Data & AI

IBM Social Software and Analytics helps to prevent breast cancer

What do women really know about breast cancer, and – even more crucially – what do they not know? The Minerva project was designed to provide an answer to these questions, and to put detail around them. By Joost Hanraets Up to the end of December 2013, women were able to request and share information […]

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The rise of the data scientist

Written by: Marc Teerlink, Global Strategist & Chief Data Scientist at IBM and Olav Laudy, Worldwide Predictive Analytics Solutions Leader at IBM In the film Moneyball, Billy Beane takes over as manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team in California. With the club in dire financial straits, he adopts a highly unorthodox strategy for achieving […]

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De Goldrush op Big Data

Elke dag genereren we 2,5 triljoen bytes aan gegevens.  90% van alle wereldwijde data vandaag, bestond niet in 2012.. Deze gegevens komen overal vandaan: van sensors die worden gebruikt voor het verzamelen van verkeersgegevens, van posts op social media-sites, van aankooptransactierecords, van GPS-signalen op smartphones, etc. Welkom in de wereld van Big Data. Big Data […]

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Du Big Data a la Big City: guide de survie de la ville pour les 50 prochaines annees

Pendant la semaine du 5 au 11 mai, plus de 30 villes dans le monde vivront au rythme du Big Data. Rassurez-vous : ces villes ne sont pas à l’affût de vos données personnelles et ne vous submergeront pas de marketing urbain indésirable. Elles veulent, en revanche, exploiter le Big Data pour pérenniser leur avenir. Ces […]

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Les données : la nouvelle richesse naturelle

La Big Data Week commence aujourd’hui. Événements, conférences, ateliers et séminaires… Plus de 30 villes du monde entier vivront au rythme du Big Data, du 5 au 11 mai. Parmi de grandes métropoles comme Atlanta, Berlin ou New York, citons aussi la Région wallonne. Une nouvelle preuve que la Wallonie a bien compris l’importance du […]

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IBM’s 5 in 5: In the Future, Computers Will Learn

Imagine this: Your computer, the one you carry around in your pocket or purse, knows everything about you. With your permission, it knows about your relationships with the people, places and things in your world. It talks and listens to you. And, as your computer interacts with you and with the vast store of data […]

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Improving the innovation value chain: Making academic research accessible

A pilot project by the Flanders government to link information on public research projects with dynamic analysis of the research content itself is building for a bright future – one in which academics and businesses will soon be able to access all research in the region at the click of a mouse. “The basic idea behind […]

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Shedding light on the sexiest job of the 21st Century

This article will be published in the next edition of the IBM Inspire Beyond Today’s Technology magazine (ibm.com/inspire/be) When Harvard Business Review announced in October 2012 that the role of “Data Scientist” is the sexiest job of the 21st century, some may have wondered what exactly such a role entailed. Chances are few will still […]

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The ultimate in Big Data: Processing everything in the entire universe since time began

Professor Michael Garrett is allowed to be a little nonchalant about the current interest in Big Data. As a leading radio astronomer, he scans outer space for radio waves that might indicate intelligent life on other planets. He gathers, processes and analyzes as much data as possible from the entire known universe, going back to […]

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