For anyone traveling, especially during periods of high volumes as such holidays, airport security can be frustrating with long lines and intrusive security measures. Artificial intelligence is being tested in the EU to speed the process and more efficiently screen for security risks.
Some of the top Data Scientist in the world have shifted their collective brainpower to attach one of the most important problems facing human beings today Heath Care. Watch Videos from the IT Dot Health Conference 2015 to learn about how the problem is being addressed via IT and Data Science.
The Keynote is by DJ Patil, the Chief Data Scientist of the United States. Read More
We’d all like to see big data techniques put to work solving difficult societal issues and the truth is that they’re very capable of doing so. Where they’ve been applied so far — on everything from helping poor mothers in Chicago to monitoring voting rights in Kenya — these new methods for working with, analyzing and processing data have proven rather effective. Read More…
What excites me the most out of this plan is the idea of paying back student loans at a very reasonable %(percentage) of your income until it’s paid off.
This would allow you to do most anything after college and not be forced to get the highest paying job to deal with high loan payments. Read More…
Remote sensing of the world’s agricultural output isn’t new, but improved software and sensors are raising this form of information gathering to new heights.
Satellite data is now used not just to monitor crop yields but also to predict them weeks in advance. This helps traders in international markets set reasonable pricing. More important, it has the potential to drastically change how food shortages are dealt with in some of the poorer parts of the world. Read More…
By Jordan Robertson – Aug 15, 2013 12:01 AM Think of it as big data meets “Minority Report.” (Scary stuff!) While working as the chief privacy officer at Intelius, an online provider of background checks, Jim Adler created software that demonstrates how just a few details about a person could be used to estimate the chances of someone committing a felony. […]
By TIBCO Spotfire’s Business Intelligence Blog – Aug 13th Government agencies are increasingly using big data to operate more efficiently and effectively for the citizens and organizations they serve. Indeed, big data and analytics offer government tremendous opportunities to streamline operations and slash costs in light of tax revenue uncertainties. But government agencies are only scratching the surface of what’s possible […]
Mutual Information Map of the U.S. House of Representatives Stefan Conrady Published on Aug 20, 2012 The latest release of BayesiaLab to illustrate the current political landscape in the U.S. READ THE OVERVIEW BELOW THE VIDEO FIRST! While everyone presumably has an intuitive understanding of what “left” and “right” mean on the political spectrum, not everyone […]