Big data analysis lets researchers spot societal trends in 150 years of news

By analyzing the content of 35 million news articles over 150 years, a team of researchers was able to detect the emergence of new technologies, epidemics, and subtle changes in...

Using data science to beat cancer

Nancy Brinker Crunch Network Contributor Nancy Brinker is a cancer advocate, a global consultant and founder of Susan G. Komen. Her opinions expressed...

Relax, artificial intelligence isn’t coming for your job

There is a pervasive underlying fear from generations raised on dystopian science fiction that artificial intelligence and robotics will be the undoing of humankind. Eventually,...

How data science and rocket science will get humans to Mars

In a recent op-ed to CNN, President Obama re-affirmed America’s commitment to sending a manned mission to Mars. Think your data science challenges are too complicated?...

Big data can’t bring objectivity to a subjective world

Simon Chandler Crunch Network Contributor Simon Chandler is a writer and journalist, contributing articles on culture, politics and technology. More posts by this contributor: How...

Microsoft offers concessions to EU regulators eyeing its $26.2BN LinkedIn bid

Microsoft has offered concessions to EC competition regulators in the hopes of smoothing the way for its planned acquisition of LinkedIn. It announced the $26.2 billion...

Elastic brings order to its product line with Elastic Stack

For the last several years, Elastic has offered a range of analytics and visualization tools to go with its open source search engine. Today, it announced...

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IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn AI online

The education platform focused on helping workers gain skills they need for great careers in tech, Udacity, has...