Is It Time for a New Discipline?

Monday, 16 March 2015 14:03

I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about the democratization of data. And it’s not just data, but also computing/analysis, that’s now being utilized in what seems like every  field--from law to retail to art. Data and computing are no longer just for “the precious few” – meaning scientists with advanced degrees -- but for every industry and any person.

Last week my first company got acquired (see: TerraGo Technologies Inc. ). This is a company we started with a colleague of mine at USC, Craig Knoblock, in 2005.

One Year Anniversary

Tuesday, 28 June 2011 17:00

It has been one year since I assumed responsibility as the director of IMSC. In the past year we have been presenting the vision of IMSC to many visitors in industry, government, and international organizations.