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Trifacta Data Transformation Platform v2 speeds data preparation and discovery through visualizations (INTERVIEW)

Trifacta has positioned itself as the company that can speed up the process of analyzing data by starting right at the source, whether stored in Hadoop, JSON or CSV, for example, through data transformation. In this exclusive interview and demonstration of Trifacta’s Data Transformation Platform v2, cofounder and CTO Sean Kandel both explains what’s behind […]
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eBay Debuts Interactive Art Installation in New York City

Artist Mario Wagner Collaborates with eBay’s Global Community: Be Part of the Art by Tagging Inspiring Instagram Photos with #eBayArtForAll eBay has just announced a collaboration with artist and illustrator Mario Wagner to create a one-of-a-kind, interactive art installation in New York City. Titled ART FOR ALL, the installation celebrates the recent launch of eBay’s […]

Lytro Launches the Lytro Platform to Empower Exploration of Light Field Technology

Lytro, Inc. today announced the Lytro Platform to empower innovative organizations to harness the full potential of the light field in their industries. Signaling the expansion of Lytro’s proprietary light field technology beyond the domain of photography, the Lytro Platform will bring the transformational power of the light field to an entirely new set of […]

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Pitch your animated toon to GO! Cartoons, a new idea incubator with funding from Sony Pictures Animation

Kickstarter isn’t the only place to find funding for movie and video projects. If you’re working on an animated cartoon, you might do better pitching to Fred Seibert’s GO! Cartoons, particularly as it has funding from Sony Pictures Animation. Here’s the full news brief, which you can read below the trailer here for Cartoon Hangover […]
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Second Languages around the World (INFOGRAPHIC)

Movehub published this infographic showing second languages, with the citation of the data source from wikipedia. They accompany the infographic with the following text commentary: This map shows the second most common first language in (nearly) every country in the world. These are people who speak it as a first language, we decided this was […]

Are giving kids a smartphone a parent’s answer to staying connected? (INFOGRAPHIC)

While modern families find themselves overwhelmed with activities and parents often juggle multiple commitments, parents do not believe smartphones are the answer. The 2014 Family Communications Survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Filip Technologies in August among over 2,000 U.S. adults found more than 20 million parents (85 percent of parents with […]

Lorenzo Richelmy in a scene from Netflix's "Marco Polo." Photo Credit: Phil Bray for Netflix.

Netflix’s new series and an IMAX movie release: looking more like HBO?

Besides the acclaimed House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, two more recent announcements makes the once exclusively online service look more like HBO… or is HBO looking more like Netflix? And how did IMAX get into the picture? Interesting also to note that both of these are being produced in conjunction with […]
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Minecraft’s Evolution – a Timeline (Infographic)

Rocky Bytes has come up with an infogrpahic timeline history of Minecraft, the popular sandbox construction game created by Mojang AB founder Markus Persson, and inspired by the Infiniminer, Dwarf Fortressand Dungeon Keeper games. Gameplay involves players interacting with the game world by placing and breaking various types of blocks in athree-dimensional environment. In this environment, […]
Ebola Treatement Units in Liberia, one of the documents created by the NGA for open distribution to fight Ebola.

NGA creates unclassified website to support Ebola relief efforts

To help combat the spread of the Ebola virus disease, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is providing unprecedented online access to its unclassified geospatial intelligence products to lead federal agencies and their partners through a public-facing website dedicated to the crisis. Access was released last week, and since then the GSA has added additional content, primarily […]

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Bebop Sensors Launches Wearable Smart Fabric Technology

First Thin Smart Fabric Sensors to Measure All Aspects of Physicality:  Force, Location, Size, Twist, Bend, Stretch & Motion BeBop Sensors, Inc., the wearable sensor technology company created by musical instrument inventor Keith McMillen and KMI, announced today their first product, the BeBop Wearable Smart Fabric Sensor, an ultra thin wearable smart fabric sensor that […]
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Amazon opens Kindle Scout: vote for new books to get published and receive free books

Books that are popular with readers will be considered for publication by Kindle Press Beginning today, readers can visit Kindle Scout, Amazon’s new reader-powered publishing program, to preview excerpts from unreleased books and help decide which will get published and receive free books. “For me, Kindle Scout is a potential way to get my work […]
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NGA Awards Harris Corporation Potential $770 Million Mapping Products and Services Contracts

Harris Corporation has been awarded a potential $770 million in indefinite delivery/requirements contracts for up to five years to provide geospatial data services for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Here’s a promotional video about Harris Corporation and their services: Under Foundation GEOINT Content Management (FGCM) contracts, Harris will create high-quality data and products of the Pacific, […]

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