L.V.'s Discussions (41)

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Attribution Modeling: Key Analytical Strategy to Boost Marketing ROI

According to Google, An attribution model is the rule, or set of rules, that determines how credit for sales and conversions is assigned to…

Started by L.V.

0 Oct 24, 2015

Pro-bono Data Science

What are the pros and cons about hiring a pro-bono analytics expert? In this economy, given the fact that any decent data scientist can ear…

Started by L.V.

0 Oct 22, 2015

Over 5,000,000 financial, economic and social datasets

Has anyone tried the Quandl search engine data set? Did you find any interesting data set? 

Started by L.V.

4 Feb 12, 2017
Reply by Dr. Dean G. "Gordy" Fairchild

Are you smart enough to work at Google?

This was the title of a very popular book published in 2012, featuring several job interview questions (brain teasers) asked by Google's hi…

Started by L.V.

3 Oct 21, 2015
Reply by M. Murrietta

Patenting or not? What about patent trolls?

What are the advantages of patenting an algorithm or system? The costs are huge, the game is rigged against the little guys (the innovator)…

Started by L.V.

0 Oct 7, 2015

Are Extreme Weather Events More Frequent? The Data Science Answer

It can be difficult reading the news to figure out what is happening: many pro- and anti- climate change evangelists have a political agend…

Started by L.V.

1 Dec 2, 2015
Reply by Bob Ordemann

Chart: Massive Innovations in Data Science yet to Come

Great Gartner graph. Read full article here. DSC Resources Career: Training | Books | Cheat Sheet | Apprenticeship | Certification | Sala…

Started by L.V.

0 Sep 14, 2015

Chart: Salaries by Roles in Data Science

These numbers are from Glassdoor.com and were first mentioned here. Other salary surveys for data scientists can be found here. This study…

Started by L.V.

0 Sep 14, 2015

Timeline: R-Packages from Most Prolific R Developer

R packages produced by Hadley Wickham. See also this article about Wickham, as well as our numerous articles about R. Click on picture to…

Started by L.V.

1 Oct 27, 2015
Reply by Erich Neuwirth

Question for astronomers and movie producers

If you leave Earth in a spacecraft moving at the speed of the light (or even 4 times the speed of the light), in a straight direction (no t…

Started by L.V.

4 Dec 16, 2015
Reply by ŞABAN


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