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Old tails: a crude power law fit on ebook sales

Old tails: a crude power law fit on ebook sales | Anomalies | Scoop.it

We use R to take a very brief look at the distribution of e-book sales on Amazon.com.

Ellie Kesselman Wells's insight:

The chart is log-log. It is a plot of daily e-book sales versus Kindle e-book rank for Amazon.com's top 50,000. I don't see much of a tail.

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Making some Noise about Signals: The Benefits of Predictive Analytics

Making some Noise about Signals: The Benefits of Predictive Analytics | Anomalies | Scoop.it

Adoption of predictive analytics has not taken off as one may have, well, predicted.

Ellie Kesselman Wells's insight:

Those who don't plan to begin using predictive analytics until 2015 or later are now the largest group in the community, and greater (proportionally) than in the previous two years.

 

"The media’s love affair with data-driven predictions has not proven infectious in the Business Intelligence community."

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