Big Data: Putting Heat on the Hate | Re/code

Five years ago, President Obama signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.That law, enacted in memory of two people brutally killed in hate crimes, has generated important police training and outreach to prevent crimes rooted in hate-filled discrimination and bigotry. It also has produced comprehensive statistics — in tandem with the Hate Crime Statistics Act […]

Big Data Is Changing Insurance | SmartData Collective

If you’re a young, male driver, or you have one in your family, you are no doubt aware of the astronomical price of car insurance.This is obviously because drivers in this category are involved in a higher number of accidents, so it seems fair that they pay more to be on the road, right?But what about those young, male drivers […]

3 Big Data problems facing businesses in 2014 | SiliconANGLE

Few trends in technology were hotter than Big Data over the last 12 months. In fact, so much has been said about it during 2013 that it’s hard to see what else we can say in 2014. But of course, there’s sure to be plenty of developments we don’t know about yet, as trends like the Internet of Things, mobile […]