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Cineuropa: BigData.BigMovies reveals cinema digitalisation opportunities

Fran Royo writes about an international conference BigData.BigMovie that took place in Germany last month. Scientists and practitioners came together to discuss the importance of big data on the film and television industry. Dr Allègre Hadida, University Senior Lecturer in…

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Facebook, happiness and the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge Judge

Two recent studies co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, Deputy Director of the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, have generated global attention for their use of "Big Data" to unearth telling detail about people's personalities and everyday lives. In…

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From academia to (off)-Broadway

David Stillwell is a big data academic at Cambridge Judge Business School. So why does he feature in a hit play at New York's Public Theater, starring Daniel Radcliffe? Dr David Stillwell is an academic through and through. Bespectacled, earnest,…

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The production: Privacy starring Daniel Radcliff

Cambridge Business Magazine: Study points to ‘happier’ e-commerce results

Money really can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds a pioneering “big data” study based on nearly 77,000 actual UK bank spending transactions co-authored by Cambridge Judge’s David Stillwell, along with Joe Gladstone and Sandra Matz. The three…

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Honours for use of big data for doctors

Cambridge Judge MBA team wins second prize in the Wharton People Analytics Conference case competition, focusing on improving doctor experience in Médecins Sans Frontières‎. A team of three students from the MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School placed second…

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Spending for smiles: money can buy happiness after all

Money can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds study by University of Cambridge researchers based on 77,000 real bank spending transactions. Money really can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds a pioneering "big data" study based…

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Internet (of Things) ethics

The 'Internet of Things' needs to be better managed from an ethical standpoint, says article in European Business Review co-authored by Professor David De Cremer of Cambridge Judge. The "Internet of Things" (IoT) that collects reams of information about everyday…

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Internet of Things connectivity

Why big data comes with big headaches for the healthcare sector

"Big Data" is a phrase that seems to get many people excited these days. The potential is clearly so enormous that society seems to naturally believe it is the answer to everything. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that people…

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Using big data for a healthy return

Listen to some industry commentators and you'd think big data was the answer to life, the universe and everything. But if you were in charge of a big data source in the pharmaceutical sector, how would you actually use it…

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