Posts Tagged ‘bigdata’

What Big Data means to me — Bourne 21 (2): 194 — Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

September 30, 2014

Bourne mentions “What Big Data means to me”
(http://jamia.bmj.com/content/21/2/194.extract ) in connection with the creation of a digital ecosystem #ydod2014

The Parable of Google Flu: Traps in Big Data Analysis

September 29, 2014

Parable of #Google Flu: Traps in #BigData Analysis http://www.sciencemag.org/content/343/6176/1203.summary Replicating results is hard, w/ an ever-changing search algorithm

Mentions http://www.google.com/trends/correlate

For Big-Data Scientists, ‘Janitor Work’ Is Key Hurdle to Insights

September 29, 2014

For #BigData Scientists, Janitor Work Is Key http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/18/technology/for-big-data-scientists-hurdle-to-insights-is-janitor-work.html Is a #datascientist a digital maid or a data priest? Perhaps a hybrid.

O’Neil talk

Divining reality from the hype

September 1, 2014

Divining reality from the hype http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2014/08/difference-engine-2 ’14 @Gartner_inc hypecycle chart for tech trends; #DataScience going up;#BigData, down

Big Data and Its Technical Challenges | July 2014 | Communications of the ACM

August 30, 2014

#BigData & Its Technical Challenges
http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2014/7/176204-big-data-and-its-technical-challenges/abstract Data acquisition, cleaning, aggregation, analysis, visualization & interpretation

Academic Researchers Find Lucrative Work as ‘Big Data’ Scientists – WSJ

August 11, 2014

Academic Researchers Find Lucrative Work as #BigData Scientists
http://online.wsj.com/articles/academic-researchers-find-lucrative-work-as-big-data-scientists-1407543088 Mentions #genomics & physics as #datascience training

Nice mention of genomics/biostat as a useful training ground for data scientists

Belles lettres Meets Big Data » American Scientist

July 5, 2014

Belles lettres Meets #BigData
https://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/2014/4/belles-lettres-meets-big-data/1 #Statistical analysis of literature pre-dating recent advent of digital #humanities

Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data – NYTimes.com

April 14, 2014

8 Problems With #BigData: correlation v causation, multiple testing, garbage in & out, gaming system, sample bias…
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/07/opinion/eight-no-nine-problems-with-big-data.html

Your Fate? Thank Your Ancestors – NYTimes.com

March 30, 2014

Your ancestors, your Fate. #Surname analysis shows less social mobility than expected (eg Agarwal v Garcia MDs)
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/21/your-fate-thank-your-ancestors

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood – Atlantic Mobile

January 17, 2014

.@kdnuggets 77K genres from auto. & manual methods like
gene-classification approaches. How $NFLX Rev. Eng. Hollywood http://theatln.tc/1cKP4gx

http://m.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/01/how-netflix-reverse-engineered-hollywood/282679/