Based on your lifestyle, education, date of birth, diet, gender, even zip code.…Continue
I've seen a few companies unhappy with vendors charging expensive monthly fees to provide data science based scoring technologogy: for detecting fraud, for placing keyword bids on AdWords and for…Continue
Can you mention a few more?Sampling or design of experiment not properly doneNon robust cross-validationPoor communication of results to management or clientsPoor data visualization Does not solve…Continue
No so long ago mathematics mathematics was very popular and allowed for the computer and Internet revolution, and progress in engineering sciences. Then statistics started to gain even more…Continue
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The graphs below show demographics for two popular analytic websites. The demographics are strikingly similar.
USA is still the #1 country by far. Visitors from India spend more time on the site. Although you can't tell from these charts, US visitors tend to have more senior / manager roles, while in India we have more junior,…Continue
Unlike our "articles from top news outlels" which features articles from tech publications, the articles below were published in mainstream journals that are not targeted to tech people (e.g. USA Today, Seattle Times etc.) All of them talk about data, big data and analytics. It shows how big data and analytics have gained popularity over the last few years.…Continue
This Saturday, I've noticed that Facebook now displays a few new boxes on everyone's profile page (not just me). The box that worries me most is the one that shows all the places where you've traveled and where you've lived, including your current location.
To compound the problem, the box in question clearly…Continue