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Investment in Machine Learning Keeps Growing, DataRobot Finds

After years of double-digit growth in machine learning investments, nearly 90% of companies grew their machine learning budgets again from 2020 to 2021, according to a survey from DataRobot, which also documented the top Read more…

Here’s What Splunk Announced Today at .conf21

Today marked the start of .conf21, Splunk’s annual user conference, which the company traditionally uses to unveil enhancements and customer success. This conference proved no different, as the big data vendor released Read more…

Chip Shortage Hurts AI, But Hardware Just Part of the Story

The impacts of the chip shortage can be spotted everywhere: from higher prices on home appliances to empty new car lots to higher prices for consumer devices. Processor-hungry AI applications are feeling the pinch, but a Read more…

AI Powers Sea Level Rise Visualizations

In its Sixth Assessment Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stressed that it is “unequivocal” that human influence has warmed the atmosphere and that, among other severe impacts, it is “vir Read more…

The Next Breakthrough in Long-Term Data Storage is….Gold?

In the hunt for the optimal long-term storage, media comes and media goes. From cave paintings and daguerreotypes to tape and optical disk, humans continue to search for new ways to preserve information for use by subseq Read more…

NSF Awards $5M to AI-Powered Wildfire Management Tool

With another brutal wildfire season in the western U.S. beginning to wane in the face of rains and cooler temperatures, researchers are still racing to develop more effective means of wildfire mitigation for seasons to c Read more…

Hydrolix Puts Big Log Data In Its Place: The Cloud

A startup named Hydrolix has arrived on the big data scene to give providers of log data storage and analytics solutions a run for their money. Its secret sauce: a distributed system designed to store, index, and query h Read more…

Google Cloud Widens Its Big Data Reach at Next ’21

Google Cloud kicked off its Next ‘21 conference today with a torrent of news impacting a wide swath of its big data, advanced analytics, and AI offerings, including the unveiling of Google Distributed Cloud, a new data Read more…

NeuroBlade Tackles Memory, Bandwidth Bottlenecks with XRAM

Companies that are frustrated by the performance of memory- or network-bound analytics workloads may be interested in learning about NeuroBlade, a hardware startup developing a new processing-in-memory (PIM) architecture Read more…

Only You Can Prevent… Fire Tornadoes?

Another devastating wildfire season has shaken the western United States, causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. In recent years, terrifying weather combinations have become more prominent in these wildfires, suc Read more…

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