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Ebola spreading, a simulation

As a way to understand the deadliness and spread of Ebola, the Washington Post runs a simplified simulation of how long it’s likely to take for the virus to infect 100 unvaccinated people.

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Six of the Best Open Source Data Mining Tools

Along with the transition to an app-based world comes the exponential growth of data. However, most of the data is unstructured and hence it takes a process and method to extract useful information from the data and transform it into understandable and usable form.

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The Ins and Outs of the Yahoo Flickr Creative Commons 100 Million Dataset

This past summer we (Yahoo Labs and Flickr) released the YFCC100M dataset that is the largest and most ambitious collection of Flickr photos and videos ever, containing 99,206,564 photos and 793,436 videos from 581,099 different photographers.

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Helping Students Visualize Data with Google Public Data Explorer

Data analysis and visualization is big business as technology allows us to collect more and more information about every detail of day to day life. Whether it’s data from a Smart watch on your wrist, an iPhone in your pocket or huge data sets collected by international organizations, the ability to collect, read and make use of vast amounts of information is key for anyone growing up in the information age.

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Optimize or Bust: The Importance of Supply Chain Analytics

It’s been a while guys, sorry about that–summer break and all. But we’re back and better than ever with a post from Rob Heidt, our go-to guy on supply chain optimization, among many, … 892 more words

An Interview with Michael Perugini

After doing a close study of Rita Raley’s writings on Dataveillance and Countervailance I was intrigued by the depth in which our computer stores knowledge and data about our individual browsing habits. 514 more words

Microlise celebrate their newly signed contract with Tata Motors

Last Friday (17th October), I had the pleasure of attending the Microlise PR event, celebrating their newly signed contract with Tata Motors.  For none-industry folks, this is a huge coup and brilliant opportunity for Nottingham based telematics firm, Microlise. 241 more words