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Open-data project aims to ease the way for genomic research

Open-data project aims to ease the way for genomic research | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it

This one is important to us as we start testing OLAPX and BIOLAP approaches for data analysis.  The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, based in Kansas City, Missouri,  aims to “create the world’s largest pool of openly available, user-contributed data about health and genomics” in hopes of easing challenges with informed consent and data ownership that some biomedical researchers say are holding science back in the era of ‘big data’. Learn more...

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Big Data: Is it more than just a business intelligence rebrand?

Big Data: Is it more than just a business intelligence rebrand? | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it

We get asked about Big Data a lot. It is hyped and hot -  But is there any substance to it or is it just a fancy rebranding of business intelligence. This overview artile from Mycustomer.com gives a great introduction

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Magic? How INRIX Traffic Crowd-Sourcing Really Works » INRIX Traffic Blog

Magic? How INRIX Traffic Crowd-Sourcing Really Works » INRIX Traffic Blog | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it

When you build traffic models and simulations of cities and economic development, you build a natural affinity to systems that use individual data contributions to define the big picture. INRIX does this for accurate traffic data  and its awesome. See  how it works...

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Automated science, deep data and the paradox of information - O'Reilly Radar

Automated science, deep data and the paradox of information - O'Reilly Radar | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it

Good column by Bradley Voytek at O'Reilly Radar on the reality behind for Big Data stories. In the article he breaks down the importance of deep data analysis: what can be learnt from the statistical outliers and asking, "What's different here?  If you want to understand some of the Big Data techniques and good data analysis practises - worth reading.

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Researchers Turn Big Data Problems into Advanced Biology and Drug Discoveries | BioPortfolio.com

Researchers Turn Big Data Problems into Advanced Biology and Drug Discoveries | BioPortfolio.com | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it
From BioPortfolio: SGI (NASDAQ:SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing, today announced that researchers in the compute-intensive field of biotechnology research are conti...
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Bringing Federated Discovery and Navigation to Big Data - Smarter Analytics Blog

Bringing Federated Discovery and Navigation to Big Data - Smarter Analytics Blog | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it

 IBM acquires  Vivisimo for big data. Vivisimo provide a means to federate search and rank search results across hadoop - providing a fast way to get a return on Hadoop investments. More info on Tim Powers' Smarter Analytics blog via a guest post from David Corrigan at IBM.

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Connecting the digital and biological worlds

Connecting the digital and biological worlds | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it
To a generation which grew up with computers, the field of synthetic biology - creating artificial life forms - is a story they can relate to, said American geneticist Craig Venter.
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Open Development

Open Development | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it

Having worked with WorldBank to create and maintain data sets in the past - this is brilliant news.  The WorldBank's "Open Development," portal now provides access to data, publications and research papers from  World Bank projects and studies.  Worth bookmarking.

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BioPortfolio - the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Life-Science and Healthcare Portal

BioPortfolio - the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Life-Science and Healthcare Portal | Complex Insight  - Understanding our world | Scoop.it
BioPortfolio.com - the life science and healthcare portal BioPortfolio brings our visitors continuously updated biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare n...
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