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  • Statistics.com new courses: Anomaly Detection, Meta Analysis, IoT, Deep Learning, Spatial Analytics

    ...ct. 28): Detecting anomalous cases in large datasets is critical in conducting surveillance, countering credit-card fraud, protecting against network hacking, combating insurance fraud, and many more applications in government, business and healthcare. Sometimes, the analyst has a set of known...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/10/statisticscom-new-courses.html

  • Top 10 Amazon Books in Databases & Big Data, 2016 Edition

    ...First Principles with Python 1st Edition Joel Grus 4.2 out of 5 stars (68 reviews) Paperback, $32.04 If you have an aptitude for mathematics and some programming skills, author Joel Grus will help you get comfortable with the math and statistics at the core of data science, and with hacking skills...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/12/top-10-amazon-books-databases-big-data.html

  • The Data Science Delusion

    ...only one other “are at best simply not data science, or at worst downright dangerous” [3]. Most problematic, according to him, is the combination of hacking skills (computing) and domain expertise, because it is in this intersection that people “know enough to be dangerous”. However, it is not...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/11/data-science-delusion.html

  • O’Reilly Learning Paths – Data Science Training – reduced rate until Sep 2

    Stop hacking your way through the underbrush. O'Reilly's cleared the way: our Learning Paths will help you get where you want to go, whether it's learning a new programming language, developing new skills, or getting started with something entirely new. Learning Path: Hadoop Learn how to set up...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/08/oreilly-learning-paths.html

  • KSF Media: Data Scientists, Full Stack Engineers

    ...edish or English Pluses: Experience with TDD and code review Knowledge and experience in transitioning to micro service architecture WP and/or Drupal hacking experience Active contributor to open source software Experience with both mobile and desktop web application development Experience with...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/16/12-01-ksfmedia-data-scientist-engineer.html

  • Introduction to Blockchains & What It Means to Big Data">Gold Blog, Sep 2017Introduction to Blockchains & What It Means to Big Data

    By Abhinav Venkat, Noah Data. “Arguably the most significant development in information technology over the past few years, blockchain has the potential to change the way that the world approaches big data, with enhanced security and data quality just two of the benefits afforded to businesses…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/09/introduction-blockchain-big-data.html

  • Data Science Deployments With Docker

    ...a-smi nvidia-docker run --rm nvidia/cuda nvidia-smi Depending on your driver version, you may need to specify a different version of CUDA to run when testing your installation: # Test nvidia-smi nvidia-docker run --rm nvidia/cuda:7.5 nvidia-smi If all is well, you should see something like: $...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/12/data-science-deployments-docker.html

  • Statistical Mistakes Even Scientists Make

    ...fect sizes of these variables were small. What was the model adjusted R square, for example? What about model assumptions? Not keeping up with recent development in statistics and not interacting with professional statisticians. This is a root cause of many of the problems listed above. Setting...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/10/statistical-mistakes-even-scientists-make.html

  • The Data Science Puzzle, Explained

    ...arning research, which have both benefited from the Artificial Intelligence Ethos at some point, if not indefinitely. AI may well be the research and development apparatus with the deepest pockets which never actually produces anything in its namesake industry. While I would say that drawing a...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/data-science-puzzle-explained.html

  • Finding “Gems” in Big Data

    ...ception. Detecting anomalous cases in large datasets is critical in conducting surveillance, countering credit-card fraud, protecting against network hacking, combating insurance fraud, and many more applications in government, business and healthcare. The techniques of anomaly detection are not...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/04/statisticscom-finding-gems-big-data.html

  • Impact of IoT on Big Data Landscape

    ...our lives about to get connected, data is going to flow out from everywhere. However, data security mechanisms have not been keeping pace with these developments. So cyber criminals have an unfettered entry. Privacy and confidentiality are going to take a hit because of companies callously...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/07/impact-iot-big-data-landscape.html

  • 2014 Jan: Features, News, Software: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science

    ...oll: Data Science Skills - Individual vs Team Approach ( comments) - Jan 7, 2014. Data Science positions tasks need a rare combination of Statistics, Hacking, Database, Business, and other skills. New KDnuggets Poll is asking which approach is better for filling Data Science Positions - Individual...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/01/news-software-old.html

  • New Beginnings in Facial Recognition

    ...e (AI). One of these abilities is facial recognition; something humans do with relative ease, but which has been exceedingly difficult to mimic using programming logic and advanced algorithms. In Ray Kurzweil’s book How to Create a Mind, it is argued that the human brain contains approximately 300...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/new-beginnings-facial-recognition.html

  • Deep Learning and Startups: Notes on Rework Conference, San Francisco

    ...rse not a convex surface!). However, plotting error over time in the application cases gets us a surprisingly smooth and monotonic curve. Theoretical developments: Batch Normalization–normalized by mean and sd so that your gradient descent can easily adjust to differences in how each layer affects...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/02/deep-learning-startups-rework-san-francisco.html

  • Scotiabank (Toronto): Data Scientist

    ...oduction, across different channels and customer platforms - Create and apply model and algorithm testing strategies to measure conduct multi-variate testing and A/B testing to measure effectiveness of models and make ongoing changes - Prepare detailed documentation to outline data sources, models...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/16/05-03-scotiabank-data-scientist.html

  • Large Investment Firm: Data Scientist / Statistician / Programmer

    ...ression, time series analysis, forecasting, clustering, principal components analysis, interpolation, etc.) and statistical tools (e.g. R, SAS, SPSS) Programming (e.g. C++, Python, Perl) and database expertise (SQL) Knowledge of machine learning and natural language processing techniques History of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/05-09-largeinvestmentfirm-data-scientist-statistician-programmer.html

  • 7 Common Data Science Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    …h faster. The value of even the best machine learning models is diluted if a data scientist does not choose the right kind of visualizations to model development, to monitor exploratory data analysis or to represent the results. In fact, many data scientists choose the chart type visual based on…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/01/7-common-data-science-mistakes.html

  • White House Report on Big Data: Opportunities and Values

    ...claims are paid.   Big data also presents powerful opportunities in areas as diverse as medical research, agriculture, energy efficiency, global development, education, environmental monitoring, and modeling climate change impacts, among others. Recognizing that big data technologies are used...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/05/white-house-report-big-data-opportunities-values.html

  • Stanford’s AI100: Century-Long Study on Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Human Life

    ...t unethical behavior at Google but it offers the rest of the community little guidance. A more public discussion of the societal impacts and sensible ethical standards for AI are of increasing importance as use of machine learning proliferates throughout industry. While Google is clearly a leader...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/12/stanford-artificial-intelligence-100-year.html

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

    ...ion engines. The Internet of People: 4 key principles for analyzing personal data - Feb 27, 2015. The "Internet of People" raises a host of legal and ethical questions about the ownership and use of our personal data. We all have a stake in joining and navigating this increasingly stormy debate....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/n07.html

  • Columbia University: Director of Analysis and Reporting

    ...ings and presents the results of these studies to the Executive Director, and other relevant senior managers for use in strategic planning and policy development/implementation. B. Work closely with the Executive Director in developing and implementing research strategy plan for Columbia College...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/04-08-columbia-director-analysis-reporting.html

  • Manager of Analytics

    ...sibility for Analytics and Claims Auditing Group. Uses data analysis to derive key business insights create value-add solutions through business case development. Increasing operational efficiencies and demonstrating product value using data analysis. Supervises Claims Auditing and EAP Payment...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-24-ndbh-manager-analytics.html

  • Propensity Scores: A Primer

    ...ogy, can be misused. One criticism is that it is increasingly used as a substitute for experiments when the latter would have been both practical and ethical. Experiments should always be preferred whenever possible. Another criticism is that it is quite complicated, with many options and numerous...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/05/propensity-scores-primer.html

  • Did Spark Really Kill Hadoop?">Silver BlogDid Spark Really Kill Hadoop?

    ...this decade-old offering. And Spark has by no means taken over. So has the newer product lived up to the hype? What follows are our findings: Market Penetration by Industry It's no surprise that a product created for experts would stay in its lane. Spark, however, boasts a meaningful distribution...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/11/did-spark-really-kill-hadoop.html

  • Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms: gainers and losers">2016 Silver BlogGartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms: gainers and losers

    ...RapidMiner have gained a little in vision. SAS: SAS has over 40,000 customers and the largest ecosystem of users and partners, and it has high market penetration in all verticals. SAS made significant progress in 2015 with Visual Analytics and Visual Statistics products with easier to use UIs...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/02/gartner-2016-mq-analytics-platforms-gainers-losers.html

  • 3 Key Data Science Questions to Ask Your Big Data

    ...d agree company-wide on the KPI or set of KPIs (Key Performance Indicator) for your business. Is it revenue that you are optimizing or margins? Is it penetration or NPS (Net Promoter Score) or some integrated index?   2. What drives my business?   Once you have a KPI identified, you need...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/06/3-key-data-science-questions.html

  • How Data Science Is Being Used to Understand COVID-19

    ...rom national leaders and is not an effort primarily spearheaded by independent app developers. No nations are using this method yet. Given the market penetration of mobile phones and the familiarity people have with receiving texts, however, it's easy to see why this approach makes sense.  ...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/04/data-science-understand-covid-19.html

  • Boston AnalyticsWeek Panel Highlights: Next Big Thing in Big Data

    ...change in mindset: data informs model and model informs data DavidJ: We have been in phase of infrastructure and tools. Tableau and others are in low penetration still   Q2. We have all seen McKinsey numbers about projected shortage of data scientists. Some companies want to alleviate this...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/boston-analyticsweek-panel-highlights-next-big-thing-big-data.html

  • Top 10 Machine Learning Videos on YouTube

    ...mmunicates with the hardware in the living room to create a light show. This is a great integration of learning into living spaces. 8. I am a legend: Hacking Hearthstone with machine learning - Defcon 22 (92,820 views) This video demonstrates machine learning applications in video games as well. In...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/06/top-10-machine-learning-videos-youtube.html

  • Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

    ...time to be in the data and analytics business, and 2018 will just reinforce that!   Original. Reposted with permission. Related: Big Data: Main Developments in 2017 and Key Trends in 2018 Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence: Main Developments in 2017 and Key Trends in 2018 Xavier...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/01/2018-big-data-data-science-prognostications.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 15:n28, Aug 26: How long at your Analytics job? Paradoxes of Data Science; Big Data Security

    ...rials, Overviews, How-Tos Learn to Map Census Data in R - free email course    Opinions OpenText Data Driven Digest Aug 21: College Majors, Hacking Glory, Innovation Performance    News Top stories for Aug 16-22: Computing Challenge: read a document, load database; Paradoxes of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/n28.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 15:n08, Mar 11: 7 common Machine Learning mistakes; Statistical Reasoning

    ...27 - Mar 10, 2015. An opportunity to network with leading NoSQL experts from all over the world, enjoy mind blowing talks or simply have loads of fun hacking away with other participants in Paris, 26-27 Mar 2015. Upcoming March - August 2015 Meetings in Analytics, Big Data, Mining, Data Science -...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/n08.html

  • Interview: Pedro Domingos: the Master Algorithm, new type of Deep Learning, great advice for young researchers

    ...e greatest insights often come from putting previously separate things together. Work with tomorrow's computing power in mind, not today's. Beware of hacking; a hack feels clever, but it's the opposite of a general solution. Complexity is your greatest enemy. Once you think you've solved a problem,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/interview-pedro-domingos-master-algorithm-new-deep-learning.html

  • NoSQL matters Paris, a conference for developers, architects and geeks, Mar 26-27

    ...015. You will have an opportunity to network with leading NoSQL experts from all over the world, enjoy mind blowing talks or simply have loads of fun hacking away with other participants. Our national and international speakers cover a large amount of topics with different focus and various...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/nosql-matters-paris-conference-developers-architects-geeks.html

  • OpenText Data Driven Digest, Aug 28: Treemaps

    …either D3.js or Highcharts. Check out my friend Jesse Freeman’s post about using Custom Visualizations. It doesn’t specifically discuss treemaps, but it will get you started; if you have questions, please leave a comment. Original. Related: OpenText Data Driven Digest Aug 21: College Majors,…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/09/opentext-digest-aug-28-treemaps.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 15:n10, Apr 1: Computing platforms for data science; Free Data Mining Books; Python vs R

    ...r 30, 2015. A leading analyst and expert on text analytics gives an overview of the past year and looks ahead on text analytics technology and market developments. The Grammar of Data Science: Python vs R - Mar 28, 2015. In this post, I will elaborate on my experience switching teams by comparing...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/n10.html

  • Opentext Data Driven Digest, Sep 18: Money and Finance

    …1. It’s a fascinating study on both financial statistics as well as data maps. Original. Related: OpenText Data Driven Digest Aug 21: College Majors, Hacking Glory, Innovation Performance Opentext Data Driven Digest, Sep 11: Clouds Analyzing and Visualizing Flows in Rivers and Lakes with MATLAB…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/09/opentext-data-driven-digest-sep-18-money-finance.html

  • A Non-comprehensive List of Awesome Things other People Did in 2015

    ...piece on why Science Isn't Broken is a must read and one of the least polemic treatments of the reproducibility/replicability issue I've read. The p-hacking graphic is just icing on the cake. 10. I'm excited about the new R Consortium and the idea of having more organizations that support folks in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/01/awesome-things-people-did-2016.html

  • Governance in Data Science

    ...et: EDA: Demonstrated experience of exploratory data analysis (EDA) across large and messy data sets. For example, working with a third-party API and testing core assumptions about the data. Scripting: As mentioned above, data scientist should be capable of productizing their findings. R and Python...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/01/governance-data-science.html

  • When Good Advice Goes Bad

    ...ce comes from the smallest estimate, while the result with the largest estimate gives the weakest evidence. Example 2 Good advice: Warnings against p-hacking, cherry-picking, file-drawer effects, etc. How it can mislead: People get the impression that various forms of cheating represent the main...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/when-good-advice-goes-bad.html

  • Detecting In-App Purchase Fraud with Machine Learning

    comments By Ella Gati, Soomla. Hacking applications such as Freedom, iAP Cracker, iAPFree, etc. allow users to make in-app purchases for free. With these kinds of hacks the player receives the coins, gems, levels or lives they purchased without paying any money. If the game developer did not…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/11/detecting-app-purchase-fraud-machine-learning.html

  • Predictive Analytics Introductory Key Terms, Explained

    This article compiles the key definitions included throughout PAW Founder Eric Siegel’s popular, award-winning book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die (Revised and Updated, 2016), which has been adopted as a textbook at over 35 universities—but reads like...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/07/siegel-predictive-analytics-key-terms-explained.html

  • Are Scientists Doing Too Much Research?

    ...ing “fooled by chance” disappears when you repeatedly hunt for interesting patterns in large data sets (unless you correctly apply so-called multiple-testing procedures that raise the bar of statistical significance). Consider these scenarios—How would you interpret them? Scenario 1. A person...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/11/scientists-too-much-research.html

  • Operator: Machine Learning Engineer

    ...strial setting Rapid prototyping skills - not just a theoretical ninja, but can quickly prototype real features in a startup environment. Passion for hacking on side projects is a giant plus! You have a knack for complex data analysis -- drawing insights and making sense out of raw, unstructured...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/10-19-operator-machine-learning-engineer.html

  • Everything Changes: A Human Perspective on Digitization

    ...nsiderations. The physical threats have been augmented with threats that previously didn’t even have names, like malware, botnet attacks, and quantum hacking. Some of these threats have only begun to materialize, so the job of IT security will continue to move at a very fast pace. Data acquisition...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/01/everything-changes-human-perspective-digitization.html

  • KDnuggets Exclusive: Part 2 of the Interview with Yann LeCun

    ...t director is going to have all the fun! GP: 7. The term "Data Science" has emerged recently and has been described as an intersection of Statistics, Hacking, and Domain/Business Knowledge. How is Data Science different from previous terms like "Data Mining" and "Predictive Analytics" ? If it is a...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/02/exclusive-yann-lecun-deep-learning-facebook-ai-lab-part2.html

  • Author of “Everybody Lies” to Speak at Predictive Analytics World NYC

    ...erspective on the power and peril of deployed machine learning (calling it "doppelgänger discovery"), as well as the ever-important pitfall of p-hacking (referring to it as "the curse of dimensionality"). The book wraps up with a hilarious and poignant conclusion at the very end, whereby the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/07/paw-nyc-author-everybody-lies.html

  • AI and Deep Learning, Explained Simply">Silver Blog, July 2017AI and Deep Learning, Explained Simply

    …erent kind, that humans would never make, such as classify a toothbrush as a baseball bat. This difference with humans it can be used as malicious AI hacking, for ex. painting small “adversarial” changes over street signals, unnoticeable by humans, but dramatically confusing for self-driving cars….

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/07/ai-deep-learning-explained-simply.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 17:n28, Jul 26: 5 Free Resources to start with Deep Learning for NLP; Emotional Intelligence for Data Science Teams

    ...Optimizer for Style Transfer Design by Evolution: How to evolve your neural network with AutoML Populating a GRAKN.AI Knowledge Graph with the World Hacking in silico protein engineering with Machine Learning and AI, explained Road Lane Line Detection using Computer Vision models   Opinions 6...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/n28.html

  • The Truth About Bayesian Priors and Overfitting

    ...y informative priors on results you WANT to be true. It’s OK if you BELIEVE them to be true. Don’t rest your mind until you see the difference. Happy hacking!   Bio: Michael Green is a former Swedish Navy SEAL Operative turned Theoretical Physicist, and is currently a technology driven...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/07/truth-about-bayesian-priors-overfitting.html

  • How IoT is Jeopardizing Your Business Security

    ...digitized and connected manner businesses are conducted in. Just this week, the FBI issued a warning to all smart car drivers that automated vehicle hacking is a very real risk. What is left to be done? One thing is for sure: if done right, IoT will completely revolutionize our way of living and,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/04/iot-jeopardizing-business-security.html

  • Analytics and Machine Learning training in Q2

    ...e rules. Detecting anomalous cases in large datasets is critical in conducting surveillance, countering credit-card fraud, protecting against network hacking, combating insurance fraud, and many more applications in government, business and healthcare. Deep Learning (I think of it as neural nets on...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/03/statisticscom-analytics-machine-learning-training-q2.html

  • The Dirty Little Secret Every Data Scientist Knows (but won’t admit)

    ...ott Strong is the Director of Research at CloudZero where he is bringing together the perfect storm of machine learning, modeling and simulation, and hacking for CloudZero's products. Before CloudZero, Scott worked as a machine learning researcher and data scientist at Pindrop, an Atlanta-based...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/04/dirty-little-secret-data-scientist.html

  • FastCompany Top 10 Most Innovative Big Data Companies

    ...tors. 3. Kaggle, for pitting data scientists from across the globe against each other to solve research problems for prize money. 4. ZestFinance, for hacking a new credit rating system by analyzing thousands of variables to determine an applicant's credit score, with the goal of providing better...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/02/fastcompany-top-10-most-innovative-big-data-companies.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, May 10-12: FasteR! A Guide to Speeding Up R Code; MIT Luminoso breakthrough in Text Mining

    ...iller, plus Hadoop or BDAS bit.ly/13opf15 NSA book: Untangling the Web: A Guide to Internet Research, is free on the web, including a guide to Google hacking on.mash.to/12m7Jbj Statistical Analysis and Data Mining journal: Top 2011-12 papers, Free Access bit.ly/13KH9dt A man data mined himself (1.5...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/top-tweets-may10-may12.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 22-23: 30 Free Data Mining Tools; Linkurious – explore and visualize graph data

    ...ts on Coursera Apr 7 buff.ly/1cWNsws Globys: Applied Data Scientist, Machine Learning and Data Science bit.ly/1jGz4OK A gripping story of math genius hacking OkCupid to find true love - but only on date number 88 buff.ly/1eBFRHp MADlib, supports scalable in-database analytics and data mining...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/01/top-tweets-jan22-23.html

  • Key Takeaways from Strata + Hadoop World 2017 San Jose, Day 1">Silver Blog, Mar 2017Key Takeaways from Strata + Hadoop World 2017 San Jose, Day 1

    …versity of Chicago delivered a talk on “The dangers of statistical significance when studying weak effects in Big Data: From natural experiments to p-hacking”. Through case studies, he highlighted the importance of disclosing the entire data analysis work (including negative results); making data,…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/03/strata-hadoop-san-jose-key-takeaways.html

  • Big Data Innovation Summit 2014 Santa Clara: Highlights of Selected Talks on Day 1

    ...three-fold: to transform data into new content, improve content relevance and improve monetization. The skills of the team include machine learning, hacking, text mining, image mining, network science and data visualization. The analytics process followed by his team can be summarized as:...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/04/big-data-innovation-summit-2014-talks-day1.html

  • Machine Learning and Cyber Security Resources">Silver BlogMachine Learning and Cyber Security Resources

    ...od. Let me know in comments if you come across some more talks. Tutorials: I’ve found some great tutorials related to this topic. Click Security Data Hacking Project. This project contains many tutorials with notebooks and code. This is a must read for everyone interested in the application of ML...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/01/machine-learning-cyber-security.html

  • Deep Learning for Object Detection: A Comprehensive Review">Silver BlogDeep Learning for Object Detection: A Comprehensive Review

    ...ng these models to use just requires knowing Tensorflow’s API. Tensorflow has a starter tutorial on using these models here. Give it a try, and happy hacking!   Bio: Joyce Xu is a self-taught artificial intelligence and machine learning engineer. Over the past two years, she has worked on...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/10/deep-learning-object-detection-comprehensive-review.html

  • Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg

    ...where I only see contextually relevant recommendations and receive appropriate offers. Also, please keep me safe by hunting down the bad guys who are hacking into my service providers' databases that hold my confidential data." There is no easy answer, but I do believe that the privacy horse left...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/roger-ehrenberg-big-data-generates-big-returns.html

  • DataSift: Data Scientist

    ...theory to work to deliver production solutions You love exploring new datasets and are addicted to understanding what is driving the phenomena Strong hacking skills: unflinching and adept in the face of data wrangling challenges At home with big, unstructured data Good knowledge of visualisation...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-19-datasift-data-scientist.html

  • Data Science Last Mile

    ...is often referred to as a combination of developer, statistician, and business analyst. In more casual terminology, it can be more aptly described as hacking, domain knowledge, and advanced math. Drew Conway does a good job of describing the competencies in his blog post. Much of the recent...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/data-science-last-mile.html

  • Random Forest®: A Criminal Tutorial

    ...a violent crime would occur at a specific location, instead we only know that a majority of the 1000 decision trees thought so. This may bring about ethical concerns when used in areas like medical diagnosis. Extrapolation. Random forests are also unable to extrapolate predictions for cases that...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/09/reandom-forest-criminal-tutorial.html

  • The Secret to a Perfect Data Science Interview

    ...ndidate you interviewed in last 5 years and collected the questions & correlated it to interview parameters. Data Scientist: Then I built a system that predicts the exact question you're going to ask with 85% precision. HR person: Wow ! That is impressive engineering. But I can't hire you on...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/04/cartoon-interview-data-scientist.html

  • Will Data Science Insure Our Future?

    ...y has dropped by four years? The confidentiality of medical data is a very contentious issue at present, so it is likely that there would be too many ethical and legal barriers for insurance companies to make this a viable option anytime in the near future. As with many areas of twenty-first...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/04/data-science-insure-our-future.html

  • KDnuggets Blog Contest: Automated Data Science and Machine Learning

    ...e the main challenges and obstacles what are prospects for achieving automation major research issues in automating Data Science and Machine Learning ethical issues and risks of automation of Data Science working prototypes This contest is over - here are the results Contest Winner: Winning the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/kdnuggets-blog-contest-automated-data-science.html

  • Big Data is Crowdledge, not 3V

    …ement, physical laws, and causal theory, among others (dos Santos & Lemes, 2014). References Baase, S. (1996). A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing and the Internet (1st ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Bengtsson, L., Lu, X., Thorson, A., Garfield, R.,…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/12/big-data-crowdledge-not-3v.html

  • Lets talk about Ethics in Analytics / Data Science

    ...ytics curriculum today. I believe, that some of the tenets of this code of ethics and standards in analytics and data science should be:   These ethical benchmarks should be regardless of job title, cultural differences, or local laws. Places integrity of analytics profession above own...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/10/ethics-data-analytics.html

  • 5 questions to decide if you need a data scientist

    …s in various industries. Yanir offers data science consulting services, while working on his own side projects. He’s always happy to discuss exciting ethical applications for his data science superpowers. Related: Stop Hiring Data Scientists Until You’re Ready for DataScience Michael Li, Data…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/08/dont-need-data-scientist-yet.html

  • Interview: Michael Brodie – We Can’t Rely on Machines

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