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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 […]

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.

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.

Big Data Humor: Love by Regression

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Ah, if love were only that simple … just follow the regression line!   Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Big Data Humor: Focus Group of One Syndrome

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Remember, in big data circles, sample size is KING!   Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.  

Big Data Humor: Nothing to Worry About

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Nothing to worry about EXCEPT those pesky false-positives, or even worse false-negatives!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Big Data Humor: Grade School Data Privacy

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This is not your father’s blackboard punishment!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Big Data Humor: Is Owning Cats Dangerous?

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Big data often leads to overusing data! When a large volume of data is available, it is all too easy to find correlations between unrelated factors. So, it is important to correlate events with known dependencies to start with. Beware of the regression line!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Big Data Humor: Poiss-in-Boots

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Sometimes statistics can be way too cute! [Credit: http://irregularwebcomic.net/2653.html]   Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Big Data Humor: A Poor Man’s Recommender System

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A recommendation engine for the rest of us:   Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.