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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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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Pinup: Qubole – The Growth Of Big Data as a Service

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In late 2013, the growth of ‘Big Data as a Service’ (BDaaS) was being tipped as one of 2014’s standout trends. It was speculated that BDaaS was even the natural replacement of Software as a Service (SaaS) – the SaaS approach to acquiring specialised enterprise applications had proved itself to be a valid technology model,

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Cloud Infographic: Wearable World Taxonomy

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Cloud Infographic: Wearable World Taxonomy CloudTweaks has covered many technological topics over the years. Some of the more recent ones being (IoT) Internet of Things as well as Wearable Technology. Some may claim that Wearable Tech is nothing new. However, when plugged into the cloud, it can become fairly evolutionary. Provided is an insightful infographic

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The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most

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The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most Cloud computing is rapidly revolutionizing the way we do business. Instead of being a blurry buzzword, it has become a facet of everyday life. Most people may not quite understand how the cloud works, but electricity is quite difficult to fathom as well. Anyway, regardless of

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How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data

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How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data With 1.7 million billion bytes of data produced in the world every minute, it is increasingly clear that our brains need to deal with large and complex data sets. The aforementioned figure is the equivalent of 360,000 DVDs – a context that makes

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things?

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things? A recent forum on the future of warfare at the Aspen Security Centre in Colorado established that one of the major geo-security threats of the coming decades would be the internet of things – specifically the embedding of computers, sensors and internet capabilities into everyday objects.

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Cloud Networked Manufacturing

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Cloud Networked Manufacturing Cloud Computing provides a new way to do business by offering a scalable, flexible service over the Internet. Many organizations such as educational institutions, business enterprises have adopted cloud computing as a means to boost both employee and business productivity. Similarly, manufacturing companies found that they may not survive in the competitive market

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Cloud Infographic: Tornado Proof Reflective Roof – U.S Data Centers

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Cloud Infographic: Tornado Proof Reflective Roof – U.S Data Centers CloudTweaks has covered some interesting topics and data centers is always one that seems to pique the interest and curiosity of our readers. If it’s Data center downtime, Clandestine locations to Data center growth there is much to discover. Included is an infographic provided by WhoIs HostingThis.com which

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