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Vincent Granville's Blog – January 2013 Archive (13)

Letter from the Editor

Dear members,

I’m very pleased to announce a new addition to the DSC community – Big Data News! I’d like to personally invite you to join me on our latest Data Science Central Community Channel dedicated to all things Big Data. You can click on…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 30, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Weekly Digest - January 26

Also check the Additional Resources section at the bottom.

Featured Articles

  1. Top 10 Data Scientists from Gil Press A-List
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Added by Vincent Granville on January 27, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top 10 Data Scientists from Gil Press A-List

Here's the current list (as of January 26), according to Gil Press, a well know data science contributor for Forbes..

The first three numbers (for each data scientist) represent reach, resonance and relevance respectively. The next three entries represent recent popular articles.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 26, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Looking to hire a Ning Consultant with specialized expertize

We are looking for a consultant to (initially) fix an issue with our banner ads in our two (soon to be three) Ning networks: DataScienceCentral and AnalyticBridge

Our…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 23, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Creepy Advertising Fraud Reaches New Levels

This is very scary: you visit a web site on an infected computer, and suddenly all the ads (e.g. about data science conferences) are replaced by irrelevant, crappy ads (e.g. about weight loss). For about 0.5 second, you can see the original ads, but they quickly get over-written by the fraudulent content. It impacts display ads, as well as contextual ads on many websites, but only on infected computers, and only…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 22, 2013 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

The Disruptive Power of Big Data in the 2012 Presidential Election

Live webcast  …

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 18, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Weekly Digest Special Edition: Most Popular Articles of all Time

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 12, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Weekly Digest - January 11

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 11, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

18 great articles from top news outlets

Our selection of top big data, data science and business articles published over the last 30 days, in the New York Times, Forbes, MIT, HBR, Information Week, DataScienceCentral, Gigaom etc.

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 8, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Webcast: Marketing Attribution in a Big Analytics World

Marketing Attribution in a 

Big Analytics World…
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Added by Vincent Granville on January 8, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Data Science Central / AnalyticBridge Update

Many great articles have been posted on DataScienceCentral.com and AnalyticBridge.com over the holidays. Most recently, I posted these two articles:…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 7, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Big data startup to fix healthcare

The problem:

  • The cost of healthcare in US will go up for everyone, as employers will pass the buck to employees and the uninsured will have to pay.
  • Even standard procedures have high price volatility. If you ask…
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Added by Vincent Granville on January 6, 2013 at 9:30pm — 9 Comments

High crime rates explained by gasoline lead. Really?

Crime rates in big cities (where gasoline concentration is high) peaked about 20 years after lead was banned in gasoline, according to an econometric study by Rick Nevin. The 20 year time lag being the time elapsed between lead exposure at birth, and turning into a 20 year old criminal.

At least, that's the argument proposed…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 3, 2013 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

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