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
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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…
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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
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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
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Every minute, 48 hours of video are uploaded onto Youtube. 204 million e-mail messages are sent and 600 new websites generated. 600,000 pieces of content are shared on Facebook, and more than 100,000 tweets are sent. And that does not even begin to scratch the surface of data generation, which spans to sensors, medical records, corporate databases, and…Continue
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Our company recently implemented a BI Reporting solution intended for a retail company with both, an offline retail chain and an online web-shop. This was a Demo project, so during the planning phase our team decided to use two different platforms, including different back-end and front-end software.
In general, we planned to compare the free and non-free software available for similar BI Reporting…Continue
Since we started developing our Data Science Apprenticeship, we've been thinking a bit about the future of higher education. Here is a summary of our thoughts:
The new degree…Continue
The Big Data wave makes us take a new step in the information age in which we live. Data & information have taken a central place in all our activities; even war is concerned (information warfare, electronic warfare, for example). In the information age, the power of ideas plays a more and more prominent role, but as the principle of skepticism is largely widespread, our era is also the era of suspicion and mistrust. Normally there are always data that are transformed into…
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She's an expert in visualization, and you can check her website at www.nbr-graphs.com.
Here are some of her recent articles:…Continue
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