The “cloud” will become more intelligent, not just a place to store data—Cloud intelligence will evolve into becoming an active resource in our daily lives, providing analysis and contextual advice. Virtual agents could, for example, design your family’s weekly menu based on everyone’s health profiles, fitness goals, and taste preferences.
It is now possible to identify the meaning of words with multiple meanings, without using their semantic context
Two Brazilian physicists have now devised a method to automatically elucidate the meaning of words with several senses, based solely on their patterns of connectivity with nearby…
You know what drives me crazy? It’s all these people talking about how great technology is, and how it saves all this time. But, what good is saved time, if nobody uses it? If it just turns into more busy work. You never hear somebody say, ‘With the time I’ve saved by using my word processor, I’m gonna go to a Zen monastery and hang out.’ I mean, you never hear that.
The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog: The MEAN Stack: Mistakes You're Probably Making With MongooseJS, And How To Fix Them
If you’re familiar with Ruby on Rails and are using MongoDB to build a NodeJS app, you might miss some slick ActiveRecord features, such as declarative validation. Diving into most of the basic tutorials out there, you’ll find that many basic web development tasks are more work than you like. For…
by Felix Hürlimann
With the success of elasticsearch, people, including us, start to explore the possibilities and mightiness of the system. Including border cases for which the underlying core, Lucene, never was originally intended or optimized for. One of the many requests that come up…
Big Data is for product/service innovation. I always say that one of the potential benefits of Big Data is developing new products or services for customers, but you really only see that much in online and startup firms Google is a master at this, even classifying the self-driving car as a Big Data innovation. LinkedIn has created lots of new products and services with Big Data, including People You May Know, Jobs You May Be Interested In, and Groups You Might Like. Big companies tend to use Big Data to support internal decisions, but I think that innovation is the highest and best use of the resource.