Category Archives: Big Data

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter The city of the future is impeccably documented. Sensors are used to measure air quality, traffic patterns, and crowd movement. Emerging neighborhoods are quickly recognized, public safety threats are found via social networks, and emergencies are dealt with quicklier. Crowdsourcing reduces commuting times, provides people with better transportation…

Big Data’s Potential For Social Change

Big Data’s Potential For Social Change

Big Data’s Potential For Social Change A popular article on Huffington Post about homelessness stats sheds light on the fact that providing homeless people with a place of residence would save taxpayers money. It’s easy to understand why the article went viral so quickly. That is, data have proven it’s financially expedient to do what’s…

Big Data And Your Intelligence: Lumosity’s Big Data Insights

Big Data And Your Intelligence: Lumosity’s Big Data Insights

Big Data And Your Intelligence: Lumosity’s Big Data Insights Not only Big Data, but cognitive science as well have evolved dramatically within the past few years. Research and books propelled by it have shown that, contrary to everyone’s expectations, fluid intelligence — a term that translates roughly to an individual’s problem solving ability in novel…

Toshiba Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University On Big Data Healthcare Research

Toshiba Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University On Big Data Healthcare Research

Toshiba Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University On Big Data Healthcare Research TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To further the potential of Big Data to predict and prevent illness, Toshiba Group has established the Toshiba Center for Big Data in Healthcare at the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Md. The Center’s principal project is a collaboration…

Me, Big Data and I: Mapping Personalities With Big Data

Me, Big Data and I: Mapping Personalities With Big Data

Me, Big Data and I: Mapping Personalities With Big Data Ever since OkCupid’s notorious experiments, people must have been thinking: what if computers were able to read your personality accurately? Sure, OkCupid’s matchmaking (which works, by the way) is somewhat ‘out there’, but it operates on a comparative basis, so per se OkCupid doesn’t need…

Big Data Audio Streaming: How Spotify And Pandora Use Data To Better Serve Customers

Big Data Audio Streaming: How Spotify And Pandora Use Data To Better Serve Customers

Big Data Audio Streaming: How Spotify And Pandora Use Data To Better Serve Customers Companies such as Pandora and Spotify are examples of audio streaming services that employ Big Data extensively. It’s nothing new in the entertainment world, as Big Data is shaping the future of the movie industry as well. Similarly to the world…

Sparks Fly As NASA Pushes The Limits Of 3-D Printing Technology

Sparks Fly As NASA Pushes The Limits Of 3-D Printing Technology

Sparks Fly as NASA Pushes the Limits of 3-D Printing Technology WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA has successfully tested the most complex rocket engine parts ever designed by the agency and printed with additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, on a test stand at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NASA engineers pushed the limits…

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The Business Benefits of Cloud CRM

The Business Benefits of Cloud CRM

The Business Benefits of Cloud CRM From software deployment, to mobility, to wearable technology, cloud computing has transformed seemingly every aspect of modern business. Research indicates cloud applications and platforms will be at the forefront of IT spending by 2016, with half of all enterprises implementing cloud solutions by 2017. One of the quickest markets…

The iCloud Scandal – Who Is To Blame? –  ‘Cloud’ Security vs. ‘Internet’ Security

The iCloud Scandal – Who Is To Blame? – ‘Cloud’ Security vs. ‘Internet’ Security

How the iCloud Scandal Has Helped to Define the Difference Between ‘Cloud’ Security and ‘Internet’ Security Busting the myth that bad cloud security was to blame for Apple’s recent celebrity data disaster Overview: We discuss the ‘celebrity hacking’ iCloud saga and debate whether or not the breach was likely down to Cloud encryption issues or…

Cloud Security In The Workplace

Cloud Security In The Workplace

Workplace Cloud Security Our workplaces are changing and much of it for the better. Increased flexibility – pushed by cloud services – is behind many of the changes. Home working, increased collaboration – it’s all good, and it’s all delivering significant business benefits. We know that. That’s so 2013. But fewer than 10% of businesses…

Are Made For Mobile Apps Really Different?

Are Made For Mobile Apps Really Different?

Mobile Apps Environment Mobile employees need mobile apps. Mobile apps help field personnel to be more productive and often enable them to generate new revenue streams and improve customer service (and the corporate brand!). However, as companies seek to integrate mobile technologies into their application infrastructures, they are faced with an important choice. Is it more…

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