Data Depot: The Best In Big Data News

Happy Friday, everyone! Before you sign off for the weekend, be sure to check out our roundup of the best in big data news. This week, we’ll see how Microsoft is using facial recognition software to detect people’s true feelings, how much data is being collected on your children and how Pinterest is leveraging machine learning.    Happy? Sad? Microsoft Guesses Your Emotions Smiling may be pointless in pictures unless you’re authentically happy. Using facial recognition software, Microsoft is now trying to guess how people truly feel simply by uploading or linking to a picture of someone’s face. Happy or sad about this? Guess there is only one way to find out. The Astonishing Amount of Data Being Collected on Your Children From birth or pre-k onwards, the federal government…


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