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Visualization of the Week: Dueling Measures of Poverty

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This new interactive visualization tells a compelling economic story based on U.S. Census Bureau data measuring the reach of poverty in America.

Big Data Humor: Making Your Data Say Uncle

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Torturing your data is NEVER worth it … well maybe sometimes!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Ask a Data Scientist: Unsupervised Learning

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” This week’s question is from a reader who asks for an overview of unsupervised machine learning.

Interview: Spencer Greenberg, Chairman, Rebellion Research

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In the interview below, Rebellion Research’s Chairman Spencer Greenberg discusses how he feels his company is well-positioned for bringing machine learning and AI based asset management to investors.

Ask a Data Scientist: The Data Science Process

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” This week’s question is from a reader who wonders if there is a general process for conducting data science projects.

Ask a Data Scientist: The Importance of Exploratory Data Analysis

Q: What is the role of exploratory data analysis in data science?

Ask a Data Scientist: Handling Missing Data

How do you handle missing data? What imputation techniques do you recommend?

Big Data Humor: The Art of Statistics

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A basic stats class at Coursera goes a LONG way!   Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

German Public Transportation Co. Adopts IBM Software Defined Storage to Tackle Big Data

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB), a leading German public transportation company, has turned to IBM Cloud, Software Defined Storage and Flash to improve business application performance and customer response times.

Slingshot Power Taps Actian and Big Data to Supercharge the Solar Economy

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Actian Corporation, delivering an end-to-end big data analytics platform running natively in Hadoop, announced that clean energy provider Slingshot Power is using the Actian Analytics Platform – Hadoop SQL Edition™ to more accurately target customer segments, optimize system performance, tailor recommendations, and predict the ideal pathway for every American home to achieve energy independence.