Machine Learning Tackles Cyberbullying
Ariella Brown 1/25/2017 54 comments
Social media and mobile devices may seem like a vast and scary unknown to parents of young children with phones and other devices. Now machine learning is being applied to the problem of protecting the kids.
In Data Analytics We Trust?
Ariella Brown 11/14/2016 16 comments
Organizations around the world still have plenty of work ahead of them in terms of building trust in their data and analytics strategies, according to a report by KPMG.
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.
HIPAA is supposed to protect the privacy of your medical information, but the sale of anonymized medical data and advances in analytics have made it possible for organizations to re-link your name to your private records.
Career prospects are hot for both data analytics pros and cyber security specialists. Now CompTIA is introducing a certification that combines these specialities to apply analytics to cyber security.
There has been plenty of talk about the need for a chief analytics officer or chief data officer. But do you ever wonder what they do for a living?
Visual analytics tools, can enable non-statistician citizen data scientist to create models that use predictive or prescriptive analytics. These professionals can embed their business knowledge into the models they're testing, prototyping, or building.
Are your digital marketers creating gaps in customer privacy? They could be unless they vet tags and third-party app access. Here's how to do the vetting.
Data Analysts in Training: Meeting Tomorrow's Demand
Our Bodies, Our Data: Medical Records For Sale
Energy Analytics: Using Data to Find Savings
Sharpen Your Analytics & Data Management Strategy
Analytics: Make the Most of Data's Potential in 2017
A2 Radio: Can You Trust Your Data?
Retail Analytics: See Where Style Meets Statistics
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Will Data and Humans Become Friends in 2017?
We Can Build Smarter Cities
Visualization: Let Your Data Speak
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