The New York Stock Exchange goes down: inside the dystopian …

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I wake up from my whiskey stupor to the scent of burning motherboards, and I know that something is wrong. Out the window in New York’s Financial District, two men in torn bespoke suits roast a body over an oil drum. It looks like Thomas Friedman’s, but I […]

CAPScall of the Week: Intercept Pharmaceuticals

For years, satirical late-night TV host Stephen Colbert has been running a series on his show called “Better Know a District,” which highlights one of the 435 U.S. congressional districts and its representative. While I am no Stephen Colbert, I ;am ;brutally inquisitive when it comes to the 5,000-plus listed companies on the U.S. stock exchanges.That’s why I’ve made it […]

Center for the Future of Museums: A Recap of Big Data

Center for the Future of Museums: A Recap of Big Data

A Recap of Big Data
The good news about the CFM Big Data session in Seattle is that it was very well attended. Actually, that was the bad news, too, as the room was overflowing and we had to turn folks away. I suppose there are worse problems to have—I am […]

Space-Time Insight uses Big Data to create a smarter grid …

If seeing is believing, then upstart Space-Time Insight could play a big role in the realization of a truly smart grid.The company develops geospatial “situational intelligence” solutions that promise to help utilities dramatically improve the accuracy of generation demand forecasts, and in a much smaller window of time. That’s important for a number of reasons — including the quest to […]