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How Big Data is Helping Monitor STD Rates and Get People Tested

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses the importance of tracking data around infection rates, geographical location, and patient demographics for the continued treatment of STDs. This not only helps us understand how changes in communication will need to be made but also what populations need to be informed so that they can better understand their treatment. Managing big data like this and finding ways to implement it is where tech companies can step in to help with current STD rates and treatments.

From “Lake” to Insight: How Federal Agencies Can Get More from Their Big Data Platforms

In this contributed article, Chris Brown, Senior Associate, and David Cunningham of Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton, suggests that overcoming data lake obstacles involves a combination of processes, culture, and appropriate technology choices. By employing modern data management platforms and best practices from the outset, agencies can start flipping the 80-20 rule of data science—and start putting the valuable information they collect to work for their missions.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – December 2018

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the arXiv.org preprint server for subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the month.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/14/2019

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Redis Labs Delivers the Fastest Multi-Model Database on Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Redis Labs, the home of Redis and provider of Redis Enterprise, announced that Redis Enterprise is now available for Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory across multiple cloud services or as downloadable software for supported hardware from companies participating in Intel’s hardware beta program.

Pepperdata Announces Free Version of Application Spotlight

Pepperdata, a leader in big data Application Performance Management (APM), announced a free version of Application Spotlight™ for enterprises for use in a single cluster with up to 20 nodes.

Developing Perceptive Machines that See and Reason Like Humans

The National Science Foundation has awarded computer scientist Subhransu Maji at the University of Massachusetts Amherst its Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, a five-year, $545,586 grant, to support his work in computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI).

Where You Go Tells Who You Are—and Vice Versa

Researchers from Columbia University use data science tools to uncover human mobility patterns; new method will improve traffic prediction, urban planning, and other transportation needs. Mining data to analyze tracking patterns, Sharon Di, assistant professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics at Columbia Engineering, has discovered that she can infer the population travel demand level in a region from the trajectories of just a portion of travelers.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q1 2019

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 the enterprise through leading edge products and services. We’re happy to publish this evolving list of the industry’s most impactful companies!

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for December 2018

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.