Tag Archive for safety

Bringing Big Data to Our Cars

Driving Cars in a Traffic Jam

by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of Information Week reports, “With all the talk about the benefits of big data at work and home, it’s easy to overlook the one area where most of us — well, most Americans, at least — spend far too much time: our cars. The connected auto is quickly moving from…

Mapping Crime through Big Data

trulia

by Angela Guess A new article reports, “Real estate website Trulia is set to roll out a new feature that will allow users to view crime statistics for 50 metro areas in the US. The new feature, which is slated for launch in June, is a valuable exercise in large scale data processing. The crime…

Big Data, Little Privacy

by Angela Guess A new article discusses the recent surge in privacy concerns following public realization regarding the iPhone location trail: “If privacy is dead (as a number of technology executives in whose interest it is for us not to care about privacy have opined), there wouldn’t have been much fuss over the most recent…