Another eventful week in big data: we have finished our “Understanding Big Data” series; read about the ever growing penetration of data science university courses; and seen a historic partnership announced between IBM and Apple. Below are some of our favourite picks of the week.
TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES
In this installment of Understanding Big Data, we’ll be looking at some of the leading open source providers – and how much you can actually get for free.
The founder of Latigent and Applied Data Labs, Jason Kolb, gives us his view on the 5 technologies that will change the world.
We met with Dr Joss Wright at the Oxford Internet Institute to talk about data privacy. The article touches upon some of the key issues surrounding privacy and where it might be heading.
TOP DATACONOMY INTERVIEW
We met with Adam Drake to hear his thoughts on Data Science and the qualities a Data Scientist should have. Adam is currently the Chief Data Scientist and Director of Engineering for Zanox
TOP DATACONOMY NEWS
KPMG and Imperial College London this week announced the launch of a new initiative that aims to meet the excess demand for data scientists.
PredictionIO, a company aiming to become the “MySQL of prediction”, raised $2.5 million in seed funding this week to open source machine learning, and allow developers to build predictive applications with just a few lines of code.
TOP DATACONOMY JOBS
Spotify is looking for exceptional machine learning engineers to help them build the world’s best music recommendations. The ideal candidate has experience in large scale machine learning, collaborative filtering, recommender systems, and/or other related fields.
Do you excel in Hadoop? Would you be interested in being the Lead Hadoop expert working on one of the largest implementation and integration projects of its kind?
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