Posts Tagged ‘India’

Big Data Startup Infinite Analytics Maps Your Social Genome


Deepti Chaudhary of Forbes India recently wrote, “Founded in December 2012, Infinite Analytics is a cloud-based big data company that predicts consumer behaviour based on information shared by users on their social networking sites… Infinite Analytics analyses raw data, maps out a person’s social genome and then gives personalised recommendations to consumer brands that have an online presence. This information, which is collected without breaking privacy laws, allows a retailer to identify and recommend products that will appeal to a customer.” Read more

Twitris Measures Sentiment About Indian Elections


Oneindia News recently shared a new case study of how Twitris was used to measure sentiment about the current elections in India. The article begins, “Based on 900,000 tweets collected from 15 states about three major political parties (BJP, Congress and AAP), our analysis shows how people talked about and reacted to each political party. Using Twitris, their Collective Social Intelligence platform, the researchers at the Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis) at Wright State University processed each tweet to compute sentiment about the mentioned political party. One parameter to measure popularity is to check which political party gets most positive sentiment or least negative sentiment. Just counting negative (or positive) sentiments on a politician provides, as in this Deccan Herald story, provides little useful information about the state of electorate.” Read more

A Smarter World with Machine-to-Machine Computing

Goutam Das of Business Today India recently discussed the fascinating steps that Balaji Lakshmanan, founder of Geeky Technology & Consulting is taking with machine-to-machine computing. Das writes, “Men double his age could easily get an inferiority complex looking at 34-year-old Balaji Lakshmanan’s resume. He has written and reviewed international papers on robotics, taught 5,000 students through workshops and has two provisional international patents. He has been ‘robotic consultant’ for a Tamil film featuring a superhero, Mugamoodi, and has delivered robots to the Indian Army. He also runs Geeky Technology & Consulting, whose domain name,, once again underlines his specialisation.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Wipro Limited

Wipro Limited is looking for Semantic Web Gurus in Bangalore, India. According to the post, “The Strategic Technology Office at Wipro Limited is looking for Data Scientists & Stream Data Mining, Semantic Web Gurus to join at our Bangalore HQ. We are a multi-disciplinary team of technical architects, infrastructure engineers, software developers & customer evangelists – all striving for a single goal: make Big Data more meaningful to customers.” Read more

US & India Partner in Push toward Open Government Platform

Steven VanRoekel and Aneesh Chopra recently shared some exciting news about the growing reach of open government initiatives. They wrote, “Last week, President Obama’s unprecedented efforts to advance open and transparent Government reached an important milestone. As part of a joint effort by the United States and India to build an open government platform, the U.S. team has deposited open source code– an important benchmark in developing the Open Government Platform that will enable governments around the world to stand up their own open government data sites.” Read more

Dr. Kalam Speaks on a Web for Societal Transformation

Former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam gave the keynote address at the 20th International Wordwide Web Conference in Hyderabad this week: “Dr. Kalam centered his keynote address around ‘Web for societal transformation’. Addressing the over 700 delegates he said the Web has had a glorious existence over two decades and has revolutionized the way we work and live.” Read more

E-waste recycling in India is less than 5 pc – CIOL

E-waste recycling in India is less than 5 pc
Present generation of start-ups are (in majority) looking at business from the Internet (web 3.0), mobiles or products space. But Attero Recycling looked

India Carbon Outlook, India’s First Carbon Focused Information … – PR Newswire (press release)

India Carbon Outlook, India’s First Carbon Focused Information
PR Newswire (press release)
India Carbon Outlook is also putting together a working group to build the taxonomy for Carbon XBRL and also to build a linked-data repository of URIs being

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