Applications

How Big Data is Quietly Fighting Diseases and Illnesses

Dataconomy
As Big Data becomes more and more integral to healthcare, everyone on the food chain will begin to see changes. Here’s how Big Data was used to combat Ebola, SEPSIS and Polio

Bayesian Reasoning in The Twilight Zone!

Countbayesie
How do we determine if the Mystic Seer, in the classic TV show The Twilight Zone, is truly mystic? How can we understand how Don and Pat are reasoning differently as they each get the same data?

Practical Text Analysis using Deep Learning

Dato
Several years ago, Professor Moshe Koppel gave a talk about using deep learning in determining an author’s gender by analyzing written texts. Michael decided to use it to infer a blogger’s personal attributes

Removing the Human Element from Big Data Analytics

Dataconomy
Human thought processes have become a vital ingredient to achieving success with big data analytics since data science has its own limitations. But as technology evolves shall this conventional way of thinking may soon be thrown out the window?

Machine Learning’s Big Role in the Future of Cybersecurity

Datanami
It may surprise the casual observer, but machine learning is not widely leveraged in the IT security field at this time. A quantum leap in the capabilities is required to ensure cyber security, and that could mean more widespread use of machine learning technology.

If Content Is King, Algorithm Will Rule

Dataconomy
The manual process for creating content is slow, expensive and difficult to scale, and with content becoming an increasingly more critical part to the marketing engine, speed, costs and relevance matter more than ever. In the age of data and technology, is there a better way?

How Toyota Revamped Its Collections Biz with Big Data Analytics

Datanami
When the volume of Toyota customers behind on car payments spiked to record levels in 2009, the company decided to overhaul its approach to collections using big data analytics.

How Data Science is Driving the Driverless Car

Dataconomy
Images and information gleaned from sensors travel through the processor, which effectively tells the car what to do via actuators—tools that allow a computer to control physical components like brakes, or steering wheels.