Another week of anxious pencil-tapping in quiet markets, and one more holiday-short week ahead before events will conspire to move the herd. Long quiet, big move. A “data-dependent” Fed means more than ordinary waiting for data. If the Fed is waiting, too, then we’re really waiting....
NTT Data, the system integration arm for NTT Group, one […]
“Overall, controlling for things like a user’s follower count and the popularity of the larger stream in which a given photo sits, “filtered photos are 21% more likely to be viewed and 45% more likely to be commented on” than unfiltered ones. As for which filters have which effects, the authors examined five.”
Hemnet Hemmet is Sweden's most statistically desirable home
There is a special time in the life of every piece of data when it is in its prime and at its most active. Some data might be at its peak for 20 seconds while other data might be important for a year or more. Alas, time and changing context inevitably [...]
Tucked away in the basement of the Governor's office at the Indiana Statehouse, a place where horses stabled 100 years ago, a team of big data wizards are saving lives. In March of 2014, the State of Indiana unveiled something new for state government: a Management and Performance Hub (MPH). Show More Summary
Sounds like: Awolnation, Big Data, On An On Song: Monakr - Calling Out What's so good? A few weeks ago, I noticed this four-piece hailing from Chicago, while listening to a remix they did of RAC's "Cheap Sunglasses." Their current offering...Show More Summary
Welcome to another edition of Weekend Reading. Microsoft technology and employees played big roles in many ways this week, from powering the passion of soccer fans to building a “lockbox in the cloud” to connecting students thousands of miles apart. Show More Summary
The House of Clicks — Sweden's collective dream home — was designed using big data from the property portal Hemnet.
Whether we like it or not, we live in a world of data; at PSFK 2015 we gathered a panel of three data aficionados for insight on its current state and prospective future
Housing data analysis firm RealtyTrac released a report on the number of foreclosure filings in April. RealtyTrac found that 125,875 properties in the US had foreclosure filings in that month, a 9% increase from April 2014. While that's...Show More Summary
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J.P. Morgan Chase launches a new institute that uses “big data” to analyze hundreds of thousands of accounts for clues about income and spending patterns.
I’m working on some interesting stuff as it relates to both bigger businesses as well as small businesses. I’m interested in how better use of data could open up a whole big slice of not-yet-tapped economic value for companies (again both bigger and smaller). Show More Summary
Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: gun regulation, psychology and altruism, big data, threats to coral reefs, extra-terrestrial life, personalized diets, metabolic syndrome and heart health, new drug target to treat arthritis, and archeologists find oldest tools.
Continuing the recent trend of models are right, reality is wrong economic "analysis", launched when some unknown goalseekers over the past month suggested that a double seasonal adjustment is appropriate to any data that does not conform...Show More Summary
IBM researchers in Australia have modeled cellulose at the molecular level — a step that the company says may lead to more disease resistant crops, and strengthen the long-term sustainability of the pulp, paper and fiber industry, one of the main users of cellulose. The IBM scientists’ work, in partnership with the University of Melbourne and […]
The big news overnight was neither the Chinese manufacturing PMI miss nor the just as unpleasant (and important) German manufacturing and service PMI misses, but that speculation about a rate hike continues to grow louder despite the...Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Sam Robertson recently wrote in Science 2.0, “The drive to improve performance means elite sport is inundated with data from wearable technologies such as GPS, computer vision and match statistics. So professional clubs are constantly on the lookout for tools that can help turn these data into usable and meaningful information. Show More Summary
One feature of having big banks in your economy is that they have access to some really big data, which, when parsed and studied, can hopefully give you some big insights into how your economy works. This is a hope behind the JPMorgan Chase Institute, which formally launches Wednesday with a report that sheds new light on […]