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TransProse Uses Sentiment Analysis to Turn Novels into Music

By   /  June 3, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Katharine Gammon of Inside Science reports, “When reading a novel, it’s common to let one’s mind wander into the imaginary: What might these characters look or sound like?”

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What Big Data Can Teach Us About International Relations

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Adam Taylor of the Washington Post recently wrote, “What can data reveal about international relations? That’s the question that the Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT) has sought to answer. By analyzing data from English-language news sources, they have compiled a huge database of people, organizations, locations, themes and events. It’s an […]

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Watson is Heading to Africa to Address Pressing Problems

By   /  February 7, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

BBC News reports, “The vast brainpower of IBM’s supercomputer Watson is to be utilised in Africa to attempt to solve some of the continent’s most pressing problems.”

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Fujitsu Supports Artificial Brain Project with Prep School Test Challenge

By   /  November 26, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) announced today that under NII’s “artificial brain” project, known as “Todai Robot Project.”

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Facebook Wants You to Catalog the Known World

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Tom Simonite of the MIT Technology Review reports, “More than one billion people visit Facebook each month, mostly to see photos and messages posted by friends.”

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Moving Ahead with a National Digital Library Platform

By   /  November 6, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Kenny Whitebloom of the Digital Public Library of America reports that the Library is moving forward.

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Where Was that Picture Taken? Carnegie Mellon Can Tell You

By   /  August 21, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

John Biggs of TechCrunch recently discussed an intriguing program at Carnegie Mellon that uses a complex algorithm and Google Street View to identify cities based on their unique traits.

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Linked Open Vocabularies Now an Official OKF Project

By   /  July 11, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche recently wrote, “We are delighted to announce that Linked Open Vocabularies is now being hosted on Open Knowledge Foundation servers and is now officially an Open Knowledge Foundation project.”

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Big Data & the Big Bang: IBM Working on Telescope

By   /  April 4, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Peter Pachal of Mashable reports that IBM is working on a telescope that will generate more information than the entire internet does on a daily basis. He writes, “There’s a massive telescope on the drawing board that hasn’t even started construction yet, but when it’s finished in 2024, it’ll generate more data […]

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Collecting a World of Data at FuturICT

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Many organizations have attempted to calculate how much data there is in the world, but now an organization is actually trying “to collect all the data in the world and use it to peer into the future.

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