As part of the UCL Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities, the London 2062 project is gathering evidence about the forces and factors that shape London, identifying decision points, and debating how the city will change over the five decades between London 2012 and London 2062. This process involves synthesising the diverse expertise within the academic community at UCL and elsewhere, together with London’s citizens, government, professions, artists, media and other public institutions.
Two University of Bristol projects which will use digital technologies to enable researchers and communities to work more effectively together to explore community creativity, cultures and heritage have been awarded just under £1million funding by...
Big Data is arguably the biggest buzz term in security today, so it came as no surprise that Noam Chomsky and Barton Gellman had no shortage of words on the subject during their opening panel at MIT's Engaging Data 2013 Conference.
The leaders of ASA - American Statistical Association discuss their view on Big Data, 3 reasons why statistical community seems to be disconnected from the Big Data movement, and how they plan to fix it.
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS. Intel discloses form factors and memory configuration details of the CPU version of the next generation Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor (code named "Knights Landing"), to ease programmability for developers while improving...
When EMC CEO Joe Tucci addressed a crowd of 15,000 attendees at EMC World last year, he made a somewhat startling prediction: a number of today’s computing giants won’t survive the current period of disruption.
There are many suppliers of performance management software that rely on gathering huge amounts of a company's data and then using Big Data analysis to find and prevent problems.
Pierre Levy's insight:
"There are many suppliers of performance management software that rely on gathering huge amounts of a company's data and then using Big Data analysis to find and prevent problems. CloudPhysics goes beyond this to use data from all of its customers to find and prevent problems."