Analytics
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Lots of Data Does Not Equal “Big Data”

DavidMSmith - March 29, 2013

by Joseph Rickert by Joseph RickertWhen talking with data scientists and analysts — who are working with large scale data analytics platforms such as Hadoop — about…

Analytics
1038 views

NCAA Data Visualizer for March Madness Face-Offs

DavidMSmith - March 24, 2013

If you're laying down a friendly bet on the March Madness games or just tweaking your fantasy roster, this NCAA Data Visualizer by Rodrigo Zamith will be…

Big Data
857 views

Open Data App for the Paris Métro

DavidMSmith - March 22, 2013

When I lived in Paris years ago, I worked near Gare du Nord, but my friend Jenny lived near République. If we wanted to meet up after…

Data Science Education Gets Personal
R Programming Language
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R Programming Language
1593 views

Data Science Education Gets Personal

DavidMSmith - March 15, 2013

by Joseph B. Rickert by Joseph B. RickertIt is difficult to imagine that there is anyone on the planet with an internet connection and a desire to…

Analytics
1125 views

R Script Creates a Map of Worldwide Email Traffic

DavidMSmith - March 14, 2013

The Washington Post reports that by analyzing more than 10 million emails sent through the Yahoo! Mail service in 2012, a team of researchers used the R language…

Analytics
1131 views

R Script Tracks Bookies’ Favorites for the Next Pope

DavidMSmith - March 5, 2013

Tired of manually running a python script to scrape the latest bookmaker odds on the next Pope, R user AJ (an analytical research manager at a large…

Analytics
948 views

Big Data and Predictive Analytics in Video Games

DavidMSmith - March 4, 2013

As a gamer, I was especially interested to see what Electronic Art's Rajat Taneja had to say about big data challenges in video games. Here are some…

Big Data
1059 views

Resampling Data in Hadoop with RHadoop

DavidMSmith - February 28, 2013

On Revolution Analytics partner Cloudera's blog, Uri Laserson has posted an excellent guide to resampling from a large data set in Hadoop. Resampling is an important step in…

Uncategorized
992 views

10 R Packages Every Data Scientist Should Know About

DavidMSmith - February 19, 2013

The yhat blog lists 10 R packages they wish they'd known about earlier. Drew Conway calls them "10 reasons to always start your analysis in R." They're…

Uncategorized
1140 views

Video: Data Mining with R

DavidMSmith - February 18, 2013

Our recent Introduction to R for Data Mining webinar was a record setter, with more than 2000 registrants and more than 700 attending the live session presented by…