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Big Data Industry Predictions for 2015

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As 2014 draws to a close, here at insideBIGDATA we’re trying to cool our heels a bit to reflect on the amazing year we had for Big Data. We thought it would be interesting to put together a 2015 Predictions article that included perspectives from many of our new (and old) industry friends. Below, is a compilation of some of the most compelling predictions we heard.

UCLA Institute to Help Biologists, Doctors Mine Big Data

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BIG DATA CASE STUDY UCLA announced a new institute to help medical and biology researchers make sense of Big Data. Millions upon millions of medical records and test results. Countless DNA sequences. Hard drives stuffed with images of all kinds – pictures of cells, scans of body parts. It’s all part of the deluge of […]

Visualization of the Week: Turing Awards 1966-2013

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Alexander Mou of Vizible Difference provides the compelling visualization below showing the historical winners of the Turing Award – computer science’s most prestigious award.

Big Data Humor: The Rabbit or Duck Conundrum

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The Rabbit or Duck conundrum, it all depends on your perception. Every data scientist knows that during EDA, ya gotta get your axes right!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Ask a Data Scientist: Ensemble Methods

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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 about ensemble methods and how you use them.

Ask a Data Scientist: Confounding Variables

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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 explanation of confounding variables and why they’re important in data science projects.

Big Data Humor: Keeping Your Boss in the Dark

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Beware the boss with new Big Data jargon!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Visualization of the Week: Cyber Monday vs. Black Friday

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On the heels of the biggest online shopping day of the year for Americans, below is a big data visualization comparing Cyber Monday with its brick and mortar counterpart, Black Friday. The visualization, created by our friends at Datameer using its Hadoop-based analytics platform.

Syncfusion Leverages Hadooponomics and the Cloud for Scalable Big Data Solutions

Syncfusion, Inc., a developer solutions company, provides scalable big data solutions for customers Frotcom and Rudolph Technologies using Hadoop and cloud-based offerings.

Ask a Data Scientist: Storytelling With Data

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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 about the importance of “storytelling” in data science.