BigData

  • Vodafone launching 20GB pm mobile plan

    This week something new is coming for hungry mobile users in Australia. As we all cry out for larger data caps, Vodafone is attempting to lead the way at the top end. From Wednesday 9th September, Vodafone will offer a new $130pm Red plan that buys you 15GB of...
  • Video algorithms from SAP will change sport forever

    SAP is a software solutions company and they’ve just learned a new trick. At CES 2015, they’re showing off a new prototype that analyses video footage of sporting events to automatically create player, team and game statistics. Currently the stats we see from sporting events are done by a...
  • Tuesday TED Talk: How can Formula 1 racing help babies

    During a Formula 1 race, a car sends hundreds of millions of data points to its garage for real-time analysis and feedback. So why not use this detailed and rigorous data system elsewhere, like … at children’s hospitals? Peter Van Manen tells us more. In a Formula 1 car,...
  • Tuesday TED Talks: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare

    Collecting global health data was an imperfect science: Workers tramped through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, wrote the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this gappy information, countries would make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change...