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Winners at NASA Space Apps Challenge Demonstrate Star Trek-Like Technology

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Developers at the NASA Space Apps Challenge won the Plexi Natural Language Processing challenge by demonstrating an app that allows astronauts to use voice commands for mission-critical tasks by speaking to a wearable device.

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Big Data’s Main Challenge: Easier, Simpler Tools

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Christina Farr of Venture Beat reports, “In recent months, we’ve seen a rising backlash against the term ‘big data,’ with analysts complaining that the term is overused to the point of seeming meaningless. But Silicon Valley’s self-proclaimed big data investors don’t particularly care what you call it. To them, what matters most is […]

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The Big Data Conundrum

By   /  October 4, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess The MIT Technology Review reports, “One of the biggest new ideas in computing is ‘big data.’ There is unanimous agreement that big data is revolutionizing commerce in the 21st century. When it comes to business, big data offers unprecedented insight, improved decision-making, and untapped sources of profit. And yet ask a chief […]

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The Big Data Hairball

By   /  August 5, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Lisa Arthur of Forbes reports, “I know, I know . . . Hairballs are disgusting, and years ago, I never would have dreamed of associating something so repulsive with my chosen profession, marketing. But that was before – before marketers had to manage an ever-expanding array of channels and processes, before we had all […]

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MetLife Turns to NoSQL for Better Customer Service

By   /  May 15, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Developing an integrated customer view has been on the wish list at insurance giant MetLife for at least 10 years, but it recently took a fresh approach to the challenge by choosing a NoSQL database as the platform for bringing together data from more than 70 […]

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Fighting Diabetes with Big Data

By   /  April 23, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Fred Pennic of HIT Consultant reports, “25.8 million Americans have diabetes with 79 million diagnosed as pre-diabetic according to the CDC. That’s 1 in every 4 Americans. To solve a problem this huge, a new level of disruptive innovation driven is needed using big data and design to change the lives of millions […]

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Making Smart Grids as Smart as Possible with Big Data Solutions

By   /  December 11, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Benjamin Lack of The Energy Collective recently wrote, “From smart phones, to web servers to the broadband links in between, utilities crank out all the electricity that keeps our digital economy humming. Go behind the scenes and you’ll see that utilities have still more in common with typical high tech companies than […]

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Big Data Isn’t Just a Big Company Concern

By   /  November 5, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Ron Miller of O’Reilly Strata writes, “When you bandy about a term like ‘big data’ often enough, it tends to lose its meaning. But big data is much more than a marketing term, although it is that, too — it’s a means of trying to understand and control the sheer volume of […]

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NASA Challenge Seeks Solution to Big Data Problems

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports that NASA has launched a series of Big Data challenges aimed at finding innovative solutions to some of the nation’s most pressing Big Data problems.

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Announcing the LODLAM Summit 2013

By   /  September 10, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

SemanticWeb.com has become a sponsor of the Linked Open Data in Libraries Archives and Museums Summit in Montreal, Quebec, from June 19-20, 2013.

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