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January 2014 Blog Posts (5)

CTO at Georgia Tech: Looking Forward to Life with Big Data

Thank you to our friend and Big Data Pioneer Ronald R. Hutchins for contributing this piece to our blog. Dr. Hutchins is the Chief Technology Officer at Georgia Tech.

Throughout history the forces that have shaped our lives have been powered by innovation. The technologies that surround us…


Added by Radhika Subramanian on January 30, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

My thoughts on big data and data science: no, it's not hype

Denying that big data is a new paradigm (post year 2000) is like saying that the human population has been huge for a long time: if we can handle 10 million human beings as we did a few thousand years ago, we can handle 10 billion today the same way, even one trillion. It's the same as saying that data flowing at 10 million rows per day can be processed and analyzed the same way as 10 billion or one trillion per…


Added by Vincent Granville on January 19, 2014 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

The 119th CPD Central Course of IPEJ, ”Practical Use Case of Big Data and Statistical Science”, 18 January 2014, Tokyo, Japan

The Institution of Professional Engineers, Japan (IPEJ) hold a seminar for Big Data in 119th Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Central Course of IPEJ, titled ”Practical Use Case of Big Data and Statistical Science”, on 18th January 2014 at ACCESS Aoyama Forum, Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan. It was a great success with over 120 participants. The majority of audiences was professional engineers of information technology in Japan. It seems there is the strong interest to big data processing in…


Added by Kazuo Ishii on January 19, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Big Data & Natural Language Processing


Natural Language Processing (NLP) is the branch of computer science focused on developing systems that allow computers to communicate with people using everyday language. NLP is considered as a sub-field of artificial intelligence and has significant overlap with the field of computational linguistics. It is concerned with the interactions between computers and human (natural) languages.


Natural language generation systems convert information from computer databases…


Added by Michel Bruley on January 16, 2014 at 12:22am — No Comments

Meet the New Software Analyst

As US equity markets closed out 2013 at new highs the future of equity research is facing significant change.  With “price targets” being reset for many soaring social, cloud and big data analytics stocks let’s meet the new software analyst.  But first, a little background.

Equity research has marginally evolved with investment styles and trading strategies over the past couple of decades.  The days of primary fundamental research, particularly on the sell-side, faded long ago.  Most…


Added by Gabriel Lowy on January 4, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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