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Tom Conrad interview shot

Pandora’s CTO Tom Conrad talks to us about designing for the ears, as part of the book we’re creating for our RoadMap conference, which will take place on November 5th in San Francisco, and will focus on design in the age of connectedness. Read more »

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The big data revolution is in its early innings, and it is about to get even more exciting. Ravi Mhatre, managing director at Lightspeed Venture Partners, discusses the disruptive innovations that are helping make data fast, intuitive and easy to analyze. Read more »


In the new app economy, organizations no longer own all the data they need to make accurate business decisions. This loss of control requires data marketplaces and data syndication models that few enterprises are currently prepared for. Apigee’s Anant Jhingran looks at three important steps that companies need to take to succeed in the app economy. Read more »

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Oliver Senn

In photojournalist Rick Smolan’s latest book, The Human Face of Big Data, he shares more than 100 stories revealing the concrete, mind-blowingly powerful ways big data is changing how we consume energy, receive healthcare, monitor the environment and more. Take a look at five examples. Read more »

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Are government agencies reporting any measurable improvements from using big data? On Oct. 10, 2012, hear from our panel of experts as they discuss what successful government big data programs have in common, brought to you by GigaOM Pro and Cloudera. Read more »

The server rooms at Facebook's data center

In its series on data centers and power the New York Times ignored many of the strides the industry is making toward energy efficiency, but it the bigger problem is that it ignored the potential of the web to reduce our energy consumption. Read more »

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