- Poll Results: Online Analytics certificates and MS degrees are popular - Jul 30, 2013.
Latest KDnuggets Poll finds strong interest in online certificates and MS degrees in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science, even among those who already have graduate degrees.
- Data: Portals, Government, State, City, Local, and Public - Jul 29, 2013.
KDnuggets updated list of government, state, city, local, and public datasets, directories, and portals, both global and for USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and other regions.
- Top news for Jul 21-27: CIO 10 Top Big Data Startups; Data Mining and Data Science "Nobel Prize" to Jon Kleinberg - Jul 28, 2013.
CIO 10 Top Big Data Startups; Data Mining and Data Science "Nobel Prize": SIGKDD 2013 Innovation Award to Prof. Jon Kleinberg; 5 Roles You Need on Your Big Data Team
Top jobs: Research Scientist at HP Labs, Analytics; Researchers at Hitachi America Big Data Lab
- IEEE ICDM Research Contributions and Outstanding Service Awards, Nominations due Aug 22 - Jul 23, 2013.
The IEEE ICDM Research Contributions Award recognizes influential research contributions to the field of data mining. The Outstanding Service Award is for major service contributions that have promoted data mining as a field and ICDM as the world premier research conference in data mining.
- KDnuggets Interview with Jon Kleinberg, revisited - Jul 22, 2013.
Exclusive: Jon Kleinberg on his first interesting program, explaining landmark HITS algorithm, social network analysis and small-world networks, Rebel King, key insights from KDD Best Papers, Facebook and other social networking sites, and advice to students and young researchers.
- Data Mining and Data Science "Nobel Prize": ACM SIGKDD 2013 Innovation Award to Prof. Jon Kleinberg - Jul 22, 2013.
KDD Innovation Award, the highest award for technical excellence in the field of Data Mining and Data Science, was awarded to Prof. Jon Kleinberg for his seminal contributions to the analysis of social and information networks, mining the web graph, study of cascading behaviors in networks, and the development of algorithmic models of human behavior.
- ACM SIGKDD 2013 Service Award to Gabor Melli - Jul 22, 2013.
Dr. Gabor Melli is recognized for his substantial technical contributions to the practice and application of data mining and for his outstanding service to the global KDD community.
- Top news for Jul 14-20: DataMind: FREE Online Interactive Learning Platform for R; KDnuggets Big Data Science Summer Reading List; - Jul 21, 2013.
DataMind: FREE Online Interactive Learning Platform for R; Cartoon: NSA, cat videos, UFO reports, and Pizza connection? KDnuggets Big Data Science Summer Reading List;
Top jobs: Real Time Data Mining UX designer at Adtheorent; PhD Student, Mixing Meta-Modeling and Data-Mining, France.
- New Poll: Interested in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science education? - Jul 16, 2013.
New KDnuggets poll asks if you are interested in online and on-campus education, including certificates and MS degrees. Please vote
- KDnuggets Cartoon: NSA, cat videos, UFO reports, and Pizza connection? - Jul 15, 2013.
New KDnuggets cartoon looks at NSA, big data mining, funny cat videos, UFO reports, and Pizza. What is the connection?
- Top news for July 7-13: KDnuggets Summer Reading List; Data Science and Big Data Analytics - Free Course Module - Jul 14, 2013.
KDnuggets Big Data Science Summer Reading List; Data Science and Big Data Analytics - Free Course Module; Analyzing the Analyzers;
Top jobs: Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs in Big Data Analytics (Canada); Statisticians at AIG
- Top US Cities for Big Data Jobs - Jul 11, 2013.
We examine the top US Cities/Regions for Big Data jobs and find that Washington DC is now in the second place behind Silicon Valley. Big Data jobs and Government?
- KDnuggets Big Data Science Summer Reading List - Jul 10, 2013.
Here is our summer book list, covering the Big Data, Data Science, Power of Predictive Analytics, Learning and Optimization, and fun science fiction appreciated even more by those who understand NP-completeness and emacs.
- BurtchWorks Big Data Professionals Salary Survey - Jul 10, 2013.
This first comprehensive study of Big Data professionals reveals new insights about their backgrounds, experience and salaries. They are likely to be young, male, highly educated, very international, and well compensated. Unexpectedly, non-citizens were paid more than US citizens at the junior level.
- Top news for Jun 30 - Jul 6: Stanford Learning Analytics Summer Institute; Bing Liu elected new chair of ACM SIGKDD - Jul 7, 2013.
Stanford Learning Analytics Summer Institute - Online; Bing Liu elected as new chair of ACM SIGKDD Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Organization; ebook: Instant Weka How-to
Top jobs: Data Scientists and Machine Learning Researchers at GE Software; Maps Senior Data Scientist at Apple
- Bing Liu elected as new chair of ACM SIGKDD Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Organization - Jul 2, 2013.
ACM SIGKDD is a leading research association for advancement and adoption of the science of knowledge discovery and data mining. The 2013 SIGKDD election have produced a new slate of officers, led by Bing Liu (Chair) and Michael Zeller (Treasurer).
- Top news, jobs in June: KDnuggets Software Poll: RapidMiner and R vie for 1st; Very Fast Sampling Algorithms for Big Data; LionBook - Jul 1, 2013.
KDnuggets Annual Software Poll: RapidMiner and R vie for first place; Very Fast Sampling Algorithms for Big Data; Free online book on Machine Learning and Optimization
Top jobs: Data Scientists (all levels) at Amazon; Data Scientist at CivisAnalytics
- Additions to KDnuggets Directory in June - Jul 1, 2013.
Algorithms.io, Kognitio, Wise.io analytics in the cloud; New consulting companies; Education options in Asia, online and US; New meetings, publications; Software, and Solutions for Healthcare Analytics.