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What do Data Scientists do for fun during the NHL Playoffs? Using Azure Sentiment Analysis, we went through close to 100 000 Tweets from Senators, Bruins, Leafs, and Capitals fans. Lixar was able to track how fans were feeling in real-time as their favourite teams took them on the emotional rollercoaster that is the NHL playoffs.
The goal: create flying vehicle that can take off like a helicopter but can reach airplane speed, all while being completely powered by renewable energy. The start-up Lilium Aviation has developed a working prototype and will soon be available for purchase as soon as 2018.
The top technologies for digital disruption
The world is already fairly dependent on IoT, mobile, and cloud computing; but when will they start having an even larger impact to the average consumer? This article gives you a better idea of when these technologies will become universal.
Act on insights with new Azure monitoring and diagnostics capabilities
Azure has introduced monitoring features such as Service Map, which charts out process and service dependencies to make it easier to troubleshoot and plan ahead for future changes or migrations. Other services include DNS Analytics and Smart Diagnostics.
26 years ago, San Jose and the Valley Transportation Authority built a light rail system to alleviate pressure on local traffic. However, it doesn’t go the airport. Retrofitting the system will be expensive (~$800 million range), but self-driving cars could be the solution.