Do you agree with this? I don't, I think this Forbes article is using a provocative title to get you to read it. While assembler programmers in the seventies were eventually replaced by compilers and programming language interpreters, I believe that real statisticians and data scientists can't fully be replaced by machines or software. When they are,…Continue
WASHINGTON—Mitt Romney's success in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in the costliest presidential race ever can be traced in part to a secretive data-mining project that sifts through Americans' personal information—including their purchasing history and church attendance—to identify new and likely, wealthy donors, the Associated Press has learned.…Continue
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Hadoop (MapReduce where code is turned into map and reduce jobs, and Hadoop runs the jobs) is great at crunching data yet inefficient for analyzing data because…
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Recently Yelp was hit with a class action lawsuit for defamatory and fake bad restaurant reviews. Although the lawsuit was dismissed, the plaintiffs claimed that Yelp would post bad reviews of businesses not purchasing $500/month advertising on Yelp. Much of the discussion was…Continue
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Announcing the debut of Datastream, Greenplum's official blog, delivering analytics news and exploring emerging data science trends. http://bit.ly/LWAt7c
We live in a Big Data world, and the data scientist is at the center. Datastream shines a spotlight on the data scientists, practitioners, and innovators who are reaping…
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Datashaping.com is now AnalyticTalent.com. If you posted your resume on DataShaping.com or emailed your resume to Vincent Granville for posting on DataShaping.com, you can now check or update your resume on our new website -…Continue
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Data Science Central Launches Big Data Job Board at AnalyticTalent.com
Specialized job board for active and passive job candidates identifies the best opportunities for data scientists, data analysts, statisticians, data engineers, and business analysts.
Data Science Central has launched a new…Continue
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Big Data Analytics requires involvement of Data Scientists
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To determine your premium. They check if you regularly purchase cheese burgers, cigarettes, alcohol etc.
A SWISS life-settlements firm called Rigi Capital Partners (RCP) recently considered buying the life-insurance policy of an elderly woman apparently suffering from dementia. RCP would take over payment of the policy premiums and receive the full death benefit when she passed away. Her medical records revealed that she had…Continue
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