This happened tonight, shortly after Facebook took the same decision. Even Bit.ly itself is banned, see picture below. This happens only with Chrome, but not with other browsers such as IE or Firefox. The ban will probably be lifted in several hours.
This brings interesting…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on October 24, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Starred articles were potential candidates for our picture of the week published in our weekly digest. Enjoy our new selection of articles and resources (R, data science, Python, machine learning etc.) Comments are from Vincent Granville. For a full…Continue
Added by Amy on October 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Summary: Is the addition of “Prescriptive” analytics to our nomenclature really worthwhile or are we just confusing our customers?
I admit to being annoyed when this or that industry wag tries to coin a new term to describe some portion of the discipline we are already practicing. Some of these folks I think are…Continue
For a very long time, businesses had their documents filed in folders and stored in huge metal cabinets. But thanks to advances in technology, they were eventually coded and stored digitally. As we advance through the Age of Information, the traditional digital storage devices like the floppy, compact, and flash…Continue
Added by Kyle Albert on October 23, 2014 at 5:51am — No Comments
It should be detailed, featuring appropriate and properly scaled business charts, organized in a meaningful way and commented:…Continue
Or to put it differently, when your metrics lie to you: how to find out, and what should you do?
The purpose of this article is to let Google aware of the problem, and fix their Google Analytics reports (filtering out the fake traffic). This scheme also impacts many companies computing website rankings. Tons of websites now have their traffic…Continue
The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles or sections are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday.
Added by Vincent Granville on October 22, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Interesting listing published on Mashape. Only the top 12 are listed below. It would be nice to have a separate blog for voice recognition APIs. I've been thinking at using voice rather than passport or driving license, as a more secure ID. The voice has a texture unique to each individual.…Continue
Added by Mirko Krivanek on October 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Listings featuring free, great, real-life, big or small data sets are published regularly. Our Data Science Apprenticeship webpage lists various data sets that anyone can use, not just our candidates: some are real, some are simulated data sets to study the behavior of algorithms such as Jackknife regression. More are listed…Continue
The old world original genus names for fruit trees were all named after women. Representing an implicit importance of relation a fruit bearing tree and its fruit to the human condition. A simple and elegant description between human perception and the reality of living. Now we take liberty with fruit as it is available from all over the world any time of year. To look at a lovely ripe peach on a wonderful late summer day and to taste its wonderful essence over shadows the long rich story of…Continue
Added by Sigmond Axel on October 21, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments
Large Scale Data Sharing made safe and simple.
As the web gets more personal some ideas spread like wild fire and others just fizzle. Things like tokenized payment systems that take many years in concept for success all it takes is one large corporation to adopt it to make it mainstream. The mobile application movement is a lot like this expanding into data sharing with concepts like menu sharing among families and friends for dinner. This can be considered by some as a sign of a new…Continue
Added by Sigmond Axel on October 21, 2014 at 10:03am — No Comments
These articles posted on our network in the last 1-2 years are still just as popular today, based on the number of re-tweets. Many of these articles were not popular enough to make it in our list of 30 most popular articles of all times. …Continue
Added by Amy on October 21, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
For long, the real money gaming industry had carried the persona of bright and shiny casinos, roulettes, long rows of slot machines, high stake poker tables, etc. However, in the world where internet has penetrated into each and every aspect of our lives, gaming is no exception. Online gaming has gained tremendous eyeballs over the past few years. In its latest avatar, online gaming has added another subset that involves real money. While it has been existent worldwide for quite some time…Continue
Added by Sumit Prasad on October 20, 2014 at 9:25pm — No Comments
In this data analysis a very interesting and powerful fact emerges. The data is taken from seed-db.com and analyzed to create visualizations.…Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on October 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Summary: If you’re making the decision to use NoSQL, how do you quantify the value of the investment?
If you are exploring NoSQL, once you become educated on the basics there are two questions that will rapidly move to the top of your list of considerations.
Added by William Vorhies on October 17, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Seasoned HR professionals have always been expected to make some instinctual decisions when it comes to hiring and managing employees. However, with the rise of Business Intelligence (BI) software, such practices may be at an end. Now that analytics have entered the comfortable cubicles of HR, there is far less room to make decisions based on hunches or personal opinions.
The future of HR is analytical and, well, more intelligent.
Business intelligence software in Human…Continue
Added by Charlotte Ritter on October 17, 2014 at 6:38am — No Comments
Added by Amy on October 16, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Starred articles were potential candidates for our picture of the week published in our weekly digest. Enjoy our new selection of articles and resources (R, data science, Python, machine learning etc.) Comments are from Vincent Granville. For a full list of all resources featured so far, …Continue
Added by Amy on October 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
The market for data visualization software has bloomed. I'm suspicious.
Companies like Tableau, Spotfire, SAS Visual Analytics, Qlik and Zoomdata are positioning their tools far beyond traditional business intelligence. Capabilities for graphically navigating data, recognizing patterns and finding relationships are growing in both functional and economic scope. These new tools can provide charting forms only imagined in the last decade like word clouds, circular hierarchies, tree…Continue