Northwestern University in Qatar has announced an open symposium, which will apply the booming phenomenon of “big data” to the understanding of media management, content production and consumption. It will be held November 19 at NU-Q.
Facebook’s analytics team head, Ken Rudin, delivered a presentation at this week’s Strata Conference + Hadoop World: “Big Impact from Big Data.”
The Simply Statistics Blog is hosting a web conference on Oct. 30 at Noon-1pm EDT – the inaugural Future of Statistics Unconference.
Platfora’s Founder & CEO, Ben Werther made a presentation at this week’s Strata Conference + Hadoop World: “From Fiction to Facts With Big Data Analytics.”
Cloudera’s CEO Mike Olson delivers a talk at today’s Strata Conference + Hadoop World: “Hadoop’s Impact on the Future of Data Management.”
In this video from TEDxAmsterdamED 2013, Jelte de Jong discusses his foundation that seeks to solve educational problems using learning analytics and Big Data. Excellence is driven by the quality of thousands of micro decisions that teachers make every day. Today, educators pride themselves on ‘fact-based’ decisions. In reality these ‘facts’ (e.g. test results) obstruct balanced, intuitive decision-making.