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Lucila Ohno: Big Data | What It Means To You

Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado of UC San Diego shows how electronic health records from billions of doctor’s visits could help scientists learn what therapies work best for patients with specific profiles—if used in a way that preserves patient privacy. UC San Diego is at the forefront of the “learning health-care system” revolution, finding patterns in health-care …

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Andrew Connolly: What’s the next window into our universe?

Big Data is everywhere — even the skies. In an informative talk, astronomer Andrew Connolly shows how large amounts of data are being collected about our universe, recording it in its ever-changing moods. Just how do scientists capture so many images at scale? It starts with a giant telescope …  

Harvard: Discussion | How Government Policies Affect the Internet Entrepreneur

Susan Crawford, the John A. Reilly Visiting Professor in Intellectual Property at Harvard Law School, joined Stephen Kaufer, the President, CEO and co-founder of TripAdvisor, Inc. in a panel focusing on the role of government in technology and innovation. Archon Fung, the academic dean of the Harvard Kennedy School moderated the discussion surrounding the issues …

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Vic Castillo: Computer Simulation: Exploring Nature with a Computer

Computers are becoming an increasingly cheaper, more powerful tool that cannot be ignored by professionals. Computer simulation reproduces the behavior of natural and man-made systems to help us understand, predict, and communicate. Vic Castillo, a research engineer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, shows how computer simulation is used by LLNL scientists on the world’s …

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Milken institute: Big Data Big Disease Mining for Medical Breakthroughs

Big Data refers to data sets so large (exabytes) and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications. In this discussion hosted by the Milken Institute the following speakers discuss the possibility on using big data to find treatments and cures for disease: Stanford Professor Russ Altman, …

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University of California: Science at the Theater | Seven Big Ideas

Seven Berkeley Lab scientists present BIG ideas. Learn about the game-changing concepts scientists work on every day. Hosted by the University of California and part of their ongoing series:”Science at the Theater”. Replacing a Barrel of Oil with Plants and Microbes – Blake Simmons Accelerating Science with (Very, Very) Big Data – Greg Bell Early …

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