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How Machine Learning Is Disrupting the Real Estate Market

Jul 25, 2018 |

Big data has changed many aspects of our lives, but the real estate market has remained relatively undisturbed. Now a group of companies are looking to leverage big data and machine learning tech to upend the process of buying and selling real estate. Read more…

MLB Unravels Home Run Mystery with Analytics, Modeling and Simulation

May 25, 2018 |

Since the 2015 season, the ball has been flying out of Major League ballparks at a remarkable clip. While people had ideas about what caused the surge, nobody knew for sure. Read more…

Go Fast and Win: The Big Data Analytics of F1 Racing

Apr 19, 2018 |

What’s the secret to winning in Formula One racing? Simple: Go faster than everybody else. But finding a lasting recipe for success on the racetrack today requires getting hundreds of variables right, so it’s no wonder that F1 teams are turning to big data analytics for help. Read more…

How DHL Aims to Remake Logistics with AI

Apr 17, 2018 |

What do semi-autonomous truck platoons, chat-bots, and fraud detection cameras have in common? They’re all part of a big plan that DHL unveiled yesterday to remake itself with artificial intelligence. Read more…

Super Bowl LII: A Study in Probabilities and Biases

Feb 2, 2018 |

Millions of people will tune in to Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, which pits the New England Patriots against the Philadelphia Eagles. While many will focus their attention on the food, commercials, and half-time show, the game also provides a good case study in leveraging probabilities and overcoming cognitive bias. Read more…

News In Brief

Training Time Slashed for Deep Learning

Aug 14, 2018 |

Fast.ai, an organization offering free courses on deep learning, claimed a new speed record for training a popular image database using Nvidia GPUs running on public cloud infrastructure.

A pair of researchers trained the ImageNet database with 93 percent accuracy in 18 minutes using 16 Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: Read more…

Inside Baseball: Instinctive Player Says Data Makes Baseball (More) ‘Boring’

Aug 9, 2018 |

Jayson Werth, the Jeramiah Johnson of baseball, usually did things his own way during a long and distinguished career that ended abruptly—and for now—in June. Werth decided to hang ‘em up after “tweaking” his hamstring during a minor league stint as he was awaiting a call-up back to the big leagues with his new team, the Seattle Mariners. Read more…

Cisco Backs Data Startup Dremio

Jul 31, 2018 |

Dremio Corp., the startup launched by the creators of Apache Arrow development platform for in-memory data, continues to attract investors to its data platform.

The three-year-old company based in Mountain View, Calif., announced additional funding by Cisco Investments, extending its Series B funding round in January to $25 million. Read more…

Inside Fortnite’s Massive Data Analytics Pipeline

Jul 31, 2018 |

With 125 million players around the world, Fortnite has set a new standard of success for massively multi-player games. But pulling together all the servers, databases, and data pipelines to manage 92 million events per minute was no small feat, as Epic Games’ Read more…

Looker Joins Google in Launch of BigQuery ML

Jul 26, 2018 |

Looker, the data platform builder looking to expand the reach of its “horizontal” foundation, added another component this week with the integration of its tools with the beta release of Google’s cloud-based BigQuery ML. Read more…

This Just In

Big Data a $3.3 Billion Opportunity in the Automotive Industry, Says SNS Telecom & IT

Jul 16, 2018 |

DUBAI, July 16, 2018 — SNS Telecom & IT‘s latest report indicates that Big Data investments in the automotive industry are expected to surpass $3.3 Billion by the end of 2018. Read more…

Datanami Unveils Honorees for its 2018 People to Watch Feature

Mar 26, 2018 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 26, 2018 – Datanami, a news portal dedicated to providing insight, analysis, and up-to-the-minute information about data science, AI, and advanced analytics, today announced the honorees for its 2018 People to Watch feature, which highlights key industry players poised to drive the industry in the coming year. Read more…

ACM US Public Policy Council Releases Statement on Importance of Preserving Personal Privacy

Mar 6, 2018 |

NEW YORK, March 6, 2018 – The Association for Computing Machinery’s US Public Policy Council (USACM) today released a Statement on the Importance of Preserving Personal PrivacyRead more…

Tabor Communications and nGage Events Announce ‘Advanced Scale Forum 2018’

Jan 19, 2018 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2018 — Tabor Communications and nGage Events today announced the renaming of their 2018 summit. The summit, formerly known as Leverage Big Data + EnterpriseHPC, will now be known as Advanced Scale Forum and is scheduled for May 6-8 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Read more…

OmniScale Launches PR, Marketing Services for Advanced IT

Oct 10, 2017 |

VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 10, 2017 — Co-founders Isaac Lopez and Matt Walters today announced the launch of OmniScale Media, a full-service media agency specializing in strategic marketing and communications programs for advanced technology companies. Read more…

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