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Why Google Flu Trends Missed the Mark So Badly

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Martin Willcox of Teradata recently wrote in Forbes, “Unless you have just returned to Earth after a short break on Mars, you will have noted that some of the shine has come off the big data bandwagon lately. Two academic papers that may have escaped your attention can help us to understand […]

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‘Women in Data’ Report Shows More Women Going into Big Data, Statistics

By   /  February 17, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Women: Entrepreneurs

by Angela Guess Rachel Wolfson recently wrote in the Huffington Post, “Women in Tech have always been outnumbered by men, but this disproportion could actually be encouraging more females to enter the tech workforce, specifically in Big Data and statistics related fields. As a young woman who has worked in the tech-startup industry for the […]

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50 Years of Data Science: What It Is and What It Can Be

By   /  January 14, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Data-Storytelling

by Angela Guess Steve Miller writes in Information Management, “I recently came across an outstanding article on data science, thanks to the always-informative R-bloggers website. Written by Stanford professor David Donoho, ‘50 years of Data Science’ views DS through an historical lens and as well provides a conceptual framework for the evolving discipline. The point […]

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Infographic: How Sabermetrics Has Changed Baseball

By   /  November 5, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess The Syracuse Online Business blog reports, “Though the term ‘sabermetrics’ has only been around since the early 1980s, the practice of using statistics to gain a winning edge in baseball goes back almost two centuries. As the tools of sabermetrics continue to advance, teams like the New York Yankees and Mets are […]

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Beyond Moneyball: How Big Data is Changing Baseball

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

JPII baseball, March 12 2013

by Angela Guess Rick Delgado of Sport Techie recently wrote, “The amount of data being generated today is mind-blowing. In fact, one baseball game is close to generating up to 1TB of data. This is all possible thanks to new technologies dedicated to data generation, which include high-speed video equipment and even doppler radar. The technology […]

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The Big Data Skills Gap is Real (Seriously)

By   /  September 2, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Interviews

by Angela Guess James Bessen of the Harvard Business Review recently wrote, “Every year, the Manpower Group, a human resources consultancy, conducts a worldwide ‘Talent Shortage Survey.’ Last year, 35% of 38,000 employers reported difficulty filling jobs due to lack of available talent; in the U.S., 39% of employers did. But the idea of a […]

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Princeton Establishes New Center for Statistics and Machine Learning, Names John Storey Director

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Daniel Day of News at Princeton reports, “Princeton University has established the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning. John Storey, a professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has been named the center’s director.”

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8 Things You Never Knew About Semantic SEO

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jomer Gregorio of Business2Community recently shared an infographic with eight great facts and statistics about semantic SEO.

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The Big Data Behind March Madness

By   /  March 20, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Alexis C. Madrigal of The Atlantic recently wrote, “The person who wins your office March Madness pool may not be able to tell Kansas star Joel Embiid of Kansas from Arizona star Nick Johnson by looking at them—but he or she might know each player’s effective field-goal percentage. In fact, the casual fan […]

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Report: ISACA’s Risk/Reward Barometer for the Internet of Things in 2013

By   /  January 28, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess ISACA has published it 2013 IT Risk/Reward Barometer report, which can be downloaded here. According to the report, “The world is increasingly being populated by connected devices that collect and share information over the Internet. This Internet of Things offers business and consumers powerful benefits, but it also raises concerns about data privacy […]

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