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Rising Mobility and Its Risks

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49% of organizations see eDiscovery for endpoint data as their highest governance priority in the next two years. A new approach for governing information is a necessity with the rise of mobility. Our friends over at Druva created the new infographic below depicting the problem with traditional data governance.

Data Science 101: Lessons Learned from Kaggle Competitions

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In the video presentation below, “Machine learning best practices we’ve learned from hundreds of competitions,” Ben Hamner, Chief Scientist at Kaggle, discusses some very intriguing insights into how find success in data science projects.

Big Data Enters 2015

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As we enter the new and exciting year 2015, the big data industry is well poised to achieve some truly great things. Our friends a DataRPM put together the compelling infographic below, “The Dawn of Smart Enterprise,” to highlight their predictions for how big data will advance in the coming year.

Confessions of a Recovering Data Broker

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Do data brokers act to serve man? Decide for yourself. The full title of the talk below is “Confessions of a Recovering Data Broker: Responsible Innovation in the Age of Big Data, Big Brother, and the Coming Skynet Terminators.” The presenter is Jim Adler, VP of Products, Metanautix.

The Rise of Data Science in the Age of Big Data Analytics

Data Science is the key to unlocking insight from Big Data: by combining computer science skills with statistical analysis and a deep understanding of the data and problem we can not only make better predictions, but also fill in gaps in our knowledge, and even find answers to questions we hadn’t even thought of yet.

The Future of AI – A Fireside Chat by Yann Lecun, Facebook

In the thought-provoking video below, Professor Yann LeCun, Director of AI Research at Facebook, sat down for a fireside chat at December 2014’s edition of Data Driven NYC to discuss deep learning and the future of artificial intelligence.

Big Data Industry Predictions for 2015

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As 2014 draws to a close, here at insideBIGDATA we’re trying to cool our heels a bit to reflect on the amazing year we had for Big Data. We thought it would be interesting to put together a 2015 Predictions article that included perspectives from many of our new (and old) industry friends. Below, is a compilation of some of the most compelling predictions we heard.

Data Just Right: A Practical Introduction to Data Science Skills

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The presentation below is from the DataEDGE 2013 conference sponsored by the UC Berkeley School of Information – “Data Just Right: A Practical Introduction to Data Science Skills,” featuring Michael Manoochehri, Developer Programs Engineer, Google.

Why Data Science Will Power the Future

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The presentation below, “Why Data Science Will Power the Future,” is brought to you by our friends over at Udacity. Featured are members of the Udacity team including CEO Sebastian Thrun, and Vice President of Engineering and Data Science Nitin Sharma.

Big Data: A Data Driven Society?

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The video presentation below, “Big Data: A Data Driven Society?” by Roberto Zicari of Goethe University, is provided courtesy of the Stanford University Center for Professional Development – Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series (EE380).