When Big Data meets art

Friday, 24 March 2017

When Big Data meets art

In this world of ours, it is normal to feel overwhelmed by the amount of information, facts and data we encounter everyday - and the quantity we are generating every second continues to grow on an exponential basis. However, perhaps the problem isn't actually about the amount we have to digest, but rather the way in which we digest that information. Maybe we are expecting the world to follow this frenetic rhythm of data consumerism without taking into account what the human brain is actually capable of processing. 

Nevertheless, we shouldn't lose hope. There are many people out there thinking about how this problem can be solved. And it is not necessarily what you might be thinking. What if we present data in a way that people really engage with it? Because, after all, let's not forget that in this cold and empirical world, emotions make it easier to establish bonds with people - and art is a key way to forget these emotional connections.
How we're mapping Climate Change with Big Data

Thursday, 23 March 2017

How we're mapping Climate Change with Big Data

At the 2014 U.N. Climate Change Summit in New York City, U.S. President Barak Obama shared his thoughts on the seriousness of climate change. While acknowledging other pressing issues such as terrorism and inequality, he highlighted climate change as the most significant and declared, “There’s one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other, and that is the urgent and growing threat of a changing climate.” 

 5 degree programs for becoming a Data Scientist

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

5 degree programs for becoming a Data Scientist

At LUCA, our Data Scientists are at the heart of what we do. Recruiting these valuable team members can be a challenge, though, because they are in such high demand. As more and more businesses realize the importance of making data-driven decisions, the need for data scientists is growing.