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Top KDnuggets tweets, Dec 4-5: R is great for stats, Python for more complex tasks; How Facebook own algorithm is killing it


R is great for stats on one file, but for more complex data analysis use Python; How Facebook own Edgerank algorithm is killing it; Gates Foundation awards grants for using Big Data for Social Good; Preview of book Data Mining Applications with R



Twitter Most popular KDnuggets tweets
(see twitter.com/kdnuggets ) for Dec 4-5 were

Most viewed:
How Facebook own algorithm is killing it: Edgerank completely fails to have the effect it was designed for buff.ly/194cXhS

Most Retweeted:
R is great for stats on one file, but for more complex data analysis/text mining/NLP on many datasets use Python buff.ly/1g6pPs7

Most Favorited:
Preview of book Data Mining Applications with R #rstats, features 15 real-world applications, R code, data buff.ly/18oqmxB

Top 10 Tweets

  1. R is great for stats on one file, but for more complex data analysis/text mining/NLP on many datasets use Python buff.ly/1g6pPs7
  2. How Facebook own algorithm is killing it: Edgerank completely fails to have the effect it was designed for buff.ly/194cXhS
  3. Gates Foundation awards grants for using Big Data for Social Good bit.ly/1cY3JmE
  4. Preview of book Data Mining Applications with R #rstats, features 15 real-world applications, R code, data buff.ly/18oqmxB
  5. "Data science" and #BigData are very popular, but what do they mean? Vasant Dhar, a top NYU professor, explains buff.ly/1eXcejF
  6. Great Tutorial on Generators in Python - very cool way of dealing with large, complex dataset buff.ly/1cWvLih
  7. Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science companies and startups activity in November bit.ly/1eXob91
  8. Great Infographic: Visualizing The #BigData Industrial Complex buff.ly/1eX9NOg
  9. Top 10 KDnuggets tweets, Dec 2-3: Google Deep Learning outsmarts humans; Udacity Online Data Science Degree bit.ly/1eW3FFY
  10. Google Compute Engine pricing more honest than AWS, Windows Azure - check the detailed comparison #BigData buff.ly/194deS0


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