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KDnuggets™ News 10:n27, Nov 23

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  • New Poll: "Do not track" registry vs ad targeting - Nov 22, 2010.
    US Congress is currently discussing "Do not track registry", which will allow people to opt-out of tracking. Do you think such registry, if enacted, will significantly reduce ad targeting and behavioral advertising?
  • Cloud analytics in test mode - Nov 22, 2010.
    cloud analytics is still in test mode, but its acceptance is rising - about as many people plan to use it in the next 6 months as have already used it.
  • Most viewed items for Nov 14-20 - Nov 21, 2010.
    PredictiveDB (currently in alpha); Google Refine;
    Top jobs: Decision Scientist, Fraud Risk at Microsoft; Research Soft. Engr at UMD
  • Predictive Analytics World March 2011, San Francisco - Super early bird rate ends Dec 7 - Nov 22, 2010.
    Predictive Analytics World - San Francisco - Super early bird rate ends Dec 7. Take advantage of the super early bird rate and make savings of $200 for Predictive Analytics World - San Francisco (March 14-15 at the Marriott Marquis).
  • Analytics jobs exceed BI jobs - Nov 18, 2010.
    According to mega-jobs site indeed.com, analytics jobs have grown faster in the last 5 years than BI jobs

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  • Finding the right time to buy your plane ticket - Nov 17, 2010.
    Marketplace interviews Oren Etzioni, who developed data mining solution for predicting when to buy a plane ticket: The closer we get to the holidays, the higher airfares go. And we will pay them. But, timing isn't the only thing that we do wrong when it comes to picking a holiday flight.


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