Tag Archive: machine learning

Big Data – Round 2

If you had told me a decade ago that big data was going to get bigger, I may not have believed you – given that most IT terms are often surrounded by so much hype, and given that growing data types and volumes is, in fact, nothing new. Many people thought this ‘fad’ would not …

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Data Mining

In my previous blog I discussed the concept of data discovery or exploratory data analysis and how organisations are using it more and more today. A related concept is data mining. Now while data discovery is used to analyse the data resource of the organisation in order to understand what data elements there are and …

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Disney World of Data

On the way to the TDWI conference, I recently took my children to Walt Disney World in Orlando. This is truly a world of wonders and they were blown away by the colossal fairytale castles, the life-sized characters, and the vastness of the many parks. They were simply astounded by the size and scope of …

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Implementing Sentiment Analysis

We live in a digital world where our access to information is unprecedented and our ability to shape or mould opinion is as easy as clicking a ‘like’ button. Imagine the  power inherent in that kind of online presence. Now imagine being able to harness that power…

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