KDnuggets™ News 14:n28, Oct 29

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Big Data Halloween costume




Webcasts and Webinars




Academic and Research positions


  • Top-Read Big Data Journal Open Access Articles - Oct 25, 2014.
    Top-read open access articles include: Why Big Data Won't Cure Us, Predictive Modeling With Big Data: Is Bigger Really Better?, and A Data Scientist's Guide to Start-Ups.

Top Tweets

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Oct 24-26 - Oct 27, 2014.
    Why Deep Learning is likely to make other Machine Learning algorithms obsolete;
    Open Source Distributed Analytics Engine with SQL interface;
    Data Mining Reveals How News Coverage Varies Around the World;
    3 Great (and Free) Data Science Books You Can Read Now.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Oct 22-23 - Oct 24, 2014.
    Great viz: chances of survival of #chess pieces in average game;
    Baidu, 'Chinese Google', had big revenue jump after it started using Deep Learning;
    4 ways to become a Data Scientist w/out a PhD;
    Machine-Learning expert Michael Jordan on the Delusions of #BigData.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Oct 20-21 - Oct 22, 2014.
    4 ways to become a Data Scientist w/out getting a PhD;
    Ebola Analytics and Data Science Lessons;
    Apple: Data Analyst;
    How to Be a Data Scientist: An Interview with Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz.

CFP - Calls for Papers


Various reasons have been posited for the parlous state of scientific and medical research, including fraud and outright error, but a key issue is what statisticians call the "multiple comparisons problem." Peter Bruce, Big Data accelerates medical research? Or not?.