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Twitter Beats Estimates in First Quarterly Earnings Report - BestTechie

Twitter Beats Estimates in First Quarterly Earnings Report - BestTechie | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Twitter managed to beat first quarterly earnings expectations by a considerable margin despite posting a total earnings loss for the quarter.

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Niroshan Samuel's curator insight, February 5, 2014 10:56 PM
Twitter Beats Estimates in First Quarterly Earnings Report
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Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of Feb. 7 | Data Center Knowledge

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of Feb. 7 | Data Center Knowledge | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The Week in Review: Google invest billions in infrastructure, Facebook hacks data center construction, Dell and AMD eye the ARM market, Sweden's super-sized Bitcoin mine, Apple building a CDN.
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Data, supercomputers create new field of macrosystems ecology

Data, supercomputers create new field of macrosystems ecology | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Big data is changing the field of ecology enough to warrant the creation of an entirely new field, macrosystems ecology, U.S. researchers say.
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PR and #BigData | blog.holmesreport.com

A couple of years ago, at the World Communications Forum in Davos, I shared a platform with Marshall Sponder, who insisted that PR firms would need to embrace Big Data


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Data Everywhere: Data Anthropology, Quantified Self, Machine Data, Human Centered Design, and more

Data Everywhere: Data Anthropology, Quantified Self, Machine Data, Human Centered Design, and more | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
In mid-February, Strata returns to Santa Clara for its fourth year. Since the conference started, it’s grown in size and scope, broadening its focus to include design...
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The White House is going to study big data. Here are 5 things it should know

The White House is going to study big data. Here are 5 things it should know | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The White House announced on Thursday that it will form a working group to study big data and report on its implications to privacy, policy and society. That might be easier said than done.
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Intel expands "Intel Inside" cloud branding beyond Amazon

Intel expands "Intel Inside" cloud branding beyond Amazon | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
As some cloud giants consider custom processors, Intel is banking that users do (or will) care about what sort of chip is running their clouds — and so a logo program is born.
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IBM forms new Watson group for cloud-delivered cognitive innovations, with $1 billion investment | KurzweilAI

IBM forms new Watson group for cloud-delivered cognitive innovations, with $1 billion investment | KurzweilAI | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
IBM Watson Group's new Silicon Alley center in New York City IBM has announced it will establish the IBM Watson Group, a new business unit dedicated to the
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Google Glass: A Vision of the Future for Data Center Maintenance | Data Center Knowledge

Google Glass: A Vision of the Future for Data Center Maintenance | Data Center Knowledge | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
When fitted with safety lenses, Google Glass provides a great opportunity to revolutionize the way data center technicians perform their daily tasks.
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The Chief Data Officer: An executive whose time has come

The Chief Data Officer: An executive whose time has come | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Data is becoming so important to understand and building a business that you need someone at the top to evaluate what data business should collect and how to make sense of it all.
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Outlook 2014: Platforms are Eating the World | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Outlook 2014: Platforms are Eating the World | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Image: manoftaste.de/Flickr 2013 was a year of important shifts. Nokia sold to Microsoft. BlackBerry had one of its worst years ever. Both companies lost m
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Interactive Visualization of Big Data - Strata

Interactive Visualization of Big Data - Strata | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
By Jeffrey Heer Human judgment is at the center of successful data analysis. This statement might initially seem at odds with the current Big Data frenzy and its focus...
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3 lessons in big data from the Ford Motor Company

3 lessons in big data from the Ford Motor Company | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Data means a lot to Ford, informing everything from product design to business intelligence. In this interview from the Structure Show podcast, Ford’s top data scientist talks all about how Ford approaches everything from deploying Hadoop to hiring the right people.
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Data innovations report | #bigdata #opendata


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Arent van 't Spijker's curator insight, February 13, 2014 7:15 AM

Literally a list of 100 data innovations. I particularly like IBM's content analysis of ingredients and cooking methods to create new and exotic recipes.

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The Role of Algorithms in Data Visualization — Fell in Love with Data

It’s somewhat surprising to me to notice how little we discuss about the more technical side of data visualization. I use to say that visualization is something that “happens in your head” to emphasize the role of perception and cognition […]
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The Role of Algorithms in Data Visualization — Fell in Love with Data
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The Data Visualisation Catalogue

The Data Visualisation Catalogue | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The Data Visualisation Catalogue, helping you find the right data visualization method for your data

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Importing spatial data into R - Statistics, data mining, & predictive modeling

Importing spatial data into R - Statistics, data mining, & predictive modeling | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
This site provides an overview of common problems and solutions faced in the management, analysis, and interpretation of data. Predictive modeling is increasing rapidly in development of analytical approaches and applications.

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What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Image: infocux Technologies/Flickr A simple Google image search on “big data” reveals numerous instances of three dimensional one’s and zero’s, a few expla
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Turning lots of 0s and 1s into meaningful representation if key here.  Data becomes information and infromation needs to find you rather than you looking for it.  As long as it is relevent of course.

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IBM looks to outsmart big data competition with Watson

IBM looks to outsmart big data competition with Watson | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
IBM's new Watson Group, which will scale up to 2,000 employees, is set to develop and run cloud-based cognitive applications and services on behalf of enterprise users.
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MIT to offer its first professional MOOC in big data

MIT to offer its first professional MOOC in big data | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The university is launching a flagship course for a new professional-focused online program.
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Network & IT Systems Monitoring | Monitis - Monitor Everything

Network & IT Systems Monitoring | Monitis - Monitor Everything | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Monitor Websites, Servers, Networks, Cloud Systems & Applications - On Demand. Get your 15 day FREE trial now!
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The Berkeley Institute for Data Science: Part II

The Berkeley Institute for Data Science: Part II | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
In the first part of this blog post, I reported on the opening of the new Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS). Today, I am going to share with you some of the ways that UC Berkeley scientist...
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VCE 2014 Predictions - The unified, autonomic, flash-based, big data future of converged infrastructure : @VMblogcom

VCE 2014 Predictions - The unified, autonomic, flash-based, big data future of converged infrastructure : @VMblogcom | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it

Converged infrastructure will continue to be at the heart of every data center conversation in 2014. "transition from operational chaos to systematic operations"

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The secrets of designing and building big data apps

The secrets of designing and building big data apps | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Defining and building a big data application can be perplexing given the lack of rigidity in the underlying data. This lack of structure makes it more difficult to precisely define what a big data ...
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