# Top KDnuggets tweets, Dec 20-22: Data Mining Book Review: “Visualize This”; Top NYU Prof. on Data Science and Prediction

Data Mining Book Review: "Visualize This" from @flowingdata; Top NYU Professor Vasant Dhar on Data Science and Prediction - what do they mean; Analysis reveals #MOOC problems: student participation drops dramatically.

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Data Mining Book Review: "Visualize This" from @flowingdata, very practical, w/ R #rstats code, great multi-dim viz buff.ly/1fMBM3F

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Analysis reveals #MOOC problems: student participation drops dramatically, teacher online discussions make it worse buff.ly/19D5Tct

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Mew MITx #MOOC Courses for 2014 include "Intro to Computational Thinking and Data Science", "The Analytics Edge" buff.ly/1hwsMjG

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- Data Mining Book Review: "Visualize This" from
**@flowingdata**, very practical, w/ R #rstats code, great multi-dim viz buff.ly/1fMBM3F - Top NYU Professor Vasant Dhar on Data Science and Prediction - what do they mean and what skills are needed? bit.ly/1l4QKlS
- Analysis reveals #MOOC problems: student participation drops dramatically, teacher online discussions make it worse buff.ly/19D5Tct
- For advanced Data Scientists: research survey of #DataMining techniques for Social Media Analysis buff.ly/1fMIc2H
- Mew MITx #MOOC Courses for 2014 include "Intro to Computational Thinking and Data Science", "The Analytics Edge" buff.ly/1hwsMjG
- Statsmodels: a #Python module to explore data, estimate statistical models, perform statistical tests #DataScience buff.ly/197qJAb
- Isaac Asimov 1964 amazing predictions of 2014. Hits: microwaves, robots, 3-D movies. Misses: moving sidewalks, moon buff.ly/1hwwvgZ
- The Monolithic Sculpture of Data Visualization Wizard @EdwardTufte via buff.ly/19D6VoT pic.twitter.com/qYWA72kv0L
- LinkedIn Hottest Skills of 2013 include Statistical Analysis and Data mining and several related ones. bit.ly/1c8ABLc
- Wiley #BigData & Analytics e-book - Free 182 Page Sampler buff.ly/1hwvqFT