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There are hundreds or thousands of petabyte-scale databases | Wired.com

There are hundreds or thousands of petabyte-scale databases | Wired.com | Big Data | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, electronic health records were nascent, digital music was mostly a fantasy, Twitter was what birds did, and Google cofounder Sergey Brin was a summer intern at Wolfram Research.

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milhares de petabytes à espera de serem compreendidos. Google nem arranha a superfície

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Size of datasets in terabytes

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Big Date is about the emergence of new facts and unsuspected correlations as new, unexpected, non-obvious properties of a complex system that are distinct from the properties of its different parts.
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Does cream cause accidents? No, but it looks like it does on graphs

Does cream cause accidents? No, but it looks like it does on graphs | Big Data | Scoop.it
The Spurious Correlation site was created by Harvard student Tyler Vigen and plots U.S census data. Vigen said he created it to prove correlation is not causation.
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Big Data in the classroom: Why learning will never be the same!

Big Data in the classroom: Why learning will never be the same! | Big Data | Scoop.it
It doesn’t matter if you’re a Millennial or a Baby Boomer—classrooms today are starting to look a lot different than when we were kids.Children are being issued tablets or laptops as soon as they

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LendUp: Extending credit to sub-prime customers through Big Data

LendUp: Extending credit to sub-prime customers through Big Data | Big Data | Scoop.it
Extending Credit To Sub-Prime Customers Through Big Data
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Advancements in the variety and availability of financial data has allowed us to start a company, LendUp, which uses technology to help people move out of the payday debt cycle.

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The ethical dilemmas of big data

The ethical dilemmas of big data | Big Data | Scoop.it
Organisations have adopted an 'analyse first, ask legal questions later' approach to big data projects, but more and more people are raising ethical objections...

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Big Data of music: From Vivaldi to Wagner to ... Parkinson?

Big Data of music: From Vivaldi to Wagner to ... Parkinson? | Big Data | Scoop.it
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The Big Data Problem will also be a problem for Science 2.0

Science 2.0 The Big Data Problem Will Also Be A Problem For Science 2.0 Science 2.0 Dyson's actual statement was "Big data is what happened when the cost of storing information became less than the cost of making the decision to throw it away."...
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Making sense of text analytics

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Making sense of text analytics http://t.co/NiFMvekKMc
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here’s why you may never be truly anonymous in a Big Data world

here’s why you may never be truly anonymous in a Big Data world | Big Data | Scoop.it
Big data—the kind that statisticians and computer scientists scour for insights on human beings and our societies—is cooked up using a recipe that's been used a thousand times.
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4 unexpected impacts of Big Data

4 unexpected impacts of Big Data | Big Data | Scoop.it
At the start of any significant IT hype cycle, predictions abound. No matter what the trend, a seemingly endless array of vendors, experts and analysts alike line up to place their bets as to how this new movement will forever change the IT and business landscape.Big data was no exception.As an explosion of immense new unstructured datasets gave root to the big data hype cycle that now dominates so much of the ongoing IT conversation, scores of experts chimed in with opinions on the many ways i Topic: Big Data.

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The Data Science Venn Diagram

The Data Science Venn Diagram | Big Data | Scoop.it
On Monday I—humbly—joined a group of NYC's most sophisticated thinkers on
all things data for a half-day unconference to help O'Reily organize their
upcoming Strata conference.
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not only Facebook: US military studied how to influence Twitter users

not only Facebook: US military studied how to influence Twitter users | Big Data | Scoop.it
Defense Department spent millions researching users, including studies on Occupy and Middle East residents, and how to better spread propaganda (US military studied how to influence Twitter users in Darpa-funded research
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IBM's Watson went from "smart" to "smart ass" after learning the Urban Dictionary

IBM's Watson went from "smart" to "smart ass" after learning the Urban Dictionary | Big Data | Scoop.it
IBM's supercomputer Watson, the "Jeopardy" star, briefly went from "smart" to "smart ass" with the help of the Urban Dictionary.
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Workshop Análise de Big Data para Aplicações Industriais, por Jay Lee.

Workshop Análise de Big Data para Aplicações Industriais, por Jay Lee. | Big Data | Scoop.it

Conheça as principais tecnologias e metodologias para sistemas de big data de origem industrial, incluindo análise avançada para aplicações de fabricação e serviços. Os participantes aprenderão sobre ferramentas de prognóstico e análise preditiva moderna para o monitoramento de máquinas e sistemas de manutenção preditiva. Além disso, serão apresentadas tecnologias emergentes nos campos de computação em nuvem, Big Data e Internet Inteligente das Coisas (IOT) e sua integração com máquinas inteligentes e sistemas de manutenção inteligente. Estudos de caso serão utilizados para ilustrar conceitos de manutenção avançada e as lições aprendidas. Finalmente, a inovação de serviços da Indústria 4.0 baseada na Metodologia Dominant Innovation® (Inovação Dominante) será debatida.

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Google Research and IPython/Jupyter team launch the coLaboratory project

Google Research and IPython/Jupyter team launch the coLaboratory project | Big Data | Scoop.it

Building products and making decisions based on data is at the core of what we do at Google. Increasingly common among fields such as journalism and government, this data-driven mindset is changing the way traditionally non-technical organizations do work. In order to bring this approach to even more fields, Google Research is excited to be a partner in the coLaboratory project, a new tool for data science and analysis, designed to make collaborating on data easier.

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How Big Data helps us cope with climate change

How Big Data helps us cope with climate change | Big Data | Scoop.it
It may not be raining cats and dogs, but the weather certainly hasn't been tame or consistent lately. And, yes, everybody's talking about it. This last winter was the coldest in the Midwest and the record warmest in California ...

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Nothing boosts the page hits on a blog like the phrase Big Data

Nothing boosts the prospects of page hits on a blog – or funding of a grant proposal – like the phrase #BigData http://t.co/SAC6iG7pwL

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Macmillan invests in "Google Docs for researchers" that use the LaTeX markup language

Macmillan invests in "Google Docs for researchers" that use the LaTeX markup language | Big Data | Scoop.it

The London startup’s product, Overleaf, lets researchers collaborate on scientific papers that use the LaTeX markup language. (London startup Overleaf, lets researchers collaborate on scientific papers that use the LaTeX markup language.

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Build a better Big Data recommendation engine

Build a better Big Data recommendation engine | Big Data | Scoop.it
Learn to use multiple data sources and machine-learning algorithms to generate effective recommendations that are not obvious and lead to more conversions.
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Big Data, Social Physics, and spatial analysis: The early years

Social physics movement - the precursor to #BigData: The early years http://t.co/pvSY6nqwh7
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Live Prediction Markets Simulation & Big Data Indicators

Singularity University Live Prediction Markets Workshop & Big Data Quantitative Indicators: Creating the future means being able to understand and operate with…
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who owns farmers' Big Data?

who owns farmers' Big Data? | Big Data | Scoop.it
With sensors and data analytics systems making sense of how farm equipment functions, the benefits for manufacturers are clear — but not for farmers.

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using Big Data & satellites to peer into ancient Greece

using Big Data & satellites to peer into ancient Greece | Big Data | Scoop.it
By combining information gathered via satellite, big data and manual surveys, archaeologists can more easily and safely uncover the lost civilizations of ancient Greece.

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Docs have a poor grasp of statistics and have a hard time choosing the right treatment

Docs have a poor grasp of statistics and have a hard time choosing the right treatment | Big Data | Scoop.it

 

Doctors have a poor grasp of statistics, an expert says, making it hard for patients to make the right treatment choices. (Do doctors understand test results?

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James H. Simons' billionaire mathematician life of ferocious curiosity

James H. Simons' billionaire mathematician life of ferocious curiosity | Big Data | Scoop.it

The billionaire mathematician James H. Simons has led a life of ferocious curiosity.

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according to Big Data, birth year influences one's political views

according to Big Data, birth year influences one's political views | Big Data | Scoop.it
People’s political views are particularly shaped by events they experience between 14 and 24.
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