Category Archives: Big Data

Strava is Contagious–Who Knew? Christakis Was Right About Our Social Networks and Behavior

    In their groundbreaking work on the social contagion associated with health behavior derived from the Framingham Heart Study, Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler found that behaviors of a friend, a friend of a friend, and even a friend … Continue reading

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Madam X is Now Your Car–Face and Mind-Reading Get Automotive

           Matt Dunford, a designer, with the Fiat Chrysler Portal. It would make             automatic adjustment based on a driver’s preferences and even read     your mood. The Band’s former lead guitarist, … Continue reading

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A Lifesaving IoT?

Whether or not big data can be a big problem, or whether IoT bringing us back to the Garden of Eden is good or bad, a Connecticut woman is likely alive today because of the information gathered by her FitBit.  … Continue reading

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Letting Data Speak… But Who is Listening?

According to Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier, Big Data is all about “seeing and understanding the relations within and among pieces of information that until very recently, we have struggled to fully grasp.” They point to IBM’s big-data expert, Jeff … Continue reading

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LinkedIn May Provide Clues for Creating A Better Personnel System

  As a human resources manager, hiring the right people and decreasing the turnover rate were the top two priorities. In order to have the whole picture, not only the internal information is needed, the current states in the job … Continue reading

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When New Technologies Meet Recruiting

Last week, I experienced how social media has changed talent acquisition. New technology is changing the recruitment as well- big data and algorithms, and this is referred as “people analytics.” Combining these tools, recruitment has become totally different than before. … Continue reading

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Making use of the big data we have

The advent of IoT and Big Data has given us access to information that we have never have access to before. Once we have access to the data, making use of it requires more than just the click of a … Continue reading

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