Data Exhaust

Why We’re Avoiding Sumo Logic Stock

IPOs are coming out of the woodwork in a heated market that defies the imagination. There has been an unprecedented loss in productivity around the globe, yet the markets continue soaring to new highs. In the words of Mr. Dickens, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” It’s always a […]

A Data-to-Everything Platform Powered by AI

“The most arrogant thing an investor can do is to stock-pick,” was the title of an article by MarketWatch which suggested that purchasing any one stock implies the price is too low and every other person on the face of the planet thinks otherwise. According to the efficient market hypothesis, all available information should already be priced into any […]

The Wide World of Web Data Integration

Based on some cursory demographic analysis of our reader base, most of you won’t remember when optical character recognition (OCR) first made its debut. That would have been in 1976 when Kurzweil Computer Products developed the first OCR program that could recognize any style of print. Called The Kurzweil Reading Machine (KRM), the device used flat-bed scanners, and text-to-speech synthesis […]

Big Data vs. Data Warehouses. What’s the Difference?

Technology progresses at a pace that’s impossible to keep up with, and aging technology executives will soon find that all those undergraduate technology classes are becoming quickly outdated. If you’re a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at a large firm, you don’t have a ton of time to learn about new technologies because you’re too busy […]

7 AI Enterprise Solutions Getting Funding in 2018

We write an awful lot about artificial intelligence. Sometimes it might seem like so much hype that the AI bubble is primed to burst any day now. Our perspective is that AI and its related technologies – machine learning, deep learning, neural networks, natural language processing, and computer vision – is the new electricity. Pretty […]

How to Invest in the China Social Credit Score

About a year ago or so, we noticed how emerging technologies and investment opportunities in China are becoming increasingly important for technology investors to stay on top of. There are about 1.3 billion reasons for that, but we’ll list a few here outside of the 10 ways the communist-cum-capitalist country is already beating the United States in […]

Dataminr – AI for Social Media Big Data Mining

Before the dawn of the Digital Age, there was an oft-used expression, “I’m an open book,” meaning it’s easy to know what someone is feeling or thinking because they hide nothing. These are also the same people who probably drive windowless cargo vans filled with shiny toys. The rise of social media empires like Facebook […]

Context Aware Computing From Snips.ai

Remember when technology was supposed to make our lives easier, rather than a quagmire of emails, push notifications, alerts, spam and endless cute kitten videos in our news feeds? Shouldn’t you just be able to tell Siri what you want and not be bogged down by yet another web search? Remember when we were also […]