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The Selfish Ledger: How Google Envisions the Future of Data Collection

Google’s ‘The Selfish Ledger’: one way big Data Could Reshape the Future

Google's "The Selfish Ledger" video offers a glimpse of one way big data can improve our individual lives and those of generations to come. You could say that Google's mission is to optimize the web....
HyperTools a Software That Could Generate Visualizations of Complex Data

HyperTools: Software That Generates Complex Data Visualizations

A team of researchers from Dartmouth College has developed a new software called HyperTools to make visualization of complex datasets easier. It is said that in the observable universe, every dataset has a corresponding fundamental shape...
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Data Scientist is America’s Best Career for the Third Year Running

Once again, data scientists have reason to celebrate after receiving the title of America's best career for the third year running. The study, performed by Glassdoor.com, reviewed jobs according to three main factors: annual...
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How are Art and Science Related and Where do They Intersect

Here we explore the relationship between art and science. Learn with us how both can mutually influence and elevate the other in our age of digital revolution.  “The most beautiful thing we can experience is...

Google is Reading Your GMail. What About Your GDocs?

How much of your personal data can Google really see? Pretty much everything. A recent code push in Google’s algorithms caused some users to be locked out of their own documents. The code update likely caused...
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The Truth Behind Russian Hacking: An Exclusive Interview

Facebook hackers, cyber attacks, and Russian influence have dominated the news over the past year. But many still don't have a clear picture as to what this means when it comes to telecommunications security....
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5 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Using Big Data

If the word “Big” in “Big Data” could somehow seem intimidating, Big Data is not reserved for “big brands”, and presents a real competitive advantage for all businesses, regardless of their size. Big Data was...
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‘Verdict’ Helps Databases Answer Queries 200x Faster with 99% Accuracy

Databases are getting so big that a problem arises when considering how best to store data and access it. Thankfully, researchers may have a solution that improves the speed and accuracy of existing databases. There...
Intelligence Agencies Bank on AI

Intelligence Agencies Bank on AI, Social Media to Process Data

Intelligence agencies are sitting on large volumes of raw data. Now they are banking their data processing hopes on artificial intelligence to make sense of it all. It's no secret that agencies like the NSA,...
IBM Sets a World Record for Data Storage

IBM Sets a World Record for Data Storage

Setting a new world record, a new magnetic tape drive from IBM and Sony can hold 330 terabytes of “uncompressed” data, or a whopping density of 201 gigabytes per square inch. The exponential growth of...