To test fly new aircraft, it is necessary to measure, collect and then process more and more data, in shorter and shorter time frames. The methods themselves are also evolving: we are moving from flight by flight and system by system analysis to multi-flight multi-system analysis, in order to cross-check information.
So how do you read these terabytes of data? The solution: big data, which should allow testing to be accelerated and could eventually reduce the number of test flights and thus the cost. The real challenge now is to utilise this novel method in the industry. Continue reading
Copyright – The Washington Post – November 20 2015 – By Charles Ornstein | ProPublica
Jacqueline Stokes spotted the home paternity test at her local drugstore in Florida and knew she had to try it. She had no doubts about the paternity of her daughter, but as someone with an interest in genetics, she couldn’t resist. Continue reading
Artificial intelligence (AI) and, on a broader level, “cognitive information” are riding on the wave of big data, offering innovation in the way information is used and assisting decision making. Semantic analysis, on the other hand, is helping develop dialogue with clients. It appears that significant shifts, to applications and professions, are on the horizon for companies in a number of different sectors. Continue reading
Today, anyone can use services — like parking spaces, buses, libraries, swimming pools, canteens, etc. — as they see fit. Not only this, but they can also make use of a range of cards, which enables one to be sure they have chosen the appropriate means for good service. Continue reading
Our propensity for feeding internet services with personal data is exploding
In 2014 we made 2.4 million posts on Facebook, sent 204 million emails, sent 277,000 tweets and made 4 million searches on Google – every minute. Continue reading
The aim of COP 21, the twenty-first global conference on climate change, is to reach a legally binding and universal agreement to keep global warming below the threshold of 2°C and is intended to replace the Kyoto protocol in 2020.
COP 21 will bring together 195 states in Paris from 30th November to 11th December. Continue reading
Although we are used to seeing more and more connected objects in everyday life, they are also starting to invade the working world. They may not be as spectacular or given as much media coverage, but they are still as effective and offer advantages to both users and companies alike. They can enable insurance companies to be major players in the prevention of occupational diseases.
However, the use of these objects, by insurance companies, requires a number of precautions, particularly in terms of safety and confidentiality. Continue reading