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We are constantly generating increasing volumes of data with everything we do. During a recent business trip, I started thinking about how travelling presents a great example of this. With the explosion of the Internet of Things into our lives, the amount of analysable data we leave behind us as we go about our day-to-day lives is growing exponentially. So I decided to try and identify some key bits of data I generated and left behind on a trip from my home in…Continue
The job of data scientist — the quintessential big data job, and the job that was just voted the best job in America for 2016 — is at risk.
Data scientists have been called “unicorns” because finding the right person with the right set of skills — including coding, statistics, machine learning, database management, visualization techniques, and…Continue
Big data and its conjoined twin analytics are the business buzzwords of the decade to be sure — and for good reason. Because of advances in technology and computing, we’re generating more data than ever before. A lot more. And we’re learning how to put it to good use.
Whether you’re the IT guy trying to convince your boss that analytics are where he should be…Continue
What does big data know about you?
Quite a lot.
Every time we use a computer, access our phones, or open an app on a tablet, we’re leaving a digital trail. Most people are vaguely aware that Google knows what they’ve searched for, or that Facebook knows who their friends are, but it goes much, much deeper than that.
I’ve compiled a list of…Continue