Latest Big Data publications

The startup that’s trying to improve the data science job market

Data scientists are a group of highly educated people; highly valued and increasingly important in the modern world, many of them are lucky enough to be able to pick and choose where they work. An organisation dedicated to improving the data science job market, then, might not appear at first glance to be the most obvious… Read More

Building the perfect data team

Reports have shown that 90 per cent of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone – with an estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created daily. We may have copious amounts of data but capturing, storing and, most importantly, getting value from it is where the… Read More

Making digital transformation happen in 2018

If there’s a single phrase that speaks for the desires of every modern business, it has to be digital transformation. Present in every press release, every keynote speech, and every business plan, it represents the beating heart of CIOs and IT teams everywhere that want to make their business the next Amazon or Google. Words… Read More

Google AI predicted cancer diagnosis better than doctors

A Google algorithm gave a better assessment of a cancer patient’s prognosis than doctors and hospital computers in a recent case, according to Bloomberg. A female patient with late-stage breast cancer was admitted to a hospital, where she received a radiology scan and was seen by two doctors. The hospital’s systems, after reading her vital… Read More

Here’s what an expert thinks of Google’s AI principles

Last week, Google announced a new set of principles for the use of AI. Spearheaded by its CEO, Sundar Pichai, the principles look to ensure that Google, one of the most influential and powerful organisations in the world, doesn’t allow super-advanced artificial intelligence technology to be used for nefarious purposes. It was high time Google… Read More

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