Data Engineers Will Be More Important Than Data Scientists

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Does it seem like the ability to find, hire and retain data scientists is a losing battle? Is spending $500K+ per year for a Data Scientist worth it? What is a data scientist anyway? big data data management data quality & data governance analytics chief data officer data development data engineer data governance data lake data scientist

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HTC Vive Headset Nearing 100,000 Sales, Steam Data Suggests

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While between HTC/Valve and Oculus, the companies have been coy on official sales figures, Steam data suggests that the HTC Vive headset is approaching the 100,000 sales mark. Now that we have real figures to work with, we can rough out some additional data about VR headsets in use with Steam.

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NASA & Caltech Leaders Aim to Revolutionise Big Data Visualization with VR

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The term is, in a way, unhelpfully generic, but it’s become useful to act as a colloquialism for the vast, virtual data-scapes constructed from aspects which touch every part of our daily lives. Virtualitics is new company started by NASA JPL and Caltech alum.

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Everything Wrong with Traditional Data Visualization and How VR is Poised to Fix It

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Data visualization is one of a handful of topics that VR evangelists like to count off on their fingers as spaces that virtual reality could radically change. And what’s wrong with data visualization today? High-Dimensional Data Visualization.

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‘Raw Data’ Developer Survios Raises $50 Million, Now Top Funded VR Dev Studio

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Survios , the VR development studio behind the Vive title Raw Data , has announced a whopping $50 million in funding to further expand its VR content offerings. Survios’ first (and so far only) VR title Raw Data [our review] made its debut as an Early Access release in July.

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Super Data Report: 6.3 Million Virtual Reality Headsets Shipped in 2016

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A new report from Super Data offers new estimates for the market size of virtual reality in 2016, suggesting 6.3 Last November, before the figure was released by Samsung, Super Data estimated the company would sell far fewer headsets in 2016.

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‘Raw Data’ to Exit Early Access With Added Support for PSVR, PvP Mode, and a New Hero

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Survios’ stunning VR action game Raw Data , currently in Early Access for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, will launch in September on PlayStation VR. Our players have been clamoring for PvP ever since Raw Data ’s earliest demos,” said Mike McTyre, Survios Game Design Director. “

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‘Raw Data’ Early Access Debuts At #1 On Steam Top Sellers

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Help Wanted: Data Innovation For The Data Economy

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Today (many of) those “ideas” are data and the insights derived from them, and it remains true that their value is in how they are used. Simply put, data + use = value. Insights-driven companies use these data-derived insights in […].

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Microsoft Acquires 3D Data Optimization Specialists Simplygon

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Revealed on the Microsoft blog , the tech giant acquired Simplygon with the hopes to accelerate initiatives around 3D data optimization.

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Biometric Data Streams and the Unknown Ethical Threshold of Predicting & Controlling Behavior

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I recently attended the Experiential Technology Conference where there were a lot of companies looking at how to use biometric data to get insights into health & wellness, education for cognitive enhancement, market research, and more.

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Move Big Data To The Public Cloud With An Insight PaaS

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In five years you’ll be using Insight PaaS for big data in the public cloud. Cloud Is The Hottest Market For Big Data Technology The shift to the cloud for big data is on. In fact, global spending on big data solutions via cloud subscriptions will grow […].

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‘Raw Data’ Devs Share Player Metrics & Insights Ahead of October’s v1.0 Launch

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Raw Data (2016) launched more than a year ago in Early Access. As they looked into the data, the team was surprised to find that only 21% of players had gone past the 5th mission in the game, despite there being more than 10 levels total. But the data showed a palty 7.5%

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Raw Data Officially Launches This October On Rift, Vive, And PSVR

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Finally, at long last, Raw Data is exiting Early Access. I personally first played Raw Data about a year and a half ago at GDC 2016 before the Vive and Rift even launched as consumer devices. Tagged with: raw data , Survios Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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The Data Digest: Understand Emotion To Drive Technology Engagement

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Thanks to the rise of empowered consumers, products and experiences that once seemed improbable, such as (literally) instant delivery, are now integral to our lives.

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Data Shows Ads Are Way More Engaging Inside VR

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Hands-On: ‘Raw Data’ Early Access is a Cooperative Multiplayer VR Dream Come True

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Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data

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We also had a deeper discussion about what type of eye tracking data should be recorded and the consent that application developers should secure before capturing and storing it. The post Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data appeared first on Road to VR.

The Data Digest: Instagram And Snapchat Have Room For More Ads, According To Forrester Data’s US Youth Survey

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According to a Forrester Data Consumer Technographics® survey fielded in January 2017 to 4,502 US youth between the ages of 12 […]. advertising B2C marketing data insights digital marketing marketing & strategy media media buying prediction social marketing social media

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‘OpenVR Recorder’ is a Powerful Tool for Capturing Tracking and Input Data

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Jasper Brekelmans, a Netherlands-based 3D tech artist, has recently released a motion capture tool offering an easy way to record OpenVR tracking data from headsets, motion controllers and Vive Trackers for both Vive and Rift setups.

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The Data Digest: Empowered Customers Paint Their Own Future

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IDC’s Data Shows VR is Not Dying, Not Even Close

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IDC started to collect market share data for VR and AR shipments since Q1 2016 and just reported their Q1 numbers for 2017. However, if you look at how IDC’s latest quarter tracked the data, 43% of VR and AR headset shipments were not represented by the top 5 players, Samsung, Sony, HTC, Facebook or TCL. VR is not dead. VR is not dying. VR is very much alive according to IDC’s numbers.

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The Road To Customer Obsession Is Paved With Good (Data) Intentions: New Report And Webinar

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Everyone knows they need good data: marketers, sellers, even analysts evangelizing about customer obsession. But for too many B2B marketers, bad data is a sad fact of life. account-based marketing (ABM) advanced analytics B2B marketing data management

Raw Data Review: The Ultimate VR Wave Shooter?

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As an extension of the gaming technologies VR was built upon, Raw Data offers bombastic thrills on par with games like Robo Recall. Without it, there’s a surface-level feeling to Raw Data’s thrills, though it’s not completely brainless.

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Raw Data Is Finally On Its Way To Oculus Rift And Touch

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Seven months after its initial Steam debut and Survios’ Raw Data remains one of our favorite co-op action games on the HTC Vive, even while its still in Early Access. Raw Data is one of the few high-profile Vive games that didn’t head straight over to Oculus Home when Touch launched back at the start of December 2016. In Raw Data, you take control of an agent with extraordinary abilities as you fight off impending hordes of robotic enemies.

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‘Raw Data’ and ‘The Gallery’ Developers on How They Each Made $1 Million Selling VR Games

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Reddit Data Marks Rift’s Tough Launch And Vive’s Growing Influence

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The Vive arrived to The post Reddit Data Marks Rift’s Tough Launch And Vive’s Growing Influence appeared first on UploadVR. At the beginning of April both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive started shipping to customers.

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2017 VR Industry Report to Bring Data-driven Insights & Forecasts That Cut Through the Hype

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With history and data points, one can extend trend lines to gain a sense for where something is headed,” said Clifton Dawson, CEO of Greenlight Insights. “We This year’s report will feature historical data on headset shipments and global forecasts through 2026.

Hands-On: Survios Expands ‘Raw Data’ Co-Op Game With New Movement System

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Peter Thiel-Backed Startup Turns VR Head Tracking Into Data For Advertisers

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The post Peter Thiel-Backed Startup Turns VR Head Tracking Into Data For Advertisers appeared first on UploadVR. The newest inductee into Pether Thiel’s entrepreneurial industrial complex is Samuel F.

Google Says Global VR Search Volume Grew 400% in 12 Months

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‘Raw Data’ Deep Dive: Alongside Early Access Launch, Devs Reveal Four Heroes, Weapons, and Abilities

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The long anticipated Raw Data by developer Survios launches for the HTC Vive on Steam today in Early Access. Heroes of Raw Data. Iliff shares the roster of Raw Data’s two Early Access heroes and their weapons & unlockable abilities.

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Hands-On With Virtualitics: Data Visualization Software Which Raised $4.4 Million

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‘Raw Data’ is Coming to Oculus Home with Reworked Touch Support & Cross-Platform Play

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Survios, the developers behind the impressive first person VR action title Raw Data, has announced that the game is coming to Oculus Rift with fully “re-engineered” Touch motion control support and the ability to play online with your HTC Vive owning friends.

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Unlock The Business Value Of Data Science, AI, And Advanced Analytics

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It is the best of times, and the worst of times to be a data scientist (apologies to Charles Dickens). It is the best of times, because, like never before, we have access to data, computing power, and rapidly evolving tools to create insights and applications with the potential to revolutionize business and the world […]. advanced analytics artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning artificial intelligence data science

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Raw Data Hostile Takeover PvP Update With New Class Now Live

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Today Raw Data is receiving its latest update that includes a brand new class, brand new level, and brand new game mode, called Hostile Takeover, that introduces player-vs-player (PvP) gameplay. Tagged with: raw data , Survios Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

Mimesys Leverages ARKit as a Mobile Viewer into Collaborative Virtual Environments

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SEE ALSO Everything Wrong with Traditional Data Visualization and How VR is Poised to Fix It. If you’re not at your computer desk, in your home, or at the office, you might feel uncomfortable sticking a VR headset on your head to visualize spatial data while working on the go.

New Data: How CX Improvements Drive Business Growth For 17 Industries

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If you want to make the case for CX, check out the new data we just published in the report “Drive Business Growth With Great Customer Experience, 2017” (paywall). In our analysis, we modeled the effect of changes in CX on loyalty and business growth for 17 industries. We included four new industries per popular demand: Health […]. customer experience customer experience index (CX Index

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Survios To Release VR Arcade Version of ‘Raw Data’ Following Game’s Sales Success

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The young studio has created one of the best-selling VR experiences available today, in Raw Data. This Arcade Version of Raw Data will give gamers the same fast paced, high-octane experience they’ve come to know and love on their personal systems.

Hands-on: HaptX Glove Delivers Impressively Detailed Micro-pneumatic Haptics, Force Feedback

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