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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…

How AI Is Accelerating Drug Development for COVID-19

May 8, 2020 |

Drug researchers around the world are scrambling to develop vaccines and other treatments for COVID-19 in a desperate attempt to slow the spread of the disease. Thanks to AI’s capability to crunch massive amounts of data in a short period of time, drug development pipelines that would normally take over a decade are being compressed into a matter of months. Read more…

The Big Cloud Data Boom Gets Even Bigger, Thanks to COVID-19

May 7, 2020 |

Public clouds were gaining momentum before COVID-19. Now, nearly eight weeks into the pandemic and associated shutdown of work and play, clouds are gaining even more ground as companies scramble to virtualize as much of their operations as possible, including data storage and analytics workloads. Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

May 6, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the first observed cases were submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO). Read more…

Data Privacy Is on the Defensive During the Coronavirus Panic

Apr 28, 2020 |

Privacy is on the run in the race to save the world from the ravages of coronavirus. COVID-19 has given surveillance advocates the upper hand in any discussions of AI for the public good. Read more…

News In Brief

COVID Notebooks Aims to Speed Predictive Models

Jun 25, 2020 |

IBM’s new open source toolkit with AI extensions to the Jupyter notebooks data science development platform is being extended to a COVID notebooks platform designed to help analyze real-time data about the pandemic. Read more…

FAU Researchers to Create AI-Powered COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool

Jun 25, 2020 |

As the pandemic rears its head in the United States, attention is turning once again to the relative risk of infection in various areas across the country. Now, a team of researchers from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) have received a $90,000 grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) RAPID program to build an AI-powered, web-based tool for COVID-19 modeling and risk evaluation. Read more…

NIH Launches Massive Initiative for COVID-19 Patient Data Analytics

Jun 16, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to rear its head again in the wake of reopenings in the U.S., accelerating the research pipeline for treatments and vaccines is more important than ever. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Country Rankings, County Trends, How You Can Help & More

Jun 12, 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…

COVID-19 Roundup: Esri, Gravy, Womply & More

May 26, 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…

This Just In

Earth Challenge 2020 Releases Native Insect and Food Security Citizen Science Applications

Jun 22, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 22, 2020 –Marking National Insect Week, Earth Challenge 2020, a global citizen science partnership between the Earth Day Network, the Wilson Center, and the US State Department, announced two new applications supported by Kinetica, intended to address food security and insect populations. Read more…

RMDS Labs Transitions its 2020 AI and Data Science Annual Conference to Virtual

Jun 19, 2020 |

PASADENA, Calif.June 19, 2020 — Global Association of Research Method and Data Science (RMDS) Lab today announced its industry-leading AI and data science annual conference – “IM DATA 2020” Read more…

OAG Analytics Announces Support for Large-Scale Geoscience Raster Images

Apr 17, 2020 |

HOUSTONApril 16, 2020 — OAG Analytics announced a new Raster Image Server that accelerates collaboration between geoscientists and data scientists.

“Data science workflows to support hydrocarbon and mining exploration and optimization often produce 100GB+ images that take too long to evaluate,” Read more…

Novela Neurotech Announces Online Platform for Open Neurodata Support

Apr 17, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 17, 2020 — Novela Neurotech, in collaboration with CenteR for Advancing Neurotechnological Innovation to Application (CRANIA), recently announced an online, sharable central depository for neural data collected from their wireless, open-source neuromodulation kit, the OpenKit.

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SAS Helps NatureServe Protect Biodiversity With Artificial Intelligence

Apr 8, 2020 |

CARY, N.C., April 8, 2020 — As part of its Data for Good efforts, SAS is committed to using technology to ignite positive change for the planet throughout Climate Month this April and all year long.

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