Bigdata

09.03.15
Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it
09.03.15

Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it

Researchers at Barcelona's Telefonica Research lab have developed a smartphone-based algorithm tha...

By A. Tarantola,   09.03.15
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08.06.15
Big Data VR app allows researchers to 'browse' genomes
08.06.15

Big Data VR app allows researchers to 'browse' genomes

Now you can browse your genome like an iTunes catalog.

By A. Tarantola,   08.06.15
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05.20.15
Epic Games challenges VR devs to make sense of big data
05.20.15

Epic Games challenges VR devs to make sense of big data

We've seen a handful of neat ways to visualize big data and make it useful, and the folks behind U...

By T. Seppala,   05.20.15
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04.22.15
Los Angeles partners with Waze to head off traffic gridlocks
04.22.15

Los Angeles partners with Waze to head off traffic gridlocks

Los Angeles' traffic problems are legendary, which is probably why the City of Angels is following...

By T. Seppala,   04.22.15
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02.18.15
White House appoints first ever chief data scientist
02.18.15

White House appoints first ever chief data scientist

The White House has a new employee: Chief Data Scientist and Chief Technology Officer for Data Pol...

By T. Seppala,   02.18.15
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10.08.14
​Poor privacy and data security policies are hurting innovation, says Intel
10.08.14

​Poor privacy and data security policies are hurting innovation, says Intel

Look at the technology space objectively, and you might realize it's kind of in a weird place: Sma...

By S. Buckley,   10.08.14
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09.19.14
I'm a neurotic. IBM told me so.
09.19.14

I'm a neurotic. IBM told me so.

I'm a late Wednesday afternoon tweeter. It's not a characteristic I'd necessarily include on any o...

By J. Volpe,   09.19.14
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09.18.14
Researchers use cell-phone data, not precogs, to predict crime in London
09.18.14

Researchers use cell-phone data, not precogs, to predict crime in London

Just this year we've seen open data give rise to recreations of Denmark in Minecraft, the ability...

By T. Seppala,   09.18.14
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07.09.14
'Watch Dogs' web app turns real data into a virtual surveillance state
07.09.14

'Watch Dogs' web app turns real data into a virtual surveillance state

It seems like there's even more truth to developer Ubisoft's ode-to-hackers, Watch Dogs, than we f...

By T. Seppala,   07.09.14
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