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Honeybees, Hive, and Presto

Posted on November 13, 2013 at 5:00am 0 Comments


Recently I've been pondering on the idea of synergy, which I relate to the Honeybee Effect. Also, somewhat related is Hadoop's module Hive, for querying large databases. Apparently, Facebook has made their own big data module for SQL-like queries (Presto) open-source about 7 days ago, making waves in the big data scene. What are your views on these matters?


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10 signs that you are a data scientist

Posted on October 29, 2013 at 7:30am 1 Comment

I'd add an 11th one as well: you check data science sites before you check news sites in the morning!

10. You think … “So much data, so littl…”

9. You know what heteroscedasticity is.

8. Your best pick-up lines all include the word “moneyball.”

7. You look at your grocery…


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