What Makes a Data Mining Skeptic?

March 17, 2009
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I just found this post expressing skepticism about data mining (I’ll let go the comment about predictive analytics being the holy grail of data mining–not sure what this means).The fascinating part for me was this paragraph:Anyway. Lindy and I were a bit squirmy through the whole discussion. It seemed like so many hopes and dreams were being placed at the altar of the goddess Clementine… but I


I just found this post expressing skepticism about data mining (I’ll let go the comment about predictive analytics being the holy grail of data mining–not sure what this means).The fascinating part for me was this paragraph:Anyway. Lindy and I were a bit squirmy through the whole discussion. It seemed like so many hopes and dreams were being placed at the altar of the goddess Clementine… but I