Category Archives: Data Discovery

The Web at 25: Tim Berners-Lee on the Web of Data

In 2009, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Web, Jason Rubin and I talked to Tim Berners-Lee about his invention and its future, the Semantic Web, which he described as “the Web of data.” Twenty years on, … 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

Posted in Analysis, Big Data Analytics, Big Data education, Big Data Futures, Big data jobs, Data Discovery, Data Mining, Data Science, Data Science Careers, Data Science education | 1 Comment

Facebook’s IPO and the Laws of Big Data

Without using any predictive analytics tools, I confidently predict that Facebook’s IPO will give rise to more vocal demands for people to “get a cut” of its—and other social media companies’—profits. People deserve, so the argument goes, a share of … Continue reading

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The 7 Cs of the Cloud: A Big Data Taxonomy

What’s the new landscape of the information business as Cloud Computing and the Big Data Wave usher in the Age of Big Cloud Data (ABCD)?

Posted in Business Impact, Cloud Computing, Data Discovery, Frameworks, Information Business, Information Economy | 4 Comments