Secrecy News: ODNI Tools for Data Fusion & Analysis

ODNI DESCRIBES EMERGING TOOLS FOR DATA FUSION, ANALYSIS Several intelligence community initiatives to develop improved tools for data search, analysis and fusion were described in the latest report to Congress (pdf) from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on data mining. A new program called DataSphere is intended “to aid in the discovery …

Stephen E. Arnold: Big Data + Smart Software = Disruption

Big Data and Smart Software: A Volatile Mixture? For several years big data and artificial intelligence have been running on parallel tracks. Once in a while they cross over, but mostly they kept independent of one another. But that is poised to change, as we saw from a recent press release from Lucidworks, “Lucidworks Launches …

UN Paper: Beyond Data Monitoring – Achieving the Sustainability Development Goals Through Intelligence (Decision-Support) Integrating Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything

SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/EIN-UN-SDG Beyond Data Monitoring – Achieving the Sustainability Development Goals Through Intelligence (Decision-Support) Integrating Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything BACKGROUND RESEARCH PAPER Submitted to the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda DOC (23 Pages): Beyond Data Monitoring 3.4 See Also: 2014 Robert Steele Applied Collective Intelligence 2014 …

Patrick Meier: Integrating Geo-Data with Social Media Improves Situational Awareness During Disasters

Integrating Geo-Data with Social Media Improves Situational Awareness During Disasters A new data-driven study on the flooding of River Elbe in 2013 (one of the most severe floods ever recorded in Germany) shows that geo-data can enhance the process of extracting relevant information from social media during disasters. The authors use “specific geographical features like hydrological data and …