As the number of big biology project increases, the amount of data that scientists need to handle will grow at an alarming rate. While nearly all fields are struggling with Big Data, the biological and neurological sciences have their own particular challenges, which we explore in this feature.
A map of recent contributions to Wikipedia from unregistered users.
Wikipedia is constantly growing, and it is written by people around the world. To illustrate this, we created a map of recent changes onWikipedia, which displays the approximate location of unregistered users and the article that they edit.
In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin — the wireframing & prototyping app — explains the theory and practice of creating visual hierarchies in web UI design. For analysis of UI examples from over 33 companies, check out the free ebook Web UI Best Practices.
The New York Times is launching The Upshot, a new site that its editor says will offer a combination of data journalism and explanatory reporting — and also try to go head-to-head with new high-profile projects like Ezra Klein’s Vox and Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight
Insight from social media analytics is a secret weapon for marketers. We take a look at how social analytics can give you the competitive edge in your marketing. Big data is very much in vogue these days and social media networks are some of the largest sources of big data. There are literally billions of posts, interactions and shares which you can analyze.
The increasing reliance of the CMO on technology to help them know and respond to customer needs, coupled with the availability of cloud infrastructure and applications, is forcing both the CMO and CIO to re-evaluate their roles...