#BigData Weekly 20150907 – The Best New Big Data Content of the Week

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Here is a roundup of Big Data content from this past week ordered by their social sharing volume.  I manually gather the most shared Big Data content in Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

“The 3 Major Industries AI and Big Data Will Reshape This Decade – Singularity HUB”
This post is a quick look at three industries (healthcare, finance and insurance) that are ripe for disruption this decade due to big data and artificial intelligence.

Publish date: 9/7/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
269 1068 282 33

“When Big Data Becomes Bad Data”
Corporations are increasingly relying on algorithms to make business decisions and that raises new legal questions.

Publish date: 9/2/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
268 560 163 41

“EU official: Big data ‘here forever and in all sectors’”
The data revolution is so pervasive that it’s hard to predict which sectors of the economy are going to be hit first, said Robert Madelin in an interview with EurActiv. The senior EU official warned lawmakers against being too restrictive on privacy protection, saying it was “utopian” to believe that citizens should always be “enabled to hide”.

Publish date: 8/31/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
240 46 141 12

“5 big data analytics predictions for telecom – RCR Wireless News”
The applications of big data continue to be an ongoing transformative force across a number of industries, including telecom. RCR Wireless News rounds up some of the 2015 predictions and recent reports that give insight into the latest trends and areas of movement and focus in big data.

Publish date: 9/1/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
188 40 252 10

“Finding a Single Version of Truth Within Big Data”
There seems to be an implicit promise associated with the rise of big data analytics: By taking more measurements and calculations, that we can deliver deeper insights atop source data, and do so at quicker intervals than before. But this premise—that today’s analytics can get us closer to that single version of the truth—may be harder to achieve than first thought.

Publish date: 9/2/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
233 28 92 6

“Big Data Mining in Call of Duty – Using Data to Improve Games | Gamers Nexus – Gaming PC Builds & Hardware Benchmarks”
Activision allowed two of their most credentialed employees to host a PAX ’15 panel on the role users play in game development. PhDs Justin Shacklette and Spencer Stirling spent nearly an hour explaining how the company is constantly, intelligently collecting data referred to as “Smart Data.”

Publish date: 9/1/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
62 28 46 4

“Tell captivating big data stories with the help of storyboards”
Capture the attention of end users and business managers by relaying big data analytics through an easy to understand visual: a storyboard.

Publish date: 9/1/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
118 27 60 8

“Extracting real business value from Big Data | ITProPortal.com”
The experimental era of Big Data is coming to an end. Organisations are formalising their use of the technology to realise the business value they expect to find,” according to Tom Pringle, practice leader at analyst house, Ovum.

Publish date: 9/4/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
165 25 49 8

“Mooc Platform Partners Top Business Schools To Close Big Data Skills Gap”
Silicon Valley Mooc developer Coursera has launched a series of online courses with top business schools focused on big data — underscoring the need for analytics training, as business faces a dire shortage of managers who can deal with a deluge of data.

Publish date: 9/1/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
68 20 27 1

“Can Big Data Algorithms Tell Better Stories Than Humans?”
What if the computer algorithms could tell more compelling stories than journalists, writers or business analysts? Well, this is increasingly becoming a reality. A new generation of Big Data tools are being put to automate story telling.

Publish date: 9/3/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
185 16 50 0

“SAP Launches Big Data SAP HANA Update”
German software maker SAP has unveiled a new product that it says will help businesses cope with the onslaught of Big Data in today’s hyperconnected world

Publish date: 9/2/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
21 16 17 0

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