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How to find the real web domain hidden behind a bit.ly shortened URL?

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Without clicking on the link!What about tinyurl or any other URL shorterner? For bit.ly, just add a + after the shortened URL.For Goo.gl (Google URL shortener), it's just as easy. For other…Continue

DataScienceCentral Google App for Mobile Browsing

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Translating legacy data science apps into Python

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Dr. Vincent Granville is a visionary data scientist with 15 years of big data, predictive modeling, digital and business analytics experience. Vincent is widely recognized as the leading expert in scoring technology, fraud detection and web traffic optimization and growth. Over the last ten years, he has worked in real-time credit card fraud detection with Visa, advertising mix optimization with CNET, change point detection with Microsoft, online user experience with Wells Fargo, search intelligence with InfoSpace, automated bidding with eBay, click fraud detection with major search engines, ad networks and large advertising clients.

Most recently, Vincent launched Data Science Central, the leading social network for big data, business analytics and data science practitioners. Vincent is a former post-doctorate of Cambridge University and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. He was among the finalists at the Wharton School Business Plan Competition and at the Belgian Mathematical Olympiads. Vincent has published 40 papers in statistical journals (including Journal of Royal Statistical Society - Series B, IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Journal of Number Theory), a Wiley book on data science, and is an invited speaker at international conferences. He also developed a new data mining technology known as hidden decision trees, owns multiple patents, published the first data science eBook, and raised $6MM in start-up funding. Vincent is a top 20 big data influencers according to Forbes, and was also featured on CNN.
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Dr. Vincent Granville is a visionary data scientist with 15 years of big data, predictive modeling, digital and business analytics experience. Vincent is widely recognized as the leading expert in scoring technology, fraud detection and web traffic optimization and growth. Over the last ten years, he has worked in real-time credit card fraud detection with Visa, advertising mix optimization with CNET, change point detection with Microsoft, online user experience with Wells Fargo, search intelligence with InfoSpace, automated bidding with eBay, click fraud detection with major search engines, ad networks and large advertising clients.

Most recently, Vincent launched Data Science Central, the leading social network for big data, business analytics and data science practitioners. Vincent is a former post-doctorate of Cambridge University and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. He was among the finalists at the Wharton School Business Plan Competition and at the Belgian Mathematical Olympiads. Vincent has published 40 papers in statistical journals and, a Wiley book,and is an invited speaker at international conferences. He also developed a new data mining technology known as hidden decision trees, owns multiple patents, published the first data science book, and raised $6MM in start-up funding. Vincent is a top 20 big data influencers according to Forbes, was featured on CNN.


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How to find the real web domain hidden behind a bit.ly shortened URL?

Without clicking on the link!What about tinyurl or any other URL shorterner? For bit.ly, just add a + after the shortened URL.For Goo.gl (Google URL shortener), it's just as easy. For other shorteners, maybe use longURL.com. The idea to know the hidden domain before clicking on the shorterned URL is to make sure that you are not redirected to a dangerous, virus-laden website, or to a website that you don't know or don't want to visit.It looks…See More
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At 6:19am on August 5, 2014, Nasir M. Uddin, Ph.D. said…

Hi Vincent:

This is a great platform to be informed with any latest updates in the field of data science - thank you so much for such a platform.

Regards, Nasir 

At 8:03am on January 8, 2013, Marc Jape said…
Vincent:

This is a great platform that I was not aware of. Keep up the good work.

Regards,
Marc
At 1:05pm on December 19, 2012, Johnny L. Hopkins said…

Thank for the request.

At 12:50pm on September 19, 2012, Paul Jameson said…

Hello Vincent, 

Thanks for the connection. I would like to ask you a question, when I joined here my BIO states (To understand the building blocks based on natural data transfer.) it's very good I like that, but could you tell me how my BIO was achieved? Was it (A) human input or (B) machine?  

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Defining Big Data

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Defining big data is now a hot topic. Berkeley University posted 40 very short definitions by thought leaders (including me). Here our goal is to offer a very detailed, comprehensive definition that (hopefully) suits everyone.…

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This analysis shows the distribution of data scientists per country, city, gender and company. It is based on Data Science Central (DSC) member database, only including members who provided information regarding these fields, on sign-up. Not all members provide information about their location, company or gender. A small majority does, and these members tend to be over-represented in US. Differences with our…

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