University of Melbourne researchers have developed a software tool that uses applied mathematics and big data analytics to predict the boundary of where a landslide will occur, two weeks in advance.
Data scientist is one of the most attractive jobs of the 21st century. This impression is confirmed when you take a look at relevant online job portals. According to a study by the McKinsey Global Institute, in the USA demand ...
Big Data is still very much an elite thing: only the most IT-savvy and wealthy businesses have a shot at scratching the surface of its potential. All this could be about to change thanks to a Big Data analytics platform developed ...
The office space in the old Montgomery Ward catalog warehouse where cancer-fighting data startup Tempus set up shop almost three years ago couldn't contain the company's growth.
Keeping an eye on your health is extra important if you're 54 million kilometres from a hospital.
Big data has given scientists – and companies – a treasure trove of new information for analysing, understanding and predicting human behaviour, but it's also thrown up a raft of questions about privacy and ownership.
The JRC has launched a new tool with data on all 10,000 urban centres scattered across the globe. It is the largest and most comprehensive database on cities ever published.
Social media is viewed as a potential goldmine of information. The key is to work out how to mine this abundant source of public sentiment.
Running wind turbines is a costly business but Brunel engineers are developing a digital platform that ramps up efficiency and halves costs.
Today, megacities have become synonymous with economic growth. In both developing and developed countries, cities with populations of 10 million or more account for one-third to one-half of their gross domestic product.