Data Science Thought Series: How to Embrace Technology Evolution

Posted by Lei Wu on October 27, 2015 in Big Data, Data Science

  Technology evolution is a very common and natural process throughout human history.  Some people like it while some people are hesitant.  Despite attitudes towards technology evolution, new technology will eventually come.  That is how technology trends advance, that is how quality of life advances and that is how human civilization advances. As a technology… Read more

Learning Alternative Name Spellings Technical Report

Posted by Jeffrey Sukharev on May 1, 2014 in Data Science Publishes Technical Report on data-driven technique for finding alternative name spellings.    In this article we discuss the problem of finding alternative name spelling, an important component of name matching (part of the record linkage field). We started this project primarily because of real issues that we encountered while working on name matching for… Read more to Present Jermline on DNA Day at the Global Big Data Conference

Posted by Jeremy Pollack on April 9, 2014 in Big Data, Data Science, Development, DNA, Science

Interested in genealogy?  Curious about DNA?  Fascinated by the world of big data?  If so, come check out my talk  at the Global Big Data Conference on DNA day this Friday, April 25 at 4pmPT in the Santa Clara Convention Center!  I’ll cover Jermline, our massively-scalable DNA matching application.  I’ll talk about our business, give a run-through… Read more

Data Science with Billions of Historical Records

Posted by Leonid Zhukov on June 14, 2013 in Big Data, Data Science, Technology Conferences

A couple of months ago I presented at the Big Data Innovation Summit in San Francisco along with  Scott Sorensen,  CTO at . There we got a chance to talk about some of the ways is handling big data. In the Data Science team we spend a lot of time working with raw data.… Read more