Kurzweil Makes a Strategic Move: Could this be the technology story of the decade?

Every technologist knows of Ray Kurzweil. He is like a modern day Galileo- playing a major thought leadership role in the technology revolution (Ray’s wikipedia entry does a pretty good job summarizing his background). Google recently announced that Kurzweil will be joining them as a director of engineering. Details were provided on Kurzweil’s blog.  Here is […]

Opera Solutions: Data Scientists with proven past performance

Opera Solutions’ 220+ data scientists from 20+ disciplines form one of the largest centers of machine learning in private industry in the world – and the performance of this team, as illustrated in top-of-the-leaderboard standings in worldwide competitions like Netflix and the Heritage Health Prize, is unparalleled. Unlike competitors, OS has captured and continues to […]

Skytree: A machine learning company focused on disrupting the advanced analytics market

Skytree is a machine learning company focused on disrupting the advanced analytics market with a machine learning platform that gives organizations the power to discover deep analytic insights, predict future trends, make recommendations and reveal untapped markets and customers. They have a deep bench of talent, proven past performance, a growing list of clients, and […]

Hadoop’s Impact on the Future of Data Management: Insights from Mike Olson at Strata and Hadoop World 2013

Below and at this link is a video of Mike Olson at the opening of the 2013 Strata Conference and Hadoop World. The context in this discussion is important for technologists, strategists, analysts and executives alike, it provides insights in easy to understand ways and succinctly articulates the impact of some key trends in the […]

Wolfram Research: Bringing the power to automation to analysis

Founded by Stephen Wolfram in 1987, Wolfram Research is one of the world’s most respected software companies-as well as a powerhouse of scientific and technical innovation. As pioneers in computational science and the computational paradigm, we have pursued a long-term vision to develop the science, technology, and tools to make computation an ever-more-potent force in […]

H2O: An in-memory product delivering the fastest possible analytics speeds

H2O brings better algorithms to big data. For a quick overview on how see the video at this link and embedded below. H2O is a fast open source in-memory prediction engine and machine learning platform. With H2O enterprises can use all of their data (instead of sampling) in real-time for better predictions. Users can model […]