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Featured articles on cloud storage, cloud computing, big data analytics, machine learning, internet of things (IoT), etc.

Spark or Hadoop? Let’s ask Google

Google Trends is an interesting free service that is based on Google Search and can be quite useful in some cases. It allows one to check how often some particular search terms appear (over time) relative to the total number of … Continue reading

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AI vs. ML vs. Deep Learning

Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning:  Intel’s version.

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CGI is The Future

One major issue with computer-generated films that have human characters is what is being commonly referred to as the Uncanny Valley. The term “uncanny valley” is a reference to us feeling uncomfortable when seeing or interacting with a computer-generated character or a … Continue reading

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The Shell For Your Ghost

Anyone familiar with Shirow Masamune’s manga series and with its animated adaptations called Ghost in the Shell will understand my excitement:  a movie is finally being released in 2017.  Of course, anyone familiar with how Hollywood changes well-known stories and books and … Continue reading

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Life Expectancy at Birth

The Oman-based data artist Marcelo Duhalde has taken information from the CIA’s World Factbook and the Encyclopedia Britannica and used it to chart human life expectancy at birth. Take a look at the bottom-right part of this chart for “life … Continue reading

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On Supercomputers

This is almost everything you need to know about supercomputers… Few more things you need to know (from top500.com): “China maintained its No. 1 ranking on the 47th edition of the TOP500 list of the world’s top supercomputers, but with a new … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence IP Leadership

Apparently, Fujitsu holds the most Artificial Intelligence patents.  More than IBM has.  Or Microsoft. Per iRunway, the ranking of top holders of AI patents looks like this: Fujitsu is developing key technologies under a comprehensive framework they call Human Centric … Continue reading

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