AltaPlana 2014 Text Analytics Market Study
KDnuggets, a media sponsor of a 2014 text-analytics market study conducted by leading industry analyst Seth Grimes, invites all text analytics users to take part in this survey. Please respond by Feb 21.
on Jan 31, 2014 in Altaplana, Market Study, Text Analytics
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 29-30: Visual.ly Data Visualization Catalog; 100 numpy exercises, from Novice to Expert Data Scientists
Visual.ly Data Visualization Catalog help you choose the right visualization; 100 numpy exercises, from Novice to Expert Data Scientists; R vs Python Duel, Contest 1A - download, process 2GB census data; Online course: More Data Mining with Weka
on Jan 31, 2014 in Data Visualization, numpy, Online Education, Python, Python vs R, Weka
Open Analytics Chicago Summit, March 27
This summit is a great place for CTOs, CMOs, Engineers, Developers, Data Scientists, and others to network and learn about open source technologies and big data analytics.
on Jan 31, 2014 in Chicago-IL, Open Analytics, Summit
ACM SIGSPATIAL Cup 2014, GIS-focused algorithm competition
This contest will focus on the important problem of map generalization, a commonly used concept in creating maps of different scales.
on Jan 30, 2014 in Dallas-TX, GIS, Maps, SIGSPATIAL
More Data Mining with Weka
This online course teaches both principles and practical data mining techniques, lets students work on very big datasets, classify text, experiment with clustering, and much more.
on Jan 30, 2014 in Association Rules, Clustering, Data Mining with Weka, Online Education, Text Classification, Weka
Statwing, Modern Data Analysis Software
Every decision maker in the organization needs to be capable of analyzing data, but most tools require a lot of mundane and time-consuming data cleaning. Statwing solves that problem and lets you focus on data analysis.
on Jan 30, 2014 in Automating, Data Exploration, General Social Survey, Statwing
Determining the Value of Insights
With the value of Consumer Insights being questioned to justify ROI, the Market Research professionals need to figure out ways to quantify the value of those insights. Determining the value of insights is no easy task and requires focus on three key components.
on Jan 30, 2014 in Efficiency, Insight Effectiveness, Insight Quality, Market Research
IE Master in Business Analytics and Big Data, Madrid
IE in Madrid, one of the top Business Schools in the world, designed the 10-months Master in Business Analytics and Big Data degree for people who studied or are working in technology, do quantitative work in engineering, statistics or business.
on Jan 30, 2014 in Business Analytics, Data Science Education, Madrid-Spain, Master of Science
“Human Analytics” at the Sentiment Analysis Symposium, March 5-6 (KDnuggets discount)
Understand the business value in "human data" - emotion, intent, connection - in online, social, and enterprise sources via text, speech, video and social-network analytics. Early bird till Jan 31 + KDnuggets discount.
on Jan 29, 2014 in Emotion, Human Analytics, Intent, New York-NY, Sentiment Analysis
Data Mining for Beginners Boot Camp, Salford video series
This series shows how to easily apply SPM software suite to your predictive modeling projects, using a modern banking application as an example. This series is at the beginner level, and is perfect for first-time users or for those who need a refresher course in model building and data analysis.
on Jan 29, 2014 in Beginners, CART, Gradient Boosting, Online Education, Predictive Modeling, Salford Systems, TreeNet
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 27-28: Dilbert takes on #BigData Analysis and Salaries; Free Tutorial, Data Analytics for Beginners
Dilbert takes on #BigData Analysis and Salaries of Top Performers. Hilarious! ; Free Tutorial - Data Analytics for Beginners: Part 1 - Installing R and RStudio; Part 2: Data Cleaning; A New Science of Cities emerges from Mobile Phone Data Analysis.
on Jan 29, 2014 in Beginners, Data Analytics, Dilbert, Google, R, Tutorial
10 New Year resolutions for CIOs who want to take the Big Data plunge in 2014
The Big Data hype is everywhere, but many CIOs aren’t sure how to take their first steps toward adopting Big Data. Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions for CIOs who want to take the Big Data plunge in 2014.
on Jan 28, 2014 in Big Data Strategy, CIO, FICO
Top Trends in Analytics and Big Data ahead of Strata 2014 Santa Clara
Our survey ahead of Strata 2014 Conference revealed the top 3 trends in Analytics and Big Data for 2014: Analytics for the masses, Apache Spark, and Real Time Analytics. Read the interesting comments and details and get a KDnuggets discount for Strata.
on Jan 28, 2014 in 2014 Trends, Analytics for the masses, Apache Spark, Real-time, Strata
Building Better Models – Case studies in Predictive Analysis – JMP Webcasts
The five-part on-demand series shows how to build better and more useful models with modern predictive modeling techniques such as regression, neural networks and decision trees.
on Jan 27, 2014 in Boosting, Bootstrap Forests, Decision Trees, JMP, Predictive Analysis, Statistical Modeling
Viewpoint: Why your company should NOT use “Big Data”
Hardcore analytics (and Big Data) can add value, but only marginally and only for companies that have already mastered using the data they already have. The ‘obvious’ information from your own data can get you 90%+ of the total impact, so start there. The hard part is executing the basic insights across the organization.
on Jan 27, 2014 in 80/20 Principle, Hardcore Analytics, Pair Search, Quality Score, Sort Order
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 24-26: Great map of #DataScience skills; Online Courses in Predictive Analytics, ML
Great map of #DataScience skills (Biz, ML, #BigData, Coding, Stats) vs Roles ; Online Courses in Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science; Top #BigData Trend in 2014: Big Data as a Service; Opinion: Why your company should NOT use Big Data.
on Jan 27, 2014 in BDaaS, Data Science Skills, Online Education, Roles, Skills
SAS surpasses $3 billion in 2013 revenue
The growth reflects strong sales of SAS Visual Analytics, anti-fraud solutions (44%), cloud computing (20%), data management and certain industry-specific applications (16-18%). For every one of its 38 years, SAS has grown revenue and shown a profit.
on Jan 27, 2014 in Business Analytics, Fraud Prevention, Revenue, SAS
Top stories for Jan 19-25: Learning from Data free online course; MassBigData; Split on Data Science Skills
Tutorial: Data Science in Python; Learning from Data: Caltech free online course; MassBigData to boost Massachusetts Big Data, Analytics Ecosystem; Split on Data Science Skills: Individual vs Team approach.
on Jan 27, 2014 in Caltech, Massachusetts, Online Education, Python Tutorial, Social Network Analysis
Using Data Mining to Predict the Winter Olympics Medal Counts in Sochi
Could data mining techniques accurately predict the medal counts at the Olympics? A predictive model could give us an estimate of the number of medals each nation might win; but how close could we get to the actual outcomes? It was a tantalizing project …
on Jan 25, 2014 in Olympics, Russia, Sports
Online Courses in Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science from Statistics.com
Many interesting online courses covering Decision Trees, Machine Learning Tools, Python for Analytics, Social Network Analysis, Hadoop, Forecasting, Data Visualization, and more, from Statistics.com.
on Jan 24, 2014 in Online Education, Python, R, Social Network Analysis, Statistics.com
Cartoon: Watson and Artificial vs Natural Intelligence
New KDnuggets cartoon looks at Watson and compares Artificial and Natural Thinking.
on Jan 24, 2014 in Artificial Intelligence, Cartoon, Humor, Watson
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 22-23: 30 Free Data Mining Tools; Linkurious – explore and visualize graph data
A somewhat random but useful review of 30+ Free Data Mining Software tools; Linkurious: a solution to explore and visualize graph data; The Data Scientist Toolbox, starts on Coursera Apr 7
on Jan 24, 2014 in Coursera, Free Data Mining Software, Linkurious, OkCupid
Big Data for Business Managers
Why do Big Data projects fail to deliver the promised value, that too despite the “clearly” established potential? What should business managers do to avoid the media hype and focus on achieving sustainable benefits from big data investments?
on Jan 23, 2014 in Big Data ROI, Business Managers, IEEE Big Data 2013, Project Fail, Santa Clara-CA
To Fit or Not to Fit Data to a Model
What if Shakespeare was a data scientist? Today's big data necessitates - Let the data define the model.
on Jan 23, 2014 in GenIQ Model, Hamlet, Regression
New Book on Realtime Analytics and Recommendation Engines
The book covers realtime analytics and its application to recommendation engines from a control-theoretic perspective.
on Jan 23, 2014 in Realtime Analytics, Recommendation Engine, Recommender Systems
SLDM Statistical Learning and Data Mining III – 10 Hot Ideas, Palo Alto, Mar 20-21
Taught by top Stanford professors and leading statisticians Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani, this course presents 10 hot ideas for learning from data, and gives a detailed overview of statistical models for data mining, inference and prediction.
on Jan 23, 2014 in Lasso, Palo Alto-CA, Regression, Robert Tibshirani, Statistical Learning, Trevor Hastie
Northwestern Online MS in Predictive Analytics
Build in-demand skills for the growing analytics field, prepare for leadership opportunities, and learn from distinguished faculty and industry experts.
on Jan 23, 2014 in Master of Science, MS, Northwestern, Online Education
Linkurious: Explore and Visualize Graph Data
Linkurious is designed to handle big data and be easy to use; it is focused on local exploration - search any information within a graph and start exploring the connections from this point.
on Jan 22, 2014 in Graph, Graph Visualization, Neo4j, Social Network Analysis
Clustify 4.0 adds Real-Time Predictive Coding
Clustify updates the predicted relevance scores for the entire document population each time a document is categorized, showing the impact on the progress pie and the precision-recall curve instantly.
on Jan 22, 2014 in
Top 10 KDnuggets tweets, Jan 20-21: Data scientists who use OS tools earn more; JHU #DataScience Specialization
Data scientists who master open source tools R, Python, Hadoop earn more; JHU offers 9-Course #DataScience Specialization via Coursera; The Life of a Data Scientist, Relentless, but in a Lazy Way; MADlib, a solution for #BigData Analytics
on Jan 22, 2014 in Coursera, Johns Hopkins, Josh Wills, MADlib, Open Source
KDnuggets 14:n02, Split on Data Science; Data Science in Python Tutorial
Split on Data Science - Team vs Individual Approach, Data Science in Python - free tutorial, PASS Free Online Business Analytics Training - Feb 5, Confessions of a Dataholic, and more analytics/data mining news.
on Jan 22, 2014 in Data Science Team, PASS, Python, Strata, Tutorials
JMP Analytically Speaking Webcasts: Rob Reul (Jan 29), Michael Schrage (Feb 12)
Join Analytically Speaking webcasts - conversations with thought leaders, and learn more about voice of the customer research, data visualization reporting, behavioral economics, iterative innovation, and more.
on Jan 21, 2014 in Analytically Speaking, Customer Research, Economics of innovation, JMP
Split on Data Science Skills: Individual vs Team Approach
The results of latest KDnuggets poll show an almost equal split between those who favor individual and those who favor the team approach. See the counterintuitive regional differences and interesting comments.
on Jan 21, 2014 in Data Science, Poll, Skills, Team
TESC Online, Affordable MBA in Data Analytics –
Recharge Your Career
This online program enables graduates to use advanced data analytics to drive continuous improvement resulting in organizational sustainability, and lets you earn credit for professional certifications/expertise.
on Jan 21, 2014 in MBA, Online Education, TESC
MassBigData launched to boost Massachusetts Big Data, Analytics Ecosystem
MassBigData has a wealth of information, including publicly available Mass data sets, local #BigData events, regional jobs (over 2300 currently), a map of MassBigData companies, resources, and much more.
on Jan 20, 2014 in Big Data, Jobs, Massachusetts
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 17-19: Learning from Data: Caltech free online course; Data scientists most used tools: SQL, R, Python, Excel
Learning from Data: Caltech free online course, now with captions in 40 languages; Data scientist most used tools: SQL (71%), R #rstats (43%), Python (41%), Excel (36%); 13 Machine Learning and Data Mining Books for Data Scientists; The Power of Bubble Charts to display data in 4 dimensions
on Jan 20, 2014 in Bubble Charts, Caltech, Data Mining Books, Online Education
KDnuggets Free Pass to Strata Conference,
Santa Clara, Feb 11-13, 2014
The O'Reilly Strata Conference brings together the brightest minds in data science and big data, decision makers and practitioners - win a free KDnuggets 2-day pass.
on Jan 20, 2014 in Free Pass, Santa Clara-CA, Strata
PAW: Predictive Analytics World Toronto, unique conference in Canada, May 12-15
PAW Toronto is the only conference in Canada that offers an unparalleled perspective on analytics where both technical and business knowledge are integrated towards solving real-life business problems. Get Early Bird rates till Jan 24.
on Jan 20, 2014 in John Elder, PAW, Predictive Analytics World, Toronto-Canada
Learning from Data, Caltech Free Online Course, now with captions in 40 languages
Free, introductory Machine Learning online course, taught by a top-rated Caltech professor Yaser Abu-Mostafa, now with professional captioning in more than 40 languages.
on Jan 19, 2014 in Caltech, Learning from Data, MOOC, Yaser Abu-Mostafa
Top stories for Jan 12-18: Tutorial: Data Science in Python; Data Science Venn Diagram v2.0
Tutorial: Data Science in Python; Data Science Venn Diagram v2.0; Interpreting Model Performance with Cost Functions.
on Jan 19, 2014 in Python Tutorial, Scicast, Venn Diagram
SocDM: Launching the Society of Data Miners – Open Meeting, London, Feb 11
The Society of Data Miners is an independent non-profit organisation which aims to increase the benefits of data mining to society, and to advance the profession of data mining. Come to the first open meeting, London, Feb 11.
on Jan 19, 2014 in Data Mining, London-UK, SocDM, Society
KDD 2014 Call for Papers, Workshops, Tutorials and Sponsorships
KDD 2014, the leading research conference in the field, will bring together researchers and practitioners from all aspects of data mining, knowledge discovery, and large-scale data analytics. This year special theme is Data Mining for Social Good. Abstracts due Feb 13.
on Jan 17, 2014 in KDD-2014, New York-NY, Social Good
3X: A workbench for computational experiments
3X is an open-source software tool to ease the burden of conducting computational experiments and managing data analytics, providing a standard yet configurable structure to execute a wide variety of experiments in a systematic way.
on Jan 17, 2014 in Computational Experiments, Stanford, Workbench
Data Science for Social Good, Chicago Jun-Aug 2014, Apply by Feb 1
Data Science for Social Good 2014 Summer Fellowship at the U. of Chicago is looking for students, mentors, and project partners. Fellows apply by Feb 1.
on Jan 17, 2014 in Chicago-IL, DSSG, Fellowship, Rayid Ghani, Social Good
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 15-16: Here is how to call Python from R; US Median Data Scientist salary: $117,500
Here is how to call Python from R; Data Scientist Salary Survey: median salary in US is $117,500; Yann LeCun, Head of Facebook new AI Lab: we are limited only by how many smart people we can find.
on Jan 17, 2014 in Facebook, Python, R, Salary, Yann LeCun
NIST Data Science Symposium, Mar 4-5
NIST is forming a cross-cutting data science program, focused on system benchmarking and rigorous measurement. Register for NIST Data Science Symposium by Feb 21.
on Jan 16, 2014 in Data Science, Maryland, Measurement, NIST
Opening the Dataset: Confession of a Dataholic
My name is Bruce Ratner, and I am a dataholic. I am also an artist and poet in the world of statistical data. I always await getting my hands on a new dataset to crack open and paint the untapped, unsoiled numbers into analytic scenes and swirling equations.
on Jan 16, 2014 in Data Visualization, Dataholic, Ratner
PASS Free Online Business Analytics Training, Feb 5
Join live webcasts by some of the most knowledgeable and top-rated speakers, covering Advanced Analytics in Excel, End-to-End Power BI, Big Data, Data Visualization, and more. Tune in on Feb 5, 2014.
on Jan 16, 2014 in Excel, Online Education, PASS, SQL Server
SciCast: a Crowdsourced Forecasting Platform for Science and Technology
Join tech people from around the world in the largest collaborative science and technology forecasting effort, ever, to make real-time predictions on future innovations and significant events in science and technology.
on Jan 15, 2014 in
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 13-14: Data Science in Python, Free Tutorial; How Netflix Got Analytics Wrong, Then Right
Data Science in Python Tutorial, free tutorial; How Netflix Got Analytics Wrong, Then Right; Cartoon: Lets solve this problem by using #BigData none of us have any idea what to do with ; "Data Scientist" fever in Japan is gone?
on Jan 15, 2014 in
PAN Competition: Plagiarism Detection, Author Identification, Author Profiling
Take part in one of 3 tasks: Plagiarism Detection - given a document, is it an original? Author Identification - given a document, who wrote it? Author Profiling - given a document, what is author age / gender?
on Jan 15, 2014 in Author Detection, Author Profiling, Competition, Plagiarism Detection
Free Tutorial: Data Science in Python
This Data Science in Python tutorial covers importing data, scikit-learn basics, aggregation and grouping, feature engineering, model evaluation, and deployment.
on Jan 14, 2014 in Data Science Tutorial, IPython, Python, Yhat
DSE 400 Fast Track to Data Science, Free Online Course
This free online course will explore Machine Learning, Big Data Architecture, Analytics, and Evidence-Oriented Systems Engineering, and will offer mentorship from experts along with practical skills and techniques. Course starts Jan 19.
on Jan 14, 2014 in Data Science Education, DSE 400, Online Education
Interpreting Model Performance with Cost Functions
Cost functions are critical for the correct assessment of performance of data mining and predictive models. This series goes deep into the statistical properties and mathematical understanding of each cost function and explores their similarities and differences.
on Jan 13, 2014 in Cost Function, Model Performance, Online Education, Salford Systems
Analytics, Mathematics, and Art of Rene Romero Schuler and Van Gogh
Is there a connection between Analytics, Mathematics and arts? How do we add arts flavor to analytics business is the question. And answer lies in century old painting by Van Gogh called "The Starry Night" which represents perfect turbulence.
on Jan 13, 2014 in Art, Mathematics, Rene Romero Schuler, Van Gogh
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 10-12: Data Science Venn Diagram v2.0; Reference Texts on Data Mining and Machine Learning
Data Science Venn Diagram v2.0 - how to find "unicorn" data scientist ; Reference Texts on Data Mining and Machine Learning; Top 10 Job titles that didnt exist 5 yrs ago: 6. Data Scientist; Google can now identify house numbers on Street View, using deep learning
on Jan 13, 2014 in Data Science, Padhraic Smyth, UCI, Venn Diagram
Top stories for Jan 5-11: MADlib: Big Data Machine Learning in SQL; Rock Stars of Big Data
MADlib: Big Data Machine Learning in SQL for Data Scientists; IEEE Rock Stars of Big Data Presentations; Hadoop Elephants in the Cloud.
on Jan 12, 2014 in Hadoop, MADlib, SQL
Zementis: Teradata and IBM Partnership, Hadoop/ML best practices, James Taylor on standards
Zementis Universal PMML Plug-in (UPPI), which enables the execution of standards-based predictive analytics, now works for Teradata and IBM PureData systems. Also learn about Best practices for Hadoop and Machine Learning and read James Taylor on analytics standards.
on Jan 11, 2014 in
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 8-9: Great list of NLP APIs; Python erodes R hegemony, but do not go all-in Python now
Great list of 25+ NLP APIs for Sentiment Analysis, Text Processing, Topic Extraction; MLbase: Distributed Machine Learning using Apache Spark; "Sexy" Data Science should be a Team Sport, or it will fail ; LinkedIn files lawsuit over data-mining bots which mine user profiles
on Jan 10, 2014 in Apache Spark, API, MLbase, NLP, Python
Webcast: BigML Programmatic Machine Learning Made Easy, Jan 28
BigML Winter release offers enhanced performance and many new features for quickly building powerful predictive models, applications and services. Learn more on Jan 28 and get a 25% discount.
on Jan 9, 2014 in BigML, Machine Learning, Predictive Models
PASS: 24 Hours of Business Analytics Learning, Feb 5, Free Webcast
Feb 5 business analytics learning online event brings you an all-star lineup of BA and BI community experts delivering best practices for getting the most from your data. 24 Hours of PASS is free, thanks to our sponsors.
on Jan 9, 2014 in Business Analytics, PASS, SQL Server
Wharton Online: Strategic Value of Customer Relationships, Mar 3 – Apr 27
Go beyond the "average customer" to create and execute a successful strategy for business growth with Wharton Executive Education's new online program. Learn how to identify which customers are the most profitable, and how to effectively reach them. Apply now - Deadline Feb. 14.
on Jan 9, 2014 in Customer Analytics, Customer Value, Peter Fader, Wharton
Hadoop: Elephants in the Cloud
Hadoop in the Cloud became a trending topic in 2013, with many new product and project announcements. This guest post explores 6 reasons why customers are seeing increased value in this model.
on Jan 9, 2014 in Hadoop, Hadoop 2.0, MapReduce
Hadoop Innovation Summit, San Diego, Feb 19-20
This summit boasts a line-up of world class speakers and is set to bring together professionals pioneering Hadoop in their organizations.
on Jan 9, 2014 in Hadoop, IE Group, San Diego-CA, YARN
Sand Hill 50 Swift and Strong in Big Data
Here is a list of 50 leaders in Big Data, based on their story, ecosystem, insight, and influence, from Actian to Wibidata.
on Jan 8, 2014 in Companies, ecosystem
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 6-7: Why is Machine Learning top course at Stanford? MADlib: Big Data Machine Learning
Why Is Machine Learning the most popular course at Stanford? MADlib: Big Data Machine Learning in SQL for Data Scientists; Prediction for 2014: data scientists (that's you) will be worth more; Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science companies and startups
on Jan 8, 2014 in
KDnuggets 14:n01, Unicorn Data Scientists vs Team? Top Datasets on Reddit; What is wrong with Data Science
Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features (13) | Software (2) | Courses, Events (1) | Meetings (4) | Jobs (5) | Academic (1) | Competitions (1) | Publications (7) | Tweets (6) | News Briefs (3) | CFP (14) .
on Jan 8, 2014 in
IEEE Rock Stars of Big Data Presentations
This event, held at the Computer History Museum in Oct 2013, attracted a sold-out crowd who listened to 9 excellent speakers and leaders in the field - here are the presentations.
on Jan 7, 2014 in Ethics, Healthcare, IEEE, Supercomputing
PAW: Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing, Chicago, June 17-18
The Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference will focus on several different application areas of manufacturing where predictive analytics and big data have proven to be game changers.
on Jan 7, 2014 in Chicago-IL, Manufacturing, PAW
December Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Companies and Startups Activity
December 2013 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Answers.com, Talend, Palantir, KPMG, Datameer, Dell
on Jan 7, 2014 in Acquisitions, Startups, VC
INFORMS Business Analytics and Operations Research, Boston, Mar 30 – Apr 1
INFORMS is a top analytics conference featuring over 100 practical talks which provide pointed "how we did it" information from hand-picked industry speakers. Keynote speakers include industry thought leader Tom Davenport. Sign up now at the super saver rates.
on Jan 7, 2014 in Boston-MA, Business Analytics, INFORMS, Tom Davenport
New Poll: Data Science Skills – Individual vs Team Approach
Data Science positions and tasks need a rare combination of Statistics, Hacking, Database, Business, and other skills. New KDnuggets Poll is asking which approach is better for filling Data Science Positions - Individual or Team?
on Jan 7, 2014 in Data Science, Poll, Team, Unicorn
CUNY Online MS in Data Analytics
CUNY SPS offers a fully online and affordable MS in Data Analytics that prepares graduates to manage and analyze Big Data. Learn more in Jan 14 info session.
on Jan 7, 2014 in
BigData TechCon: Learn HOW TO Master Big Data, Mar 31-Apr 2, Boston
Big Data TechCon, Mar 31-Apr 2, Boston, is the HOW-TO big data event. Use code BIGDATA for $200 discount. Save even more with early bird by Jan 24.
on Jan 6, 2014 in
MADlib: Big Data Machine Learning in SQL for Data Scientists
MADlib is open source with commercially usable BSD license; supports Postgres and Pivotal Greenplum DBMS, and provides classification, regression, clustering, topic modeling and other analytics for Big Data.
on Jan 6, 2014 in
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 3-5: How to build a successful Data Science team; Netflix reverse engineered Hollywood
How to build a successful #DataScience team; Netflix reverse engineered Hollywood to understand how people look for movies; 6000 Companies Hiring Data Scientists; An academic paper on how to search the Internet for evidence of time travel
on Jan 6, 2014 in
Top stories for Dec 29 – Jan 4: Unicorn Data Scientists vs Data Science Teams; Top Datasets on Reddit
Unicorn Data Scientists vs Data Science Teams; Top Datasets on Reddit; A Programmer Guide to Data Mining - Free Download
on Jan 5, 2014 in
BigML 2014 Winter Release: Faster, Easier, and more Programmatic Machine Learning
BigML was used to create over 600,000 predictive models in 2013; Winter 2014 release makes big advances in speed and programmability, and new development mode allows you to run unlimited tasks of up to 16 MB for FREE.
on Jan 4, 2014 in
KNIME User Group Meeting, Zurich, Feb 12-14
This annual event serves an international forum for discussion of KNIME and how it is used in various fields such as business and customer intelligence, analytics and the life sciences. Early bird rates before Jan 27, 2014.
on Jan 4, 2014 in
Biernbaum: Data Science is going 99% too fast
Currently Data Science (and Big Data) is a train that is going 99% faster than the rails can support. It can derail and become a failed fad. To succeed, Data Science and Big Data need to specialize.
on Jan 3, 2014 in
Top KDnuggets tweets, Dec 27 – Jan 2: Oryx: Simple large-scale machine learning; Sad state of sentiment analysis
Oryx on GitHub: Simple real-time large-scale machine learning infrastructure; Sad state of sentiment analysis: LESS accurate than a coin toss? Practical Tools for Exploring Data and Models, by R wizard @hadleywickham; Top stories in December
on Jan 3, 2014 in
Jan-Apr Meetings in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science
Upcoming meetings include Oracle BIWA Summit, EGC, Sentiment Analysis Symposium, PAW San Francisco, GigaOM Structure Data, INFORMS, SBP, and SIAM Data Mining.
on Jan 3, 2014 in
Top stories in December: A Programmer Guide to Data Mining – Free Download; 3 Stages of Big Data
New Book: A Programmer Guide to Data Mining - Free Download; Open Source Data Science MS Curriculum; 3 Stages of Big Data; Top 2013 LinkedIn Groups; R leading, but Python is gaining
on Jan 2, 2014 in
Additions to KDnuggets in December
MicroStrategy Analytics Express and Data Mining Services, Skytree Machine Learning platform, Ubiq Analytics, and more education, meetings, and software.
on Jan 1, 2014 in