Thursday, September 12, 2013

The face of analytics is yours

Do personalized offers make you smile? Or do you value privacy over customized shopping experiences? Read about the facial recognition technology at work to sell you more stuff in

Putting a Face on Retail Analytics


Sunday, September 8, 2013

A wealth of educational materials available free

With September here, students and teachers are back in school.  Instead of just repeating the same lesson plans they used in previous years, teachers have a new way to convey the material to their students through a free service called Gooru. Drawing on the power of big data to enhance learning,  Gooru offers teacher and student a curated and sharable playlist of educational materials.
Read more in 

Back to School With Big Data

  

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Bitcoin: the stereotype, reality, and possibilities

Bitcoin wants to emerge from its somewhat shady reputation as a currency for folks with something to hide and become a useful tool for legitimate business. Some say it can even do more -- like alleviate poverty and disease in Third World countries. Read more in 

Bitcoin: A Stereotype & a Possibility