Posts Tagged ‘bigdata’

For Big-Data Scientists, ‘Janitor Work’ Is Key Hurdle to Insights

Monday, September 29th, 2014

For #BigData Scientists, Janitor Work Is Key Is a #datascientist a digital maid or a data priest? Perhaps a hybrid.

O’Neil talk

Divining reality from the hype

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Divining reality from the hype ’14 @Gartner_inc hypecycle chart for tech trends; #DataScience going up;#BigData, down

Big Data and Its Technical Challenges | July 2014 | Communications of the ACM

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

#BigData & Its Technical Challenges Data acquisition, cleaning, aggregation, analysis, visualization & interpretation

Academic Researchers Find Lucrative Work as ‘Big Data’ Scientists – WSJ

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Academic Researchers Find Lucrative Work as #BigData Scientists Mentions #genomics & physics as #datascience training

Nice mention of genomics/biostat as a useful training ground for data scientists

Belles lettres Meets Big Data » American Scientist

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Belles lettres Meets #BigData #Statistical analysis of literature pre-dating recent advent of digital #humanities

Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data –

Monday, April 14th, 2014

8 Problems With #BigData: correlation v causation, multiple testing, garbage in & out, gaming system, sample bias…

Your Fate? Thank Your Ancestors –

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Your ancestors, your Fate. #Surname analysis shows less social mobility than expected (eg Agarwal v Garcia MDs)

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood – Atlantic Mobile

Friday, January 17th, 2014

.@kdnuggets 77K genres from auto. & manual methods like
gene-classification approaches. How $NFLX Rev. Eng. Hollywood

Michael Specter: Can the Climate Corporation Help Farmers Survive Global Warming? : The New Yorker

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Can the Climate Corporation Help Farmers Survive? Mining #bigdata changes a most traditional profession MT @PernilleT
Can a tech firm help farmers survive global warming?
NOVEMBER 11, 2013

Genome Biology | Full text | Astrogenomics: big data, old problems, old solutions?

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

MT @genomematt Astrogenomics: #bigdata, old problems, old solutions: Both propose organizing the data hierarchically