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AeroVironment's Quantix drone is all about the data

The company wants to give business a one-stop solution to data gathering and analytics with its drone and cloud-based service

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10 things you need to worry about in 2017

It's time for our annual ritual: Burn some incense, peer into the dark, and fret about the future

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Review: Spark lights up machine learning

Spark ML brings efficient machine learning to large compute clusters and combines with TensorFlow for deep learning

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Hadoop, we hardly knew ye

Once, Hadoop was synonymous with big data. Now, Spark and cloud services are riding high as Hadoop heads off into the sunset

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How IBM's Watson will change cybersecurity

IBM ventures into cognitive security, where AI systems learn to understand infosec terms and concepts well enough to reduce detection and response time

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Get started with TensorFlow

Begin harnessing the power of Google’s open source machine learning library with InfoWorld's hands-on tutorial

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Deep learning is already altering your reality

If we’re living in an algorithmic bubble, we should know how it’s bending and coloring whatever rays of light we’re able to glimpse through it

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The best brains: AI systems that predicted Trump's win

Overall, big data failed, but two disparate analysts correctly predicted the upset victory

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Could Google or Facebook decide an election?

Technology can affect democracy in unpredictable ways, including via seemingly innocuous notifications

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Review: Microsoft takes on TensorFlow

Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit is fast and easy to use, but a little wet behind the ears

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Beware dodgy data analysis

Applying data analysis in absence of deep understanding of your business can have disastrous results

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Tame unruly big data flows with StreamSets

See how the free open source StreamSets Data Collector brings visibility and control to real-time streaming data

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Apache Mesos users focus on big data, containers

A survey of users of the orchestration framework shows that they primarily deploy containers and big data apps, especially Spark

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Redis module speeds Spark-powered machine learning

The newly released Redis-ML component for the popular in-memory data store accelerates machine learning functions with Apache Spark

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Spark picks up machine learning, GPU acceleration

The originator of the Apache Spark big data processing framework has outfitted its cloud service with easy access to GPU-accelerated machine learning libraries

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Big data grab: Now they want your car's telemetry

Long before self-driving cars triumph, new and enticing auto-related products will lure you into sharing real-time data on where you go and how you get there

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Fire up big data processing with Apache Ignite

Apache Ignite brings RDBMS, NoSQL, and Hadoop data sets into memory to deliver huge performance gains

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6 small steps to digital transformation

Boiling the ocean never works. But the right proof of concept can provide a key transformative example for your entire organization

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