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Mathematica Helps Crack Zodiac Killer’s Code

Cryptographic researchers have finally cracked a 51-year-old code left by the Zodiac, a serial killer who terrorized Northern California in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Much of the work of cracking the code was done i Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: January 2022 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

New Unicorn Fractal Bolsters Cloud Play with Neal Buy

Artificial intelligence firm Fractal Analytics is having a busy January so far. Early in the month it announced a $360 million investment from enterprise technology asset firm TPG, and on Tuesday the company reported acq Read more…

AI Can Identify Painters Based on Their Paintings’ Textures

Image recognition from two-dimensional imagery is nothing new—pull up Google yourself, and it’s easy enough to search by image and find information on that image and many related images. But in the art world, such to Read more…

Big Growth Forecasted for Big Data

These are heady times to be in the big data business, with big growth predicted for the foreseeable future across several measures, including data generation and storage, market spending, and data analytics hiring. Fi Read more…

Data Science Finds New Uses in Political Science

The intersection of public policy and public data is fertile ground for data scientists to practice their craft. Two new use cases that recently emerged in the United States are drafting political districts and predictin Read more…

Alteryx to Acquire Data Wrangler Trifacta for $400 Million

Data analytics software developer Alteryx today announced its intent to acquire Trifacta, a provider of data wrangling solutions. The deal, which has not yet closed, will see Alteryx paying Trifacta $400 million in cash, Read more…

DeepliteRT Enables Fast and Efficient AI Modeling on Edge Devices

Enterprises today have increasingly complex and expansive datasets that require substantial computing resources to manage. Machine learning with artificial intelligence models has been an indispensable tool for reducing Read more…

Data Labeling Firm AIMMO Announces $12M in Series A Funding

Founded in 2016, AIMMO has launched a series of data annotation tools aimed at supporting the transition to a smarter, AI-powered future. Now, the company has announced its first funding round: a Series A that succeeded Read more…

Nothing Runs Like a GPU-Powered, Fully Autonomous Deere

We’re still a few years from having self-driving cars take to the roadways en masse. But later this year, farmers will be able to start running fully autonomous John Deere tractors in their fields, enabling them to mon Read more…

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