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Inside the Modern Data Stack

If you’ve heard about something called “the modern data stack,” then you’re not alone. Google returns 489 million results for that search, if that’s a measure of anything anymore. While the modern data stack do Read more…

March Madness Brings Out the Analytics

The luck of the Irish is projected to be strong today, which is St. Patrick’s Day. But luck can only carry you so far in the NCAA Tournament, the first round of which also begins today. To float among the basketball go Read more…

College Teams Closely Watching How Pro Teams Adopt Analytics

Professional sports teams have been taking advantage of an array of analytics and AI techniques for some time. Now that the technology and applications are becoming more well understood, college athletics are starting to Read more…

We’re In the Moneyball 3.0 Era. Here’s What It Means for Live Sports

When Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane adopted Sabermetrics with his 2002 and 2003 teams, he popularized what became known as the Moneyball 1.0 era. Eighteen years later, we’re firmly on the cusp of Moneyball 3 Read more…

The Flow of Data: What Internal Workflows Look Like for the Media and Entertainment Industries

To say that creative organisations will revert back to operating in the exact same ways they once did prior to the Covid-19 pandemic is a very unlikely statement. In the past year, fully cloud-based operations and hybrid Read more…

News In Brief

Airbus is Teaching Planes to Land Themselves

Most people are familiar with autopilot, the system that controls an airplane’s speed, altitude, and heading under the watch of trained pilots. For the most part, pilots are still in charge of takeoffs and landings, bu Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: July 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…

NFL, AWS Launch New Competition to Track Helmet Impacts in Football

In 2017, researchers from Boston University studied the donated brains of 111 National Football League (NFL) players. All but one showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease assoc Read more…

Scale AI Gets A $325M Series E Funding Infusion to Grow Its Data Annotation Mission

Data annotation and labeling startup Scale AI is taking in another $325 million in new investment, this time through a Series E round. The San Francisco-based company, which was founded in 2016, works to help enterpri Read more…

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platfo Read more…

This Just In

The Linux Foundation’s AgStack Project to Build World’s 1st Global Dataset of Agricultural Field Boundaries

Dec 20, 2022 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20, 2022 — The Linux Foundation, a global nonprofit organization enabling innovation through open source, today announced that its AgStack project will host a new open source code base, alongside a fully automated, continuous computation engine, to create, maintain and host a global dataset of boundaries’ Read more…

John Snow Labs Brings Natural Language Processing to the Finance and Legal Domains

Oct 3, 2022 |

LEWES, Del., Oct. 3, 2022 — John Snow Labs, the healthcare AI and NLP company and developer of the Spark NLP library, today announced the launch of two new products:  Read more…

Agritech Firm Cropin Launches AI Labs

May 10, 2022 |

BANGALORE, IndiaMay 10, 2022 — Cropin, an agritech pioneer, building the first global Intelligent Agriculture Cloud, announced that it has set up a new AI Labs. Read more…

HawkEye 360 Releases Dark Ship Maritime Analytics

Apr 25, 2022 |

HERNDON, Va.April 25, 2022 — HawkEye 360 Inc., a leading commercial provider of space-based Radio Frequency (RF) data and analytics, released a new maritime association analytics capability that analyzes RF signal geolocations and third-party global AIS maritime geolocations to provide insight into potential dark ship activity in key areas of interest (AOI) across the world. Read more…

Jellyfish Pictures Selects Hammerspace to Provide Global Data Environment for Virtual Production

Apr 22, 2022 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 22, 2022 — Hammerspace, a pioneer of the Global Data Environment, today announced that Jellyfish Pictures has deployed Hammerspace to advance the company’s virtual studio strategy and fuel ongoing massive business growth. Read more…

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