Tag Archive for Data Mining

Only 0.5% of All Data is Currently Analyzed

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by Angela Guess Lauren Browning recently wrote for Business Insider, “The amount of digital data in the universe is growing at an exponential rate, doubling every two years, and changing how we live in the world. ‘The rate at which we’re generating data is rapidly outpacing our ability to analyze it,’ Professor Patrick Wolfe, Executive…

Big Data is Trash Unless It’s Mined by Data Geniuses

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by Angela Guess Vin Gupta recently wrote for Entrepreneur.com, “Big Data, Mega Data or Meta Data are the buzzwords in corporate lingo. It is like a bunch of high school boys bragging in the locker room. But “Big Data” can be a “big pile of trash,” unless mined by geniuses. This whole new phenomenon seems…

10 Jobs That Cognitive Computing Apps Can Improve

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by Angela Guess InformationWeek contributor Doug Henschen recently wrote, “Computing power meets the human-like capacity to speak, seeing, reason, and learn. That’s what cognitive computing is all about, as exemplified by the category leader, IBM Watson. But is this practical technology that can affordably handle important tasks? Even before it acquired the AlchemyAPI platform last…

The Companies That Are Tapping Data for Social Good

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by Angela Guess Leslie Pascaud of Forbes recently wrote, “In recent years, organizations such as the Data-Pop Alliance and DataLook have emerged to tap data for social good. Marquis Cabrera wrote last year about the collaboration between the UN and 500 startups to invest in Big Data for Social Good. One example is Glow, a…

Machine Learning Aids the Internet of Things

In a recent article, Mike Kravis explained, “In a previous post I discussed how the Internet of Things (IoT) will radically change your big data strategy. Massive amounts of data from sensors, wearable devices, and other technologies are creating new and exciting opportunities to make better business decisions in real time. However, harvesting all of…