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Vincent Granville's Blog – March 2013 Archive (14)

Weekly Digest - April 1

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 31, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

31 selected articles from top news outlets - last 30 days

Enjoy the reading! Articles from WSJ, Forbes, HBR, The Economist, NYT, MIT and many smaller, relevant media. In random order, though more recent ones are usually higher in the list.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 30, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

New articles posted this week

On Big Data News, Data Science Central and Analyticbridge:

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 29, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

What does a data scientist do?

Interesting PowerPoint presentation by Carlos Somohano. Here's my favorite slide (a slightly modified version):

Brief History of Data Science

  1. 1974 – Peter Naur @UoC Datalogy & Data Science…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 28, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Vibrant, Growing, and Changing - That’s Analytics in 2013

Today Lavastorm Analytics published “Analytics 2013 – A Survey on Analytic Usage, Trends, and Future Initiatives”. This is a very interesting research project because it includes opinions from such a wide audience from the analytics community – 600…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 23, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

The world is ready for the consumer-grade enterprise

Former VMware CEO and current Pivotal Initiative leader Paul Maritz shares his thoughts on how the future of enterprise IT must mirror the practices of consumer web companies.

In the last three decades, we’ve seen a shift in enterprise information technology, from mainframes that automated our financial information,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 19, 2013 at 8:34am — No Comments

Great graphic diagrams

Everybody talks about beautiful charts and graphs, usually produced by Tableau or R, see links below. They are definitely great and I guess publishers (including us!) love to regularly show such graphs to our readers because it generates a lot of reactions. 

But what about graphic diagrams (see examples below)…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 18, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Weekly digest - March 17

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 17, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Vertical vs. Horizontal Data Scientists

There are two types of data scientists:

  • Vertical data scientists have very deep knowledge in some narrow field. They might be computer scientists very familiar with computational complexity of all sorting algorithms. Or a statistician who knows everything about eigenvalues, singular value decomposition…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — 28 Comments

Selected articles posted this week

Here's our updated list:

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 14, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Stock market: should you buy or sell?

The stock market has soared despite no news to support the new highs. Is it time to sell or to short? Or to buy?

Here's my advice, both as a data scientist, and as a former day trader who survived 15 years of stock market volatility  (and increased model-resistant price oscillations), mostly by not trading anymore since 2000,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 12, 2013 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

40 selected articles from top news outlets

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  1. The Upbeat Stats on Statistics | WSJ…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 3, 2013 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - March 4

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

PAW San Francisco Packs a Punch with Keynotes in 2013

This year, Predictive Analytics World San Francisco (April 14-19) features an incredible agenda filled with awesome keynotes and 35 keynotes from leading organizations..

Check out some of the headliners at PAW SF this year:…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 3, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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