A story of how a musical city created for just eight days provided the perfect real-life laboratory for applying big data principles, testing sustainability ideas and modeling sustainable cities.
Like many organisations, Guiding Eyes for the Blind have been collecting data for decades in the hope that one day it would provide significant benefit - including volumes of complex genetic mapping, medical records, and journals and logs from thousands of puppy raisers, foster parents and trainers. Their hope - is that through data and insight they can lift the success rate of their guide-dog breeding program.
IBM Research and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are currently working on using visual analytics to increase the accuracy of skin cancer diagnosis.
With a typical carrot in Iowa traveling 16,000 miles from farm-to-fork, analytics is critical to creating more efficient systems to grow, distribute and purchase what we eat.
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