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Inside Hitachi Vantara’s Very Ambitious Data Agenda

Oct 1, 2018 |

FPGAs and object storage systems. NVMe storage and ML model management. IoT edge computing and converged server infrastructure. It would be a big understatement to say that Hitachi Vantara has a lot going on, but it also might be why the company is so interesting to watch, and why you might want to keep an eye on it, too. Read more…

Sparse Fourier Transform Gives Stream Processing a Lifeline from the Coming Data Deluge

Jun 13, 2017 |

When James Cooley and John Tukey introduced the Fast Fourier transform in 1965, it revolutionized signal processing and set us on course to an array of technological breakthroughs. But today’s overwhelming data sets require a new approach. Read more…

Medicine’s Data Transformation, From Genomics to Reforms

May 1, 2017 |

The interaction of big data and healthcare is transforming medicine, but clinicians and regulators continue to struggle to achieve the ultimate goal of making data serve patients through “evidence-based care.” Read more…

Welcome to the Open Analytics Era

Mar 29, 2017 |

The explosion in enterprise data is paving the way for expanding analytics strategies in business applications. The embedded analytics market is estimated to nearly double to 46 billion between 2016 and 2021, according to Markets and Markets. Read more…

How Spark and Hadoop Are Advancing Cancer Research

May 23, 2016 |

The combination of Spark and Hadoop has supercharged big data analysis across many industries and use cases by lowering the barrier of entry to advanced analytics and thereby enabling data scientists to create data-driven products that weren’t previously possible. Read more…

News In Brief

Inside Baseball: Instinctive Player Says Data Makes Baseball (More) ‘Boring’

Aug 9, 2018 |

Jayson Werth, the Jeramiah Johnson of baseball, usually did things his own way during a long and distinguished career that ended abruptly—and for now—in June. Werth decided to hang ‘em up after “tweaking” his hamstring during a minor league stint as he was awaiting a call-up back to the big leagues with his new team, the Seattle Mariners. Read more…

NASA Lab Looks to Spur AI Development

Jun 27, 2018 |

A NASA laboratory is working with Google, Intel and other industry heavyweights to launch applied AI technologies into space.

The space agency’s Frontier Development Lab is targeting four space applications that would use AI and machine learning technologies, including improved prediction of space weather and accelerating the discovery of exoplanets. Read more…

Transfer Learning Project Looks to Reuse Training Data

Jun 26, 2018 |

A new open source project seeks to simplify the use of a machine learning framework called “transfer learning” in which the ability to accomplish one task can be applied to subsequent tasks. Read more…

Embedded FPGA Core Aimed at Deep Learning

Jun 25, 2018 |

Different implementations of FPGA designs continue to make inroads in the development of AI applications such as neural network processing. The latest is an embedded FPGA core unveiled this week by chip designer Flex Logix. Read more…

Drug Discovery Partnership Focuses on Deep Learning

Jun 11, 2018 |

Deep learning approaches continue to make inroads in medical applications such as drug discovery. Those AI applications are, in turn, creating partnerships among researchers seeking to accelerate medicinal breakthroughs.

The latest collaboration was reported on Monday (June 11) by Insilico Medicine, which announced a “strategic investment” by venture funding arm of China’s WuXi Aptec, the drug and medical devices developer. Read more…

This Just In

Royal Visit Gives Seal of Approval to Data Science and AI Center

Oct 23, 2018 |

Oct. 23, 2018 — Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has officially opened a world-leading centre of expertise in data science and artificial intelligence (AI).

The University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre aims to develop and apply data science and AI – Read more…

dotData Updates Its End-to-End Data Science Automation Platform

Oct 22, 2018 |

CUPERTINO, Calif.Oct. 22, 2018 — dotData, a company focused on delivering end-to-end data science automation and operationalization for the enterprise, today announced the availability of Version 1.2 of its dotData Platform. Read more…

MapR Offers Free Cluster Administration Courses and Discounted Certification Exam

Oct 17, 2018 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2018 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced that MapR Academy has released a new, on-demand Cluster Administration course series and certification exam for MapR v6. Read more…

Kinetica Joins World Economic Forum and its Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Oct 9, 2018 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2018 — Kinetica, the insight engine for the Extreme Data Economy, announced today that it has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF), joining its Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Read more…

ALCF Selects New Data Science Projects

Oct 8, 2018 |

Oct. 8, 2018 — The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, has selected four new projects to continue its ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP). Read more…

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