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The Data Scientist Will Be Replaced By Tools | Forbes

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,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 2, 2012 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

Romney Said to Use Secretive Data Mining | WallStreetJournal

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.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 24, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Top 30 articles for week ending on August 19

Weekly digest from Data Science Central, Analytic Talent and Analytic Bridge:

  1. Why are clinical trials failing?
  2. How to optimize email campaigns? Part I…
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Added by Vincent Granville on August 20, 2012 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Percolator, Dremel and Pregel: Alternatives to Hadoop

Posted on behalf of Michael Walker.

Percolator, Dremel and Pregel: Alternatives to Hadoop



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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Added by Vincent Granville on August 17, 2012 at 7:19am — 1 Comment

Webinar: next generation of big data analytics

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 16, 2012 at 6:34am — No Comments

Social recommendation websites potential mob target

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…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 12, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Hadoop on Windows Server and Azure

Microsoft and Hortonworks …

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Added by Vincent Granville on July 24, 2012 at 2:14pm — 1 Comment

To Recruiters and hiring managers: important notice

Job ads posted on our sister website AnalyticTalent can be posted on AnalyticBridge as well as on our three LinkedIn groups:

  • Advanced Business Analytics, Data Mining and Predictive Modeling - …
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Added by Vincent Granville on July 22, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to Develop Big Data Solutions with Apache Hadoop

Webinar: How to Develop Big Data Solutions with…

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Added by Vincent Granville on July 18, 2012 at 9:33am — 1 Comment

Announcing Datastream: The Official Greenplum Blog

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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Added by Vincent Granville on July 18, 2012 at 8:52am — No Comments

How do I update my resume on AnalyticTalent?

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 -…

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Added by Vincent Granville on July 17, 2012 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Data Science Central Launches Big Data Job Board

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…

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Added by Vincent Granville on July 17, 2012 at 8:43am — No Comments

Learn how ICA created the nation's leading Health Information Exchange

ICA is a leading provider of health information exchange solutions to bridge the gaps that exist between health care organizations. At the core of their solution is technology from MarkLogic. Enterprise Data Layer provides a unified view of all organizational data.…
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Added by Vincent Granville on July 11, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Data Science and Big Data Course from EMC

Big Data Analytics requires involvement of Data Scientists

"We live in a data-driven world. Increasingly, the efficient operation of organizations…
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Added by Vincent Granville on July 10, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Ford Opens Silicon Valley Lab to Mine Big Data | Wall Street Journal

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Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally, left, and chairman William Ford.

Ford officially…

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Added by Vincent Granville on June 26, 2012 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Your credit card purchases mined by insurance companies | The Economist

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…

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Added by Vincent Granville on June 26, 2012 at 7:37pm — 1 Comment

Advanced Analytics with Acceptable Runtimes

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Added by Vincent Granville on June 12, 2012 at 7:36pm — No Comments

The Power of Cross-Functional Predictive Analytics (DataScienceCentral Webinar - June 27)

Join us for a Webinar on June 27
Space is limited.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:…

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Added by Vincent Granville on June 12, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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