We are excited to announce that all 1000+ functions on Blockspring can now be run from your spreadsheet.
You'll be able to create interactive data visualizations, run algorithms, pull data from the web, automate tweets and emails, call APIs, and more. In a nutshell, you get the full power of programming from the comfort of a spreadsheet.
To get started, install the …Continue
Added by Paul Katsen on April 2, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments
People often ask “What technology & tool skills do I need to develop to be a data scientist?”. We decided to go straight to the source of job descriptions & check what requirements are being asked for while people hire data scientists. We analyzed about 1660 job postings which had “Data Scientists” in the job title and decided to further search for specific technology & tools skills that are required in those job descriptions.
Our first analysis involved understanding what…Continue
All analytic professionals, students and academics - Participate in the 2015 Data Science / Data Miner Survey.
Added by Karl Rexer on April 2, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
An ideal DS must have broad business acumen, corporate expertise, know-how of corporate and government culture, a feel of the fluctuating government political climate and its low(s) & high(s), Popular Industry KPI(s), well versed in the area of large scale multi-million $ budgets,
Knowledgeable in the areas of Advanced Mathematics, Law, Econometrics and Finance, Software Development experience using Java, Python and C; Database experience should…Continue
Added by Riazul Hasan on April 2, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
Let's get over the hype. Unless you are a data driven giant like Amazon or Yahoo, there is no need to spend millions to dig and fill a big data lake. You might be better off with data junk yard strategy. It will let you start early and cheap so you don’t miss the big data bus. It may not sound impressive but play it right and a junk yard will end up a gold mine with an optimum balance of cost, benefits and speed. Here is how it makes sense:
Hadoop, the core…Continue
Added by Ashu Kumar on April 2, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
United States President Barack Obama recently introduced DJ Patil as the new Chief Data Scientist of the United States Government. See video: Data Science: Where are We Going?…Continue
Developing machine learning solutions that give a lift from your existing prediction algorithms is not an easy task. They require a multitude of activities to get it right including cleaning up the data, setting up the infrastructure, testing &re-testing the model & finally deploying the algorithm.
Here are five machine learning services that can help…Continue
Added by Gridlex on April 1, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Interesting list published on Startup.ml. Here are the main categories:
Added by Mirko Krivanek on April 1, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Interesting post. I think many of these visualizations are just pure art, but delivering no insight. So we selected a few of the most powerful ones for you.
The Iliad (whatever that means)…Continue
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Added by Vincent Granville on April 1, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments