Panagiotis Ipeirotis on the phrases and formatting of effective product reviews.
How much is an Amazon review — good or bad — worth? Computer scientist and NYU professor Panagiotis Ipeirotis analyzed the text in thousands of Amazon reviews to find out.
Why smart metering is just the first wave of the power grid's data revolution.
The smart grid is an information revolution for utilities, and the first line of the information the grid uses will come from smart meters. EMeter's Aaron DeYonker discusses meter use and data applications in this interview.
OkCupid CEO Sam Yagan on how data shapes the dating business.
OkCupid relies on math, data, and revealed preferences (what you do, not what you say) to distinguish itself in the crowded dating world.
How data and algorithms help doctors make use of real-time data.
Predictive Medical Technologies says its new system can use real-time, intensive care unit monitoring data to predict cardiac arrest and other events up to 24 hours ahead of time. CEO Bryan Hughes discusses the system and the application of diagnostic data in this interview.
Machine-to-machine applications: what they are, what they do, and why they need their own networks.
In machine-to-machine communications, devices and sensors connect with each other or a central server rather than with human beings. Two M2M experts discuss M2M's applications in this interview.
Sentiment analysis gives algorithmic trading an edge
Sorting through thousands of news stories and categorizing information based on mood and tone creates useful data points for financial systems.
TaKaDu uses existing sensors and data analysis to make water companies more efficient.
Water companies need data analysis tools to find and repair costly leaks. Enter Israeli startup TaKaDu, which offers water infrastructure monitoring as a service.