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Do you think that data mining is dead?

According to the Emcien, data mining is almost dead. Do you agree with this statement? Here's my answer: I don't think Data Mining is dead.…

Started by Vincent Granville

4 Sep 23, 2012
Reply by Steven Paul Sanderson II

When is small data better than big?

If you want to estimate the value of each home in US, you would benefit from having big data: the square footage, age, acreage, value of ne…

Started by Vincent Granville

2 Sep 11, 2012
Reply by Sean Murphy

SEO: a success story with Google (40% lift)

The following strategy increased by 40% the volume of organic clicks from Google in a matter of 3 weeks, following a long, steady decline:…

Started by Vincent Granville

5 Aug 29, 2012
Reply by Ben Letto

How to optimize email campaigns? Part I

When a data scientist is asked to optimize an email campaign, it just means improving targeting,  finding best time / day to send the messa…

Started by Mirko Krivanek

1 Aug 21, 2012
Reply by Mirko Krivanek

How does Google detect original content vs. a copy?

Which metrics should an author / website attribution algorithm use? In recent tests, I've posted original content on website A, then re-pos…

Started by Vincent Granville

2 Aug 15, 2012
Reply by Vincent Granville

New Report on Managing Cyberinfrastructure Centers

Just added to the NSF and Social Science Research Network databases yesterday, the report of a workshop bringing together the directors of…

Started by Cory Knobel

0 Aug 14, 2012

A simple trick to migrate content between websites

To make sure that all the contents is permanently moved to the new website: After migrating the content, do: Delete all content from the o…

Started by Vincent Granville

0 Aug 12, 2012

HBase, Cassandra, Mongo DB, CouchBase

What are the differences? Which database system would you recommend, depending on the size and complexity of your data?

Started by Vincent Granville

12 Jul 31, 2012
Reply by Tom Ellis

How are database joins optimized? How can you do better to handle big data?

Joins are typically Cartesian products and in many database systems, can be very slow. What are the best solutions to optimize joins From…

Started by Vincent Granville

4 Jul 31, 2012
Reply by Tom Ellis

The Evolution of "What is Data Science?"

I’m in the process of researching the origin and evolution of data science as a discipline and a profession. Here are the milestones that I…

Started by Gil Press

3 Jul 30, 2012
Reply by Gil Press



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