Data Mining

Why it’s a Good Thing That Google’s Data Fetish Drove Away Its Top Designer

BradTerrell - April 4, 2009

Full disclosure: I am long Google.Here are a few of the headlines regarding Doug Bowman’s departure from Google:Google’s Data Fetish Drives Away Its Top DesignerGoogle’s top designer…

Business Intelligence

Why Data Sampling Leads to Bad Decisions

BradTerrell - April 2, 2009

New technologies enabling terabyte-scale data analysis are causing a shift in the market away from sampling techniques. This is good because reducing sampling results in more accurate…