DATA: The Big Problem with Big Data? Without Theory, It’s Just Garbage. The idea that big data will enable more control of behaviour may be a lot of hype. Uta Frith, a developmental psychologist who works at University College London, is interviewed bout mind over matter, big data and her fear that AI will lead to loss of meaningful jobs. Read more
ANALYTICS: 3 Big Data Platforms Look Beyond Hadoop. Learn how the Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR data platforms are evolving to meet the demands for real-time analytics and machine learning. Read more
FINTECH: Regulators Need To Use Big Data, Artificial Intelligence To Meet Fintech Challenge, Says U.S. Rep. Regulators need to start using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to adapt rules quickly to a rapidly changing financial system, a Republican Congressman who is often mentioned as the next possible head of the House Financial Services Committee said today. To meet the fintech challenge, Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) also called for regulators to begin employing Big Data to develop strategies. Read more
HIRING: How Big Data Can Help You Find and Hire the Most Elusive Talent. Earlier, companies had little to guide them on a potential applicant’s future flight risk other than gut feeling. Now, tools integrated with artificial intelligence (AI) and deep analytic capabilities can parse the data on your company’s current employees — including their prior experiences, skills and latest achievements — to learn what good candidates look like based on past hiring decisions. In addition to your own enterprise data, AI can look at data from across the industry to build a profile that can then be applied to cull resumes, screen candidates based on warning signs, and grade and rank a shortlist of qualified candidates for each job opening. Read more
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