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New Accessibility Standards Are Coming

In the United States, agencies and companies contracted by the government are required to follow certain guidelines to make sure their products or services are accessible to people with disabilities. This extends to digital media and information technology, under what’s known as Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. These guidelines are set by the Access   Continue Reading

Accessibility in the Digital Age

Over the past 25 years, the internet has become a large part of our culture and society, and significantly impacts the way we live, work and play. According to the World Bank, 87.4% of people in the United States were users of the internet in 2014. But while it may appear that any person with   Continue Reading

The Data-fication of the Music Industry

Summary: With Nielsen SoundScan, the music industry can judge the popularity of artists based on irrefutable data. Like SoundScan, Shazam also offers industry insiders a data-driven approach to tracking the rise of upcoming artists. These services have dramatically affected the landscape of the Billboard 200.   Years ago, way back in the early 1990s, Billboard   Continue Reading

Following the Breadcrumbs: An Example of Decision Tree Analysis in Action

Imagine you’re the lead underwriter at a major insurance carrier. The number of policyholders filing multiple claims per year is on the rise, and you’ve been tasked with reassessing premiums to ensure they reflect the level of risk the organization is facing. Easier said than done. Identifying risk-prone policyholders after a claim is filed is   Continue Reading

A Productive Holiday for Marquette

Wisconsin (7-1) at Marquette (4-3) 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 BMO Harris Bradley Center TV: CBS Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. Orlando! Orlando! 2. Turnovers and rebounds. 3. Win some, lose some. 4. Balancing act. 5. Wisconsin’s strengths … 6. … and weaknesses?   Oh man. It’s almost here. The   Continue Reading

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