VIDEO PODCAST | In Episode 6 and 7 of this podcast series by Renee Teate of “Becoming a Data Scientist”, interviews Erin Shellman and Enda Ridge about how they became Data Scientists and what they do on the job. Read More
DATA CHANGE! Thursday Sept 18th at 6:30p at Pivotal’s Offices, Dr. Jerry A. Smith, the Chief Data Scientist for Capgemini’s Advance Digital Intelligence (ADI) group and Data Science & Analytics (DSA) group will be the guest speaker.
In this discussion, we will explore how data science is impacted by one of the most complex data sets of all times, the deep web. In doing so we use an open source intelligence driven data science framework to explore dark kinetic world of anarchy (the deep dark web) Read More
The 2013-14 college basketball season is nearly upon us. Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald has jumped into the Sport Gaming with Cantor Gaming offering “In-game” betting that basically provided a point spread or money line based on odds calculated in real-time just like the stock market.
It got me thinking about Bill James’s (famous for inspiration of Moneyball) formula for calculating the point at which a lead by one team is too great (given the amount of TIME remaining) to come back – no matter what. Read More…
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Wondering what’s being talked about at this year’s Strata Conference: MAKING DATA WORK : FEBRUARY 11–13, 2014 • SANTA CLARA, CA? Here is a complete listing of the keynote speakers and topics covered.
If you’ve missed anything at the conference, the Complete Video Compilation, with recordings of all tutorials, keynotes and sessions (subject to speaker consent), will be available 2-3 weeks after the conference. Read More
TIBCO Spotfire put together a cool Infographic on Thanksgiving analytics.
Tomorrow, nearly 91% of Americans will don their stretchy pants for a turkey dinner. In honor of the day of the year when we’re most thankful, we’re bringing you a little food for thought on the data analytics of Thanksgiving. Take a look
I went looking for an interesting Data Visualization on the NYC Marathon being run this weekend by over 40,000 people (myself included!).
I found this very cool (award winning) video animation of demographic changes along the 26.2 Mile route by Graham Roberts. Check it out
Data Scientist, Zack Voulgaris, gets philosophical about the merits of Data Science in this guest post.
He writes “What I do want to talk about is the philosophical aspects of data science and its usefulness to the world, after the hype of big data inevitably wanes. Hence the term Philognosia, which I define as the love of knowledge, particularly applicable knowledge, as a human value and an attitude towards the digital world. Read More…
Fun Friday material. So Josh Steven’s did a cool data visualization of all 3,300 Big Foot sightings in the US and Canada over a 92 year period. Take a look at the resulting map. Read More…
Watch very informative videos from Internet World 2013 on Customer Metrics by Sailthru, the latest trends in eCommerce from Warby Parker, and …just for fun..How pump up that Match.com Profile. Watch Videos