Preparing data for analysis can incredibly time consuming. In this talk at the Open Data Science Conference in SF last week Nina Zumel & John Mount from Win-Vector, LLC with “Preparing Data for Analysis using R” Workshop. READ MORE
Michael Berry is taking a stand against the big data hype. More data, said the analytics director for travel website TripAdvisor, doesn’t always mean better business results. Case in point: big data and predictive analytics. Read More…
Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. Here are our TOP 5 Data Science/Analytics Job Openings & Articles/Videos for this week. Enjoy!
Feeling Sick today? Heard something was “going around”?
We’ll these 2 companies are making it easy for all of us to instantly see on a local map what’s “going around” use from an illness perspective (viruses, allergies, etc.). This can help us avoid or diagnose the illness quicker and get on with our daily lives. Read More
Watch Webcast (on-demand) | In an increasingly data-oriented business world, the correct use of data visualization techniques is becoming essential to business success, according to consultant William McKnight.
“Your data has a story to tell,” McKnight stated in which he provided tips on creating effective data visualizations that inform business users without confusing them. Watch Video
DATA CHANGE! Thursday Sept 18th at 6:30p at Pivotal’s Offices, Dr. Jerry A. Smith, the Chief Data Scientist for Capgemini’s Advance Digital Intelligence (ADI) group and Data Science & Analytics (DSA) group will be the guest speaker.
In this discussion, we will explore how data science is impacted by one of the most complex data sets of all times, the deep web. In doing so we use an open source intelligence driven data science framework to explore dark kinetic world of anarchy (the deep dark web) Read More
Stanford University’s Susa Athey will describe the application of these techniques to advertiser behavior in sponsored search advertising auctions, focusing on how the models can be used for marketplace design and management Watch Video
Gilad Lotan, former Data Scientist with SocialFlow, created a interesting data visualization analyzing the social network on twitter only taking users who have one of the following phrases in their Twitter bios: Data Science, Data Scientist, Machine Learning, Data Strateg*.
The result was an interactive tool built at Zoom.it. So zoom in and see if you find yourself! The larger the bubble the more “influence”. The Colors represent regions (West Coast is Blue, East Coast is Purple, etc) Read More…