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Tool for Computing Continuous Distributed Representations of Words

Natural language processing (NLP) involves machine learning, artificial intelligence, algorithms and linguistics related to interactions between computers and human languages. One important goal…


Added by Michael Walker on August 20, 2013 at 7:27pm — No Comments

Deriving Maximum Value from your Enterprise Data Warehouse - Webinar

Business-Driven Evaluation of HP Vertica, Featuring CMA Consulting Services 

Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET

If you’re like most organizations, you have made a major investment in…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 19, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Scholarship Recommendations

I am starting my masters in the field in predictive analytics  and searching feverishly for scholarships. If anyone is aware of scholarship opportunities for students within the industry of data I would greatly appreciate it! 

Thank you,


Added by Brian Smith on August 19, 2013 at 6:39am — No Comments

Recent Acquisitions In Big Data

Big Data Companies

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I am no expert in market analysis of any kind, but my personal Big Data Analytics embedded in my small brains which I inherited from my cave-dwelling ancestors tells me that the industry is anticipating huge profits from…


Added by Fari Payandeh on August 18, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

BI For Big Data - Webinar hosted by DSC

Join us for a Webinar on September 10. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now.

Providing business intelligence (BI) for Big Data presents unique challenges. In addition to tackling performance challenges of Big Data, BI tools must be able to access new types of data, present it in meaningful ways and provide intuitive navigation for end…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

A Data Scientist’s Guide to Making Money from Start-Ups

There are several ways to make money via start-ups:

  1. Invest in them (for experts only)
  2. Create a big thing like Facebook : more than 99.9% who try fail, and finding VC money takes lots of time. Although you might enjoy a few years…

Added by Vincent Granville on August 15, 2013 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Will Data Science Forever Change Branding Strategies? Here is a Glimpse of The Future Company

Know the numbers, know your business! 

Numbers are the fundamental language of business. The bottom-line on the income statement is a number. The business plan is expressed specifically as numbers on the operating budget, numbers that may derive largely from statistical projections of revenues and costs.…


Added by Tullio Siragusa on August 15, 2013 at 6:18am — No Comments

Probably Predictive

There’s been a great deal of discussion over the past several weeks regarding data mining and predictive models.  Terms like “meta data” and “algorithm” are fast moving from the domain of IT practitioners and into the realm of water cooler discussion.  This might be a good opportunity to briefly review some of these concepts in order to better understand data mining practices and standards.

First, some terms.  

Meta Data - refers…


Added by James Sullivan on August 15, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Weekly Digest - August 19

Featured Articles


Added by Vincent Granville on August 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Batch vs. Real Time Data Processing

Batch data processing is an efficient way of processing high volumes of data is where a group of transactions is collected over a period of time. Data is collected, entered, processed and then the batch results are…


Added by Michael Walker on August 13, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

PJM market data used to reveal demand response market insights


check out the demand response market profile at PJM 

demand response wholesale market

Added by Parag Patil on August 12, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments

Big Data’s Missing Component: Data Suction Appliance


Fari Payandeh

Fari Payandeh

Aug 12, 2013

May I say at the outset that I know the phrase “Data Suction Appliance” sounds awkward at its best and downright awful at its worst. Honestly, I don’t feel that bad! These are some of the…


Added by Fari Payandeh on August 11, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

A new type of weapons-grade secure email

With email encryption being targeted by the government as if it was criminal activity (read the story about the Lavabit platform shut down by the government because it was used by Edward Snowden in the recent NSA leak), this could be a great opportunity for mathematicians and data scientists:…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 10, 2013 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Measuring Risk

Most companies work regularly to reduce risk without truly understanding exactly what risk really is, or how much it should be reduced.  Some managers will tell you that risk exists, but they won’t be able to tell you where or to what extent.  Others can identify where a risk might lie, but can not tell you the impact to the company should the identified risky event occur.

Most technology managers tend to talk about risk in terms of security and disaster…


Added by James Sullivan on August 9, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments

60+ R resources

And other great resources and articles from top news outlets:


Added by Vincent Granville on August 7, 2013 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Agile Data Quality Best Practices

How enterprises can accelerate the creation of new data quality solutions while aligning with business goals.

Article originally published on by Philip Russom, TDWI…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 7, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Hadoop: What It Is And Why It’s Such A Big Deal

Guest blog post by Francesca Krihely.

Here’s a prediction and a challenge, rolled into one. Whatever the level of your present understanding of Hadoop, in short, you’re going to hear a lot more about Hadoop in…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 7, 2013 at 8:03pm — 1 Comment

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