Top stories for Nov 23-29: Update: Top LinkedIn Groups for Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science
Update: Top LinkedIn Groups for Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science; 9 Must-Have Skills You Need to Become a Data Scientist; Cartoon: Thanksgiving, Big Data, and Turkey Data Science; Most Popular SlideShare Presentations on Data Science.
on Nov 30, 2014 in Cartoon, Data Science Skills, LinkedIn Groups, SlideShare, Thanksgiving
Cartoon: Thanksgiving, Big Data, and Turkey Data Science
We revisit KDnuggets Thanksgiving cartoon, which examines the predicament of one group of fowl Data Scientists.
on Nov 24, 2014 in Cartoon, Google Trends, Humor, Thanksgiving
Update: Top LinkedIn Groups for Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science
We update our analysis of top LinkedIn Groups for Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science. The largest groups grow faster than smaller ones, the number of discussions is growing, but engagement and comments are declining. Are groups reaching saturation?
on Nov 23, 2014 in About KDnuggets, LinkedIn Groups
Top stories for Nov 16-22: R, Hadoop make machine learning possible for all; Azure ML is the next big thing
R and Hadoop make Machine Learning Possible for Everyone; Why Azure ML is the Next Big Thing for Machine Learning; IBM Watson Analytics - Will it Replace Data Scientists? 9 Must-Have Skills You Need to Become a Data Scientist.
on Nov 23, 2014 in Hadoop, Machine Learning, Microsoft Azure, R, Top stories
New Poll: Industries where you applied analytics / data mining in 2014?
New KDnuggets Poll is asking: where did you apply analytics / data mining in 2014? Please vote and we will analyze, compare, and publish the results.
on Nov 17, 2014 in Industry, Poll
Top stories for Nov 9-15: IBM Watson Analytics – Will It Replace Data Scientists?
IBM Watson Analytics - Will It Replace Data Scientists ? Will Deep Learning take over Machine Learning? Most Popular SlideShare Presentations on Data Mining; Top KDnuggets tweets last week: P-values are not as reliable.
on Nov 16, 2014 in Deep Learning, SlideShare, Top stories, Watson
2015 RecSys Challenge: predicting online purchases from clicks
ACM RecSys 2015 poses the 2015 RecSys Challenge, seeking researchers interested in prediction of purchases and clicks from online users using a dataset provided by a large European retailer.
on Nov 14, 2014 in Challenge, Customer Behavior, Recommender Systems, Retail
DrivenData: Box-Plots for Education
DrivenData with ERS is seeking to improve budgetary strategy for public schools through this data science competition which aims to predict how budgets are allocated.
on Nov 11, 2014 in Competition, DrivenData, Education, Nonprofit
Top stories for Nov 2-8: Will Deep Learning take over Machine Learning? Magic: Turn Webpage Into Data
Will Deep Learning take over Machine Learning?; 'Magic' - Quickest Way to Turn Webpage Into Data; Big Data Winter ahead - unless we change course, warns Michael Jordan.
on Nov 10, 2014 in Big Data Winter, Deep Learning, import.io, Predictions, Top stories
SemEval Aspect Based Sentiment Analysis Competition
User-Generated content has resulted in an increased interest in sentiment mining, and with this, aspect-based sentiment analysis (ABSA). Develop new techniques in ABSA for ABSA15.
on Nov 9, 2014 in Competition, Opinion Mining, Sentiment Analysis, User Generated Content
October 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity
October 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: DrivenData, Map-D, Microsoft buys Equivio, Alteryx, Cazena, Ello, Zoomdata, Cloudera buys DataPad, Tibco goes private.
on Nov 8, 2014 in Alteryx, Cloudera, DrivenData, Ello, Microsoft, TIBCO
Top stories in October: Ebola Analytics and Data Science Lessons; Will Deep Learning take over Machine Learning?
Ebola Analytics and Data Science Lessons; Will Deep Learning take over Machine Learning, make other algorithms obsolete?; DM Radio: Predictive Tools Are Pervasive, with KDnuggets; Mirador, a free tool for visual exploration.
on Nov 4, 2014 in Cartoon, Deep Learning, DM Radio, Ebola, Halloween, Top stories
DrivenData: Data Science Competitions for Social Good
DrivenData plans to bring cutting-edge practices in data science and crowdsourcing to some of the world's biggest social challenges and the organizations taking them on.
on Nov 4, 2014 in Competition, Crowdsourcing, Data Science, DrivenData, Nonprofit, Social Good
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in October
17 new meetings including MLConf, H2O World, Deep Learning Innovation Summit, BigDataWeek; Analytics tools from InfoCaptor, analytixBASE, Wizard, uxColor, and more.
on Nov 3, 2014 in Data Visualization, H2O, Meetings, San Francisco-CA
Top stories for Oct 26 – Nov 1: Will Deep Learning take over Machine Learning?
Will Deep Learning take over Machine Learning, make other algorithms obsolete? Cartoon: Halloween Costume for Big Data; CRISP-DM, still the top methodology for analytics, data mining, or data science projects; Big Data accelerates medical research? Or not?
on Nov 2, 2014 in Cartoon, CRISP-DM, Deep Learning, Medical research, Top stories