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Another Failure Undermines Trust in Polls

When it comes to American political polling, it turns out Big Data isn’t nearly big enough. Hence, as we again learned this week, earnest attempts to predict the outcome of a national election based on an extremely Read more…

EU Analytics Effort Goes ‘Extreme Scale’

A European Union analytics initiative seeks to forge a new software architecture for what developers dub “extreme-scale” data analytics that would be applied to autonomous transportation and “smart mobility” syst Read more…

Intel Builds Analytics, Database Use Cases for Optane

Intel offered a list of use cases for its Optane DC persistent memory technology during a company event this week, including Twitter’s effort to scale its Hadoop clusters using Optane and SAP HANA’s database improvem Read more…

ML Tool Speeds Deployment of Health Predictor

Large health datasets are being used to develop predictive risk models for individual and population groups. The latest example is a partnership between a predictive analytics vendor and a machine-learning platform speci Read more…

Wall Street Firm Seeks Small Data Antidote to Big Market Excesses

The advent of algorithmic trading has fundamentally changed Wall Street. Instead of guys in blue suits buying or selling in the pit, complex algorithms developed by Ivy League quants continually execute trades based on l Read more…

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