The big data visualization of the week comes to us from Jo-fai Chow, a research engineer and data geek from the UK. He uses the ShinyApps alpha release version to produce this delightful web app.
Effectively utilizing valuable corporate data assets is the key to success with data science projects. One Canadian consulting company that specializes in multivariate analysis, ProSensus, offers a rather unique case study that demonstrates how to predict the crunchiness of a chip. Textural properties of snack foods are essential to customer satisfaction but they are very […]
Wondering what to cook for Thanksgiving? This is a question asked all across the United States this time of year, but the answer often depends on where you live. Big data analysts at AllRecipes.com and Tableau Software worked to parse over 78 million recipe page views stretching from last Thanksgiving to uncover most popular foods by state.
A very timely article recently appeared in Forbes that focused on several issues that may hold back big data from contributing to the bottom line in the near term, How Soon Will Big Data Yield Big Profits? This topic is on the mind of many companies in the process or contemplating the move into big data technology solutions.
Apparently the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) ecosystem is practicing what they preach. As part of the Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2013) conference this past July, a special workshop was held – the “moocshop” – that included representatives from many of the high-flying MOOCs, Coursera, Edx, and researchers from top universities.
The corporate finance community is specifically tailored to gain benefit from the growth of big data technology. For finance it’s the name of the game to utilize analytics to gain a strategic advantage. A recent Forbes interview, Emerging Big Data Opportunities for CFOs, with Carlos Passi, assistant controller of IBM, discussed emerging types of data […]
Los Angeles-based Ninja Metrics announced this morning that it has raised $2.8M in a funding round, to bring its social analytics engine for gaming companies to market. The startup, which came out of technology developed from a group of university researchers, said the $2.8M in funding came from the Harvard Business School Angels and Tech […]