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AI Called on to Mine Massive Coronavirus Dataset, CORD-19

Working with a coalition of government, academic, and industry leaders, the White House this week released COVID-19 Open Research Data (CORD-19), a massive collection of 29,000 scholarly articles about the ongoing corona Read more…

The Privacy Trade-off for Discounts this Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us, shopping and deal-hunting are on the minds of millions of Americans. Even before Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, retailers and consumers were engaging in a dan Read more…

How to Manage Your Data When Expecting Brexit

The implications of a possible Brexit on privacy and compliance-related statutes, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy Shield, and the Data Protection Act of 2018 (DPA) are vast. These regulatio Read more…

Before Strategizing, Conduct an AI Audit

Studies forecast that AI will boost profitability by an average of 38% by the year 2035. If an AI program interpreted this data, the result would be conclusive: Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming one of the econ Read more…

Data Gone Wild: Rampant Growth and Clouds Heighten Risk

Data may be the new oil, serving as the digital feedstock for innumerable downstream products. But like oil, data also carries risks for those attempting to harness it. Could a Deepwater Horizon-style event be lurking in Read more…

Disruptive Economics and Democratization of Data

It seems like only a few years ago that managing data growth was a high-priority objective for most users. What happened? The short answer is the same thing that happened to oil. Data is the new oil. Before we learned Read more…

Capital One Hack Highlights Poor Data Security Practices

A former AWS employee has been accused of accessing Capital One's misconfigured S3 storage buckets and copying the data of about 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians to GitHub in the country's latest massive dat Read more…

Big Data and AI Converge in Map to Protect Biodiversity

What's living where? Those are the basic pieces of data that biologists and conservationists are hoping to collect and load into the Map of Biodiversity Importance, a dynamic new map unveiled this week at the Esri User C Read more…

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

We're in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. But connecting the dots between on-premise Read more…

Only Intelligent Data Can Power Artificial Intelligence

Our rapidly growing mastery of artificial intelligence has the potential to address society’s thorniest problems. But time and again, AI-powered projects have failed the test of fairness as algorithms have amplified th Read more…

In 2019, Disorderly Is the New Orderly

With spring right around the corner, what is more satisfying than a good ‘spring cleaning’? The launch of Marie Kondo’s series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, on Netflix this past January has fueled a mass-movem Read more…

Six Months In, GDPR’s Impact Uncertain In the U.S.

We've barely scratched the surface on the impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the far-reaching European Union law that went into effect six months ago. As European law enforcement organizations prep Read more…

Why You Need to Trust Your Data

There's something that often gets lost in discussions about artificial intelligence and advanced analytics: the importance of the data. Having good, clean data is absolutely essential, but all too often, companies lack t Read more…

We’re Months Into GDPR. So, What’s Next?

Facebook recently lost $120 billion in market cap in a single day, citing three reasons for its Q2 earnings miss and lowered earnings expectations: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, global currency fluctuations and the Ge Read more…

Three Ways Biased Data Can Ruin Your ML Models

Machine learning provides a powerful way to automate decision making, but the algorithms don't always get it right. When things go wrong, it's often the machine learning model that gets the blame. But more often than not Read more…

Crunching Numbers for Green Success

We live in a technology age where data is king. With the growth of connected devices, the sheer amount of available data is increasing rapidly — and by 2020, IDC predicts there will be twice as much high-value data wor Read more…

Blockchain At Heart of Personal Data Monetization Service

Tired of giving your valuable personal data to Google or Facebook? Plenty of people are, and now a company called Algebraix Data is building a Blockchain-based network that will allow people to sell their personal data t Read more…

Cloudera Eyes Uniform Data Experience for All

In an ideal world, your compute shifts seamlessly among on-premise, cloud, and hybrid deployment models, and your BI apps have access to the same data as your machine learning and streaming apps. In the real world, howev Read more…

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