DataSong’s Hadoop Bet Paying Off

by   |    June 18, 2014

An early adopter of Hadoop, DataSong turned to the open-source distributed computing platform in 2011 to address its need to scale its analytics software. Three years later, the company serves a customer base that includes some of the country’s largest retailers and is emboldened by the technology advantage Hadoop provides. Read More…

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IBM Watson Food Truck Rolls into SXSW

by   |    March 7, 2014

Today, tens of thousands of music fans, film buffs and technologists converge in Austin, Texas, for the annual South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival. This year’s event brings together an eclectic group of musicians, filmmakers and speakers, from Lady Read More…

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7 Great Visualizations from History

by   |    February 28, 2014

Visualizations have always been about using data to tell a story. The great ones build narrative connections among data points in new ways, reframing the world—often a familiar piece of the world—so that viewers see important issues in a fresh Read More…