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Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/2015
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Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/25/2015
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/25/2015
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No, AI Wonít Kill Us All
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/2015
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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/23/2015
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HP Goes Open Source For Haven Predictive Analytics
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
HP develops Haven Predictive Analytics for big data, then releases it as open source software.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/18/2015
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IBM Watson Cloud Gains Eyes, Ears, And A Voice
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM Watson developer cloud adds speech-to-text, text-to-speech, visual recognition, and decision services. Will businesses build their own Jeopardy apps?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/6/2015
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Geekend: Smartphone Blood Tests Could Save Your Life
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Blood tests with your smartphone may change the way we treat AIDS, Diabetes, infectious diseases, and even transform the way we interact with our doctors.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/6/2015
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Chief Data Science Officers Won't Supplant CIOs
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Some believe a new C-level data scientist will inevitably control the purse strings on data-related projects. Here's why that's a bad idea.
By James Kobielus , 1/30/2015
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Microsoft Buying Revolution Analytics For Deeper Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft acquisition of Revolution Analytics, an R-language-focused advanced analytics firm, will bring customers tools for prediction and big-data analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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Data Scientist: Human Today, Software Tomorrow
Jeff Bertolucci,
Commentary
Automation will lessen the need for the elusive, talented, and expensive human data scientist -- and thatís a good thing, says Narrative Science cofounder.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 1/21/2015
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5 Analytics, BI, Data Management Trends For 2015
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
InformationWeek survey shows growth in cloud-based data warehousing, real-time tech, and big-data platforms, but business intelligence standardization is waning.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/9/2015
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UPMC: New Leaders, Same Big Health Tech Ambitions
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Long a pioneer in adopting electronic medical records, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is on the verge of making them work together in new ways.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 1/6/2015
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Speed To Insight: Key To Big Data Success
Shanker Ramamurthy, Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM
Commentary
Businesses don't have to wait long to see analytic investments pay off. Big data can deliver big returns within months, not years.
By Shanker Ramamurthy Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM, 1/5/2015
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Health IT In 2015: What's In The Cards?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare CIOs need to build on existing groundwork to improve compliance and efficiency in what should be a demanding year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/31/2014
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The Cost Of Healthcare Data Access
Jutta Williams, Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First
Commentary
Does every healthcare department really need around-the-clock access to every file or image, or could security be tightened?
By Jutta Williams Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First, 12/29/2014
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9 Healthcare Tech Startups To Watch
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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As venture capital flows into healthcare startups, look at some new companies that should be on your radar.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/29/2014
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Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data
Juan Valencia, Principal Engineer, ShareThis
Commentary
Easy scale-outs, high write throughputs, and lower costs were key, but Cassandra does have its limitations.
By Juan Valencia Principal Engineer, ShareThis, 12/18/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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8 Technologies Changing Home Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Technologies such as sensors, GPS, and even senior-focused social networks can help seniors continue to live at home.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/18/2014
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