Tag Archives: big data

Changing the Way Universities Use the cloud

After hearing several speakers this past semester I want to reflect on what some of our speakers have shared specifically on how they relate to cloud computing in natural science research. We spoke about how a lot of research is … Continue reading

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Explore The Milky Way Galaxy

Last month Google launched an experimental interactive web app called 100,00 stars.  It allows you to visualize the exact location of stars throughout the galaxy. It is built upon data collected from NASA, ESA, and other sources.  It’s pretty neat … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Information

Information today can be abstract, mundane, and impersonal since it has found its new home within the vast realm of technology. Numbers and code on a computer screen are preconceived notions that characterize the buzzword “big data” today if explained … Continue reading

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