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Big Data Humor: Statistically Speaking

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How charitable, keeping others safe through statistics. It’s good to not be mean!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

HP Data Scientists Help Akshara Foundation Transform Education for Indian Students

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HP announced an innovative collaboration with Akshara Foundation that aims to improve the education experience for more than one million school children across the Indian state of Karnataka.

Radius Intelligence Implements Databricks Cloud for Big Data Processing

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Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source Big Data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — today announced that Radius Intelligence, the business-to-business marketing intelligence company, selected Databricks Cloud as its preferred big-data processing platform.

Visualization of the Week: Vaccine Preventable Outbreaks

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With the public’s attention on the recent measles outbreak, here is a compelling visualization authored using Tableau by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) — “Vaccine Preventable Outbreaks.” CFR maps vaccine preventable outbreaks since 2008.

Big Data Humor: The Principal Principle

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If only our business leaders would listen to the Data Science!

bonprix Selects Teradata Integrated Marketing Cloud

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bonprix, the global fashion retailer, is expanding its relationship with Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company.

Big Data Humor: Validating Your Algorithm

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In data science, as in everyday life, sometimes you have to revisit your parameters! Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.  

Visualization of the Week: Gas Prices Across the U.S.

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With a subject that affects most Americans, this week’s visualization comes from our friends at Tableau Public. According to AAA, gas prices are at approaching their bottom limit. Mark Graves of The Oregonian looks at gas prices across the country and in Oregon towns.

Vantrix Selects Hunk to Enhance Customer Experience

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Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, announced that Vantrix, a global provider of media delivery solutions to service and content providers, relies on Hunk®: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores to quickly search, explore, and analyze billions of machine data events stored in Hadoop.

Big Data Humor: Breaking the Ice

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Ah, they stole my presentation technique! Nothing is sacred with love and data science …   Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.