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Mining Twitter Data for Disease Risk

Feb 28, 2014 |Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Virginia Tech are using real-time social media data to track the incidence of HIV and drug-related behaviors with the intention of guiding future prevention efforts. Read more…

Erecting Operational Intelligence Using Machine Data

Apr 9, 2013 |In 2011, rains from the monsoon season in Thailand triggered flooding that caught residents by surprise. After post flood analysis reportedly discovered that a significant amount of the loss was preventable, a networking reseller in Bangkok decided to use their expertise to build a flood warning system powered by Splunk Inc.’s machine data software platform. Read more…

The Science of Social Sentiment

Feb 27, 2012 |A joint collaboration from IBM, the LA Times and the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, produced the Senti-meter a high profile example of the power behind sentiment analysis--and a powerful tool that matches the sensibilities of millions of... Read more…

Startup Claims One Giant Leap for Machinekind

Feb 23, 2012 |Skytree makes the claim that new algorithms coupled with system design enables their offering to function up to tens of thousands times faster than traditional solutions, a fact that they claim to proven in benchmarking efforts as they describe in the.... Read more…

HPCC Systems Intros Machine Learning Beta

Jan 31, 2012 |This week HPCC Systems announced the beta version of a new set of machine learning and matrix processing algorithms directed at enterprise and research data scientists that takes advantage of the distributed nature of its parallel.... Read more…

Missing Opportunities in Healthcare Data

Oct 22, 2011 |Big data consultant Sid Adelman recently weighed in on the ways healthcare is missing the boat on data collection, management and analytics opportunities. If reports that indicate the massive possibilities in healthcare are correct, what is the next step for hospitals? Read more…

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