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Is big-data a real hope for Minority Report style pre-crime?

The use of big-data has exploded in the last few years, allowing for new weather prediction algorithms, Netflix suggestions and more targeted advertising among many other uses, including some controversial ones. Take for example its use in predicting criminal activity. Could this one day lead to a Minority Report-like pre-crime …

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Big data: helping build better bras

Big data is one of those buzzwords that company executives like to throw around, like blue sky, or the cloud. They're vague terms that unless they come from a tech versed mouth, are unlikely to be related to their real world function. However that doesn't mean the mass collection of …

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