Archive for: July, 2014

Big Data is Worth Nothing without Big Science

Here’s a nice piece from CNET on how big data alone is not enough, you really need the skills to know how to pull the meaning from it. That being said, it is getting easier to analyze big data. Money Quote: Last year, the McKinsey Global Institute projected that the United States alone needs 140,000…

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Big Oil Using Big Data and Predictive Analytics

Interesting piece in the MIT Technology Review about how big oil companies are using analytics on real time data to avoid spills and increase productivity, here.

EU Focusing on Data Protection

Hat tip to the people at Latham & Watkins for covering this here. The EU will be hosting European Data Protection Day, details here.  

Lookout DeVry, The Ivy’s are Getting into Online Education

Fantastic piece in todays NYTs, here, about how the top tier universities are opening up their classes to online students. This is a game changer.  You can now get an Ivy League education for free, as long as a student/teacher ratio of 120,000 doesn’t bother you.  (And I can assure you, it won’t bother anyone.) Here’s…

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