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Explaining the Australian Bushfires with Deep Learning

Jan 10, 2020 |

For months, Australia has been ravaged by bushfires. These massive fires, fueled by lengthy droughts and high temperatures, have caught the world’s attention as lives have been lost and entire towns have been evacuated. Read more…

20 AI Predictions for 2020

Dec 30, 2019 |

It doesn’t take a soothsayer to know that artificial intelligence will have a bomber 2020. But getting the details right is important, which is why we turned to industry experts to give us their predictions on exactly how AI will evolve next year. Read more…

2019: A Big Data Year in Review – Part Two

Dec 20, 2019 |

In part one of this series, we covered some of the biggest news events of the year to cross Datanami’s pages. We pick up where we left off and bring you up to date with the year’s biggest stories through the end of 2019. Read more…

2019: A Big Data Year in Review – Part One

Dec 18, 2019 |

At the beginning of the year, we set out 10 big data trends to watch in 2019. We correctly called some of what unfolded, including a renewed focus on data management and continued rise of Kubernetes (that wasn’t hard to see). Read more…

Digital Agriculture Program Yields Promising Prospects

Nov 19, 2019 |

The Center for Digital Agriculture (CDA) was initiated one year ago with a $2 million investment from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Its official kick-off was held back-to-back with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Industry Conference, October 7-10, 2019. Read more…

News In Brief

Hitachi Vantara Buys Cataloger Waterline Data

Jan 22, 2020 |

Hitachi Vantara is acquiring data catalog startup Waterline Data as the U.S. subsidiary of the Japanese industrial giant seeks to meet growing demand for automation frameworks for data lake management via its AI-driven DataOps platform. Read more…

Security Partnership Combines ML with Net Flow Data

Jan 9, 2020 |

A framework known as network flow is emerging as a cyber-security tool based on the enterprise requirement for broader “network awareness” derived from network flow data.

A recent effort with roots in university research from the 1980s called the Open Argus Project is applying machine learning techniques to network flow data to spot threats in enterprise network traffic, including growing amounts of encrypted traffic. Read more…

Using Big Data to Count Whales from Space

Jan 7, 2020 |

Many whale species have been critically endangered for decades, but identifying and tracking whale populations is tricky business – which means that protecting those populations is a tricky business, too. Read more…

The Amazon is Burning, and New Analytics Tell the Story

Oct 18, 2019 |

The Amazon is burning. “Earth’s lungs” have been ablaze throughout 2019, and the dramatic extent of the fires has caught the world’s attention by storm. Still, many are left wondering what is to blame – and what can be done. Read more…

Synthetic Data Market Gets Real

Oct 14, 2019 |

A growing list of data privacy regulations along with demand for better training data is spawning new AI-based approaches to managing “personally identifiable” information, including “synthetic” data sets that remove personal information covered by current and pending privacy rules. Read more…

This Just In

NFL Launches Second Annual Big Data Bowl Competition

Oct 14, 2019 |

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2019 – The NFL today announced the launch of the second annual Big Data Bowl, calling on college students and experts to devise innovative approaches to analyzing rushing plays. Read more…

H2O.ai Announces Additional Speakers for H2O World New York 2019

Oct 14, 2019 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 – H2O.ai, the open source leader in AI and machine learning, today announced the latest additions to the speaker lineup for H2O World New York 2019, the premier AI community event that brings together data scientists, business leaders and technical executives across multiple industries to discuss the latest trends in AI and machine learning. Read more…

Alteryx Acquires Feature Labs to Advance Machine Learning for the Enterprise

Oct 7, 2019 |

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019—Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced that it has acquired Feature Labs, a data science software company launched out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that automates feature engineering for machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Read more…

Iguazio Expands Serverless to Scale-out Machine Learning and Analytics Workloads

Oct 7, 2019 |

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2019 – Iguazio, the Data Science Platform for automating machine learning pipelines, today announced Nuclio ML Functions, broadening the serverless capabilities of Iguazio’s Data Science Platform for scalable machine learning training and data preparation. Read more…

Demystdata to Deliver Real-Time Access to Thousands of Premium Datasets on Snowflake Data Exchange

Sep 25, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., September 24, 2019 – Snowflake, the data warehouse built for the cloud, today announced DemystData has been selected to help empower users on the Snowflake Data Exchange. Read more…

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