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(Ghost Writer) One of the many high points in Disney’s Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens movie was the return of several classic ships and other vehicles from the original trilogy, as well as the introduction of innovative, new types of vehicles. With all the advanced technology on these ships, one can’t help but wonder what kind of big data software and analytics they would be using for threat assessment and prediction, mission planning, and enemy ship tracking and identification.
(Ghost Writer): Lots of kids play basketball, but end up quitting if they don’t have access to real coaching. In the US alone, over 20 million children registered for sports. By age 13, 70% of those kids stopped playing. Enter the 94Fifty® Smart Sensor Basketball, created by InfoMotion Sports Technologies. Although it looks like a regular basketball, it’s much more.
(Ghost Writer): As you probably know (unless you’ve been living under an ant hill), Ant-Man is a fictional superhero who first appeared in Marvel comic books, and he’s also a proud founding member of The Avengers. He made his debut on the big screen recently with the advent of this summer’s blockbuster movie, “Ant-Man,” which has, as of last week, already earned $116.8 million at the domestic box office, and $234 million worldwide.
(Ghost Writer): The Unique Identification (Aadhaar) project was created in order to provide every resident of India with a unique identification number that can be used to access a variety of services and benefits. The project enables residents in India to receive food coupons, receive cooking gas deliveries, open checking accounts, apply for loans, insurance, pensions, property deeds, etc. In addition, the program makes it possible for the Indian government to make sure that welfare benefits go directly to the right person.
(Ghost Writer): At the Strata + Hadoop World 2014 conference held in New York, Allen Day, Principal Data Scientist for MapR, gave a fascinating talk titled “Renaissance in Medicine: Next-Generation Big Data Workloads,” where he showcased how ETL and MapReduce can be applied in a clinical session.
(Ghost Writer): Internet of Everything (IoE) is here today and is rapidly evolving. With the number of connected things estimated to reach 25B by 2020, IoE will unleash a new era of opportunity for both businesses and individuals.
Government agencies collect vast amounts of data every single day. In order to make the most out of this fast-growing volume of data, the Obama Administration created the “Big Data Research and Development Initiative” which included an investment of over $250 million in big data throughout its federal agencies
Financial services organizations around the world are experiencing drastic change. The global financial crisis of 2008 resulted in the failing of scores of banks, which also impacted incomes, jobs, and wealth. As a result, financial institutions need to work hard to avoid the repeat of such a crisis.
The digital advertising world is evolving at a breakneck pace. By utilizing Hadoop to capture and analyze clickstream, transaction, video and social media data, digital advertisers are able to spot trends and patterns, unearth new relationships, and optimize their ad campaigns by adjusting campaign tactics in real time.
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(Ghost Writer): This year will see a dramatic increase in production deployments of Hadoop by companies across all types of industries. In fact, you don’t need to visit a financial institution or healthcare company to see what the future of Big Data holds—just take a look around your living room.
(Ghost Writer): While you race around checking off items from your holiday lists, banks are just as busy with their fraud prevention efforts.
(Ghost writer):The amount of data that is constantly flooding in from multiple channels is mind-boggling. We live in a world that’s teeming with data: from customer data to enterprise data to historical data, a mass...