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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

International Women’s Day: The Countries Where Women Feel They Lack Equality
The following infographic uses data from the report and shows the countries where women either disagree very much or disagree somewhat …

A Beginner’s Guide to Machine Learning Algorithms
We hear the term “machine learning” a lot these days (usually in the context of predictive analysis and artificial intelligence), but machine learning has actually been a field of its own for several decades.

The 100 Websites That Rule The Internet
Today’s infographic comes to us from Vodien, and it lists the 100 highest ranking websites in the U.S. by traffic, according to website analytics …

The Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs
To be successful, we need to cultivate successful habits. Take it from some of the most accomplished entrepreneurs around.

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Exclusive: Early Uber Investors Slam Travis Kalanick
The ensuing #DeleteUber campaign took off on social media, fueled by C.E.O. Travis Kalanick’s position on a White House advisory board, …

The career crisis that sparked a ‘LinkedIn for women’
The company has raised $2m (£1.6m) in funding from investors and is … Lisa argues that men have a better social network for dealing with the …

For Young Investors With At Least $50000, Snapchat Usage Almost Ties Facebook
Thursday’s IPO for Snap Inc., the parent company for the popular social media app Snapchat, received much attention. By the end its first day of …

Investors Are Betting Big Against GoPro Stock — Are They Right?
Fast-forward to today, and many investors still believe GoPro’s stock will … to its social-media channels, launching a streamlined video-editing ..

BIG DATA NEWS

Big data’s power is terrifying. That could be good news for democracy
Is big data being used, in the US and the UK, to create personalised political advertising, to bypass our rational minds and alter the way we vote …

AI: the promise of big data
At the heart of the ability of algorithms to create sense out of the world as we humans know it is big data. AI requires large volumes of …

Data Firm Says ‘Secret Sauce’ Aided Trump; Many Scoff
Big data companies already know your age, income, favorite cereal and when you last voted. But the company that can perfect psychological …

Why one big data CEO sees Gartner’s Magic Quadrant as a blessing and a curse
That seems like a long-term winning strategy, given how fast big data must become, but there’s a gap between where the future is headed and …

MWC 2017: Barcelona trial uses IoT and big data to manage tourists
At Mobile World Congress (MWC), the city of Barcelona has presented the results of a trial project connecting internet of things (IoT) and big …

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