Tag: Big Data

Tag: Big Data

Does Amazon Know What’s In Your Bank Account?
Image September 19, 2017 Ideas Colette Grail

I watched a marketing webinar last night.   It was free.  Typical of that genre, the point was to give away some information but sell you on a product or service that will give the rest of the picture.  That seems a good trade off considering their time and effort put into the creation of

The Hard Is What Makes It Great
Image July 1, 2017 About pages,Ideas Colette Grail

What’s the Big Data Idea is Bringing Big Data to the People. I’m passionate about Big Data. I believe Big Data will change everyone’s lives whether you like it or not.  It’s not just about how your cell phone let’s you know about traffic or that Target knows your daughter is pregnant before you do.  The

5 Things you need to know about Big Data for 2017
Image January 2, 2017 Uncategorized Colette Grail

Big Data made a Big Difference in the biggest story of the year – the US Presidential election. Although President Elect Trump had pooh-poohed the impact of Big Data, he rallied a last minute expert team in the just the summer prior that just may have made the difference. Using digital targeting, the strategy collected

Big Data, Bird Flocks and Figuring Out World Hunger
Image September 18, 2016 Big Data Facets Colette Grail

Do you notice the flocks of birds that pass overhead? I love watching the graceful flow of the flying inhabitants of the beach: pelicans, sandpipers, seagulls, cranes. Some are ‘regulars’ – seen day after day. Some come and go. Last week I watched an array of over 20 stork-like creatures I’ve not seen before fly

Why Can’t it be (Christmas) Tax Season All Year Round?
Image June 27, 2016 Ideas Colette Grail

With the joys and boys of summer fresh upon us (in the Northern Hemisphere), it spoils the fun to bring up taxes. Summer is time off from school and most of society either joins in or gets the heck out of the way. So why bring up taxes? There are better things to do! Unlike Christmas,

Travel Technology for 2016
January 2, 2016 Reporting Colette Grail

Technology in Travel – what to expect for 2016 and beyond.

How to tell if someone’s telling the truth
December 28, 2015 Reporting Colette Grail

Amy Cuddy explains how body language can give away a liar.

What R U Looking At? Augmented Reality
Image November 30, 2015 Big Data Facets Colette Grail

Augmented Reality (AR) is already sliding into daily life, but what is AR and what potential does it have in context with Big Data?

What Can Be Done About Big Data Privacy? PCAST Recommends
Image June 2, 2015 Reporting Colette Grail

Infor graphic on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) 5 recommendations for policy in regard to Big Data and privacy of information.

Wearables: Wet T-shirt Contest
Image April 15, 2015 Reporting Colette Grail

Wearables: garments that provide biofeedback and monitoring.

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