Link: Six Numbers Reveal the Booming Business of Auto-Analytics marizannek: From Apple to Nike, companies are cashing in on self-measurement.
Archive for May, 2013
Link: IBM’s Watson Now A Customer Service Agent, Coming To Smartphones Soon – Forbes smarterplanet: IBM’s question-answering Watson supercomputer is building quite the résumé. First it won a much-publicized showdown against the two greatest Jeopardy! champions of all time, then it went to medical school
Link: Disruptive technologies articles and insights from McKinsey & Company Eric Schmidt from Google discusses disruptive technologies in the video.
As weird as a Twitter-enabled house might seem, it offers a glimpse of the future. As interest grows in the “Internet of things”—the idea of adding network connectivity to all sorts of normal objects—everything from desk lamps to ovens may soon come Internet-ready. Read more:
Link: Hans Rosling on population growth and climate change marizannek: He’s been called the Jedi master of data visualisation, dubbed a statistics guru and introduced as the man in whose hands data sings. When it comes to celebrity statisticians, Hans Rosling is firmly on the
The “recycling wars” between Coca-Cola and Greenpeace have spilt into cyberspace, with the beverage giant buying the top advertising slot for searches of the environmental group’s name. The battle for internet attention follows claims by Greenpeace that free-to-air television channels 7, 9, 10 and SBS