DataBin

Open Data Sources: Community Curated db of known things: http://www.freebase.com/ Google Public Data Explorer: http://www.google.com/publicdata/directory Data.gov: http://www.data.gov/ NYC Open Data: https://data.cityofnewyork.us/ 500: Companies Built With Open Data: http://www.opendata500.com/ Open Research datasets: http://www.cc.uah.es/drg/c/RHH_RAISE12_Repos.html Massive Sports db: http://www.opensourcesports.com/ Public Data on Amazon Web Services: http://aws.amazon.com/publicdatasets/ Intelligent Search for Numerical Data: http://www.quandl.com/ StatLib Datasets Archive: http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/ UCI Machine Learning…

Big Data Conferences

http://www.emetrics.org – Berlin, Germany: November 3-4, 2015; San Francisco, California: 2016 bigdataexchangeusa.com – Virginia: March 23-25, 2014 http://www.dbta.com/DataSummit/2015/ – New York: May 10 – 11, 2016 events.venturebeat.com/event/databeat2014/ – San Francisco, California: May 19-20, 2014 meetings.informs.org/bigdata2014 – San Jose, California: June 22-24, 2014 IEEE Big Data 2015 cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2015/ – Santa Clara, California: October 29 – November 1, 2015 HP Vertica Big Data Conference – h71056.www7.hp.com/bdc/overview.html – Boston, Massachusetts: August 10-13, 2015…

“Big Data”: A Brief History

World War II spurred the creation of a variety of computing technologies and devices. These early computers included: Bletchley Park’s top-secret Colossus The German Z3 ENIAC, the U.S. Army’s “Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer” In the 1950s and 1960s almost every branch of business and government was getting excited about data. 1955: The NSA was…

Big Data & NLP

Natural Language Processing (NLP) is field of developing systems that allow computers to communicate with people using everyday language. NLP is considered as a sub-field of AI and has significant overlap with the field of computational linguistics. Why NLP? Classify text into categories, index and search large texts: Classify documents by topics, language, author, spam…