Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 28-29: Data Scientists are among the highest-paid professions
Data Scientists are among the highest-paid professions; Top countries with $1B Internet firms; Key paper on #DeepLearning: Dropout; KDnuggets Free Pass to Strata Conference + Hadoop World, New York.
on Jul 30, 2014 in Data Scientist, Deep Learning, Internet firms, Salary, Strata
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 25-27
Does Apple slow down old iPhones when new ones are released? The Social Network of Alexander the Great; Kirk D. Borne - from data mining at NASA to teaching Data Science at GMU; Data for Good: data-driven projects for social good.
on Jul 28, 2014 in Apple, iPhone, Kirk D. Borne, Social Good, Social Networks
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 23-24: 81% of retail firms gather #BigData, only 34% use analytics
81% of retail firms gather #BigData, only 34% use analytics to drive pricing optimization; Google Brain project: Google is not really a search company. The Journal of Big Data has published its first articles - Hadoop, Mahout, Data; MLlib; Apache Spark component for machine learning.
on Jul 25, 2014 in Alteryx, Big Data, Google, Journal, MLlib, Retail
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 21-22
Microsoft: Data Scientist; Haskell Data Analysis Cookbook - A practical and concise guide; Large collection of papers on #Security and Machine Learning; Learn Data Science in 12 wks + career coaching.
on Jul 23, 2014 in Data Science Education, Haskell, Machine Learning, Microsoft, Regression, Security
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 18-20: Baby steps in Learning Python; 7 Steps for Learning Data Mining
Baby steps in learning #Python for data analysis; My 7 Steps for Learning Data Mining and Data Science - now in Techopedia; A good collection of #MachineLearning tools in #Python; Understanding Random Forests: From Theory to Practice - implementation.
on Jul 21, 2014 in Data Science Education, Python, random forests algorithm, Techopedia, World Cup
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 16-17: An awesome list of Big Data frameworks
An awesome GitHub list of #BigData frameworks, resources, and more; 15 interviews with 15 data scientists; 14 definitions of data scientist, from funny to serious; Revised standards for statistical evidence.
on Jul 18, 2014 in Big Data, Data Scientist, GitHub, Interview, Statistics
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 14-15: 5 R training programs; Making sense of text analytics
Top 10 KDnuggets tweets, July 14-15: 5 R training programs; Making sense of text analytics; Watch: Machine Learning Summer School Pittsburgh 2014; US "Data Scientist" average salary up over 10%, to $112K.
on Jul 16, 2014 in Data Scientist, Machine Learning, R, Salary, Text Analytics
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 11-13: Avoid Dilbert “core competency”; You may never be anonymous in a #BigData world
Avoid automating things that you should not be doing; You may never be truly anonymous in a #BigData world; Why Argentina could not win the #WorldCup2014 cleanly? The OpenCPU System, a big step towards a universal interface for #BigData.
on Jul 14, 2014 in Anonymity, Big Data, Dilbert, OpenCPU, World Cup
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 7-10: IBM #Watson Swear Filter; How Birth Year Influences Political Views
Appropriate after #BrazilvsGermany - IBM #Watson gets a Swear Filter; How Birth Year Influences Political Views; Analytics methods that "think" like Humans; Why lists of experts in Statistics, Data Science rarely intersect.
on Jul 13, 2014 in Data Science, IBM Watson, Statistics, Visualization
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 4-6: Cartoon: Facebook Data Science and happy cats; plyrmr makes R work seamlessly with Hadoop
KDnuggets Cartoon examines happy kittens and Facebook emotion manipulation data science experiment; plyrmr package for making R work seamlessly with Hadoop; Useful for #DataScience: Simple script from setting up R, Git, and Jags on Amazon EC2; How companies use R to compete.
on Jul 8, 2014 in Cartoon, Facebook, Hadoop, plymr, R
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 2-3: Tutorial in Gradient boosting; Data Analytics, #BigData Experts to follow
For advanced Data Scientists: Tutorial in Gradient boosting machines; 33 most notable Data Scientists on Twitter; Leada, Berkeley-based startup, offers a platform to Practice Data Science.
on Jul 4, 2014 in
Top KDnuggets tweets, Jun 30 – Jul 1: Is “Data Scientist” more than “Data Analyst”? Good list of 41 Big Data Influencers
Is "Data Scientist" more than "Data Analyst"? ; 41 Big Data Influencers - Journalists, Public Sector, Industry, Academia; Alteryx and Databricks to lead development of Apache SparkR ; Top data mining researcher @Jure Leskovec lecture on Webgraph structure.
on Jul 2, 2014 in Alteryx, Apache Spark, Big Data Influencers, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Databricks