Certain recent academic developments in large data have immediate and sweeping applications in industry. They offer forward-thinking businesses the opportunity to achieve technical competitive advantages. However, these little-known techniques have not been discussed outside academia–until now. What if you knew about important new large data techniques that your competition don't yet know about?
The convergence of big, open data, ubicomp, and new interfaces will change the way humans work, play, learn, and love. It's a slow transformation that happens one tweet, one blog, and one game at a time -- but it's also an inexorable road towards the singularity.
In this panel discussion, we'll look beyond the bytes and algorithms to think about humanity awash in a sea of information.
If you're a new startup looking for investment, or a team at a large company seeking the green light for a new product, nothing convinces like real running code. But how do you solve the chicken-and-egg problem of filling your early prototype with real data? We'll discuss how to use open datasets and public web APIs as a proxy for the final product while you're still in the development stage.
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