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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…

Amazon re:MARS Highlights Intelligence from Shops to Space

Amazon hosted its inaugural re:MARS event back in 2019, with “MARS” here standing for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space. For the past two years, the event has been on hold due to the pandemic—but th Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: March 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…

Harvard’s New Data Storage Is to Dye For, Avoids DNA Storage Pitfalls

The explosion in data collection has led to challenges in storing enormous amounts of data. This is particularly true for archival data, with many popular methods of data storage—such as optical disks—having relative Read more…

A Million Dollars Up for Grabs in TigerGraph Challenge

Are you sitting on a boatload of linked data, or have an innovative idea for a graph database? If so, then you might be interested in the $1 million in prize money that TigerGraph is putting up for grabs as part of its G Read more…

News In Brief

Research Platform Iris.ai Awarded $15M by European Innovation Council

Iris.ai, the provider of a generative AI engine for scientific text understanding, announced it has been selected by the European Innovation Council (EIC) to receive grants and funding in a highly competitive selection p Read more…

Public Cloud Horse Race Heating Up: Gartner

Gartner predicts that worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services will grow to $591.8 billion in 2023, a 20.7% growth from 2022. The public cloud horse race has several cloud services companies jockeying for pos 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…

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

Berkeley Lab Scientists Create ML Pipeline for Interpreting Large Tomography Datasets

Jan 26, 2023 |

Jan. 26, 2023 — Advances in biological imaging have given scientists unprecedented datasets with extremely high resolutions, yet data interpretation tools are working overtime to keep up. This is particularly evident in the case of cryo-electron tomograms (cryo-ET), where the samples exhibit inherently low contrast due to the limited electron dose that can be applied during imaging before radiation damage occurs. Read more…

Esri Releases 2022 Update of Ready-to-Use US Census Bureau Data for ArcGIS Users

Dec 19, 2022 |

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 19, 2022 — The United States Census Bureau recently released its annual update to its American Community Survey (ACS) data. ACS data is important to federal agencies and state and local governments, many of which require its use for their operations and decision-making, as well as to nonprofit organizations that rely on the data for grant applications. Read more…

Esri Collaborates with Geneva Demining Center on Explosives Mapping Tech

Dec 8, 2022 |

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 8, 2022 — Humanitarian organizations tasked with removing land mines and other explosive ordnance are increasingly relying on digital technology. Modern information management now serves as a foundation for demining operations. 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…

SambaNova Delivers Next-Gen DataScale System to Argonne Lab

Nov 14, 2022 |

Nov. 14, 2022 — SambaNova Systems is delivering its SambaNova DataScale system to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory to provide a new resource for accelerating AI for science workloads, including large-scale imaging data and large language models. Read more…

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