Added by Vincent Granville on May 23, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
The graphs below show demographics for two popular but totally unrelated 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…Continue
Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 22, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
This 2nd edition has more than 200 pages of pure data science, far more than the first edition. This new version of our very popular book will soon be available for download: we will make an announcement when it is officially published.
Extreme data science is a way of doing data science to deliver high value very fast. It can best be compared to extreme rock climbing, where individuals managed to climb challenging peaks in uncharted territory, in minimum amount of time with a small team and small budget, sometimes successfully using controversial climbing routes or techniques. For instance, Reinhold Messner climbing the Everest in winter, alone in…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on May 11, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Monthly selection of 50 big data, analytics, data science, visualization, data integration articles from various respected news outlets. Covering education, training, salaries, business applications, major press releases, success stories etc.
At the bottom of this article, you will find links to our previous news selections,…Continue
Interview with Justin Langseth, CEO and co-founder of data visualization startup, Zoomdata.…Continue
Full Tilt Poker is the second largest online poker room; it belongs to Rational FT which is a computer services company that develops software, business computer maintenance and performs operations based digital marketing. http://www.rfts.com/
Two fundamental points of running a poker room online are the integrity of the site and the trust of customers. Players must be completely sure that they are protected against fraud. Negative publicity…
Added by Michel Bruley on May 6, 2013 at 1:39am — No Comments
Interesting question posted on Quora (a network for geeks) a while back. Here's a summary of the very long and detailed top answer:
Here are some highlights from a few thought leaders and practitioners in the big data space that I found valuable enough to share – to me, they're hitting on similar themes so worth summarizing.
First, let's cut to the chase. Their key points are:
Added by Arthur Aguirre on May 3, 2013 at 6:10am — No Comments
In a recent post of mine I had mentioned about the partnership between MapR and Canonical towards an initiative to make Hadoop available with Ubuntu natively through Ubuntu Partner Archive. Since, the package has been released now, I thought of showing how to get it done. Trust me it's really cool to install Hadoop…Continue
Added by Mohammad Tariq Iqbal on April 30, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments
You are invited to tweet links from our network on Twitter and Google+, and earn money.Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 29, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Health care is ripe for disruption. Overpriced, inefficient, lack of price transparency, dysfunctional regulations and a "one-size-fits-all" approach are a few of the many problems screaming for…
Added by Michael Walker on April 25, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments
Want to know what we think about how Big Data is going to affect HR and recruiting?
Aspen Advisors Founder, Andrew Gadomski shares his thoughts on Big Data. Listen here.
This interview is the first of a monthly series of podcasts on Big Data and HR. Big Data Trends will be available on…Continue
This question was recently posted by Larry Wasserman on the Normal Deviate blog (see extract below). Larry is a statistics and machine learning professor at Carnegie Mellon University.
Here is my…Continue
34 data science, big data, visualization and analytics articles from small and big news outlets - including MIT, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Wired and many more. Published over the last 30 days. In mildly random order - the most recent ones at the top. The first one is actually a sponsored listing. …Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 20, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on April 17, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
This could be a new startup idea: creating an Excel-compatible software, working just like Excel, but able to handle bigger datasets, much faster.
Like most data scientists, I've been using Excel a lot in my career, and it definitely has some very powerful features. Probably the greatest one is its ability to help design,…Continue
In this series I reveal rules of intelligence contained within grammar, and explain how they can be utilized to unleash intelligence in software. These rules are extremely simple, but still undiscovered by scientists.
Under certain conditions, three types of conclusions that can be generated autonomously:
1) Specification substitution conclusion:
• Given "John is a father" and "A father is a man";
• Because of the common word…
Added by Menno Mafait on April 14, 2013 at 11:48pm — No Comments