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.
A fresh look at big data. It's time to apply "big" not just to the data, but to the model, quality, and variety.
SAS tools help to highlight the voter movement away from the two main political parties in the US and toward independent status.
The Internet of Things isn't just about adding a bunch of new connections to existing applications. Look toward the future and how IoT can change the way we do business and how we live.
Financial risk managers might have to face a choice of using standardized risk models to comply with regulations rather than models designed for their specific institutions.
It's become ever-more clear that launching an analytics initiative is more about processes -- defining what is right for your organization -- than about technology.
How Predictive Analytics Can Take Your Company to the Next Level
Analytics: Where We've Been, Where We're Going
How Analytics Can Transform State Government
Save Labor Costs With Predictive Analytics
What the IoT Means to You and Your Insurer
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
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