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Why you should never trust a data scientist

Why you should never trust a data scientist | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Photo by Jesse Means The wonderful thing about being a data scientist is that I get all of the credibility of genuine science, with none of the irritating peer review or reproducibility worries. My...
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Big because of the volume, velocity and variety of the data that are processed in the cloud. Economic, social and cultural effects.
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Thank the cloud for making big data and IoT possible

Thank the cloud for making big data and IoT possible | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
The ability to analyze massive amounts of data and to connect devices as the Internet of things became a reality when the cloud coalesced
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10 Companies (Analytics, database) to Watch in 2015

10 Companies (Analytics, database) to Watch in 2015 | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Every year we highlight 10 companies and technologies to watch. Our selection is driven primarily by the fact that the companies we mention have briefed us in the past 12 months, and hence we are reas
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Who Owns Big Data? - OpenMind

Who Owns Big Data? - OpenMind | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Discover the world of big data with Michael Nielsenel. A database containing all the knowledge of humanity, a "global brain."
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Keeping the Pulse of the Planet: Using Big Data to Monitor Our Environment | TriplePundit

Keeping the Pulse of the Planet: Using Big Data to Monitor Our Environment | TriplePundit | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it

What could be more important than keeping the pulse of the planet as a whole?

 

There is an opportunity for us to use this same insatiable desire to collect data for another good: environmental monitoring. Similar devices, equipped with environmental monitoring sensors such as temperature, carbon, or chemicals in the air or water can give us unprecedented information about a location’s, region’s or the planet’s overall health. In the event of an environmental disaster like a major spill, nuclear accident or volcanic eruption, we could have an instant characterization of short- and long-term impacts of that disaster on its surroundings. What could be more important than keeping the pulse of the planet as a whole? We may be able to derive more health benefits from such data than from personal monitoring. If you live in downtown Beijing, knowing about the quality of the air you breathe and the water you drink may help more with making health choices than any amount of monitored exercise. ...


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8 big trends in big data analytics

8 big trends in big data analytics | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Big data technologies and practices are moving quickly. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the game.
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Big Data & Natural Language Processing

Big Data & Natural Language Processing | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
 
Natural Language Processing (NLP) is the branch of computer science focused on developing systems that allow computers to communicate with people using every…
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Cognitive computing leads to the next level of big data queries

Cognitive computing leads to the next level of big data queries | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Cognitive computing analyzes how the brain works and approximates human intelligence. Find out how businesses might benefit from this new frontier in data analytics.

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But as analytics progresses, there will also be new needs to more closely approximate human intelligence and how the brain works. In technology lingo, this is referred to as cognitive computing.

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A startup wants to build a trading platform for sensor data

A startup wants to build a trading platform for sensor data | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
A startup out of Las Vegas is trying to capitalize on a very difficult, and potentially very lucrative, opportunity within the internet of things. The company, called Terbine, wants to become a data broker for the world of connected devices by building a platform where companies can buy, sell and share the data their sensors are collecting. Terbine is still very…
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Google is funding “an artificial intelligence for data science”

Google is funding “an artificial intelligence for data science” | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Google announced on Tuesday that it is funding a project, called Automatic Statistician, that bills itself as “an artificial intelligence for data science.”
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Genome Canada - Sharing Big Data for Health Care Innovation: Advancing the Objectives of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

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The team that created Kafka is leaving LinkedIn to build a company [real time data processing] around it

The team that created Kafka is leaving LinkedIn to build a company [real time data processing] around it | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
A trio of LinkedIn engineers, led by Jay Kreps, is taking the Apache Kafka technology they helped create commercial. Their new company, called Confluent, wants to enable real-time data processing in all sorts of companies, and is backed by Benchmark, LinkedIn and Data Collective.
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Twitter And IBM Collaborate On Data 10/30/2014

Twitter And IBM Collaborate On Data 10/30/2014 | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Twitter And IBM Collaborate On Data - 10/30/2014
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Apple Emerges As A Promising Internet Of Things Platform At CES 2015

Apple Emerges As A Promising Internet Of Things Platform At CES 2015 | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
The whole "Internet of Things" theme reached a fever pitch at this year's CES in Las Vegas. Many of the big tech players are trying to become the platform for how to connect together the growing list of devices with wireless technology inside of them--everything from your car to your thermostat. Google's [...]
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50 Data Science Gurus (and 10 Organizations) You Must Follow On Twitter

50 Data Science Gurus (and 10 Organizations) You Must Follow On Twitter | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Get ready to up your data science game on Twitter.
Our own Ben Bruning (@NCSUalum) recently scoured the Twitterverse for top data science accounts.
Ben started with a search for “data science” and...
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Big-Data Scientists Face Ethical Challenges After Facebook Study

Big-Data Scientists Face Ethical Challenges After Facebook Study | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
A new world of research is dawning six months after an uproar over an experiment in which the social-media company and academic researchers were accused of manipulating users.
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The 6 Things Everyone Needs to Know About the Big Data Economy

The 6 Things Everyone Needs to Know About the Big Data Economy | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Big data is moving on. We’re moving past the stage where it’s something only trailblazers and early adopters are on board with, towards a time when if you aren’t analyzing data to help you make better business decisions, you’re in danger of being left behind.
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Big Data - What I've Learned The Most

Big Data - What I've Learned The Most | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
1.1 - Introduction In the last few years, we’ve produced more data than in all of human history. It’s set to become one of the greatest sources of power in the 21st century. Some people describe bi...
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Mesosphere read all of the machines inside a data center as one giant computer

Mesosphere read all of the machines inside a data center as one giant computer | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Mesosphere has been making a name for itself in the the world of data centers and cloud computing since 2013 with its distributed-system smarts and various introductions of open-source technologies, each designed to tackle the challenges of running tons of workloads across multiple machines. On Monday, the startup plans to announce that its much-anticipated data…
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Next-Gen Social Analytics Are Transforming Digital Marketing

Next-Gen Social Analytics Are Transforming Digital Marketing | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
It wasn’t so long ago that social media analytics meant looking at one-off engagements—fans, followers, likes—and using this info to make major campaign decisions. That was the first generation of social marketing. Today, we’re entering the third generation, and the landscape has never looked more exciting.
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Thanks @Pierre Levy! Interesting article I used for my essay a few days ago :) Looking forward to publishing! 

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8 tips for data analytics success from Data Strategy Symposium

8 tips for data analytics success from Data Strategy Symposium | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
This year’s Data Strategy Symposium speaker line-up offered a diverse range of business insight, advice and expertise around data and analytics. Here, we share 8 key pieces of advice we took away from the event that could prove invaluable to your organisation’s future.
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Big Data analytics in the cloud: The Enterprise wants it now

Big Data analytics in the cloud: The Enterprise wants it now | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
The journey to cloud computing, and to its adoption in the enterprise, has been a rather manic-depressive one. When the first public cloud platforms became available, many thought the model would immediately gain favor in the Enterprise world. But it didn’t. The Platform as a Service (PaaS) model seemed especially enticing, because it freed developers…
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City slicker: Data are slowly changing the way cities operate

City slicker: Data are slowly changing the way cities operate | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
WAITING for a bus on a drizzly winter morning is miserable. But for London commuters Citymapper, an app, makes it a little more bearable. Users enter their...
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Cloud and analytics galore: IBM finally reveals its master plan

Cloud and analytics galore: IBM finally reveals its master plan | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
At its big data event, IBM lays out an end-to-end cloud and analytics strategy, with a vision for the future that makes sense for developers and big enterprise customers
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