Category Archives: Big Data

Anything you post can and will be used against you in a court of law

Most people are no more familiar with the Miranda warning than hearing it on TV. The second sentence to that warning, “Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law,” seems so 1999 though, … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence descends on the 60th Grammy Awards!

The 60th annual Grammy’s may not have robots strutting down the red carpet this year but instead will be hailed the first awards show to have its content generated by artificial Intelligence technology.  The IBM AI Watson platform has partnered … Continue reading

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From Red Blood Cells to the Red Carpet – IBM’s Watson Identifies Cancer and the Best Red Carpet Looks

  In a world of ever-advancing technology, the boundaries between business and social media are becoming increasingly blurred.  The tools that we use to connect socially with others, such as Facebook, Twitter and even texting are the same tools that … Continue reading

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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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