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Know Your Virome? The Reason Why AI Is Helping Our Health

In 1901, people discovered the first virus that infects humans: yellow fever. Since then, scientists have discovered numerous novel viruses and have estimated that there are 10 nonillion (1031 ) pathogens on planet Earth Read more…

Why AI Alone Won’t Solve Drug Discovery

Verseon is an AI-powered drug company--in theory, anyway. The Bay Area startup does use machine learning to help predict which combination of proteins and drug-like molecules will yield novel compounds to test in the lab Read more…

Data Mesh: What’s In It For The Business?

Chief Data Officers view their company’s business strategy through a data-tinted lens. As a CDO, I was focused on delivering data-driven business outcomes (value) through a sustainable data foundation (culture and gove Read more…

Esri Melds GIS with AI, Graph, and Analytics

Esri has long been the industry leader in geographic information systems (GIS), which are used by urban planners, building engineers, and landscape designers around the world. At its UC 2022 conference this week, the com Read more…

News In Brief

ClearML Announces General Availability for Enterprise

ClearML, a unified MLOps platform, has announced the general availability of ClearML for enterprise customers. The platform was previously offered as invite-only to a select group of customers but is now broadly avail Read more…

Pecan AI Leaps Over the Skills Gap to Enable Data Science On Demand

As the big data analytics train keeps rolling on, there are still kinks to work out when implementing it in the business world. Building and maintaining a big data infrastructure capable of quickly turning large data set Read more…

DataRobot Introduces Expanded AI Cloud Capabilities and Tools

At its AIX 2022 conference this week, DataRobot announced new products and enhancements for its AI Cloud platform for data scientists, business users, MLOps, and DevOps. DataRobot says its AI Cloud can centralize the Read more…

Data Integrity Firm Highlights High-Risk Wildfire Areas in Texas

Increasingly brutal and early wildfire seasons have regularly devastated arid regions of the United States, annually burning millions of acres of land and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. Predicting these a Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: April 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…

This Just In

Big Data Analysis Powers the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

Dec 1, 2022 |

Dec. 1, 2022 — Alzheimer’s disease has always had its puzzles and contradictions. For Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researcher Vladislav Petyuk, whose research on the progressive, age-related disease spans over a decade, some of the struggles have come from studies where “we can only connect the dots a pair at a time.”

Petyuk’s research touches multiple areas in biological and computational science at PNNL. Read more…

NLT Partners with UC San Diego to Develop a Dynamic Infectious Disease Risk Platform

Nov 23, 2022 |

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2022 — Dengue fever is one of the most common and rapidly spreading vector-borne viral diseases, with major public health and economic consequences, particularly in tropical and subtropical regions. Read more…

Sonrai Analytics Secures US Investment from Eckuity

Nov 10, 2022 |

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2022 — HealthTech venture firm Eckuity has invested in Sonrai Analytics, a Northern Irish innovator in Artificial Intelligence (AI) data discovery that accelerates biomarker discovery, development and deployment for biotech and pharma organizations. Read more…

French Medical Lab Selects VAST’s Universal Storage Data Platform for Genome Analysis

Sep 21, 2022 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2022 VAST Data today announced that the French medical biology laboratory specializing in genomic medicine, SeqOIA (Sequencing Omics Information Analysis Cooperative Health Group), has selected VAST’s all-flash Universal Storage data platform to accelerate and optimize the analysis of genetics data for medical diagnostics. Read more…

AWS Announces Health Equity Initiative Hits One-Year Milestone, Distributes $14M

Sep 21, 2022 |

Sept. 21, 2022 — This morning Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it has awarded $14 million in cloud services and technical expertise to help nearly 90 organizations around the world, ranging from startups and nonprofits to large enterprises, to address health equity challenges through the Health Equity Initiative. Read more…

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