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MonthOctober 2016

Your Pot Habit Is Making Climate Change Worse

By John R. Platt / TakePart October 11, 2016 Energy consumption by indoor cannabis farms will soon rival that of data centers.   What’s the carbon cost of legal marijuana? It … Continue Reading Your Pot Habit Is Making Climate Change Worse

Community Broadcaster: Using Big Data for Community Radio

Written by: Ernesto Aguilar. October 14, 2016 Amid 170,000-plus attendees and 2,700 sessions, it is hard to not be awed by the sheer spectacle that wasDreamforce, the annual conference hosted by … Continue Reading Community Broadcaster: Using Big Data for Community Radio

Using Big Data to Predict Terrorist Acts Amid Privacy Concerns

By Chris Strohm | October 13, 2016 Before Ahmad Khan Rahami planted bombs in New York and New Jersey, he bought bomb-making materials on eBay, linked to jihad-related videos from … Continue Reading Using Big Data to Predict Terrorist Acts Amid Privacy Concerns

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