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The canary in the data mine is dead

You already know that gobs of data about you are strewn across the Internet. The scary part is when they come together in the wrong hands.


Big data: There's signal in that noise

When the data you capture and crunch is large and disorderly, interesting bits may come along for the ride. Don't squeeze the life out of it -- explore it.

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How to create a data lake for fun and profit

The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it.

What's machine learning? It depends on who you ask

As interest in machine learning has grown, its definition has expanded to include a panoply of techniques for automating knowledge and pattern discovery from fresh data.

Finding gems in big data archives

Big data needn't be fast-moving to be sexy. Archives tend to be the largest data stores, and among the most valuable.

Who's making money from big data?

Research firm Wikibon finds IBM, Intel rake in most big data dollars today, but innovating upstarts will shape market's future.

IBM predicts 5 tech changes for the next 5 years

IBM's annual "Five for Five" predictions reflect the company's research and development in multifactor biometrics, real-time analytics, and ... mind control?

Book excerpt: Java Data Mining concepts

This article, an excerpt from “Java Data Mining: Strategy, Standard, and Practice” (Morgan Kaufman, 2007) explores data mining concepts in financial services by using a business problem faced by a hypothetical consumer bank.

More specs brew in the JCP

March 28, 2002 -- Certainly the most talked about news to come out of the Java Community Process (JCP) this JavaOne, Jason Hunter, vice president of the Apache Software Foundation and JCP Executive Committee member, announced that...

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