Category Archives: 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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State of Spotify

The numbers are truly staggering when you think about it, 72% of all weekly streams on Spotify come from the Millennials.  Those accessing the streaming service on multiple platforms listen for an average of over 2.5 hours a day!  We’ve … 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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Big Data Hopes to Unsnarl City and Pedestrian Traffic

  A LinkNYC Wi-Fi kiosk that Sidewalk Labs hopes will address urban congestion. That kiosk on a bustling city street saying Poland Spring water was “born in Maine” and “moved to the big city” actually hides a Wi-Fi data gathering … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things – how far away are we?

I have to admit, I have been unsure what people mean when they say “the internet of things”, otherwise known as the IoT. I wasn’t sure if it was an actually thing or a concept or just simply a phrase … Continue reading

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