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Five Ways Big Data Can Help HPC Operators Run More Efficiently in the Cloud

Sep 29, 2020 |

When most of us hear the term big data, we tend to think of things like social media platforms, seismic data, or weather modeling. An essential use of big data, however, is to analyze data from complex systems to make them more efficient. Read more…

NOAA Awards Nearly $700,000 to Entrepreneurial Machine Learning Projects

Aug 24, 2020 |

In the computing sphere, the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) may be most well-known for its massive weather and climate models, which predominantly run on correspondingly massive supercomputers and clusters. Read more…

SAS Provides Big Data Solutions for… Bees?

Jun 10, 2020 |

In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that bees are facing an existential threat, with colonies collapsing across the globe – in the U.S., up to 40% in 2018-2019 alone. Read more…

New Dashboard Shows How COVID-19 is Changing Foot Traffic for Top Brands

May 18, 2020 |

It’s no secret that for most of the world, travel habits have changed significantly over the last few months. As some areas continue to enforce strict lockdowns and others cautiously start to reopen their doors, more scrutiny than ever is being paid to how people are traveling within their communities. Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

May 6, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the first observed cases were submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO). Read more…

News In Brief

Data Visualization Delivers a Full Moon

Oct 27, 2020 |

Data visualization and the organization of information in multiple formats from pixels to text has been used to develop a compelling web site that presents in extraordinary detail the first human exploration of our moon. Read more…

Domo Launches Election Tracker Comparing 2016, 2020 Polling Data

Oct 22, 2020 |

Earlier this year, business intelligence firm Domo nimbly responded to current events by launching the Domo Coronavirus Tracker, which continues to offer near-real time analytics on COVID-19 cases and deaths across the country and the world. Read more…

Watson AI is Debatable

Oct 15, 2020 |

An AI system under development by IBM researchers seeks to move its Watson platform beyond chess matches and game shows, combining natural language processing (NLP), listening comprehension and the ability to model human dilemmas to create an agile debating machine. Read more…

New Report Highlights the Importance of Data Diversity

Oct 12, 2020 |

The vast majority of the world’s data was created in just the last couple years, creating an unimaginably wide ocean from which analysts seek to draw conclusions. There’s a problem, though: Read more…

500+ Organizations Team on ‘Placekey’ Standard for Identifying Physical Places

Oct 8, 2020 |

Over 500 organizations are backing a new industry standard for identifying physical places. The new standard uses a combination of up to 15 characters to specify where a place is, along with optional additional information about that place. Read more…

This Just In

The Linux Foundation’s AI Foundation and ODPi Merge to Drive Open Source Collaboration

Oct 26, 2020 |

Oct. 26, 2020 — The Linux Foundation’s AI Foundation (LF AI), the organization building an ecosystem to enable and sustain open source innovation in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL), and ODPi, a nonprofit organization accelerating the open ecosystem of big data solutions, today announced they will come together under the new LF AI & Read more…

Quantum Tape Systems Safeguard Scientific Data for British Antarctic Survey

Oct 23, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2020 — Quantum Corp., a global leader in unstructured data and video solutions, announced that British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is implementing Quantum Scalar i3 tape libraries on the brand-new RRS Sir David Attenborough research vessel to back up vital scientific data collected at the Earth’s poles. Read more…

AccuWeather Sponsors Climate Change Machine Learning Research Competition at University of Toronto

Oct 22, 2020 |

Oct. 22, 2020 — AccuWeather, provider of weather forecasts and warnings, today announced it is a key sponsor of this year’s Project X competition hosted by the University of Toronto’s AI (U of T AI) program. Read more…

CERN Introduces New SPARKS! Serendipity Forum

Oct 20, 2020 |

Oct. 20, 2020 — On 26 November, CERN will launch a multidisciplinary science innovation forum and public event: Sparks! Serendipity forum at CERN. For two days a year, Sparks will bring together renowned scientists from diverse fields around the world, along with decision-makers, representatives of industry, philanthropists, ethicists and the public to address some of the big questions of our time. Read more…

UT Austin, MD Anderson Announce First Collaborative Projects in Computational Oncology

Oct 20, 2020 |

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2020 — Cancer remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide. While advances in cancer diagnoses and treatments are promising, more is needed to address this devastating disease. Read more…

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