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Data Privacy and Smart Streaming Discovery: Getting Past the Furor

Jul 5, 2019 |

There’s a lot of furor worldwide about all of the data privacy regulations that are either in place, about to go into place, or are being debated as to whether they should go into place.  Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Jul 3, 2019 |

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That’s one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data — Read more…

KDD 2019 to Rally Big Data Experts Around the Environment on Its First ‘Earth Day’

Jul 3, 2019 |

KDD – the annual ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining – will, for the first time, include an Earth Day, aiming to “bring together thought leaders in academia, industry and government to … discuss opportunities to overcome the challenges that Earth faces today.”

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AI Enlisted to Track Complex Chemical Interactions in People

Jul 1, 2019 |

If you like multi-variant statistics, then you’re going to love what Melissa Strong, PhD., is doing at IndiOmics, the biotechnology company she founded to gain a greater understanding on how chemicals interact with — Read more…

How Machine Learning Can Help Us Stop Climate Change

Jul 1, 2019 |

Successfully analyzing and addressing climate change involves wrangling an entire world of data. Now, a new paper — “Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning” — from more than 20 machine learning experts across 16 organizations is shining a spotlight on the many critical roles that machine learning can play in fighting back against the climate crisis. Read more…

Five Signs Your Cache-Based Database Architecture May Be Obsolete

Jun 28, 2019 |

The digital economy comprises business moments, critical fractions of seconds when lightning-fast chain reactions take place that transform data into insights and turn opportunities into business values. As data has increased in both velocity and volume, the common practice to support this growth has been to add more cache. Read more…

Inside Jeff Jonas’ Big Plan to Democratize Entity Resolution

Jun 27, 2019 |

Jeff Jonas is no stranger to entity resolution. The data scientist has implemented hundreds of ER systems over the decades – starting with banks and casinos in the 1980s and 1990s and for intelligence agencies and charitable institutions in the 2000s and 2010s. Read more…

China and Iran Hacks Demonstrate Need for Better AI-Based Defense

Jun 25, 2019 |

Two events that were uncovered recently — the cyberattack waged by Iran against the United States and the hack of 10 global telecommunications firms suspected by China — underscores the growing need to improve security in companies and government institutions. Read more…

The 4 Paradigms of Data Prep for Analytics and Machine Learning

Jun 25, 2019 |

Data preparation has long been recognized for helping business leaders, analysts, and data scientists to ready and prepare the data needed for analytics, operations, and regulatory requirements. Today, the technology is becoming even more critical to deriving insights as most enterprise data is still not ready to be used by machine learning (ML) applications and involves significant effort to make it usable. Read more…

Hitting the Reset Button on Hadoop

Jun 24, 2019 |

Hadoop has seen better days. The recent struggles of Cloudera and MapR – the two remaining independent distributors of Hadoop software — are proof of that. After years of failing to meet expectations, some customers are calling it quits on Hadoop and moving on. Read more…

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