Artificial Intelligence ready for “aincient” cultures?

Author: Annelieke Nagel   Google, Aincient.org, Synerscope and the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities are creating a revolutionary acceleration in antiquities research Last Monday I was present at the launch of a fantastic initiative for Egyptian art lovers around the world! A more apt setting was not possible as the presentations were organized in front of […]

Innovation in action: Horses, doghouses and winter time…

Author: Monique Hesselink During a recent long flight from Europe, I read up on my insurance trade publications. And although I now know an awful lot more about block chain, data security, cloud, big data and IoT than when I boarded in Frankfurt, I felt unsatisfied by my readings (for the frequent flyers; yes, the […]

First Time Right

First time right: sending the right qualified engineer to the address of installation. To ensure a continuous and reliable power supply to households in the coming years, energy providers are replacing old meters with new smart meters. The old, traditional meter is not prepared for the smart future and not suitable for new services and […]

The Panama Papers: advances in technology leave nowhere to hide

Having identified international politicians, business leaders and celebrities involved in webs of suspicious financial transactions, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is now being asked by tax authorities to provide access to the 11 million leaked documents it has been handling over the past year. Meanwhile conspiracy theories are running wild over the source of […]

SynerScope illuminates Dark Data

Author: Stef van den Elzen Nearly every company is collecting and storing large amounts of data. One of the main reasons for this is because data storage has become very cheap. However, storage may be cheap, the data also needs to be protected and managed which is often not done very well. Obviously, not protecting […]

Visual Analytics with TensorFlow and SynerScope

Author: Stef van den Elzen TensorFlow is an open source software library for numerical computation using data flow graphs. This project is originally developed by the Google Brain team and recently made open source. Enough reason to experiment with this. Due to the flexible architecture we can use this not only for deep learning but […]

SynerScope empowers Apache Spark on IBM Power8 to truly deliver deep analytics

Author: Jorik Blaas Let’s start by introducing the three key components: SynerScope is a deeply interactive any-data visual analytics platform for Big Data sense-making. Apache Spark is a lightning fast framework for in-memory analytics on Big Data. IBM Power8 is a high-bandwidth low-latency scaleable hardware architecture for diverse workloads. In a world where the speed […]