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The Journey to Effective Data Management in HPC

Jul 23, 2020 |

Imagine a simple interface for data search across an organization’s local and cloud storage. The search would return relevant data types, their location, and automatically extracted metadata. From there, advanced analytics could be performed in a serverless environment, and scale seamlessly to the cloud as needed. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: June 2020 Edition

Jun 15, 2020 |

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…

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…

COVID-19 Roundup: Dashboards, Therapeutics, Data Lakes & More

Apr 9, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

Understanding the Limits of AI

Apr 6, 2020 |

There’s no denying that artificial intelligence is having a huge impact on our lives. According to PwC, AI will add $16 trillion to the world’s economy over the next 10 years as automated decision-making spreads widely. Read more…

News In Brief

COVID-19 Roundup: Risk, Reopening, Recognition & More

Aug 5, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

Face Masks Causing Problems for Facial Recognition, NIST Says

Jul 28, 2020 |

COVID-19 has apparently completed what AI ethicists started: Eliminating the public use of facial recognition technology. At least, that’s one possible conclusion that can be drawn from a new study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which found that even the best facial recognition algorithms struggled to identify people wearing masks. Read more…

Citizen Science Data Helps to Unearth Seismic Noise Reduction from COVID-19

Jul 28, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous chilling effect on global society. For months, everything from shopping to traffic slowed around the world, and people even began noticing measurable changes in wildlife populations and pollution levels. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Dashboards, Datasets, Data Mining & More

Jul 25, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

Left for Dead, R Surges Again

Jul 10, 2020 |

Don’t look now, but R, which some had written off as a language in terminal decline in lieu of Python’s immense and growing popularity, appears to be staging a furious comeback the likes of which IT has rarely seen. Read more…

This Just In

KDD 2020 Honors Career Achievements in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Aug 13, 2020 |

SAN DIEGOAug. 13, 2020  — KDD 2020, the interdisciplinary conference in data science, announced the recipients of the 2020 ACM SIGKDD Awards for exemplary individuals and research teams in data science, machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence. Read more…

Infoworks DataFoundry for Databricks Free Trial Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Aug 13, 2020 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2020 — Infoworks.io, provider of Enterprise Data Operations and Orchestration (EDO2) systems, announced that Infoworks DataFoundry for Databricks is now available as a free trial offer in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and solutions for use on Microsoft Azure.

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New BSC Spin-Off Provides a Cloud Platform for Fast Data Analytics

Aug 11, 2020 |

Aug. 11, 2020 — Qbeast is a new spin-off that originated at the BSC, which focuses on the analysis of big data with data leverage, providing great insights while accessing only the minimum quantity of raw data. Read more…

NIH $2.5M Grant Will Support AI Approach to Study and Predict Excessive Drinking

Aug 11, 2020 |

Aug. 11, 2020 — A unique data-driven scientific approach to study and predict excessive drinking using social media and mobile-phone data has won Andrew Schwartz, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, and his team a $2.5M award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read more…

Duality Technologies, NumFOCUS to Develop Privacy-Preserving Analysis Platform

Aug 4, 2020 |

NEWARK, N.J.Aug. 4, 2020  — Duality Technologies, provider of Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) enabling collaboration between organizations on sensitive data, announced a new partnership with NumFOCUS, a non-profit organization which sponsors the use of open-source software in research, data science and scientific computing. Read more…

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