Even the experts can have a tough time spotting the early stages of many cancers and other illnesses. That difficulty can cost lives, because the earlier symptoms are detected, the sooner these conditions can be eradicated through drugs, surgery and other treatments.
The advanced medical imaging
Marketing comes down to demand generation, and that requires at least a rough idea of what makes people tick. In other words, it demands at least a passing familiarity with human psychology (though most of the pop psychology that pervades marketing is laughably shallow and, more often than not,
In the cloud, crowdsourcing means tapping into all of the expertise that's in the ecosystem. This world's problems are too large for any one person to have all the answers. Likewise, the challenges confronting humanity are growing too complex, dynamic and multifaceted for any one algorithm,
What's in store for big data, analytics and data science in 2014? Big data evangelist James Kobielus walks us through what he sees shaping up in those areas, plus cognitive computing, machine learning, Hadoop, NoSQL and more.
Listen here or read the blog post that spurred this podcast.
Cognitive computing is a term that probably goes over the head of most of the general public. IBM defines it as the ability of automated systems to learn and interact naturally with people to extend what either man or machine could do on their own, thereby helping human experts drill through big
"Anyone who makes assertions and is unwilling to engage in a discussion or provide evidence for what they say, is probably someone who doesn't really know what they're talking about. Be very skeptical."
That's the advice from Tom Deutsch, program director of big data and analytics at IBM. In this