Swipe to Swap and Go
Ariella Brown 4/7/2016 35 comments
A France-based social site takes some of the cash considerations out of home sharing for vacation travel.
Wearable Tech Finds Its Style
Ariella Brown 2/22/2016 93 comments
A new generation of wearable fitness devices is focused on style, for those who want it, and on convenience, as in built into shoes or earbuds.
Our Robots, Our Selves
Ariella Brown 11/4/2015 48 comments
If companion robots that are already popular in Japan are to make it big in the US and other countries, analytics will play a role in adapting their personalities for the likes and dislikes of other cultures.
A Data-Driven Game-Changer for Football
Ariella Brown 9/11/2015 66 comments
With the opening weekend of pro football upon us, NFL fans can now utilize the same data and analytics that has been available to teams, so they can understand factors such as player speed and precise positioning.
An Algorithm Gets Rhythm
Ariella Brown 7/8/2015 37 comments
A machine-learning algorithm does rap in Finland, drawing on the thousands of songs by leading rap performers to develop lyrics for new works.
Analytics Speed Up Response Times for EMS
Ariella Brown 4/11/2014 42 comments
Jersey City Medical Center EMS uses a predictive analytics and visualization tool to shave precious minutes from its response times, and the system helps route ambulances around traffic problems.
Reading & Being Read by E-Books
Ariella Brown 3/17/2014 40 comments
E-readers track how long you spend on each book and on each page, sending that information back to subscription services, so they can tailor recommendations. Will authors benefit from seeing it, too?
Cameras in Class: Insight vs. Privacy
Ariella Brown 12/2/2013 35 comments
SensorStar Labs has developed technology for analyzing the facial expressions and eye movements of individual students to see if they're engaged in lessons or have their minds elsewhere.
'Clipping' Coupons as You Need 'Em
Ariella Brown 6/7/2013 40 comments
VisibleBrands uses a location-aware wireless network, RFID technology, and real-time analytics to deliver promotions for products right to customers at the point of decision.
Big City Parking Made Easy
Ariella Brown 5/1/2012 52 comments
With street sensors collecting data and analytics programs delivering quick results, cities are crafting programs aimed at easing the pain and expense of metered parking.
Of all the things that can go wrong with an analytics project, it appears that failure to properly define the business problem is the runaway leader.
Applications and devices that sense human emotions are hitting the tech market, focused on what customers and other users are feeling, and how the device or a person should respond.
Robert takes a look at where life expectancy intersects with health care costs.
For all the good that data can do for us, data lets us down when election day nears.
Don't be fooled by the promises that denormalization in data management will provide performance gains at no cost. The real cost will be at the expense of analytics.
We Can Build Smarter Cities
Visualization: Let Your Data Speak
How Colleges and Tech Are Grooming Analytics Talent
How Machine Learning Takes Handwriting Recognition to New Levels
A Look at Tomorrow's Data Scientist
Analytics and the Making of a President
Analytics: Where We've Been, Where We're Going
How Predictive Analytics Can Take Your Company to the Next Level
How Analytics Can Transform State Government
Save Labor Costs With Predictive Analytics
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