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Yahoo’s Vespa Takes a Whack at CORD-19 Data

Apr 10, 2020 |

Verizon Media (formerly Yahoo) is giving its new Vespa search engine a chance to show what it can do against CORD-19, the collection of scholarly articles about COVID-19. The company is inviting the public to try using Vespa against the data set. Read more…

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

Mar 18, 2020 |

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 coronavirus outbreak. Read more…

Big Data and the White House’s Cancer Moonshot

Mar 23, 2016 |

The White House wants to invest $1 billion in a new Cancer Moonshot aimed at accelerating research into ways to detect, treat, and prevent the debilitating series of diseases. It’s not the first time the government has announced a major effort to eradicate cancer by spending big on medical science. Read more…

Privacy Protections Needed as Big Data Advances, White House Says

May 5, 2014 |

The Obama administration continues to see big opportunities as well as potential pitfalls in big data. In a report released this week that addresses growing data privacy issues, administration officials also sought to link big data to the emerging “Internet of Things,” Read more…

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