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Still Wanted: (Much) Better COVID Data

It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. With three effective COVID vaccines, we were supposed to be on the tail-end of the pandemic by now. But that hasn’t happened. Infection rates are increasing quickly as the Delta Read more…

COVID Notebooks Aims to Speed Predictive Models

IBM’s new open source toolkit with AI extensions to the Jupyter notebooks data science development platform is being extended to a COVID notebooks platform designed to help analyze real-time data about the pandemic. Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the Read more…

Blowing Up Silos In a Big Data World

A startup named data.world is embarking upon a grand experiment to build a collaborative data platform that links together data, people, and their analytic tools. By eradicating data silos and building a social community Read more…

Intel Exec: Extracting Value From Big Data Remains Elusive

Intel Corp. is convinced it can sell a lot of server and storage silicon as big data takes off in the datacenter. Still, the chipmaker finds that major barriers to big data adoption remain, most especially what to do wit Read more…

AG Says Big Data Can Reform Sentencing Rules

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder detailed a "Smart on Crime" initiative during an August 1 speech to a group of criminal defense attorneys that includes a "data-driven reforms" designed to fix the nation's sentencing gu Read more…

GraphLabs Wises Up Machine Learning Platform

GraphLabs Inc., a machine learning startup, rolled out a new software platform this week it says will bring expanded machine-learning capabilities to enterprises struggling to find data scientists. The GraphLab Create Read more…

Playing Ball with MLB’s New Analytic Data Feed

Baseball has always been a game of numbers and statistics. But Major League Baseball is taking that tradition to new heights this season with a pair of technology products, including a new play tracking system that will generate a big data feed of player movements on every play, as well as a new video replay system that's brand new for 2014. Read more…

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