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Michael Walker's Blog Posts Tagged 'Scientist' (6)

Ten (10) Minute Data Scientist Online Survey

The Data Science Association (DSA) and Google is interested in learning more about your experience with tools and training. Click on the link below to take a 10-minute survey for data scientists.…

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Added by Michael Walker on October 1, 2015 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Meet the New Chief Data Scientist of the United States Government

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?…

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Added by Michael Walker on April 2, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Why Women Make Great Data Scientists

I often receive phone calls from organizations, aspiring data scientists and reporters about whether data science would be a good career choice for women. My response is absolutely yes, for the following reasons:

Women are great contrarian…

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Added by Michael Walker on February 27, 2015 at 10:10am — 14 Comments

Data Science is Dead - Long Live the Data Scientist

While there is much hype and confusion around "data science" and the hot new professional "data scientist…

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Added by Michael Walker on October 14, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Big Data is Stupid Data

The "Big Data" marketing hype obscures the fact that more actionable, valuable insights are likely to be found in the right smaller "Smart Data" sets in contrast to large data sets.



While the term "Big Data" is properly defined as data sets whose size is beyond the ability of commonly used software tools to capture, manage, and process the data within a tolerable elapsed time - the…

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Added by Michael Walker on September 19, 2014 at 11:10am — 2 Comments

The Texas Sharpshooter Deception

I received a call from an old client who stated his analytics team had a recent string of failures alarming the firm and costing money. He asked me to review and audit the teams work and analytical processes in attempt to understand and remedy the failures. The data crunching technology was…

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Added by Michael Walker on March 12, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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