KDnuggets™ News 15:n07, Mar 4: Analytics/Data Science Salaries; Machine Learning Flaws; Strata Highlights

Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science salary survey by region and role; Strata + Hadoop World 2015 San Jose - Highlights; All Machine Learning Models Have Flaws; Interview: Ted Dunning, MapR on The Real Meaning of Real-Time in Big Data, and more.

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 Opinions  (see also All Opinions for this month )
  • Beagli: Finding value in your personal data - Feb 25, 2015.
    Personal analytics products can help users extract value from their data. This post describes our development of Beagli, a platform for mining and auctioning personal data.

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 Reports  (see also All Reports for this month )
  • Strata + Hadoop World 2015 San Jose - report and highlights - Feb 27, 2015.
    Highlights of Strata + Hadoop World San Jose, including Apache Spark vs Storm vs Samza for streaming data, Kafka as a universal message bus, what Netflix puts in front of HDFS, Parquet as a basis for ETL and analytics, DJ Patil, Internet of Things, and more.

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 Jobs  (see also All Jobs )
  • HomeUnion: Sr. Data Scientist - Mar 3, 2015.
    Be fearless: include heuristics into a solution; be skeptic: self-scrutinize, able to pivot quickly; be creative: experiment with modeling techniques, invent and test features.
  • Apple: Data Science Engineer - Feb 26, 2015.
    Apple Data Science Engineering is building an environment to enable cutting-edge data analysis over Petabytes of data, supporting Apple Analytic Insight team responsible for mitigating fraud, waste and abuse.
  • Cardinal Financial: Production Support Analyst (Marketing) - Feb 26, 2015.
    Work closely with management team to drive marketing efforts and overcome marketing obstacles. Monitor and adjust volumes, criteria, and flow to production teams.
  • Cardinal Financial: Data Science Analyst - Feb 26, 2015.
    Apply your expertise in quantitative business analysis, data mining and visualization to see beyond the numbers, develop a deep understanding of the business, translate data into actionable insights.
  • PredictionIO: Machine Learning Engineer (Evangelist) - Feb 26, 2015.
    Are you passionate about machine learning and open source? Do you have the ability to engage other developers and data scientists? If yes, read on ...
  • HomeUnion: Big Data Technical Project Manager - Feb 25, 2015.
    Big Data TPM plays a key role in delivering all Big Data related product releases, and is familiar with Big Data technologies and Agile methodologies.
  • Amazon: Research Scientist (Risk Modeling) - Feb 25, 2015.
    Do you like to innovate and simplify? Join an innovative team of scientists who use machine learning and statistical techniques to keep Amazon the safest and most trusted place to shop online.

 Academic and Research positions  (see also All Academic positions )
  • TU/e: Full Professor in Data Mining - Feb 26, 2015.
    You have the opportunity to set up your own research group, complementary to 2 existing groups - one focusing on business process management and process mining, and another focusing on web engineering, data mining, and databases.

 Top Tweets  (see also All top tweets for this month )
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Feb 26 - Mar 1 - Mar 2, 2015.
    Cute and Educational: Bayes Theorem explained with Lego;
    10 Cool #BigData Cartoons #TGIF;
    #DataMining Indian Recipes finds spices make negative food pairing more powerful;
    Key Take-Aways from Gartner 2015 MQ for #BI &
    Analytics Platforms.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Feb 23-25 - Feb 26, 2015.
    Microsoft is building fast, low-power Deep Learning networks;
    5 lucrative tech careers in 2015: Data Scientist ($150K), Data Engineer ($148K);
    Which SQL on Hadoop? Gartner Poll Still Says "Whatever" But DBMS Providers Gain;
    10 Most-Funded #BigData #Startups;

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