1 on the MapR Converged Data Platform making it the eighth release of the full Spark stack available to MapR customers. Additionally, the free, complete […]

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Big Data, User Privacy, and OkCupid

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Michael Zimmer reports in Wired, “On May 8, a group of Danish researchers publicly released a dataset of nearly 70,000 users of the online dating site OkCupid, including usernames, age, gender, location, what kind of relationship… they’re interested in, personality traits, and answers to thousands of profiling questions used by the site. […]

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How Cognitive Data Science Can Cure the Talent Shortage

By   /  May 13, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  1 Comment

Click here to learn more about author Sundeep Sanghavi. The Internet of Things and its interconnected approach has led to an overwhelming explosion of big data. About 6.4 billion connected devices are already in use today, and Gartner expects that number to reach 20.8 billion by 2020. This growth is big business; it’s estimated that […]

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A Brief History of Semantics

By   /  May 12, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Generally speaking, Semantics is the study of language and its meaning. As a word, Semantics was first used by Michel Bréal, a French philologist in 1883, and can be used to describe how words can have different meanings for different people, due to their experiential and emotional backgrounds. A language can be a natural language, […]

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Combining Big Data and Sentiment Analysis: A Marketer’s Dream

By   /  May 12, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Daniel Newman recently wrote in Forbes, “In the days before big data opened doors to seemingly exponential analytical insight, sales and marketing teams often played a guessing game. Were campaigns working? Who were they reaching? What did people think about them? Audience targeting was one way to cut through the noise, but […]

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The Business Benefits of Deep Learning

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Over the past several years, the global Data Science community has watched the rise and steady penetration of such concepts as neural networks, Deep Learning, and back propagation. As research in Artificial Intelligence continues to evolve, an increasing interest in Neural Networks and Deep Learning has caught the fancy of worldwide business owners and operators. […]

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55 Big Data Startups Worth Watching

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rick Whiting recently put together a list of 55 Big Data startups to watch for CRN. His list includes, “Alation. Top Executive: CEO Satyen Sangani. Alation exited stealth last year, debuting its enterprise data-accessibility platform that’s designed to help people more easily find, understand, use and govern their data for making faster […]

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Fighting Zika with Big Data

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Greg Gillespie recently wrote in Health Data Management, “The Zika virus is sending a chill down the collective spine of healthcare providers and government agencies. So far, Brazil has confirmed nearly 3,000 cases of pregnant women infected with the virus, and the disease is spreading through the Americas. Kamran Khan says there’s […]

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