Big Data and Off Grid Solar Development | The Energy Collective

When it comes to energy access, we’re fond of saying small is big.That’s because all those small scale solar lanterns, solar home systems, and solar mini-grids add up to a very big market. But the size of that market, and its social impact, could well be dwarfed by an even larger opportunity the solar revolution is engendering. With the explosion […]

Intel bids to solve water shortages with Big Data | SiliconANGLE

Much of the conversation around Big Data is focused on big business and how it can be used to make money, but that’s not the only opportunity it presents. On the contrary, the real promise of Big Data is solving global problems and making the world a better place for us all to live.Intel is one company that’s hoping to […]

AirPR's new analytics service counts on big data to … – The Next Web

PR marketplace AirPR recently launched Analyst, an analytics service for companies that measures the effectiveness of their public relations campaigns.It’s not often we see tech-related developments in the oft-maligned PR industry, so we chatted with co-founder Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer to learn more about its efforts to put big data to work for publicists and CMOs.Fouladgar-Mercer came up with the idea for […]