The new application wizards put the power of predictive analytics into the hands of the business users and deliver the value within 5 minutes of installation. Other new features include suggestions for best visualization and ability to display results in multiple ways.
Explore the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT), covering 250M geo-referenced political news events since 1979, to do interesting tasks, such as show applications of spatial, temporal and network methodologies, find latent "influencers", validate and improve models for social phenomena, and more.
IBM Analytics Talent Assessment will be launched at 8 universities to provide students with data-driven insights that aim to help narrow the Big Data and Analytics skills gap and foster talent for the next-generation workforce.
Onalytica 2013 Q4 list of #BigData Influencers on Tweeter is led by @KirkDBorne, @jameskobielus, @timoelliott, @BernardMarr, and @kdnuggets. We compare their list with Klout and find only one intersection among top influencers.
The aim of the contest is to determine how people may be identified based on their eye movement characteristic. No special equipment required - the organizers provide a dataset of eye movement recordings.
NYU, UC Berkeley and U. of Washington launch a 5-year, $37.8M cross-institutional effort, which aims to improve interactions between researchers in specific subjects and computational experts, develop an ecosystem of analytical tools and research practices, and establish data-centric career paths.
KPMG Capital will support technology partnerships, strategic alliances and the recruitment of top talent to create new Data and Analytics solutions. Currently, 69% of business leaders see data and analytics as strategically important, but only 4% say their company is using them effectively.
The challenge ask participants to re-rank URLs of each SERP returned by the search engine according to the personal preferences of the users - personalize search using the long-term (user history based) and short-term (session-based) user context.
7 Steps for Learning Data Mining and Data Science; John Tukey "Badmandments"; Yang-Mills: A million dollar connection between Twitter and quantum physics?
Top jobs: Advanced Data Mining Engineer StubHub at eBay; Multiple PhD vacancies on Process Mining at TU/E
The October 2013 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Monsanto buys Climate Corp for $1.1B, MongoDB raises $150M, Facebook buys Onavo, Pivotal buys Xtreme Labs.
NineSigma is seeking a software algorithm that uses a natural language query to retrieve matching results from large-scale time-series data sets created from measurements taken at industrial plant facilities. Submit by Nov 25.
Free Book: Theory and Applications for Advanced Text Mining; Strata 2013 Videos; 7 Steps for Learning Data Mining; Top jobs: Adjunct Faculty, develop, teach on/off-line courses on Data Mining, Data Science at NYU; Text Mining Sentiment Analyst at SCM
Hadoop was named after a toy elephant but it can help save real African Elephants. To help pay for the care, feeding, and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants, Datameer will donate 100% of proceeds from sales in November of its new $49 Charity Edition to Pro Wildlife.
7 Steps for Learning Data Mining and Data Science; 3 Free Big Data books from O'Reilly on Amazon; To Hadoop or Not to Hadoop?
Top jobs: Senior Data Scientist - Discovery and Personalization at Netflix, Los Gatos, CA; Applied Data Scientist at Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, Oregon;
Asia Analytics, Corral Big Data repository, Chordalysis, IBM IMARS, SQLPASS 2014, Quantcell, and more Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science companies, datasets, education, faq, meetings, and software.