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While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.

Looking To Engage March Madness Fans? Head To Instagram, Say Origami Logic
BI & AnalyticsData ScienceNews

The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Basketball Tournament, branded the March Madness has been raising a social media storm through last month. One startup (amongst many peers), has been providing tools to gauge and provide actionable data to marketers throughout the event. Cross-channel analytics provider Origami Logic found that although Twitter

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Meteor Unleashes 1.1, Allowing One Codebase For Windows, Os X And Linux
Data ScienceNews

Meteor, the open-source Javascript platform for building web apps, rolled out its latest offering last week. Adding to its previous availability for OS X and Linux, Meteor 1.1 offers development on Windows and support for MongoDB’s new 3.0 database engine. The new release adds support for developing applications software on

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Can Smart Data Save Tv Broadcasting?
Data ScienceNews

A recent paper published by GfK sheds light on the state of the audience data market, and outlines a clear direction for the future of data in an internet-enabled TV world, while exploring the benefits of Big Data for broadcast. GfK, the Society for Consumer Research) Germany’s largest market research

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Sisense Research Shows Major Surge In Uk Tech Investment
Data ScienceNews

Sisense, the business analytics software company that offers business intelligence products has revealed in a new study, an increase in “confidence” in the UK tech sector through 2014. Analyses of a decade worth of startup data on 12,000 UK companies against data on approximately 300,000 companies in the CrunchBase database

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5 Painful Prediction Pitfalls
Data Science

Through my work with customers and data scientists building predictive applications based on the Blue Yonder Platform and integrating our standard products, such as Forward Demand, into customer workflows, I’ve encountered a few common prediction pitfalls. While these might not ruin the scientific validity of the model, they may affect

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University Of Rochester Brings Together Industry Veterans To Drive Its Institute For Data Science
Data ScienceNews

To combat the impending dearth of skilled data scientists and analysts the University of Rochester, New York has set up the Institute for Data Science (IDS). The New York State recently provided support to create a new Rochester Center of Excellence in Data Science (CoE) at the University which, will

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10 Data Science Stories You Shouldn’t Miss This Week
Data Science

TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES 14 Best Python Pandas Features “Pandas is the most widely used tool for data munging. It contains high-level data structures and manipulation tools designed to make data analysis fast and easy. Apart from serving as a quick reference, I hope this post will help you to quickly

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Ayadsi Grab $55M To Make Sense Of Complex Datasets
Data ScienceMachine LearningNewsUncategorized

Ayasdi, the provider of Machine Intelligence Software that automates and accelerates insight discovery announced a fresh funding amounting to $55M in a Series C round along with a bookings growth percentage of over 400% for fiscal year ended Jan 30th, 2015. “Our mission is to make complex data useful for

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Open-Sourcing The Human Body With The &Quot;Open Humans&Quot; Platform
Data ScienceNews

Researchers from Harvard, NYU and the University of California San Diego have come together to set up the “Open Humans Network,” in an effort to let individuals share their personal health data to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Funding for the initiative comes from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and

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Us Government Seeks To Revamp “Archaic” Student Loan Data Collection System
Data ScienceNews

The US Government is in a fix owing to a rather old-school data collection system available with the Education Department that prevents quick retrieval of data on approximately 40 million Americans with student loans. The student loan portfolio amounts to $1.1 trillion, according to a report published by the Wall

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