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Unlocking the Human Genome with Big Data

Big data is helping scientists unlock the secrets of the human genome, reports GCN.

The first draft of the human genome was published 20 years ago in 2001, took nearly three years and cost between US$500 million and $1 billion


Big Data Can Help Automate Data Collection

Big data combined with artificial intelligence can help companies automate a significant amount of the physical work of data processing and collection, reports Forbes. 

Research reveals that the combination of AI and Big Data technologies can automate almost 80% of all physical work, 70% of data processing, and 64% of data collection tasks.


Big Data Helps Doctors Get Better View of Patient

According to IoT for All, big data is helping doctors get a holistic view of the patient's entire medical history. 

Big data analytics is already a transformative influence across a wide range of sectors, and it’s perhaps no more prevalent than in the world of healthcare.


Big Data Helps with Infrastructure

According to the Insurance Journal, big data can help pinpoint which infrastructure projects should be funded. 

It’s no secret that the roads, bridges, water and sewer systems that have shaped how our communities developed over the last century are, in too many cases, operating on borrowed time. Infrastructure is — after all — the collective of services that allows a society to function.


Making Big Data More Useful

Researchers are working on tools to help protect big data and make it more useful, reports Tech Explore.

Patterns and anomalies in big data can help businesses target likely customers, reveal fraud or even predict drug interactions. 


Big Data and Legal Linguistics

Legal scholars are debating if big data has a place in language usage databases, reports Slate. 

The precision and promise of a data-driven society has stumbled these past years, serving up some disturbing—even damning—results: facial recognition software that can’t recognize Black faces, human resource software that rejects women’s job applications, talking computers that spit racist vitriol.


Turning Big Data into Small Data

Could small data be the future of big data, reports CMS Wire. 

According to Bryan Philips Cupertino, Calif.-based In Motion head of marketing, small data is the opposite of big data. 


Using Big Data to Understand Denial of Service

According to Inside Big Data, big data can help in understanding DoDs attacks. 

Denial of Service (DoS) attacks have been a threat to both large and small businesses around the world as early as the Morris Worm in 1988


Pinterest Offers Up Querybook

Pinterest has an open source data management solution, reports Venture Beat 

Pinterest today open-sourced Querybook, a data management solution for enterprise-scale remote engineering collaboration. The company says the tool, which it uses internally, can help engineers compose queries, create analyses, and collaborate with one another via a notebook interface.


Virtual Reality Could Help Manage Big Data

Big data could be made more usable through virtual reality, reports AR Post. 

We live in an age of enormous data creation. The amount of global data generated per year has increased by more than 30x over the past 10 years, and it is projected to more than quadruple over the next five. The problem for humans is no longer access to data — it’s how to possibly process the immense amount of data that is now at our fingertips.


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