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Least popular jobs for big data practitioners - jobs you want to avoid

Usually, data scientists receive unsolicited job interview requests pretty much every day. Yet, there are some projects for which - instead…

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Interesting industries to work in using data analysis/science?

what are some of the more interesting industries to work in using data analysis/science? OR what kind of industries do you find provide mor…

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Is Python or Perl faster than R?

This is not the silly question about which language is best, of course it depends on what kind of applications you work on, your client / c…

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Translating legacy data science apps into Python

I have some code, mostly Perl (though also some C) that I'd like to translate into Python. It's written in a very simple way (easy to read…

Started by Vincent Granville

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Simple scoring system to predict stroke risk. What do you think?

This might be one of the most rudimentary scoring systems that I have ever seen, yet I love it; it's based on powerful predictors, and easy…

Started by Vincent Granville

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Least popular jobs for big data practitioners - jobs you want to avoid

Usually, data scientists receive unsolicited job interview requests pretty much every day. Yet, there are some projects for which - instead…

Started by Vincent Granville

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Reply by Jim Porzak

Is Python or Perl faster than R?

This is not the silly question about which language is best, of course it depends on what kind of applications you work on, your client / c…

Started by Amy

8 Aug 14
Reply by Mark Dickson

Interesting industries to work in using data analysis/science?

what are some of the more interesting industries to work in using data analysis/science? OR what kind of industries do you find provide mor…

Started by DA Data

1 Aug 14
Reply by Kanchana

Solution for contact lens manufacturers

The data scientists at International School of Engineering (INSOFE) developed a pricing strategy and analytics for one of the world's large…

Started by Sai Reddy

0 Aug 7

Structured vs. unstructured - which data is more important?

When you think about Big Data and Text Analytics, two of the ‘Most Influential Thought Leaders’ in their respective fields come to mind: Ki…

Started by Alesia

0 Aug 5

Unexpected use of drones

Is it possible to beat commute traffic, by traveling in 3D, with drones? Let's say you weight 90 pounds. How many drones would you need to…

Started by Vincent Granville

1 Jul 22
Reply by Rob Foree

Identifying white collar criminals based on their smile

Have machine learning algorithms ever been designed to flag potential (or future!) white collar criminals (or pedophiles). DSK and Madoff…

Started by Amy

2 Jul 21
Reply by Elbert van de Wetering

Big data (public and private) for personalized medicine

Dear All, Honored to be part of this elite data science group. I am looking for datasets (public/open or private) to assess the utility of…

Started by Subha Madhavan

1 Jul 17
Reply by Norberto J. Sanchez

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