Big Data And Big Sports: How Data Is Changing The Future Of Sports

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Big Data and Big Sports: How Data is Changing the Future of Sports Big Data has reached into the innermost areas of our lives. The way we manage cities, shape communities and go about building personal relationships is changing thanks to Big Data. Sports is one other area that’s increasingly witnessing changes in data acquisition,

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When To Use Supervised And Unsupervised Data Mining

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When To Use Supervised And Unsupervised Data Mining Data mining techniques come in two main forms: supervised (also known as predictive or directed) and unsupervised (also known as descriptive or undirected). Both categories encompass functions capable of finding different hidden patterns in large data sets. Although data analytics tools are placing more emphasis on self

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Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

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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

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

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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

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Toshiba Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University On Big Data Healthcare Research

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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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Big Movies, Big Data: Netflix And Its Uses Of Big Data

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Big Movies, Big Data: Netflix And Its Uses Of Big Data People in the film industry aren’t oblivious to Big Data and use it to market, personalize and create content. Companies that make data-based decisions can speed past the competition, further refining aspects of the industry by measuring the preferences, viewing habits and interests of

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The Real Estate Industry – How Big Data Is Shaping The Future

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The Real Estate Industry – How Big Data Is Shaping The Future Real estate accounts for roughly 17-18% of the US GDP through private residential investment and spending on housing services. That’s a lot of money. Where there’s a lot of money involved, people work very hard to gain a competitive, or rather any advantage

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Using Big Data To Analyze Venture Capitalists’ Ability To Recognize Potential

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Using Big Data to Analyze Venture Capitalists’ Ability To Recognize Potential For those who are regularly involved with SMEs, venture capital, and company valuations, it is common knowledge that start-ups that exit for more than $1 billion dollars are extremely rare – often termed ‘unicorn’ companies. Despite their rarity, it should come as no surprise

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