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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…

Can Big Data Deliver on the Huge Expectations of Precision Medicine?

Apr 18, 2016 |

Big data can do a lot of things. But can it allow doctors to create drugs that are tailor-made to your genes, reduce the cost of healthcare for a billion people, and let us all live to 150? Read more…

News In Brief

Genomics Platform Attracts More Investors

Jan 5, 2018 |

Deep learning specialists are continuing to pour cash into biomedical data developers making large genomic data sets available for analysis in applications such as precision medicine.

Among the largest funding rounds is a $58 million investment in DNAnexus Inc., which operates cloud-based platforms for medical research and precision medicine. Read more…

Algorithmia Aims AI Layer at ‘Last Mile’ Problem

Nov 16, 2017 |

It has been asserted that the algorithm has overtaken traditional software code as the driving force behind the AI Era. On the assumption that assertion is accurate, startups are beginning to offer tools for building what one refers to as “algorithm portfolios” Read more…

Standards Effort Seeks to Redefine ‘Data Scientist’

Nov 8, 2017 |

Da-ta Sci-en-tist, noun, a person employed to analyze and interpret complex digital data, such as the usage statistics of a website, especially in order to assist a business in its decision-making.” Read more…

Nvidia Eyes Gov’t Market with Deep Learning Expansion

Nov 1, 2017 |

Nvidia said it is expanding its deep learning partnerships this week with government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton to help train U.S. military personnel along with AI pioneer Andrew Ng to train developers working in fields such as natural language processing and video analytics. Read more…

NSF Doubles Down on Data Science

Oct 30, 2017 |

The National Science Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California at Berkeley, the first to deepen the theoretical foundations of data science, the second addressing the big data skills gap. Read more…

This Just In

SAS and ECU to Use Big Data to Boost Research, Rural Prosperity

Feb 13, 2018 |

GREENVILLE, N.C. and CARY, N.C.Feb. 13, 2018 — East Carolina University and analytics leader SAS will join forces to help rural areas overcome economic, educational and health disparities. Read more…

Non-Profit Safety Regulator Uses Machine Learning to Improve Public Safety

Feb 8, 2018 |

Feb. 8, 2018 — Innovation in data science and artificial intelligence / machine learning are more often than not associated with the latest news out of Silicon Valley. However, there are a growing (and arguably more important) number of applications of these incredible technological innovations in the non-profit sector, which are creating direct benefits for everyday people in communities across the globe. Read more…

‘Domino for Good’ Catalyzes Impact of Data Science Beyond Enterprise

Sep 26, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2017 — Domino Data Lab, the makers of an innovative, collaborative data science platform, today announced the launch of Domino for Good, a social impact initiative that provides nonprofits, academia and students with access to its technology, mentorship and data scientists. Read more…

Datanami Reveals Winners of Second Annual Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Sep 25, 2017 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 ­– Datanami, the leading publication for news and information covering the operationalization of data science in business, government, and industry, today announced the winners of its second annual Datanami Readers’ Read more…

Alation Delivers Governance for Insight in Data Lakes, Both On-premises and in the Cloud

Sep 21, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 — Alation Inc., the collaborative data company, today announced deeper support for cataloging data lakes deployed both on-premises and in the cloud, including data lakes built with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Read more…