The anxieties of big data – Kate Crawford

An article that explores the anxiety introduced by increasing adoption of big data for surveillance of social media and data from connected mobile devices

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A framework for categorizing and comparing cloud platforms – OpenStack, AWS, Heroku, CloudFoundry!

A framework that describes the various layers of cloud platform services starting from virtualized hardware up to end-user software applications

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Evolution of big data at CERN – a short overview by Dr. Tim Smith

Evolution of big data at CERN – a short overview by Dr. Tim Smith Big data has been around for very long, but why do we suddenly keep hearing about it now? Tim Smith explains by plotting CERN’s big data evolution over 50 years Continue reading Evolution of big data at CERN – a short overview by Dr. Tim Smith

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My Radio Interview at Pittsburgh Technology Council

My Radio Interview at Pittsburgh Technology Council During my visit to Pittsburgh at the Accion Labs head office, I was interviewed at Pittsburgh Technology Council by hostJonathan Kersting. Continue reading My Radio Interview at Pittsburgh Technology Council

Big Data application in the Dairy Industry

Data-driven predictions are responsible for a massive transformation of America’s dairy cows. While other industries are just catching on to this whole “big data” thing, the animal sciences — and dairy breeding in particular — have been using large amounts of data since long before VanRaden was calculating the outsized genetic impact of the most sought-after bulls with a pencil and paper in the 1980s. Continue reading Big Data application in the Dairy Industry