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KDnuggets™ News 11:n12, May 11

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Webcasts (see also All Webcasts)

Software (see also All Software)

  • Dhiti - a Text Mining API - May 9, 2011.
    Dhiti is a Bangalore based start up that provides Text Mining APIs on the cloud, which can work on a document collection and mine out topics and concepts in realtime.
  • Microsoft BI Labs and SQL Server Data Mining for the Cloud - May 6, 2011.
    Microsoft has recently launched BI Labs, a collection of experimental business intelligence projects and useful applications, including SQL Server Data Mining for the Cloud.
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant 2010 for Business Intelligence Platforms - May 5, 2011.
    In 2010, business users had greater influence over BI buying, often choosing data discovery vendors as an alternative to traditional BI tools. But megavendors continued to hold the majority of BI market share, despite ongoing customer dissatisfaction, by selling the stack into their installed base.

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Academic/Research positions

Competitions (see also All Competitions)

  • Hearst Challenge 2011 - May 4, 2011.
    The challenge, starting May 19, is to predict response to email solicitations. The winner gets 25K grand prize.


  • Steve Miller on Data Science - May 7, 2011.
    It almost seemed that data science suffered from "not invented here" syndrome. So I determined right there and then to further investigate the differences between BI and DS.
  • The Silicon Jungle: - May 5, 2011.
    fictionalized account of data mining and machine learning in today's largest internet companies, written for a general audience. The book focuses on data safety, scientific responsibility, and how data can be constructively used as well as misused when not handled carefully.
  • Top Names vs Professions on LinkedIn - May 4, 2011.
    LinkedIn Blog has an interesting analysis of top names for different professions.
  • NGMR Guru Interview with Jeff Jonas of IBM - Apr 30, 2011.
    Jeff Jonas talks about Big Data, Text Analytics and Privacy and how analysis can become faster when more data is available.
  • Chomp App Search Analytics for March 2011 - Apr 28, 2011.
    Chomp App Search Analytics show top search queries, usage trends, and more. Chomp is the search engine for apps which learns the functions and topics of apps, so you can search based on what apps do, not just on their name.

News Briefs

CFP - Calls for Papers (see also All CFP)


There are no longer end users, every user is the start of something, a node in the creation of information that is no longer highly centered and radial.

Donald Farmer

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