Top stories for Dec 21-27: 2015 Predictions for big data and data science; The Big Data of Wearables
2015 Predictions: What will happen to big data and data science?; The Big Data of Wearables; Open Source Tools for Machine Learning; FICO CAO sees a Post-Big Data World.
on Dec 28, 2014 in Big Data, Cloud Computing, FICO, Top stories, Wearables
BIME Business Intelligence Predictions for 2015
Business intelligence in 2015 will see greater social media involvement, data mining applications, health data analysis, data-driven drones, and BI in the cloud.
on Dec 26, 2014 in Business Intelligence, Cloud Analytics, Data Mining, Health, Predictions for 2015, Social Analytics
Top stories for Dec 14-20: Most Demanded Data Science/Data Mining Skills; Watson Analytics vs. Azure Machine Learning
Most Demanded Data Science and Data Mining Skills; IBM Watson Analytics vs. Microsoft Azure Machine Learning; Cartoon: Unexpected Data Science Recommendations; 16 NoSQL, NewSQL Databases To Watch.
on Dec 21, 2014 in Azure ML, Cartoon, Data Science Skills, IBM Watson, NewSQL, NoSQL, Top stories
Consulting Request: Analyze Share Economy vertical
Looking for a data scientist to help analyze mined data of several companies in the share economy vertical.
on Dec 20, 2014 in Consulting
Eric Siegel vs Stephen Hawking on the risk of artificial intelligence
Eric Siegel comments on current controversy whether AI is a threat to human race, says AI is safe. Whether you agree or not, vote in KDnuggets Poll: Is AI a threat?
on Dec 19, 2014 in Artificial Intelligence, Eric Siegel, Humans vs Machines, Stephen Hawking, Threat to Humanity
Data Mining (and Statistical Analysis) is LinkedIn Hottest Skill in 2014
Data Mining was LinkedIn Hottest Skill in 2014, moving up from number 5 in 2013. Top locations for "data mining" skill were US, India, Australia, and Canada, while top companies were IBM, Microsoft, Google, and Accenture.
on Dec 18, 2014 in About Gregory Piatetsky, Data Mining, LinkedIn, Skills
Top KDnuggets Analytics, Big Data, Data Science stories in 2014
Top KDnuggets stories in 2014 had several themes - Deep Learning; Data Scientist career, education, and salary; Resources for learning Data Science, especially R and Python, and polls on popular languages for data science and data mining.
on Dec 16, 2014 in Analytics Languages, Cartoon, Data Scientist, Deep Learning, IBM Watson, Python, R, Top stories, Yann LeCun
Cartoon: Unexpected Data Science Recommendations
New KDnuggets cartoon examines an unexpected shopping recommendation from Big Data and machine learning algorithms.
on Dec 16, 2014 in Cartoon, Machine Learning, Python, Recommendations
Spatial Data Platform from SpaceCurve for Real-Time Operational Intelligence
SpaceCurve Spatial Data Platform will deliver strong spatial and temporal analytics capabilities. SpaceCurve CEO Dane Coyer and CTO Andrew Rogers tell us more.
on Dec 16, 2014 in Andrew Rogers, Big Data, Dane Coyer, IoT, Real-time, SpaceCurve, Spatial
National Data Science Bowl: Predict Ocean Health
Enter the 1st ever National Data Science bowl, with 175K in prizes and build an algorithm to automate the plankton image identification across 100+ classes. Plankton are critically important to ecosystem, but traditional methods for measuring their populations are time consuming and cannot scale for large-scale studies.
on Dec 16, 2014 in Booz Allen, Competition, Image Recognition, Kaggle, Social Good
Most Demanded Data Science and Data Mining Skills
Our analysis of most demanded data scientist skills shows that Data Science is a team effort focused on business analytics, with top 5 platform skills being SQL, Python, R, SAS, and Hadoop.
on Dec 15, 2014 in Data Science Skills, Data Scientist, Hadoop, New York-NY, Python, R, SAS, Skills, SQL
Top stories for Dec 7-13: Where Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science is Applied; Neural Networks, Brain, and Machine Learning
If programming languages were vehicles, what would be R, Python, SAS, and SQL?; Tableau Top 10 Trends in BI for 2015; Where Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science is applied; Geoff Hinton AMA: Neural Networks, the Brain, and Machine Learning.
on Dec 14, 2014 in Business Intelligence, Geoff Hinton, Industries, Programming Languages, Top stories
New Poll: Will Artificial Intelligence be a threat to Humanity?
New KDnuggets Poll is asking - Will Artificial Intelligence be a threat to Humanity? Please vote if you are human.
on Dec 12, 2014 in AI, Artificial Intelligence, Humans vs Machines, Poll, Stephen Hawking, Threat to Humanity
November 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity
November 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Target buys Powered Analytics, Ve buys qunb, Sentient raises 100M+, Galvanize buys Zipfian Academy, Intel backs 16 startups.
on Dec 11, 2014 in Intel, Sentient, Startups, Target
FICO Analytics Competition: Helping Santa Helpers
FICO is sponsoring a Kaggle competition to optimize Santa's scheduling algorithm. Competitors can win in multiple categories and the best solution using FICO Xpress Optimization Suite will receive a special prize.
on Dec 11, 2014 in Competition, FICO, Kaggle, Optimization, Santa, Scheduling
Australia Analytics Professionals Skills and Salary Report
The Institute of Analytics Professionals has published a report showing that in Australia data science recruitment is challenging, salaries are high, social analytics is hot, and there are business challenges that analysts face.
on Dec 10, 2014 in Australia, Data Science Skills, Salary, Skills, Social Analytics
Where Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science is applied
CRM/Consumer analytics, Banking, and Health care are the most popular industries, but also joined by new sectors including Oil / Gas / Energy, Automotive, and HR/workforce analytics.
on Dec 9, 2014 in Applications, Banking, Consumer Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science, Healthcare, Industry, Poll
Top stories for Nov 30 – Dec 6: Hinton on Deep Learning, Google and AI; Top 10 Big Data companies
Geoff Hinton talks about Deep Learning, Google and Everything; Top 10 Big Data Companies by Revenue; Big Data Top Trends in 2015; Sisense 2015 predictions for BI, Big Data.
on Dec 7, 2014 in Big Data Market, Deep Learning, Geoff Hinton, Sisense, Top 10, Top stories
Zicari: Big Data: A Data-Driven Society
Roberto Zicari talk at Stanford reviews how Big Data is enabling a data-driven economy, examines 3 Big Data research challenges, and makes a case for Big Data for Social Good.
on Dec 6, 2014 in Big Data, Roberto Zicari, Social Good
SBP15 Grand Data Challenge
Use social media analytics on public data to help analyze and explore social inequality and aid the disadvantaged in SBP15 Grand Data Challenge. Submissions due Jan 20.
on Dec 5, 2014 in Challenge, Conference, Datasets, Social Media
Research Challenge: 2015 ACM India SIGKDD Conference on Data Sciences
For the 2015 ACM India SIGKDD challenge data scientists are tasked with using social media and traffic data in the form of text, images, and video to track traffic movement in an effort to improve traffic management. Jan 15 Deadline.
on Dec 5, 2014 in ACM, Challenge, India, SIGKDD, Traffic
Top stories in November: 9 Must-Have Skills for a Data Scientist; IBM Watson Analytics replacing a data scientist?
9 Must-Have Skills You Need to Become a Data Scientist; IBM Watson Analytics - Will it Replace Data Scientists ? Update: Top LinkedIn Groups for Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science; R and Hadoop make Machine Learning Possible for Everyone.
on Dec 4, 2014 in Data Science Skills, IBM Watson, LinkedIn Groups, Machine Learning, Top stories
Top 10 Big Data Companies by Revenue
IBM, HP, Dell, and SAP lead the list of Big Data companies with the most revenue from big data hardware, software, and IT services.
on Dec 1, 2014 in Big Data Vendors, Dell, HP, IBM, Revenue, SAP, SAS, Top 10, Wikibon
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in November
TDWI Orlando, Big Data Innovation Summit Las Vegas, Oracle BIWA Summit, Text Analytics World SF, and more meetings, education, and software in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science.
on Dec 1, 2014 in Data Science Education, Las Vegas-NV, Workforce Analytics