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KDnuggets™ News 15:n04, Feb 4: Top Big Data Influencers; A Common Mistake with Time Series; Ayasdi


Top Big Data Influencers and Brands; K-means clustering is not a free lunch; Avoiding a Common Mistake with Time Series; Ayasdi: Managing Data Complexity through Topology; Big Data Could Revolutionize Healthcare.




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  • ZocDoc: Engineering Manager, Data Engineering - Feb 3, 2015.
    Run Data Engineering team to create a hardcore data and analytics infrastructure for our business - working with our teams of data scientists and business analysts to transform data into information enabling the next generation of ZocDoc insight and products.
  • Schwab: Senior Manager, Marketing Analytics - Jan 31, 2015.
    Help develop analytics learning agendas and optimize marketing strategies through measurement feedback loops; work with statisticians, data engineers, marketing/media teams, and external vendors to deliver insights and solutions.
  • Booking: Senior Data Scientist - Jan 30, 2015.
    Work with stakeholders throughout the company to generate understanding, strategy and suggest actions based on data. Be hands on, but also coach junior co-workers and do some management.
  • ExxonMobil Research and Engineering: Data Analytics / Machine Learning - Jan 30, 2015.
    Conduct fundamental research in machine learning, statistics, signal processing and optimization and apply them to large-scale problems in physics, chemical and engineering data sets and models.
  • Collective[i]: Data Scientist - Jan 28, 2015.
    Work on our first-of-its-kind sales analytics platform, which combines a proprietary, always-learning network with data-driven, predictive applications.

 
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  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 26 - Feb 1 - Feb 2, 2015.
    Good list of #MachineLearning Resources, #DeepLearning, Graphical Models;
    Sample #MachineLearning solutions with R on #Azure ML Marketplace #rstats;
    Decision Tree Algorithms: comparing Gini Index, Chi-Square, Information Gain;
    Cartoon: Lets solve 2+4=? first, worry about #DataMining Later.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 28-29 - Jan 30, 2015.
    Useful list: Top 50 open source web #crawlers for data mining;
    Listen to Edward Tufte, guru of Data #Visualization, on how to see data;
    Not too sexy: Data Scientist is only n. 9 in Glassdoor 10 best jobs;
    When not analyzing #BigData, I am enjoying the Big Snow.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 26-27 - Jan 28, 2015.
    Sample #MachineLearning solutions with R on #Azure ML Marketplace;
    xkcd explains P-Values: from Highly Significant to cr*p;
    Why you should learn R first for #datascience;
    Useful: 14 Data #Visualization Tools to Tell Better Stories.

 
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"Statistics are ubiquitous in life, and so should be statistical reasoning." Alan Blinder, former Federal Reserve vice chairman and Princeton academic