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I.B.M.: Big Data, Bigger Patterns

I.B.M.: Big Data, Bigger Patterns | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
I.B.M. is the world’s largest employer of Ph.D.’s. It has plenty of businesses it can throw them at, but the trick is figuring out which ones will yield the best return.
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Data-Intensive Science – Eugene Kolker

Data-Intensive Science – Eugene Kolker | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
The following blog post comes from Eugene Kolker, the Chief Data Officer at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
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How to access TV news on any topic for the last three years | KurzweilAI

How to access TV news on any topic for the last three years | KurzweilAI | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
(Credit: Internet Archive) This is fantastic news for journalists and voters: the Internet Archive has launched the free TV News Search &
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Big Data, Fast & Slow: Why HP's Project Moonshot Matters | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Big Data, Fast & Slow: Why HP's Project Moonshot Matters | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Don't yawn at HP's announcement that it's getting into the low-power "microserver" business in a big way. Here's why the company's Project Moonshot announcement is a big deal for Big Data.
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US Intelligence Drowning In Information

The US intelligence community has more information at its disposal than ever. Unfortunately, it can't efficiently process it and make the necessary connections.
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Infochimps Tame the Big-Data Elephant | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Infochimps Tame the Big-Data Elephant | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Infochimps has tamed the Big Data elephant, and now it wants to hand the reins to you. The Austin, Texas company has rolled out its internal Big Data management tools as a product.
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Building data startups: Fast, big, and focused - Strata

Building data startups: Fast, big, and focused - Strata | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
The emergence of data startups highlights the democratizing consequences of a maturing big data stack. Companies can now build offerings and turn their focus to developing analytics and services.
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Text mining: what do publishers have against this high-tech research tool? | KurzweilAI

Text mining: what do publishers have against this high-tech research tool? | KurzweilAI | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Researchers are pushing to make tens of thousands of papers based on publicly funded research work available through open access to find links between
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Pentaho changes ETL license for big data push

Pentaho changes ETL license for big data push | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Pentaho is moving its business intelligence tools to the Apache license to make them more compatible with big data technologies that already operate under that license.
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Culturomics and the Google Book Project | MIT Technology Review

Culturomics and the Google Book Project | MIT Technology Review | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
The digitization of over five million books has created a huge dataset of cultural interest. Now researchers are beginning to tease it apart using powerful number-crunching techniques.
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Startup Turns Data Crunching into a High-Stakes Sport | MIT Technology Review

Startup Turns Data Crunching into a High-Stakes Sport | MIT Technology Review | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Kaggle organizes contests for organizations looking to make valuable predictions from mountains of data.
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Kaggle: Go from Big Data to Big Analytics

Kaggle: Go from Big Data to Big Analytics | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Kaggle is a platform for data prediction competitions. Companies, organizations and researchers post their data and have it scrutinized by the world's best statisticians.
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A Data Scientist You’ve Never Heard of Is Now the Master of Your Domain

You’d imagine that Allstate is pretty good by now at predicting which kinds of cars are most likely to get into accidents, wouldn’t you?
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Embracing the chaos of data - Strata

Embracing the chaos of data - Strata | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Data scientists, it's time to welcome errors and uncertainty into your data projects. In this interview, Jetpac CTO Pete Warden discusses the advantages of unstructured data.
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Career of the Future: Data Scientist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Career of the Future: Data Scientist [INFOGRAPHIC] | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Want a job where the talent is scarce — and likely to remain that way for at least the next five years? Become a data scientist. That, at least, is the conclusion of a global su...
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Is There Big Money in Big Data? | MIT Technology Review

Is There Big Money in Big Data? | MIT Technology Review | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Many entrepreneurs foresee vast profits in mining data from online activity and mobile devices. One Wharton business school professor strongly disagrees.
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IBM VP Anjul Bhambhri on the Era of the Data Scientist

IBM VP Anjul Bhambhri on the Era of the Data Scientist | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Just a few short years ago, the problem of database size scaling to colossal capacities that exceeded the scope of entire network storage units, seemed insurmountable.
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Amazon DynamoDB: Big Data's Big Cloud Moment -- InformationWeek

Amazon DynamoDB: Big Data's Big Cloud Moment  -- InformationWeek | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Amazon's DynamoDB promises a database service fit even for Internet-scale companies with huge data sets. Whether big data players will give up servers comes down to economics and flexibility.
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Microsoft Research Connections Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Microsoft Research Connections Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
The Microsoft Research Connections Team Blog is a venue to share stories of building partnerships worldwide to advance the research process and its role in innovation.
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Twitter's Nathan Marz on Storm vs. plus Hadoop | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Twitter's Nathan Marz on Storm vs. plus Hadoop | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Twitter's Nathan Marz talks Storm and Hadoop complementarity in this Google Groups thread. This is mainly interesting because it has a link to a recent tal
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The feedback economy - O'Reilly Radar

The feedback economy - O'Reilly Radar | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
We're moving beyond an information economy. The efficiencies and optimizations that come from constant and iterative feedback will soon become the norm for businesses and governments.
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Why Hadoop caught on - Strata

Why Hadoop caught on - Strata | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
Doug Cutting discusses Hadoop's current and near-term role, and the factors that made it a central part of data processing.
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Challenges | International Space Apps Challenge

Challenges | International Space Apps Challenge | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
The International Space Apps Challenge is a 2 day technology development event during which citizens from around the world work together to solve current challenges relevant to both space exploration and social need.
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How Big Data From Connected Machines Gets Used

How Big Data From Connected Machines Gets Used | Data Tsunami | Scoop.it
"Big Data" is a hot topic these days, but there hasn't been a lot of discussion about the specifics of what will most likely be one of the biggest sources of data: newly web-connected devices in the home and workplace.
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