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Big Data Humor: Those Pesky Log Scales

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Knuth Paper-Stack Notation: Write down the number on pages. Stack them. If the stack is too tall to fit in the room, write down the number of pages it would take to write down the number. THAT number won’t fit in the room? Repeat. When a stack fits, write the number of iterations on a […]

Ask a Data Scientist: Data Leakage

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” Once a week you’ll see reader submitted questions of varying levels of technical detail answered by a practicing data scientist – sometimes by me and other times by an Intel data scientist. This week’s question is from a reader who asks for an explanation of data leakage.

NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power Hadoop-as-a-Service for SmartCloud®

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, SmartCloud provides Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big data processing infrastructure running in the cloud.

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 the “Ask a Data Scientist” article series. 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?