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Features (9) | Software (2) | Webcasts (2) | Meetings (1) | Jobs (8) | Academic (3) | Competitions (5) | Publications (8) | NewsBriefs (2) | CFP (5) | Quote

Features

  • Poll Results: Selling your Facebook data ? - Jul 11, 2012.
    Half of the voters would not sell their Facebook data at any price. The other half were willing to sell for market rate or a high amount. East Europeans were the most willing to sell, while West Europeans were the most privacy conscious.
  • Women in Analytics, Data Science, Data Mining? - Jun 28, 2012.
    While most data scientists are men, there is a growing number of women in this field.
  • Predictive Analytics World Boston, Sep 30 - Oct 4, 2012 - Jul 11, 2012.
    Don't miss case studies from top organizations such as Booz Allen Hamilton, Goldman Sachs, HP, and TripAdvisor, and be a part of the leading event with over 40 sessions, hands-on workshops, and much more.
  • Analytics 2012 Conference, Las Vegas, Oct 8-9 - Jul 11, 2012.
    A2012 will bring together more than 1,000 analytics practitioners to learn the latest advances and research in the field and cover all the hottest topics. Exclusive discount for KDnuggets Subscribers.
  • Stats Can Trip Up Scientific Data Fabricators - Jul 8, 2012.
    Research data that are "too good to be true" may soon be routinely revealed using a statistical method developed by a Wharton professor Uri Simonsohn.
  • Top news for Jul 1-7 - Jul 8, 2012.
    July 19 Webinar: Predictive Analytics on Hadoop; Visualizing Obama Twitter Network; ICDM-2012 competition: Consumer Product Mention Recognition;
    Top jobs: Research Analyst: Social Media, Text Mining, Big Data at Sabre; Senior Data Modeling Analyst at CNA Insurance.
  • Top news, jobs in June: YarcData 100K Big Graph Challenge; Data Science Cartoon; Women in Analytics - Jul 1, 2012.
    YarcData 100K Big Graph Analytics Challenge; Data Science Cartoon; Women in Analytics and Data Science
    Top jobs: Data Analyst at CR UK, London; Postdoc in machine learning and bioinformatics at SUNY Buffalo
  • Top news for Jun 24-30 - Jul 1, 2012.
    Women in Analytics, Data Science, Data Mining?; DePaul MS in PA; Data Science Cartoon;
    Top jobs: Director, Analytics at iCrossing, NYC; Assoc. Prof. CSE/Bioinformatics focus at Politecnico di Milano.
  • Additions to KDnuggets Directory in July - Jul 1, 2012.
    New companies, education, meetings, publications, software, solutions, websites

Software

  • 11Ants Predictor for Teradata - Jul 5, 2012.
    11Ants Predictor for Teradata transforms Teradata into a forward-looking predictive analytics solution in hours.
  • US Census Bureau APIs - Jul 3, 2012.
    To improve access to data and encourage innovation, the US Census Bureau has begun to provide API access to its data, beginning with the 2010 Census Summary.

Webcasts

  • Webinar: Data Mining: Failure to Launch [July 17] - Jul 11, 2012.
    Learn how to get started with predictive modeling and overcome strategic and tactical limitations that cause data mining projects to fall short of their potential.
  • July 19 Webinar: Predictive Analytics on Hadoop - Jul 6, 2012.
    We showcase the technical capabilities of the Universal PMML Plug-in for Datameer, a solution that combines open standards and Hadoop to reduce complexity and accelerate time-to-market for predictive analytics

Meetings

Jobs

Academic/Research positions

Competitions

Publications

News Briefs

CFP - Calls for Papers

Quote

Who coined the well known, but often misquoted adage "If you torture the data long enough, it will confess."? It was Ronald Coase

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