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Does ‘Cognitive Era’ Mean Fewer Jobs?

A recent technology study forecasts that artificial intelligence and machine learning could fill 7 percent of existing U.S. jobs over the next decade. Whether or not that's a good thing is a subject of intense debate as Read more…

Manufacturers Not Sold on Data Analytics

U.S. manufacturing executives are increasingly aware of data analytics as a way of implementing platforms such as the industrial Internet of Things, yet not all are convinced that the hefty investment will yield a quick Read more…

Proliferation of Data Driving Machine Learning

Machine learning is a hot topic, but what applications is the technology driving and what drives machine learning? The short answer, concludes a new research report on machine learning, is data—lots of data. "Data i Read more…

Big Data Doesn’t Always Mean Better Business

There is an unprecedented volume of data being created, with an unprecedented number of people around the world regularly producing and storing data. Research shows that 90 percent of the data in the world today was cre Read more…

Machine-Learning Platform Certified For Cloudera

In the run up to next week's Hadoop confab in Silicon Valley, vendors are releasing a flock of automation and other tools aimed at beefing up the mainstream data processing framework. Among them is an attempt to incorpor Read more…

From Data Wrangling to Data Harmony

More and better automation tools such as machine-learning technologies are needed to free data scientists from mundane "data-wrangling" chores. Those tools would allow scientists to focus on gleaning insights from prepar Read more…

Hellerstein: Humans are the Bottleneck

Humans are the bottleneck right now in the data space, commented database systems luminary, Joe Hellerstein during an interview this week at Strata 2013. Read more…

Research Aims to Automate the Impossible

Dr. Michael Cafarella, a pioneer on the Nutch project and current professor at the University of Michigan has an obsession with automating that which cannot be easily automated. At the heart of some of his adventures in automation is a surprisingly “simple” tool—the... Read more…

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