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Liberal Arts and Our Future

Linda Katehi | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Linda Katehi

We will always need talented engineers and scientists. But our future rests on how successful we are in getting technology and humans to interact in ways that benefit our planet and everyone who lives on it.

The Data Science Revolution

Eric Schmidt | Posted 05.07.2015 | Technology
Eric Schmidt

In the next 10 years, we believe that computers will move beyond their current role as our assistants, and become our advisors. With their help, we'll grapple with and solve some of the toughest issues facing the world today.

Facebook Knows You Better Than Your Therapist

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Who knows you better than anyone? Facebook, of course. In a recent study of 86,000 Facebook users, researchers compared the results of a personality s...

Why Big Data Will Drive the Next Big Boost in Productivity Gains

David A. Steinberg | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business
David A. Steinberg

The Big Data argument speaks quite clearly for itself: the better a brand knows its customers, its interaction with those customers becomes more meaningful, ultimately increasing the likelihood that the customer takes some sort of action.

Statistical Thinking: The Bedrock of Data Science

American Statistical Association | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science
American Statistical Association

It is true that the tactics for managing and analyzing Big Data are changing and improving, but the strategies for working with Big Data, as well as small data, are still based on a rock-solid foundation of good statistical thinking.

You Can't Live on Big Data Alone

Catherine Becker | Posted 05.25.2013 | Business
Catherine Becker

No one can survive on Big Data alone -- the real value of big data will only ever be unlocked if you have intelligent people to help comprehend it in more real terms.

Big Data Comes to the Communications Industry

Christian Olsen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business
Christian Olsen

Companies don't need to ask questions to the outside world or infer possible responses through educated guessing based on past behaviors. All a company needs to do now is listen.

Business Analytics: Turning Data Into Insight

Posted 03.19.2012 | Technology

In an era of Smarter Analytics, it is imperative that businesses leverage the massive quantities of data available to them. In order to remain competi...

Top 10 Ways to Improve Student Achievement and Create Learners

Pam Lowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Pam Lowe

Over the course of my educational experience I've collected a list of criteria that I believe create an atmosphere ripe for improving student achievement. Here I will call it: Top 10 Ways to Improve Student Achievement and Create Learners.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Federico Diaz's Geometric Death Frequency At MASS MoCA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Federico Díaz WHAT: Geometric Death Frequency--141 (site-specific sculpture by Prague-based artist Federico Diaz, specially designed for the co...