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Under Contract: Crowd-Sourced Zillow Algorithm

May 25, 2017 |

Zillow, the home sales tracking web site, has transformed the real estate business, but its proprietary algorithm for estimating home values hasn’t always measured up.

In tacit acknowledgment of that shortfall, the Seattle-based company launched a machine learning competition this week that will award $1 million to the individual or team that comes up with the best improvement to its “Zestimate” Read more…

Cloudera IPO Lauded by Big Data Community

Apr 28, 2017 |

Cloudera officially went public today with an IPO that raised $225 million for the Hadoop distributor. While the now-public company’s valuation may be about half what it was a few years ago, Cloudera and its partners in the big data community look at the IPO as a positive move for the industry as a whole. Read more…

How Do You Value Information?

Sep 15, 2016 |

If you’re like most people, you recognize that information has value. The value isn’t always clear, but it’s clearly there. But according to some professional organizations, digital information literally has no value. Read more…

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