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How the International Olympic Committee is using technology to educate future host cities

How the International Olympic Committee is using technology to educate future host cities

As the Olympics wind down, the International Olympic Committee is already looking forward to the 2020 game in Tokyo. A branch of the IOC known as the Olympic Games Knowledge Management Program has been working to create content that is more video-oriented to avoid language barriers. The IOC is working with the Swiss-based startup Teleport to compile the data.

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/21/how-the-international-olympic-committee-is-using-technology-to-educate-future-host-cities/

Big data’s humble beginnings

Big data’s humble beginnings

Big data wasn't always big data. It used to be little data, and it would byte everything (bad pun, sorry). 22 years ago, the first online advertisement was generated, birthing the online marketplace and consumer footprints simultaneously. Not only have the advertisements, audiences, or technologies advanced, but the measurements for the success of online ads have improved as well.

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/14/big-datas-humble-beginnings/

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