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Is Quantum Computing the Future of AI?

Quantum computing has grabbed the imagination of computer scientists as one possible future of the discipline after we’ve reached the limits of digital binary computers. Thanks to its capability to hold many different Read more…

Battle for Data Pros Heats Up as Burnout Builds

“Tell me about your motherboard.” This bit of grim psychological humor accompanied a rather gruesome statistic in a recent data engineering survey, which found 78% of data engineers say they wished their jobs came wi Read more…

Cerebras Hits the Accelerator for Deep Learning Workloads

When it comes to large neural networks like BERT or GPT-3, organizations often must wait weeks or even months for a training task to complete if they’re using traditional CPU and GPU clusters. But with its massive Wafe Read more…

New DataKind CEO Sees More Than Dollar Signs in Data Science

The impact of data science in the private sector often is measured in dollars and cents. If the profits go up and the costs go down, then it’s considered a win. But for Lauren Woodman, the new CEO of DataKind, which pe Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: October 2021 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…

News In Brief

Mantium Lowers the Barrier to Using Large Language Models

Large language models like GPT-3 are bringing powerful AI capabilities to organizations around the world, but putting them into production in a secure and responsible manner can be difficult. Now a company called Mantium Read more…

Analytics and AI Not Being Fully Utilized for Audits and Compliance Investigations: Report

While there is an increase in the number of investigations companies are conducting in the areas of employee conduct, regulatory compliance, security, and privacy, companies by and large are not making full use of the ad Read more…

Can Apple Right its Privacy and Security Cart?

For years, Apple was hailed as the company that “got” security and privacy. After all, it allowed users to engage in conversations protected by encryption, end-to-end, and rebuffed US Government requests to unlock iP Read more…

Big Data Tool Enables Real-Time Disaster Recovery Monitoring

The Southeast is bracing for a heavier-than-normal hurricane season while California continues to face down its second largest wildfire in recorded history – and with climate change continuing to worsen, that’s just Read more…

AI Takes the Stage at the Summer Olympics

It might not be obvious from the TV coverage, but the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (which of course are being held in 2021) are infused with big data and AI to an extent never before experienced in an Olympic games. It’s bee Read more…

This Just In

ORNL, Google and Snowflake Formalize Novel Data Stream Processing Concept

Nov 17, 2021 |

Nov. 17, 2021 — A team of collaborators from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Google Inc., Snowflake Inc. and Ververica GmbH has tested a computing concept that could help speed up real-time processing of data that stream on mobile and other electronic devices. Read more…

BigBear, LLC, a BigBear.ai Subsidiary, Awarded Defense Intelligence Agency Contract

Oct 26, 2021 |

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 26, 2021 — BigBear.ai, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (“AI”), machine learning, cloud-based big data analytics, and cyber engineering solutions, today announced that BigBear, LLC, a BigBear.ai company, has been awarded a one-year contract by the Defense Intelligence Agency (“DIA”). Read more…

Red Hat Brings Azure Red Hat OpenShift to U.S. Government Agencies

Oct 26, 2021 |

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 26, 2021 — Red Hat, Inc., a leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Azure Red Hat OpenShift on Microsoft Azure for U.S. Government as a public preview. Read more…

BigBear.ai Awarded Data Analytics Contract by USCYBERCOM

Oct 7, 2021 |

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 7, 2021 — BigBear.ai, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (“AI”), machine learning, cloud-based big data analytics, and cyber engineering solutions, announced today that the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) has awarded the TACTICALCRUISER contract to BigBear.ai. Read more…

Securonix Achieves FedRAMP In-Process Authorization

Sep 23, 2021 |

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 23, 2021 — Securonix, Inc., a leader in Next-Gen SIEM, today announced it has achieved a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) “In-Process” authorization, a precursor to becoming fully FedRAMP authorized. Read more…

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