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Crowdsourcing Data Science Projects with Competitions

By   /  February 22, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Lisa Morgan recently wrote in Information Week, “The data science talent shortage has some companies thinking outside the box. Even if your company employs a formidable data science team, you would likely still benefit from third-party ideas or solutions. Data science competitions and other forms of crowdsourcing offer viable means of advancing […]

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Walmart, Kaggle, and the Big Data Skills Crisis

By   /  July 9, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “As the amount of digital information generated by businesses and organizations continues to grow exponentially, a challenge –or as some have put it, a crisis–has developed. There just aren’t enough people with the required skills to analyze and interpret this information–transforming it from raw numerical (or […]

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Crowdsourcing Artificial Intelligence

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote for Tech Republic, “Data science is filled with mystical algorithms reminiscent of spells chanted by wizards of yore. Armed with this arsenal of magic tricks, zealous leaders eagerly present their market with new and improved widgets, powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The leaders often take an egocentric view […]

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Designing a Better City with Street Core’s Machine Learning

By   /  June 10, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Shaunacy Ferro of Fast Company reports, “In 2011, researchers at the MIT Media Lab debuted Place Pulse, a website that served as a kind of ‘hot or not’ for cities.”

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Speed Bumps, Big Data, and Better Government

By   /  March 28, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Phil Simon of Wired reports, “Big Data is transforming many industries and functions within organizations with relatively limited budgets. Consider Thomas M. Menino, up until recently Boston’s longest-serving mayor. At some point in the past few years, Menino realized that it was no longer 1950. Perhaps he was hobnobbing with some techies from MIT at […]

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Searchers Use Big Data Analytics in Attempt to Find Flight 370

By   /  March 17, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger of eWeek reports, “As the hours and days go by following the sudden and mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 somewhere in Southeast Asia, more people and organizations are joining the search party. And they are using every tool at their disposal — not the least of which big data […]

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Winners of the 2013 Semantic Web Challenge Announced at the International Semantic Web Conference

By   /  October 31, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, congratulates the winners of the 2013 Semantic Web Challenge (SWC).

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Using Twitter to Monitor Food Safety at Restaurants

By   /  August 20, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Leonor Sierra of The University of Rochester reports, “A new system could tell you how likely it is for you to become ill if you visit a particular restaurant by ‘listening’ to the tweets from other restaurant patrons.”

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Combining Sentiment, Crowdsourcing & Gamification to Gauge Public Opinion

By   /  July 10, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Chloe Green of Information Age reports, “The worldwide web is an unprecedented source of market intelligence that, in theory, allows businesses to analyse public opinion automatically.”

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TipSense Apps Make Your Decisions Easier

By   /  April 4, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Josh Constine of TechCrunch recently shared some of the cooler features of TipSense, a great company from last year’s SemTechBiz Start-Up Competition.

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