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Big Data’s Rise in Economics

By   /  November 20, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Matt Phillips of Quartz recently wrote, “With the heady perfume of big data permeating much of the intellectual atmosphere, the field of economics is increasingly tilting toward empirical efforts, according to a recent paper published by Stanford economics professors Liran Einav and Jonathan Levin in the journal Science. That means in order […]

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The Best Ways to Use Data in Local Government

By   /  March 12, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Sarah Marsh of The Guardian recently wrote, “We asked experts to give their tips on making the most of data in local government. Here’s what they had to say.” Dan Herbert commented, “I love the restaurant bill analogy that Rufus Pollock uses. The data on the bill may well show a lot has […]

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AlchemyAPI Updates Deep Learning API

By   /  July 29, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Amy Castor of Programmable Web reports, “AlchemyAPI wants to make a type of artificial intelligence known as deep learning accessible not only to giant corporations, but to the public.”

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List of Thousands of Public Data Sources

By   /  March 8, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A website called BigML (for Big Machine Learning) has compiled a great list of freely available public data sources.

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White House Changing Policies to Open Up More Data…

By   /  January 8, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jason Miller of Federal News Radio reports, “White House technology leaders are close to issuing a new policy that will change the way agencies release data to the public.”

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Unlocking Big Data with the Fusion Project

By   /  April 2, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Applied Data Labs has launched a project aimed at unlocking the power of public data.

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New US Research Initiative Aimed at Big Data

By   /  March 30, 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 Steve Lohr of the NY Times reports, “The federal government is beginning a major research initiative in big data computing. The effort, which will be announced on Thursday, involves several government agencies and departments, and commitments for the programs total $200 million. Administration officials compare the initiative to past government research support […]

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The Fusion Project Aims to Bring Big Data Together

By   /  March 30, 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 Applied Data Labs has launched a new project, the Fusion Project, with the aim of fusing public data into one massive data set. The release states, “The Fusion Project is making the promises of big data a reality and is possible only because of the explosion of available data. Back in 2010 […]

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Embracing Open Data

By   /  November 10, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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The Guardian recently published a piece on the vital role of local leaders in pushing Open Data initiatives.

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UK Government Called to Examine Security of Public Data in the Cloud

By   /  September 26, 2011  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess In a new paper, the United Kingdom’s Liberal Democratic party has called on the British government to examine the security of public data that is stored in the cloud. The article states, “The Liberal Democrat party has said that the government should investigate the potential for abuse of data owners’ rights if […]

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