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Bloomberg technology drives the world’s financial markets. Nearly 5,000 technologists define, architect, build and deploy complete systems to fulfill the needs of leading financial market participants globally.

Data Science

Scatteract: The First Fully Automated Way of Mining Data from Scatter Plots

ECML PKDD paper details first automated system to extract data from scatter plot images

Data Science

D4GX Keynote Preview: How Everytown for Gun Safety is Using Data to Help Reduce Gun Violence

Using data to ensure gun control laws are actually enforced properly

Open Source

The search for Solr analytics

Open source effort extends analytics to sharded collections in Solr

Data Science

Using Data To Close the Opportunity Gap for Boys and Young Men of Color

When President Barack Obama launched My Brother's Keeper in 2014, it galvanized organizations working to address the opportunity gap facing boys, young men of color, and all young people. Not only did not-for-profits heed the call, but some 250 communities including cities, rural municipalities, and tribal nations, committed to their own initiatives to assist all [...]

Data Science

A child’s sudden death leads data scientists on a quest for answers

John Kahan and his family with Aaron in October 2003. Aaron passed away two days later of SIDS. (Source: John Kahan) Last year John Kahan decided he wanted to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. It was an uncharacteristic decision for Kahan, a native New Yorker who says his usual idea of roughing it is “staying at a [...]

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