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Yoda is in the building

First, the numbers: the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference grew 50 percent from 2011 to 2012, and has now grown 1300 percent from its inception, in 2007, as a roomful of MIT math nerds, to last weekend's 2200-strong blowout at the Hynes Convention Ce
A completely unanalytic guide to the most important sports analytics conference on Earth
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  March 09, 2012

Infopocalypse: The cost of too much data

At any given time, federal agencies use more electronic storage units than could fill every NFL stadium from Oakland to Foxboro.
Meet big government's next big problem: Digital Overload.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 31, 2010

Maine breaches

When many Mainers think of "cybersecurity," they probably remember the 2008 HANNAFORD SECURITY BREACH , when 4.2 million credit- and debit-card numbers were stolen from shoppers at the grocery chain's stores.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 03, 2010