Monday, June 27, 2022

How mining Big Data can produce fake news and voter manipulation

The opening chords of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Bad Moon Rising” rocked a hotel ballroom in New York City as a nattily dressed British man strode onstage several weeks before last fall’s U.S. election. I see...

Artificial Intelligence Could Help Predict Volcanic Eruptions

By Paul Voosen, covering Earth and Planetary Science, Science Satellites are providing torrents of data about the world’s active volcanoes, but researchers have struggled to turn them into a global prediction of volcanic risks. That...

The Case Against Quick Wins in Predictive Analytics Projects

While "quick wins" are desirable, getting them in a predictive project can be difficult. We review 2 major obstacles to quick wins in predictive analytics projects. When beginning a new predictive analytics project, the client...

Southwest Airlines Chose an Analytics Project with Big Impact

Everyone wants their analytics investment to yield successful business results, but not everyone can show the kind of serious return on investment that captures the attention of C-suite executives. So when Southwest Airlines did...

Deep Learning personalization of Internet is next big leap

Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning and it comprises several approaches to tackling the single most important goal of AI research: allowing computers to model our world well enough to exhibit something...

Fixing Big Data’s blind spot: beyond correlation, into root causes

Data-fueled machine learning has spread to many corners of science and industry and is beginning to make waves in addressing public-policy questions as well. It’s relatively easy these days to automatically classify complex things...

Wal-Mart Still Using SAP’s HANA in Business Intelligence

AI is increasingly being used in business intelligence applications. Companies can now use machine learning algorithms to identify trends and insights in vast reams of data and make faster decisions that potentially position them to be...

Versium uses big data and machine learning to predict your best leads

Big data helps in mysterious ways. Versium has discovered this by using big data and machine learning to create a predictive marketing platform. The service, dubbed LifeData Predictive Lead Score, lets marketers build custom predictive models that...

Role of Big Data being felt more in finance and trading

Big data has its fingerprints on everything these days. It doesn’t matter what industry or business you’re looking at, it’s hard to separate major business decisions from big data. This is certainly true when...

Gartner Magic Quadrant Advanced Analytics: Fast Growth Continues

The Gartner Magic Quadrant Advanced Analytics report shows the market is growing quickly for platforms that use data and algorithms to predict, prescribe, optimize, and simulate. A big name has moved into the Leaders...






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