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1010data Announces Local Market Insights

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “1010data, Inc., offering the only integrated platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, today announced the availability of Local Market Insights (LMI), a browser-based tool that enables merchants to measure business performance against competitors over time at the local metropolitan market […]

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DataScience Inc. Concludes Elite Education Residency Program With Capstone Event

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a new press release out of the company, “DataScience, Inc., a data analytics company, today announced a new capstone event to mark the culmination of its inaugural DS12 data science education residency program. The one-day event, held September 2, 2016 at DataScience’s Los Angeles headquarters, will feature highlights from the […]

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NSF Commits $35 Million to Improve Scientific Software

By   /  August 1, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent release out of the National Science Foundation states, “Scientists increasingly rely on computers to gain insights about the world through simulations, data analytics or visualizations. These computational investigations typically rely on scientific software that makes it possible to perform virtual experiments and explore laboratory research data with reliable, reproducible results, […]

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Big Data and the Streetlight Effect

By   /  May 19, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Ethnographer Mark Moritz recently wrote in New Republic, “Researchers are rightly excited about the possibilities offered by the availability of enormous amounts of computerized data. But there’s reason to stand back for a minute to consider what exactly this treasure trove of information really offers… We’ve all heard the joke about the […]

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The Treasure Trove That Is NASA’s Public Data Archives

By   /  January 7, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Emily Lakdawalla recently wrote in Planetary.org, “One of the great things about NASA is that all the data returned from all of the missions all over the solar system belong to you, the public. A good chunk of what I write about at this blog depends upon NASA’s public data archives, the […]

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Geoscientists Want to Dig Deeper with Linked Data

By   /  December 22, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jia You of ScienceMag.org reports, “When oceanographer Peter Wiebe sat down recently to write a paper on findings from his January cruise to the Red Sea, he wanted to examine all data sets on plankton in the region.”

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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Tajo v0.9

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the Apache Software Foundation has announced “the availability of Apache™ Tajo™ v0.9, the advanced Open Source data warehousing system in Apache Hadoop™. ‘With Apache Tajo v0.9, our goal of bringing traditional SQL performance to massive data is a step closer,’ said Hyunsik Choi, Vice President of Apache […]

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Data.gov Turns Five

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Nextgov reports, “When government technology leaders first described a public repository for government data sets more than five years ago, the vision wasn’t totally clear.”

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Google and Big Data Aren’t the Same Thing

By   /  March 14, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “Another year, another report about how inaccurate the Google Flu Trends predictions turned out to be for the previous year. And more warnings about the dangers of relying on Google, and therefore “big data” and algorithms, for important stuff. Repeat after me: Google is not a proxy for big […]

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Can Big Data Really Predict the Future?

By   /  March 3, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Carlos Castillo of Aljazeera recently wrote, “Telling good predictions apart from bad predictions is a very difficult matter. In 2010 Paul the Octopus rose to fame by predicting the outcome of many matches during the FIFA World Cup. The octopus chose the box of food with the “correct” flag with 100 percent success rate […]

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