Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

What We Have Learned From Scott Kelly’s Year In Space
The infographic below has just a few of those findings. Checking in with Scott Kelly. A joint summary publication will be available later in the …

12 Things You Should Never Say at Work
It’s easy to let something slip at work — especially when you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed. There are a number of potential scenarios …

Modern Living In Rural Areas
In this infographic we take a look at some of the problems facing people who live in rural areas and what is being done by companies, and the …

Infographic: 2017 State of the Cloud
Is private cloud on its way out and is hybrid cloud practical? This infographic provides a snapshot of key data points from our 2017 State of the …

An Introvert’s Guide to Job Interviews
Introverts can be labeled as “shy,” “nervous” or even “anti-social,” when in fact they just like to get things done in their own way. They have their …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

These 5 Stocks Have Doubled Investors’ Money in 2016
A better mobile growth play could be Chinese social media giant Weibo. Described as the “Chinese Twitter,” this company has had a huge …

How I Found The Perfect Investor For My Company
I’m very happy to share that in December 2016 a single investor stepped … (and equally difficult) method of building a strong social media following. … But if you are approaching angel groups or investor networks of people …

As Trump thunders, investors watch for rain
A dizzying stream of market-moving tweets and policy talk by President Donald Trump is finding a hopeful but anxious audience among professional investors looking to make stockpicking great again.

Is Mark Zuckerberg Secretly Strangling Snapchat?
Social-media managers say they’ve seen Snapchat views decline from … investor excitement at the fever pitch it needs for a successful I.P.O., …

BIG DATA NEWS

What Really Happens To Your (Big) Data After You Die?
However, today, not too many of us extend this thinking to our digital assets and data. This is likely to change. The amount of data we are …

Big data brings breast cancer research forwards by ‘decades’
Scientists have created a ‘map’ linking the shape of breast cancer cells to genes turned on and off, and matched it to real disease outcomes, which could one day help doctors select treatments, according to a study published in Genome Research.

Why the promise of big data hasn’t delivered yet
The ubiquity of big data is such that Gartner dropped it from their Hype Cycle of Emergent Technologies back in 2015. Across sectors …

The future impact of big data in politics
In the wake of the presidential election many Democrats who relied on big data to predict big wins were despondent. “We were wrong,” said …

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