Alexander Mou of Vizible Difference provides the compelling visualization below showing the historical winners of the Turing Award – computer science’s most prestigious award.
MongoDB has announced the acquisition of WiredTiger Inc., an innovator in database storage engine technology. WiredTiger will contribute to the performance, scalability, and hardware efficiency of MongoDB for all users with the upcoming release, MongoDB 2.8. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Zignal Labs, a leader in delivering data-driven insights from big data analytics, realtime media monitoring, and business intelligence, has announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with LexisNexis. Zignal Labs will provide access to LexisNexis® news content of over 20,000 global online and print outlets, including magazines, journals, and newspapers, into its analytics platform.
The MIT Media Lab recently announced the creation of the Laboratory for Social Machines (LSM), funded by a five-year, $10 million commitment from Twitter. As part of the new program, Twitter will also provide full access to its real-time, public stream of tweets, as well as the archive of every tweet dating back to the first.
With the big data education resource below, you can learn about data modelling in a NoSQL environment.
DataHero, the self-service cloud data visualization tool, announced the launch of its Google Analytics integration. More than half of all businesses use Google Analytics on a daily basis and understand the limitations of having to export to Excel or write complex scripts to get what they need out of their data. With the DataHero integration, now everyone will be able to make data-driven decisions at the speed of business.