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.
Dating Data Analyzed
Ariella Brown 2/14/2012 21 comments
On this Valentine's Day, we explore the relationship between online dating sites' predictive algorithms and matchmaking.
Voice Analytics Needs Some Analysis
Ariella Brown 12/7/2011 13 comments
With newscasters turning to layered voice analysis to assess the truthfulness of controversial public figures, advocates and detractors are weighing in on the technology's use.
The Interop IoT Summit highlighted why it's time to break our image of the Internet of Things into multiple small chunks, so we don't confuse consumer IoT with what goes on at industrial sites and in the commercial world.
At the All Analytics Roundtable at the InformationWeek Elite 100 conference, IT and analytics executives emphasized why serving people ranks ahead of bottom-line results.
It's time to start asking ourselves questions about the role of technology -- particularly intelligent machines like robots -- in our lives and our jobs, including how we can evaluate the performance of our machines.
Tha SAS Health Analytics Virtual Forum airs in a few days. You can bet that "change" will be a frequently used term, just as it is in any reference to healthcare and the life sciences sector.
SAS tools help to illustrate the works of the late Prince.
What the IoT Means to You and Your Insurer
Save Labor Costs With Predictive Analytics
How Analytics Can Transform State Government
When It's Time for a Robot's Job Review
How Advanced Analytics Serve Healthcare
Life in a World of Big Data, Autonomous Cars and IoT
Sports Analytics: Driving the Business Forward
See How Data is Revolutionizing Healthcare
Why Analytics are So Valuable in Cybersecurity
The Analytics Job and Salary Outlook for 2016
See How Analytics Drive Change in the Retail World
All Analytics Conversations: Forecasts for Analytics in 2016
Don't Make This Mistake With Big Data
SAS Best Practices & Training