data assets

Pods, Crowdsourcing, Alt Data & ESG, Satellite Data, Transparency Act, and Data Decay
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This week we begin with an article on the architect of the web as we know it, Tim Berners-Lee, and his futuristic project on personal online data stores (Pods) that seeks to give individuals more powers over their data. Next...
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The Weaponization of Data
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There aren’t too many pop-culturally famous scientists in the world today. Among this dwindling but extremely visible group is Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. He once theorized that most of mankind’s greatest and most ambitious projects are usually driven and motivated...
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Analysing geospatial information is where the next big space bucks are.
Analyzing geospatial information is where the next big space bucks are.
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One of the biggest problems and opportunity areas in Data Assets is geolocation. With delivery, taxi aggregators & traffic applications/startups - geolocation services have become integral to the urban user. However, larger areas remain untapped. Solutions on climate change, poverty,...
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Do Your Data Scientists Know the ‘Why’ Behind Their Work?
Do Your Data Scientists Know the ‘Why’ Behind Their Work?
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Most Data Science initiatives & projects fail. By some estimates, when judged by practical or actionable outcomes, less than 5% of all ML, AI, Analytics and Deep Learning work may be considered successful. For a profession which prides itself in...
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A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself
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"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda SaraswatiThough this may have been said by the great social leader in the context of societal, cultural and philosophical realities of the 1800s, it is...
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Analysing geospatial information is where the next big space bucks are.
One of the biggest problems and opportunity areas in Data Assets is geolocation
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One of the biggest problems and opportunity areas in Data Assets is geolocation. With delivery, taxi aggregators & traffic applications/startups - geolocation services have become integral to the urban user. However, larger areas remain untapped.Solutions on climate change, poverty, human...
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The world of Alternate Data is growing, lucrative and super creative
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The world of Alternate Data is growing, lucrative and super creative. Though it is puny ($350 Mn by 2020) in the grand scheme of things, the need for data like flight records, email receipts, website usage, satellite pictures, and geolocation...
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Fashion is a $3 trillion market, constitutes 2% of the global GDP
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Fashion is a $3 trillion market, constitutes 2% of the global GDP. Clothes & accessories have never been cheaper or more abundant in the history of mankind.Having said that, the market has never been as fiercely competitive or dynamic as...
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A study on ‘Dark Patterns’, done by researchers at Princeton
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A study on 'Dark Patterns', done by researchers at Princeton, has identified that deceptive designs usually have two goals:1. Convincing users to buy more stuff2. Convincing them to give up dataIf you think about it, both lead to the other.Design...
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