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Machine Learning Plays Role in Reinvention of Database Science

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by Jennifer Zaino Machine learning has been put to many uses that involve analyzing Big Data to solve issues or address opportunities. It’s been applied to delivering personalized video or article recommendations, handling fraud detection, clustering news, and predicting customer churn, for example. Now it – along with other computer science breakthroughs – is playing…

The Problem of Programming Human Bias into Machines

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by Angela Guess Jason Baldridge, a TechCrunch contributor, recently wrote, “‘We’re watching you.’ This was the warning that the Chicago Police Department gave to more than 400 people on its ‘Heat List.’ The list, an attempt to identify the people most likely to commit violent crime in the city, was created with a predictive algorithm…

9 Updated Predictions for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Gil Press recently wrote, “A number of new reports on the Internet of Things (IoT) provide a fresh look at the state of this hot market and forecasts for its future impact on the world’s economy.IDC discussed The Internet of Things Mid-Year Review at a webinar on July 23, including…

Retailers Must Embrace IoT, Machine Learning or Risk Falling Behind

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by Angela Guess Roland Moore-Colyer recently wrote for V3, “Technology is the future of retail. Digital data, machine learning, cloud-powered analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) will separate the wheat from the chaff in tomorrow’s retail industry. A recent Sector Insights government report (PDF) said that retailers will need to embrace the latest technology…

How the Internet of Things is Fundamentally Changing the Supply Chain

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Chris Wilder recently wrote, “The digital economy is changing the game for supply chain customers. Value chains are shifting rapidly, while technology advancements are disrupting old-style operations… Further, advances in the digital economy, Big Data, and The Internet of Things (IoT) have expedited the need for companies to detect supply…

Webinar: How Semantics Solves Big Data Challenges

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 30, 2015 To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by:   About the Webinar Today, organizations want both IT simplicity and innovation, but reliance on traditional databases only leads to more complexity, longer development cycles, and more silos.…

Slides: How Semantics Solves Big Data Challenges

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 30, 2015 How Semantics Solves Big Data Challenges from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by:   About the Webinar Today, organizations want both IT simplicity and innovation, but reliance on traditional databases only leads…

US Congress Considers How It Should Respond to the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Kenneth Corbin reports for CIO.com, “With billions of new sensor-enabled devices coming online each year, lawmakers and regulators have been considering a host of security and privacy questions arising from the so-called Internet of Things (IoT). But at a House hearing this week, leading industry representatives urged restraint, cautioning members of Congress…

A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess R2D3 has created a visualization to explain the basics of machine learning in simple, visual terms. As Mark Wilson of Fast Company explains, “From Google’s auto-sorting Inbox, to Microsoft’s unparalleled image recognition, we owe machine learning our gratitude for many of the magical experiences lurking inside software. But how does it actually…