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Pinterest has big data, and it knows how to share | VentureBeat | Big …

Pinterest is no National Security Agency, but the social network has grown into a collector of plenty information. Like Twitter, Facebook, Google, and other web giants, Pinterest has developed sophisticated systems for storing the data, but it’s also built a tool that lets lots of employees get at it.In a blog today, Pinterest data engineer Mohammad Shahangian sheds light on […]

Saving Big Data from Big Mouths – Scientific American

SA Forum is an invited essay from experts on topical issues in science and technology.It has become fashionable to bad-mouth big data. In recent weeks the New York Times, Financial Times, Wired and other outlets have all run pieces bashing this new technological movement. To be fair, many of the critiques have a point: There has been a lot of […]

Datameer Update Brings Instant Visualization To Big Data Analytics …

Datameer’s latest update has an interesting twist, literally. As you can see by the GIF above, as you work with data in Datameer’s analytics tool, when you click a button, the screen turns revealing a visualization of the data on-screen in real time.If you see a mistake, explained Datameer CEO Stefan Groschupf, you can turn it again, adjust your data and then […]

WISDOM 2014 : 3rd Workshop on Issues of Sentiment Discovery …

Apologies for cross-posting,
Submissions are invited for the 3rd Workshop on Issues of Sentiment Discovery
and Opinion Mining (WISDOM), an ICML14 workshop exploring the new frontiers of
big data computing for opinion mining through machine-learning techniques and
sentiment learning methods. For more information, please visit:
http://sentic.net/wisdom
RATIONALE
The distillation of knowledge from social media is an extremely difficult task
as the content of today’s Web, while perfectly suitable […]

MT4BD 2014 : Workshop on New Methods and Tools for Big Data

MT4BD 2014 Call For Papers
Workshop on New Methods and Tools for Big Data (MT4BD-2014)
http://mt4bd2014.ceid.upatras.gr
Island of Rhodes, Greece, September 19-21, 2014
We would like to cordially invite you to consider contributing a paper to
MT4BD 2014 – held as a part of the 10th International Conference on Artificial
Intelligence Applications and Innovations (AIAI 2014).
The provision of large amount of data from various […]

Researchers develop tools to access 'scholarly big data' – Phys.org

Academic researchers and corporate managers often seek experts or collaborators in a particular field to enhance their knowledge or maximize the talents of their workforce. Harnessing that data, however, can be a challenge. Researchers at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) have devised recommendation systems for expert and […]

Datameer Secures $19 Million for Big Data Analytics | Data Center …

Datameer Secures $19 Million for Big Data Analytics

December 20th, 2013
By: John Rath

Big data analytics firm Datameer raises $19 million to grow the company, DataOn becomes certified to take advantage of the Storage Spaces feature on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, and Panzura helps Mead & Hunt offload storage to the cloud.
Datameer raises $19 million.  Big data analytics company Datameer […]

Stock Market Rally the Biggest Case of “Financial Engineering” in …

Stock Market Rally the Biggest Case of “Financial Engineering” in History?

Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2013Nov 28, 2013 – 12:08 PM GMTBy: Profit_Confidential

Michael Lombardi writes:
Key stock indices are roaring higher each day. The S&P 500 is breaking through to new records; the Dow Jones Industrial Average sits above the 16,000 level, and the NASDAQ […]

20+ Examples of Getting Results with Big Data | Pivotal P.O.V.

According to McKinsey, companies who miss big data opportunities of today will miss the next frontier of innovation, competition, and productivity. To back up these assertions, leading business schools and corporate thought leaders also point out examples and the opportunities at hand. Even with all the buzz, many companies and executives still remain suspicious or even unclear about their ability […]