GDELT: Big Data of News, Conflicts, and Society
What is happening in this world today? Obviously, it is impossible for us to read and analyze billions of news reports published every day. GDELT is designed to record, analyze, visualize and even forecast our planet.
on Sep 29, 2014 in Big Data, BigQuery, GDELT, Google, Kalev Leetaru, Ran Bi
Top stories for Sep 21-27: Data Science is mainly a Human Science; Data Analytics for Business Leaders Explained
Neural Networks and Deep Learning, free online book (draft); Data Science is mainly a Human Science; Data Analytics for Business Leaders Explained; Predictive Analytics in Health Care.
on Sep 28, 2014 in Data Analytics, Data Science, Healthcare, Human Analytics, Neural Networks, Poll, Top stories
Apache Spark: O’Reilly Certification, EU Training, University Program
Recent news on Apache Spark includes developer certification from O'Reilly, upcoming training workshops in EU by Databricks, and Spark tutorial events at major universities.
on Sep 26, 2014 in Academics, Apache Spark, Big Data, Certification, Databricks, Paco Nathan, Strata, Training
COMAD India Graph Mining Programming contest
Compete in the graph mining programming competition at COMAD 2014 and apply your skills to finding subcommunities in networks. Registration deadline is October 15th, and code must be submitted by October 27th.
on Sep 23, 2014 in Competition, Graph Analytics, Graph Mining, Programming
Data Science is mainly a Human Science
Data Science is mainly a Human Science: in latest KDnuggets Poll, 62% of data scientists worked only/mostly on human data. At the same time, most data scientists worked with both human and machine data.
on Sep 23, 2014 in Data Science, Human Analytics, Poll
INFORMS Analytic Maturity Model
Inspect your organization, its analytics capacity, and its data and infrastructure using the new INFORMS Analytic Maturity Model to improve its analytics abilities for free.
on Sep 21, 2014 in Analytics, INFORMS, Maturity Model
Top stories for Sep 14-20: Coursera Mining Massive Datasets MOOC; Rattle package for Data Mining in R
Coursera / Stanford Mining Massive Datasets MOOC; Rattle package for Data Mining and Data Science in R; edX "Learning From Data"; Caltech course; Neural Networks and Deep Learning, free online book (draft).
on Sep 21, 2014 in Coursera, edX, Free ebook, Learning from Data, Mining Massive Datasets, MOOC, Neural Networks, R, Rattle, Stanford, Top stories
Most Viewed Web Mining Lectures
Discover interesting lectures on topics like mining information networks and identifying influential members of online communities in this list of the top viewed web mining lectures on videolectures.net.
on Sep 18, 2014 in Text Mining, Videolectures, Web Analytics, Web Mining
Top stories for Sep 7-13: Hiring Data Scientists; MOOC – Process Mining
Hiring Data Scientists: What to look for?; MOOC: Process Mining: Data science in Action; Most Viewed Machine Learning Talks at Videolectures.
on Sep 14, 2014 in Data Scientist, Machine Learning, MOOC, Process Mining, Top stories, Videolectures
Most Viewed Text Mining Lectures
View some of the most popular text mining lectures from videolectures.net and learn about topics including mining web data and building large-scale information retrieval systems.
on Sep 12, 2014 in Information Retrieval, Text Analytics, Text Mining, Tutorials, Videolectures
Most Viewed Machine Learning Talks at Videolectures
Discover lectures from a variety of summer schools and conference tutorials on machine learning in this list of the top lectures on the subject from videolectures.net.
on Sep 11, 2014 in Machine Learning, Summer School, Tutorials, Videolectures
Most Viewed Big Data Talks at Videolectures
Learn about topics ranging from applying big data to industrial settings to using machine learning on big data knowledge graphs from these big data lectures on videolectures.net.
on Sep 10, 2014 in Big Data, Data Science, Tutorials, Videolectures
Most Viewed Data Mining Talks at Videolectures
Watch the top 25 most viewed popular data mining lectures on VideoLectures.NET to learn about topics ranging general big-data tutorials to monetizing data mining startups.
on Sep 9, 2014 in Big Data, Data Mining, Data Mining Training, Data Science, Tutorials, Videolectures
Founders of Yahoo! and MySQL Invest in Import.io
Import.io raises $3M round from Jerry Yang and David Axmark. Released a streamlined version of web data extraction tool with exciting new features.
on Sep 8, 2014 in Data, Funding, import.io, Jerry Yang, MySQL, Tools, Training, Yahoo
Top stories for Aug 31 – Sep 6
Sibyl: Google system for Large Scale Machine Learning; Four main languages for Analytics; Cartoon: Robot Labor Day 2050; Exclusive: Ajay Bhargava, TCS shares the Big Data Mantra.
on Sep 8, 2014 in Ajay Bhargava, Cartoon, Google, Machine Learning, Sibyl, Top stories
Top stories in August: Four main languages for Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science
Also Deep Learning resources; Sibyl - Google system for Large Scale Machine Learning; Exclusive: Dell Management on Analytics.
on Sep 4, 2014 in Analytics Languages, Deep Learning, Dell, Google, Pedro Domingos, Sibyl, Top stories
August 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity
August 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Infosys, Enlitic, Guavus, Google buys Jetpac, Algorithmia, MedAssets buys Sq2, Yahoo buys Zofari, Adatao.
on Sep 3, 2014 in Acquisitions, Companies, Deep Learning, GE, Google, Startups, Yahoo
KDD-2014 report, part 2: The Magic Module network and Privacy vs Big Data
Here is part 2 of my report on KDD-2014, the biggest and the best Data Science meeting: The Magic Module genes, Privacy vs Big Data, and should we ask for consent of data subjects?
on Sep 2, 2014 in Big Data, Eric Schadt, Healthcare, KDD-2014, Privacy, Rakesh Agrawal, Rayid Ghani, Sendhil Mullainathan
Analytical Skills Survey for 2014
Have your voice be heard - participate in the Analytical Skills, Tools and Attitudes Survey 2014, and see the challenges faced by others.
on Sep 2, 2014 in Lavastorm, Skills, Survey
New Poll: Did you do Data Science for Humans or for Machines?
Did you do mainly Data Science for Humans (explainable models for a human decision maker), Data Science for Machines (accuracy-oriented black-box models for automated algorithms), or both? Please vote.
on Sep 1, 2014 in Data Science, Humans vs Machines, Poll
Cartoon: Robot Labor Day 2050
Amidst all the discussion about robots and automation taking over human jobs, new KDnuggets cartoon looks at how Labor Day can evolve by 2050.
on Sep 1, 2014 in Cartoon, Labor Day, Robots
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in August
New analytics, data science, data mining top stories page, meetings, KDD-2015, Certificates and Certification option, Data Analytics BS, software for text analytics and visualization and more.
on Sep 1, 2014 in Certificate, Data Science Education, Data Visualization, Text Analytics