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Big Data is So 2016. We Need Smart Data.

A few years ago, Red Roof Inn calculated that some 90,000 U.S. passengers get stranded every day because of flight cancellations. Acting on this piece of data, the hotel chain figured out how to track flight delays and then serve ads to passengers stranded in airports. The campaign has resulted in s...

Now in top 10 programming languages • The Register

In March, the Swift programming language rose to became the 10th most popular, at least by the measure of TIOBE Software. Open-sourced by Apple in 2015, Swift has been touted as an appealing alternative to better-established programming languages because of its safety, speed, and approachable syn...

New fund puts $141 million toward digital finance in the developing world

Digital finance could completely reshape the economies of the developing world. Everyone in fintech knows that. But no one funding startups has ever devoted their full attention to serving people outside the traditional financial system — until now. Accion and Quona Capital this week launched t...

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If at first open source doesn’t succeed, try, try IBM • The Register

Analysis A partnership between IBM and Salesforce involving the namesakes of two of the most influential people in the worlds...Read More

The Era of Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) is Here.

Machine Learning (ML) has revolutionized the world of computers by allowing them to learn as they progress forward with large...Read More

Uncle Sam needs you… to debug, improve Dept of Defense open-source software at code.mil • The Register

The US Department of Defense wants you to contribute unclassified code to software projects developed in support of national security. Toward...Read More

Analytics Innovation, Disruption, And Transformation

I’m presenting a session on Analytics Innovation, Disruption, and Transformation at the BI2017 conference in Orlando next week. This post...Read More

Google Cloud Spanner Enters With a Splash

by Merv Adrian | | Submit a Comment This post was authored by Rick Greenwald, Merv Adrian and Donald Feinberg Last week,...Read More

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