Category Archives: Big Data Futures

Data Explosion: An Internet Minute

Today, the number of networked devices is equal to the global population. By 2015, the number of networked devices will be twice the global population. Source: Intel

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Moju Labs’ Smart Album: The Killer App for Google Glass?

Mok Oh wants to create a “Smart Photo Album.” I think it may well be the killer app for Google Glass. The most talked-about gadget of the moment, proudly displayed by only a handful of carefully selected  early users, The Glass has … Continue reading

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Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier, authors of the just-published Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think,  reacted sharply when I asked them if they are cheerleaders for big data, as one reviewer implied. ”We … Continue reading

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Kenneth Cukier Interviewed at Strata 2013 (Video)

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Jeanne Harris Travels Back to the Future with Big Data

Jeanne Harris at Strata 2013: “The movie we are in people is not Fields of Dreams, it’s Groundhog Day. We have to learn from the patterns of history. ….back in 1980s they were talking about the data deluge…. We have done … Continue reading

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Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro on Big Data and Analytics (Slides)

An overview of analytics, data mining, and data science education in the era of Big Data: Analytics, data mining, data science – What do we call it? Big data trends Jobs and skills Analytics education overview Source: KDnuggets

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Explaining Big Data by ExplainingComputers (Video)

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The Economist on Big Data (Video)

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Mok Oh’s New Big Data Venture

Where’s the value in big data? Marcel Proust believed he could regain time lost through his writing, using art to overcome the corroding power of time. Mok Oh believes he can find the ultimate value of big data by preserving our memories … Continue reading

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Big Data and Health Care

I love the conclusion of this good-looking infographic: “Doctors will learn to increasingly rely on technology and big data for triage, diagnosis and decision-making. Consequently, doctors will become better at their jobs, health care costs will decrease, and patient care … Continue reading

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