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Visualizing Fortune 500 Companies

Below is a visual from Forbes that allows you to explore the Fortune 500 list for 2016. On this map you’ll find the U.S. headquarters of every company. The diameter of the circle represents the company’s annual revenue. We need more of these … Continue reading

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Puzzled by LP (Long Playing) Disk Sales

How do you explain this data?  Please don’t tell me that an LP sounds better than a CD.  CDs are superior to LPs in every possible way…  Why are people buying millions of LP disks per year? A friend of mine thinks it is “the coolness/retro/nostalgia/etc. … Continue reading

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Analytics vs. IoT Analytics

This was interesting to me since I deal with IoT analytics. In my opinion, the two true differentiators are Edge analytics (when some high-velocity data is processed right near the sensors because cloud-based analytics is too slow and too expensive … Continue reading

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Napoleon Bonaparte and the Russian Grandpa Frost

The well-known Minard diagram (see its larger version here) shows the losses suffered by Napoleon’s mighty army in the 1812-1813 during his invasion of Russia. Six variables are famously plotted in 2D: the size of the army, its location, time, direction of movement, and … Continue reading

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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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The most valuable US startups

This interesting map shows the most funded startup in each state. And this table summarizes all the major US startups with valuation of over a billion dollars.  It is impressive to see how much money they have collected in investments. … Continue reading

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IoT and Analytics Weekly (10/17/2016)

Big Data Analytics (BDA) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are some of the most exciting and rapidly-changing phenomena in the world.  These two fields are closely connected, since IoT devices generate (and stream) lots of data which typically requires … Continue reading

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