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How DoD Capabilities Are Producing Inroads, Innovation for Commercial Big Data

In this special guest feature, Wes Caldwell, CTO of Intelligent Software Solutions, discusses how government-funded technologies successfully transition to the commercial sector, and how government grants play an important role in developing technologies that eventually make it to the commercial market – all serving to improve big data capabilities.

Hitachi Set Data Free to Give Copenhagen Smart City Insights

Hitachi Insight Group announced the launch of the City Data Exchange for Copenhagen, a new solution for making public and private data accessible so that they can power innovation that can make smart cities of the future more sustainable, prosperous, and vibrant.

Big Data and the Fight to Eradicate Poverty

In this special guest feature, Nitin Donde, CEO of Talena, Inc., discusses how the business of Big Data impact the economic development front, especially as it relates to poverty alleviation.

Video: Machine Learning Overview from NERSC

In this video from the HPC User Forum in Tucson, Prabhat from NERSC presents: Machine Learning. “Prabhat leads the Data and Analytics Services team at NERSC. His current research interests include scientific data management, parallel I/O, high performance computing and scientific visualization.”

DataUSA Launches, the Most Comprehensive Visualization of US Public Data

Deloitte, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Macro Connections Group and Datawheel today launched DataUSA, a free and open platform that collects, analyzes and visualizes shared U.S. government data to help executives, policymakers and citizens better understand critical issues in areas like jobs, skills, education and health.

WSO2 Deep Huge Project Predicts 99.4% Chance of Presidential Win for Donald Trump if Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins Ticket as VP Candidate

Artificial Intelligence has evolved exponentially over the years—from Deep Blue beating Gary Kasparov in chess to DeepMind mastering Go. Now with the Deep Huge predictive analytics system, WSO2 takes on America’s national pastime, the 2016 presidential election.

Zoomdata Launches Federal Program for Big Data Visual Analytics

Zoomdata, developers of one of the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big data, announced the launch of its new federal program, designed with leading technology and professional services partners to help government agencies capitalize on the enormous amounts of data they generate and collect.

Data Science and the Language of Politics

In this contributed article for Super Tuesday, Assaf Baciu, Co-Founder and SVP Product and Engineering of Persado, discusses the power of data science generated language designed to evoke a focused emotional response from voters.

How Has Big Data Changed Public Policy?

The compelling infographic below was created by New England College’s Public Policy program and asks the question of how big data has changed public policy.

Visualization of the Week: Presidents of the United States

As next year’s U.S. presidential election continues to heat up, it might be useful to get a historical perspective for the Office of the Presidency. Using Tableau Public, data author David Pires provides an educational data visualization that includes statistics going back to the birth of the country.