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Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

TED Talk about Computer Vision by Fei-Fei Li

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks of 18 minutes or less. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics—from science to business to global issues —in more than 100 languages (About TED, 2015).

What began as a quite exclusive and high-priced conference for a limited number of people has spread throughout the world. There are now more than 1,900 TED Talks available on the Web. Data presented by Hochman (3/7/2014) indicate that the TED Talks videos have had about 2 billion views.

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Big Data: A New Facet of Science Research

All of the sciences make use of theoretical, experimental, and computational approaches as they work to advance their frontiers. This IAE Blog entry discusses a fourth approach that is now becoming quite important. It is based on analyzing huge sets of data (Big Data) that are gathered through the use of computerized data acquisition devices. Quoting from the Wikipedia:

Big data is an all-encompassing term for any collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process them using traditional data processing applications.

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A Mind-expanding Experience

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