Cartoon: Data Scientist Salary Negotiation
New KDnuggets Cartoon looks at Data Scientist Salary Negotiation situation.
on Apr 29, 2014 in Cartoon, Data Scientist, Hadoop, Salary
Big Data Leads Top Paying Skills
Big Data related skills led the list of top paying technical skills (six-figure salaries) in 2013. Several other useful insights are available in the Dice Tech Survey Report, available for free download.
on Apr 29, 2014 in Big Data, Career, Dice, R, Report, Salary, Skills
New Poll: What data types/sources you analyzed in the past 12 months?
New KDnuggets Poll is asking: What data types/sources you analyzed in the past 12 months? Please vote on www.kdnuggets.com .
on Apr 29, 2014 in Data types, Poll
Top stories for Apr 20-26
Elusive Data Scientists Driving High Salaries; Data Workflows for Machine Learning; New Book: Social Media Mining - free PDF download; Microsoft Expands Big Data Platform.
on Apr 27, 2014 in Data Scientist, Machine Learning, Microsoft, Paco Nathan, Salary, Social Media Analytics
SIGKDD Data Science/Data Mining PhD Dissertation Award – Nominations Due Apr 30
This annual award by ACM SIGKDD seeks to recognize outstanding research by doctoral candidates in the field of data mining, data science, and knowledge discovery. Nominations due Apr 30.
on Apr 23, 2014 in ACM, Awards, Dissertation, SIGKDD
Microsoft Expands Big Data Platform
Microsoft expands its data platform with 3 major features: SQL Server 2014 with in-memory technology, Azure Intelligent Systems Service, and Analytics Platform System - SQL Server + Hadoop. New CEO Satya gives low-key but impressive presentation.
on Apr 21, 2014 in Hadoop, Microsoft, Microsoft Azure, Quentin Clark, Satya Nadella, SQL Server
Elusive Data Scientists Driving High Salaries
Recent study tracks experience, salary, industry and location of Data scientists, finds they are earning base salaries over $200K. Download free report.
on Apr 21, 2014 in Burtch Works, Data Scientist, free download, Salary, Survey
Top stories for Apr 13-19
Top LinkedIn Groups in 2014 for Analytics, Big Data, Data Science; Data Analytics Handbook, free download; Apache Spark, the hot new trend in Big Data; GoodData Open Analytics Platform.
on Apr 20, 2014 in Apache Spark, GoodData, LinkedIn Groups
Top LinkedIn Groups in 2014 for Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science
We analyze Top 30 LinkedIn Groups for Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science. Overall activity drops about 25%, but membership growth accelerates in Q4 2013. We identify 4 group quadrants and find which groups are fastest growing and most active.
on Apr 14, 2014 in LinkedIn, LinkedIn Groups, Top 30
Top stories for Apr 6-12
Learning and Teaching Machine Learning: A Personal Journey; Interactive Big Data Timeline; Big Data Vendor Analysis; Beyond the Science of Data Science.
on Apr 13, 2014 in Big Data Market, Machine Learning, Teaching, Timeline
March Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity
March 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Vizify, Echo Nest, Coinalytics, VoltDB, Platfora, Dell buys Statsoft, Vicarious, RelateIQ, Cloudera.
on Apr 8, 2014 in Acquisitions, Cloudera, Dell, Platfora, Startups, StatSoft, Vicarious, Vizify, VoltDB
CEOWorld Top Big Data Executives and Experts to Follow on Twitter
Another list of 64 Top Big Data Execs and Experts on Twitter from CEO World is lead by Hilary Mason (@hmason), @todd_park, @SethGrimes, Cindi Howson (@biscorecard), and Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro (@kdnuggets).
on Apr 7, 2014 in Big Data, Experts, Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets Honors, Twitter
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in March
MLconf (NYC), Customer Analytics (Philadelphia), AnalyticsWorld (Chicago), Useful Business Analytics Summit (Boston), CBIG Consulting, QueBIT, and other meetings, companies, and education in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science.
on Apr 7, 2014 in Added to KDnuggets, Boston-MA, Consulting, Data Science Education, Meetings
Top stories for Mar 30 – Apr 5: Exclusive Interview – LinkedIn Economic Graph
Is Data Scientist the right career path - Candid advice; Exclusive: Interview with Sriram Sankar - LinkedIn Economic Graph; Information Management 10 More Big Data Companies; Top stories in March: Machine Learning in 7 Pictures.
on Apr 6, 2014 in Career, Companies, Data Scientist, Economic Graph, LinkedIn
VAST Visual Analytics Challenge 2014: Visualization and Crime-Solving
VAST Challenge 2014 involves three mini-challenges that focus on text, location, and streaming data analysis, and an overall Grand Challenge to test your skills. Submit entries before July 8.
on Apr 5, 2014 in Challenge, Competition, VAST, Visual Analytics
DataScience Central competition: Automate jackknife regression
Data Science Central holds a competition to get statisticians more involved in Data Science - create a black-box, automated, easy-to-interpret, sample-based, robust technique called jackknife regression.
on Apr 3, 2014 in Competition, Data Science Central, Regression, Statistics
SAS Competition for Top Data Scientist in UK, Ireland
The contest, open to the academic and business communities, aims to find UK and Ireland best talent in analytics and data science. The goal is to produce an innovative forecast of energy demand.
on Apr 2, 2014 in Competition, Energy, Ireland, Open Data, SAS, UK