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Vincent Granville's Blog – October 2012 Archive (17)

Assessing the Damage From Hurricane Sandy | New York Times

Includes great charts from FlowingData.com.

Five of New York’s 14 wastewater treatment plants are in the lowest-lying areas of the city, within the mandatory evacuation zone. When the plants get filled to capacity or flooded, sewage and stormwater mix and bypass the plant, flowing directly into New York’s waterways — and now, into flooded streets and buildings.…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 31, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments

Top 16 articles for week ending October 24

From Data Science Central and AnalyticBridge

  1. Splunk for Hadoop – Real Time Analytics…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 25, 2012 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Proposal for an Apprenticeship in Data Science

For motivated students who can learn on their own, here's an option that I would like to offer: the possibility to become an expert data scientist in less than six months, for a cost well below $10,000, and with guaranteed job opportunities.

The program would be open to everyone without screening, but the degree and the…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 25, 2012 at 4:00pm — 34 Comments

Splunk for Hadoop – Real Time Analytics

 
Hello DSC Member, 



We are excited to announce new Hadoop integrations that address common challenges in deploying…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 25, 2012 at 9:26am — No Comments

From Revolution to Evolution

by Jim Falgout, Pervasive Software



The “big data” revolution has taken place. Startup companies are formed and running full speed to take advantage of this new market. The press is wound up outputting articles daily on big data and how it will change all of our lives. Even…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 23, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Greenplum & Kaggle partnership, and OpenChorus

Greenplum is very excited to announce the availability of the Greenplum Chorus source code and continue its goal of enabling organizations to derive greater insight and economic value from Big Data through a partnership with Kaggle, a platform for data science competitions. 

 
Greenplum’s …
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 23, 2012 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Scientists get 6 years in prison for making wrong predictions | CBS News

Six Italian scientists and a government official have been sentenced to six years in prison over statements they made prior to a 2009 earthquake that killed 309 in the town of L'Aquila.

A year-long trial came to a close today (Oct. 22) with the verdict, which alarmed earth scientists worldwide.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 22, 2012 at 8:03am — No Comments

Top 27 articles for week ending October 18

From Data Science Central and AnalyticBridge

  1. Sponsored: Free 30-day Vertica trial (HP's analytic and data base p...…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 18, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 18, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Webinar: Analytics as a Service for Decision Makers

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 17, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

New job ads from AnalyticTalent.com

Announcement:

Webinar: The Path from BI to Data Science: View details at http://bit.ly/RxqEKP

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 10, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Webinar: The Path from BI to Data Science

How to Walk The Path from BI to Data Science: 

An interview with Michael Driscoll, data scientist and CEO of Metamarkets…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 10, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Top 17 articles for week ending October 9

From Data Science Central and AnalyticBridge

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 9, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Past performance IS indicative of future results

Why do people selling supposedly great ROI on the stock market MUST disclaim that "Past performance IS NOT indicative of future results", or else face litigation?

If I had to tell that statement to my clients, nobody would buy. Indeed, I tell the opposite (as in the subject line), because I'm confident about my predictions…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 6, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Sponsored Webinar: How can big data help you?

Big data is a big "so…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 4, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

19 big data articles that you must read

Analytics, big data, data science... All of them were posted in major news oultets (WSJ, MIT, etc.) in the last 10 days. Enjoy the reading!

  1. An Introduction to Text Analytics
  2. Graduate Programs in Big Data Analytics and Data…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 1, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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