Leading Cloud Providers Join with NSF to Support Data Science Frontiers

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “The National Science Foundation (NSF) is providing nearly $30 million in new funding for research in data science and engineering through its Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) program. NSF’s awards are paired with support from […]

NSF Commits $35 Million to Improve Scientific Software

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, […]

Fighting Poaching with Artificial Intelligence

by Angela Guess A new article in ScienceDaily reports, “A century ago, more than 60,000 tigers roamed the wild. Today, the worldwide estimate has dwindled to around 3,200. Poaching is one of the main drivers of this precipitous drop. Whether killed for skins, medicine or trophy hunting, humans have pushed tigers to near-extinction. The same […]

NSF: Establishing a Brain Trust for Data Science

by Angela Guess A new release out of the National Science Foundation reports, “The ability to access, analyze and draw insights from massive amounts of data already drives innovation in areas ranging from medicine to manufacturing, leading to greater efficiency and a higher quality of life. To accelerate this emerging field, the National Science Foundation […]

Fusion Facilitates Pairups Between Startups And Enterprises

Guidewire Labs, co-founded by The DEMO conference executive producer Chris Shipley, plays matchmaker between startups and enterprises with its Fusion platform. Behind Fusion stand features such as natural language processing of companies’ submitted business and product essay descriptions and ontological trees that pair discrete industry-standard descriptions with discovered terms. “We like to think of ourselves […]

Berkeley Team Takes on Big Data with $10M Grant

by Angela Guess A team of professors and researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has been awarded $10 million by the National Science Foundation to research Big Data solutions, Jeanne Carstensen reports. Carstensen writes, “The sheer size of [Big Data] combined with its complexity has threatened to overwhelm just about everybody, including the scientists […]

dod, NSF back Semantic Team Collaboration Startup – PR Web (press release)

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