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Facebook’s Graph Search Now Lets You Search for Specific Posts

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Amit Chowdhry of Forbes reports, “This week, Facebook is adding the ability to search for keywords contained within posts, photos, articles and videos that were shared with you.”

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Big Data: A Brief History

By   /  May 13, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Gil Press of Forbes recently wrote, “The story of how data became big starts many years before the current buzz around big data. Already seventy years ago we encounter the first attempts to quantify the growth rate in the volume of data or what has popularly been known as the ‘information explosion’ (a term […]

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Big Data: A History

By   /  October 9, 2012  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Uri Friedman has put together a brief history of Big Data on ForeignPolicy.org. Here are a few highlights from the timeline.

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A History of Big Data

By   /  October 9, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Uri Friedman of ForeignPolicy.com has composed a history of how Big Data has developed over the last few decades. He points to 1997: “NASA researchers Michael Cox and David Ellsworth use the term ‘big data’ for the first time to describe a familiar challenge in the 1990s: supercomputers generating massive amounts of […]

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At Facebook The Buzz Is About Mobile Priorities, Brand Timelines, And New Advertising Options

By   /  February 29, 2012  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Open Graph protocol continues to progress: Earlier this week Facebook’s Director of Developer Relations Douglas Purdy talked about its intersection with the mobile web. According to Purdy, more people are accessing Facebook on the mobile web than from its top native apps combined, and the game is on to help developers conquer the challenges […]

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Facebook's Timeline Launches

By   /  December 15, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Facebook today posted that users now officially can upgrade their profiles to its Facebook Timeline by heading here. Timeline, as Mark Zuckerberg described in September, is Facebook’s way of helping uses curate the stories of their lives, calling out the most meaningful events and recent highlights. During the F8 Developers’ Conference, he said that Facebook […]

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Schema.org, Microdata, RDFa, and Black Friday at BestBuy

By   /  November 14, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jay Myers, Lead Web Development Engineer at BestBuy, has moved the proverbial ball forward yet again by creating an implementation of the schema.org vocabulary in BestBuy’s Black Friday web pages. First, a bit of history… Myers began incorporating structured data into BestBuy web pages in 2009. Starting initially with basic store information (hours of operation, […]

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The History of Data

By   /  August 17, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Wolfram has created a timeline chronicling the history of data throughout the centuries and across various cultures. The article states, “The story the timeline tells is a fascinating one: of how, in a multitude of steps, our civilization has systematized more and more areas of knowledge—collected the data associated with them, and […]

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