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The Importance of Vectorization Resurfaces

Vectorization offers potential speedups in codes with significant array-based computations—speedups that amplify the improved performance obtained through higher-level, parallel computations using threads and distributed execution on clusters. Key features for vectorization include tunable array sizes to reflect various processor cache and instruction capabilities and stride-1 accesses within inner loops.

Identifying Health Risks Using Pattern Recognition and AI

Physicians are increasingly using AI technologies to treat patients with superhuman speed and performance, and predictive analytics will be key to delivering more effective, proactive, and quality care. Stephen Wheat, Director of HPC Pursuits at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, explores how we can identify health risks using pattern recognition and AI. 

The Promise of IoT-Connected Healthcare: a Diabetic Emergency

In this contributed article, Brendan O’Brien, co-founder and chief innovation officer of Aria Systems, considers a hypothetical type 2 diabetic emergency as an example of the importance of an Internet of Things (IoT) connected “lifesaver” sensor.

Big Data Law Enforcement and the Rise of Predictive Policing

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how big data technology coupled with predictive analytics combine to constitute a new area of law enforcement – predictive policing. While the tension around predictive policing’s ethical validity remains, results seem to be positive enough in preventing crime for it to become a more commonly used method of policing.

AI Enables Banks to Identify and Prevent Money Laundering While Surpassing Regulatory Demands

In this special guest feature, David McLaughlin, CEO and Founder of QuantaVerse, discusses how advancements in data science, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data, promise to stifle money laundering and change outcomes for victims around the globe. Financial institutions have begun working smarter through the use of AI and machine learning to help banks dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of money laundering investigations.

The Next Generation of Managing Enterprise Data: Cloud Optimized

The inherent elasticity and agility of a cloud-based data platform provides a major operational and financial advantage. This is the final article in a three-part series from Podium. This post focuses on the growing importance of being cloud optimized for managing enterprise data.

How Big Data Can Help HIPAA-Dependent Industries

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews looks at big data’s role with HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and provides four of the many ways industries and the organizations within them could benefit from big data or already do.

Big Data and Analytics Play an Important Role in the Energy Industry

In this contributed article, Ritesh Mehta, Senior Technical Account Manager for TatvaSoft Australia, discusses how the energy industry is using big data technology to lower energy consumption, look for new sources of renewable energy and boost energy efficiency – are all integral big data goals to protect the environment as well as to sustain economic growth.

Intel AI Lounge – Bryce Olson, Global Marketing Director, Health and Life Sciences at Intel

In this Silicon Angle video interview, Bryce Olson, Intel Global Marketing Director, Health and Life Sciences and stage 4 cancer survivor, set out to find better treatment for his illness through technology. By using AI to sift through his DNA data, he is now in remission.

Healthcare, Cybersecurity, and Innovation in the Wearable Technology Market

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how the amount of innovation we’re experiencing in the medical IoT and wearable technology market is huge, and there’s enormous potential for more effective, efficient, and cost-effective management of chronic diseases and public health concerns like heart disease and diabetes.