Interview: Vita Markman, LinkedIn on Discovering Customer Insights …

We discuss examples of discovery through sentiment mining, current trends, innovative applications, important soft skills, and more. By Anmol Rajpurohit, @hey_anmol, Aug 5, 2014.Vita Markman is currently employed as a Staff Software Engineer at LinkedIn, where she works on various natural language processing applications such as performing sentiment analysis of customer feedback and extracting relevant information from job postings. Before joining […]

Bayes Impact Launches To Harness Big Data For Social Good

Andrew Jiang, Paul Duan and Eric Liu, the three founders of Y Combinator’s latest nonprofit, Bayes Impact, aren’t your typical entrepreneurs.The engineer, data scientist, and investor had previously worked on or analyzed investments in some of the toughest problems facing all technology companies in the Internet era — how to get more people to click on more stuff.But in recent years […]

Staff Software Engineer – Big Data Platform (Ooyala) | Spark Summit

Staff Software Engineer – Big Data PlatformEngineering | Mountain View, CAHave you ever watched a sporting event live on your computer or tablet? Or caught up on the latest videos on your phone? If so, you already know Ooyala.Each month, nearly 200 million viewers in 130 countries watch an Ooyala-powered video. Ooyala works with TV networks, cable and satellite providers, […]

TVB gauges viewer sentiment with social media analytics SaaS …

Tag: big data analyticsentertainmentIBMsocial mediaTVBHong Kong’s TV broadcaster Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) has adopted a cloud-based social media analytics solution to gain insights from audience feedback made on social media platforms.Using IBM’s Social Media Analytics solution, TVB is now able to gauge audience attitudes, expressed through comments posted across a wide range of social networks and online forums.Being the first […]

Twitter's $100 Million Big Data Business – Business Insider

Jim Edwards / BITwitter CEO Dick CostoloSee AlsoHere’s How Retailers Are Really Using Social Media To Boost SalesMost People On Twitter Don’t Actually TweetTwitter Engineer Denies Rape ChargesTwitter today acquired Gnip, a company that had access to Twitter’s “firehose” of data and packaged it for resale to other companies that want to slice and dice it.
It’s at least the fourth […]

Big Data New Year's Resolutions for 2014 | Splunk Blogs

Happy New Year! I hope it was relaxing, restful and slightly over-indulgent. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering if you can stick to any New Year’s resolutions unlike last year (less chocolate, more exercise, less time glued to my mobile phone, better jokes, improved punctuation etc.) So far this year (six days in) I’ve managed to succeed in […]