• insideBIGDATA Latest News – 10/20/2020

    In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

Featured Stories

  • The Secret Sauce for Successful AI? Humans

    In this special guest feature, Duncan Curtis, Vice President of Product Management at Samasource, believes that contrary to popular understanding, the key to AI’s success is the combination of human oversight and skillfully trained data, not pure automation. As AI becomes more accessible and prevalent to our daily lives, the practices we instill now will inform the effectiveness of our future technology.

  • Video Highlights: Data-enabled Hypersurfaces

    Imagine any objects and surfaces can become smart and connected to the digital world. In the TEDx video presentation below, Dr. Bruno Zamborlin shares how his company HyperSurfaces uses vibration sensors and edge-AI to transform any object of any material and shape into smart interfaces, seamlessly merging the physical and data worlds without the need for buttons, touch screens or even internet connections.

  • How Can Machine Learning Contribute to Our Wellness?

    In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, asks the question, “Can machine learning contributed to our wellness?” Wellness is a somewhat elusive concept, defined by the WHO as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” See ways ML can make a difference.

Featured Resource

Understanding Intention – Using Content, Context, and the Crowd to Build Better Search Applications

This white paper by enterprise search specialists Lucidworks, points out that unlike consumer search, which has become a seamless part of our everyday lives, the enterprise side might as well still be running Windows 95. Imagine if Amazon, Google, or Facebook treated every user the same, regardless of who they are, where they are, what they’re searching for, and what they’ve clicked. Your users expect that same sophistication in their enterprise apps.

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Industry Perspectives

  • Making Data Accessible – A Company Perspective

    In this special guest feature, Matt David, Editor of the Data School at Chartio, discusses how companies can make data accessible and useful by overcoming the a number of important challenges, which opens the door for business users to think and decide like analysts. Your employees want to ask business questions to do great work, help make it easy for them to do so.

  • Preventing Police Brutality with Body Cam Footage and Early Warning Systems

    In this special guest feature, Dr. Anirudh Ruhil, Leadership and Public Affairs Director and Professor in the online Master of Public Administration program at Ohio University, discusses how data can be better utilized for public safety, and how it might be used to combat police brutality. Certainly, eradicating police brutality will require a long-term, comprehensive approach in which education, awareness, and training must all play central roles. But in the meantime early intervention systems that incorporate body cam footage, with third party monitoring, can go a long way towards reducing incidents of police misconduct.

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  • HPE to build Australia’s No. 1 Supercomputer at Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced it was awarded a $48 AUD million contract to build a new supercomputer for Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, one of Australia’s leading national supercomputing centers, located in Western Australia. The new supercomputer is part of the Pawsey Capital Refresh Program, which is a $70 AUD million program funded by the Australian government to […]

Editor’s Choice

  • The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2020

    The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in following the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with most of the firms making waves in the technology areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our in-box is filled each day with new announcements, commentaries, and insights about what’s driving the success of our industry so we’re in a unique position to publish our quarterly IMPACT 50 List of the most important movers and shakers in our industry. These companies have proven their relevance by the way they’re impacting [READ MORE…]

  • Hats Over Hearts

    It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Rich Brueckner. His passing is an unexpected and enormous blow to both his family and the HPC Community. Rich was an institution in the HPC community. You couldn’t go to an event without seeing his red hat bobbing in the crowd, usually trailed by a fast-moving video crew. He’d be darting into booths, conducting interviews, and then speeding away to his next appointment.

  • What is the Difference Between Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Data Analytics

    In this contributed article, Christopher Rafter, President and COO at Inzata,, writes that in the age of Big Data, you’ll hear a lot of terms tossed around. Three of the most commonly used are “business intelligence,” “data warehousing” and “data analytics.” You may wonder, however, what distinguishes these three concepts from each other so let’s take a look.

  • Field Report: KDD 2019

    As a very long time member of the ACM and their SIGKDD group, I’d always wanted to attend a KDD conference (first one occurred in 1995). This year I received a gracious invitation to attend KDD2019 in Anchorage, Alaska, August 4-8. It satisfied two of my bucket list items: witnessing a KDD first-hand and also visiting Anchorage. I was not disappointed with the experience! What follows is my “Field Report,” a travel log if you will, chronicling my observations, both technical and cultural. KDD is touted as being “the premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, [READ MORE…]

  • The Harvard Data Science Initiative and The MIT Press Launch the HARVARD DATA SCIENCE REVIEW

    The Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) and the MIT Press are pleased to announce the launch of the Harvard Data Science Review (HDSR). The multimedia platform will feature leading global thinkers in the burgeoning field of data science, making research, educational resources, and commentary accessible to academics, professionals, and the interested public. With demand for data scientists booming, HDSR will provide a centralized, authoritative, and peer-reviewed publishing community to service the growing profession.

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