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USOC on Empowering World’s Best Athletes through Analytics

USOC on Empowering World’s Best Athletes through Analytics | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it

Dr. Bill Moreau, DC, DACBSP, CSCS is managing director of sports medicine at United States Olympic Committee(USOC) . He is a chiropractic physician and conservative evidence-based sports medicine clinician. In his current role, he oversees the organization’s sports medicine activities – including providing medical care to U.S. athletes at the Olympic Games and flagship U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado – and the USOC’s National Medical Network. 

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BIG DATA wizards: LEARN from CERN, not the F500

BIG DATA wizards: LEARN from CERN, not the F500 | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Silos are for mudbloods
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CERN opening soon after renovations.

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Big Data in Medicine: "The Good, the Bad, and the Creepy" Implications for Patient Care

Big Data in Medicine: "The Good, the Bad, and the Creepy" Implications for Patient Care | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
How will new computational techniques leveraging "big data" analytics impact healthcare systems and medical practices, and where should this data come from? Alicia Sutton welcomes Jennifer Golbeck, director of the Human Computer Interaction Lab and associate professor at the College of Information Studies of the University of Maryland, to discuss present and future directions in big data usage for medicine and society.
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Will Apple Watch be the mHealth Answer to Big Data Analytics?

Will Apple Watch be the mHealth Answer to Big Data Analytics? | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
How will the newly launched Apple Watch and the ResearchKit platform help take a bite out of healthcare's big data analytics problems?
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Int. Web and Social Media Conference (ICWSM '15) Accepted Papers

Int. Web and Social Media Conference (ICWSM '15) Accepted Papers | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it

Accepted papers from the 9th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media.

 
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The Netflix Tech Blog: RAD - Outlier Detection on Big Data

The Netflix Tech Blog: RAD - Outlier Detection on Big Data | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it

"Outlier detection can be a pain point for all data driven companies, especially as data volumes grow. At Netflix we have multiple datasets growing by 10B+ record/day and so there’s a need for automated anomaly detection tools ensuring data quality and identifying suspicious anomalies. Today we are open-sourcing our outlier detection function, called Robust Anomaly Detection (RAD), as part of our Surus project."

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How Do Big Data Analytics Enhance Network Security?

How Do Big Data Analytics Enhance Network Security? | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Big Data and Big Data analytics have become hot topics in recent years. Unlike traditional methods of cause and effect deduction, Big Data analytics generate predictions based on such enormous volumes of data, that only the tools of association and inference are useful for finding relevance or meaning. An interesting case [...]
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Big Data Analytics, Mobile Technologies And Robotics Defining The Future Of Digital Factories

Big Data Analytics, Mobile Technologies And Robotics Defining The Future Of Digital Factories | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
47% of manufacturers expect big data analytics to have a major impact on company performance making it core to the future of digital factories. 36% expect mobile technologies and applications to improve their company’s financial performance today and in the future. 49% expect advanced analytics to reduce operational costs and utilize assets [...]
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The Face Detection Algorithm Set to Revolutionize Image Search | MIT Technology Review

The Face Detection Algorithm Set to Revolutionize Image Search | MIT Technology Review | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
The ability to spot faces from any angle, and even when partially occluded, has always been a uniquely human capability. Not anymore.
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Ref: arxiv.org/abs/1502.02766  Multi-view Face Detection Using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

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What Makes Images Go Viral? There's a Science to It

What Makes Images Go Viral? There's a Science to It | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
A number of surprising factors could make images go viral on different social media platforms.
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Google open sources a MapReduce framework for C/C++

Google open sources a MapReduce framework for C/C++ | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Google announced on Wednesday that the company is open sourcing a MapReduce framework that will let users run native C and C++ code in their Hadoop environments. Depending on how much traction MapReduce for C, or MR4C, gets and by whom, it could turn out to be a pretty big deal. Hadoop is famously, or…
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Launching Answers by Crashlytics | Crashlytics Blog

Launching Answers by Crashlytics | Crashlytics Blog | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it

Built by a hardcore team, Crashlytics is an elegant solution to a big data problem. The most powerful, yet lightest weight crash reporting solution, we find the needle in the haystack, even the exact line of code that your app crashed on.

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Making Use of Imperfect Big Data: NASA Perspective

Making Use of Imperfect Big Data: NASA Perspective | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Big data can be messy and sometimes lives on different servers. Dr. Amy Braverman the Principal Statistician, Jet Propulsion Laboratory talks about using disparate data sets to form meaningful conclusions. She speaks with WSJ’s Senior Deputy Technology Editor Scott Thurm at the CIO Network in San Diego, Calif.
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Information from the Internet of Things

Information from the Internet of Things | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it

The Internet of Things (IOT) will soon produce a massive volume and variety of data at unprecedented velocity. If "Big Data" is the product of the IOT, "Data Science" is it's soul.

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Massive Data Visualization Brings NYC's Busiest Street To Life - Co.Design

Massive Data Visualization Brings NYC's Busiest Street To Life - Co.Design | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
On Broadway visualizes New York's iconic street from millions of Instagram photos, Twitter updates, Foursquare check-ins, and more.

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Humanizing Big Data

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The marketing agenda has become dominated by big data. And for good reason, as it is hard to ignore the heady predictions about the effect that data can have on business performance. McKinsey, for example, has estimated that a retailer using big data can potentially increase its margin by more than 60%.


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A Better Way To Find The Best Flights And Avoid The Worst Airports via Data Science

A Better Way To Find The Best Flights And Avoid The Worst Airports via Data Science | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Get stuck at the airport last year? You weren’t alone. In 2014, the 6 million domestic flights the U.S. government tracked required an extra 80 million minutes to reach their destinations. At 80 pa...
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Algorithmia Launches With More Than 800 Algorithms On Its Marketplace

Algorithmia Launches With More Than 800 Algorithms On Its Marketplace | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it

Algorithmia, the startup that raised $2.4 million last August to connect academics building powerful algorithms and the app developers who could put them to use, just brought its marketplace out of private beta.


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Study Uses Big Data To Track Link Between Social Activity And Urban Movement

Study Uses Big Data To Track Link Between Social Activity And Urban Movement | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Cities may appear to be fueled by industrial activity but urban movement, it turns out, is also largely influenced by social interactions, as determined by a study.
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Microsoft embraces Python, Linux in new big data tools

Microsoft embraces Python, Linux in new big data tools | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Continuing its quest to make Microsoft Azure comfy for the non-Windows world, Microsoft just launched a preview of its Hadoop-based cloud tool (HDInsight) that runs on Linux. It’s also making its Azure ML machine learning service widely available now with new support for Python as well as the already-planned support for the popular R language. Microsoft bought Revolution Analytics, the company…
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"Data Science: Where are We Going?" - Dr. DJ Patil (Strata + Hadoop 2015) - YouTube

Data Science, where are we going? What impact can we expect? With a special introduction from President Barack Obama. Watch more from Strata + Hadoop San Jos...
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This is the most interesting presentation but many more material in this year's Strata: http://strataconf.com/big-data-conference-ca-2015/public/content/home

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Big data and Hadoop predictions for 2015 - Hortonworks

Big data and Hadoop predictions for 2015 - Hortonworks | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
According to recent estimates by IDC, the global market for big data and predictive analytics services will likely grow to $125 billion in 2015. Use of advanced analytics platforms is also expected to accelerate dramatically in the coming year. Enterprises are utilizing big data tools like Hadoop more frequently as new uses emerge on an almost daily basis. …
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OpenStack comes up huge for Walmart

OpenStack comes up huge for Walmart | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
For those skeptics who still think OpenStack isn’t ready for prime time, here’s a tidbit: @WalmartLabs is now running in excess of 100,000 cores of OpenStack on its compute layer. And that’s growing by the day. It’s also the technology that ran parent company Walmart’s prodigious Cyber Monday and holiday season sales operations. If that’s not production, I’m not sure what is. San…
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A Google-Backed Research Project Aims to Automate Data Analysis | MIT Technology Review

A Google-Backed Research Project Aims to Automate Data Analysis | MIT Technology Review | Bits 'n Pieces on Big Data | Scoop.it
Software that can discover patterns in data and write a report on its findings could make it easier for companies to analyze it.
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