Editor’s Pick Few people realize that Palantir works with a number of nonprofit organizations, assisting in various disaster relief efforts after Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina.
“By 2025, 80 percent of the functions doctors do will be done much better and much more cheaply by machines and machine learned algorithms,” said Khosla at VentureBeat’s DataBeat/Data Science Summit.
Big data tools are evolving fast. Here’s an overview of the most popular tools used in the field today and how some of the most experienced data scientists are making their decisions.
As we depend increasingly on data to drive our decisions, what is the role of intuition? Where are the key cultural points of tension between gut and analytics? Where does human thought still matter?
Big Data is thrown around a lot as jargon, but there are powerful case studies out there which show how data is powerfully reshaping industries.
Big data age is finally here. Now Pivotal’s Scott Yara has some ideas about what’s coming up next in the big data world.
“Education used to be a slice of life, something you did as a child through college, and then spent the rest of your life working, and then death,” said Udacity CEO Sebastian Thrun onstage at VentureBeat’s DataBeat/Data Summit. “Everything is about to change.”
Our DataBeat/Data Science Summit takes place tomorrow and Thursday in Redwood City, and there are only 20 seats remaining!
We have many of the leading lights of data science attending our DataBeat event next week. If you’re looking to use Big Data to get ahead in your business, you need to be there.
The legendary investor isn’t backing down from his claim that most doctors could be replaced by technology. In his upcoming fireside chat at the DataBeat/Data Science Summit, Khosla is going to focus on a data-driven, patient-centric model of health care.
Making a sustainable business in the Web 3.0 era means incorporating feedback loops into the basic design of every product and service.
The next-generation supercomputers will combine IBM processors and Nvidia GPUs.
These scientists launched a database of genetic information to help researchers understand the root causes of breast and ovarian cancer.
Data scientists are the new rock stars. At Devbeat, we heard from Pivotal’s team lead Hulya Farinas about how developers can make the jump.
We’re on the verge of a health data breakthrough, in which computers will be able to do similar diagnostic tasks, by analyzing massive amounts of data, including genome sequences, risk factors, medical histories, drug interactions, and more.
Somewhat stealthy startup Domo provides various managers and teams inside an organization a unique, easily accessible dashboard tool to check the metrics that matter to them.
Jawbone’s significant share of a growing market gives it quite a lot of data to mine. According to vice president of data Monica Rogati, the company collects the equivalent of 60 years of sleep data every night.
VentureBeat will be hosting DataBeat, Dec. 4-5 in Redwood City, Calif., together with the Data Science Summit, giving attendees an unparalleled cross-seciton of ideas and experts from data science, analytics, and the business of big data.
Ben Horowitz and Nicira CEO Scott Shenker sit on the board of a stealthy new “big data” startup from the creator of Apache Shark.