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Every time you #Endorse someone on #LinkedIn, you just help LinkedIn building their “Skills Dictionary” http://www.viraldoza.com/next-time-see-homeless-person-dog-just-remember/# … #datascience
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Can Winograd Schemas Replace Turing Test for Defining Human-Level AI? - IEEE Spectrum

Can Winograd Schemas Replace Turing Test for Defining Human-Level AI? - IEEE Spectrum | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
The Turing Test is a flawed metric for AI, and now we've got something better
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Using big data to make better pricing decisions | McKinsey & Company

Using big data to make better pricing decisions | McKinsey & Company | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Harnessing the flood of data available from customer interactions allows companies to price appropriately—and reap the rewards. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Don't Be Scared Of Functional Programming - Smashing Magazine

Don't Be Scared Of Functional Programming - Smashing Magazine | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Functional programming is the mustachioed hipster of programming paradigms. Originally relegated to the annals of computer science academia, functional programming has had a recent renaissance that is due largely to its utility in distributed systems (and probably also because “pure” functional languages like Haskell are difficult to grasp, which gives them a certain cache).
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How big data may protect us from NSA spying

How big data may protect us from NSA spying | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
As the NSA has found, the more data we collect, the harder it can be to filter out noise to find signal.
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Google Just Made Big Data Expertise Much Tougher to Fake

Google Just Made Big Data Expertise Much Tougher to Fake | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Now that Google has rendered Hadoop passé by putting forth its Cloud Dataflow service, data analysis “experts” will have to work harder
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Why we're all so obsessed with deep learning

Why we're all so obsessed with deep learning | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Deep learning is all the rage among the tech scene right now, and that’s more a result of its utility than because it sounds cool. Some questioned the feasibility of the Secret Service’s requested “sarcasm detector,” but deep learning could help there, too.
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An AI anthology: Tracking the rise of self-learning computers

An AI anthology: Tracking the rise of self-learning computers | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Gigaom has written a lot about artificial intelligence over the years. Here are three timelines tracking the rise of deep learning and other learning systems, IBM Watson and AI discussions at Gigaom conferences.
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The state of big data in 2014 (chart)

The state of big data in 2014 (chart) | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
While there will be always room for great new startups, it seems that a lot of the early bets in the broader infrastructure and analytics segments have been made at this stage, and the bar for succ...
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Big Data Fans: Don't Boil The Ocean - InformationWeek

Big Data Fans: Don't Boil The Ocean - InformationWeek | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Planning a big data strategy? Don't be overly ambitious and always know the problems you're trying to solve.
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Google Earth Engine Brings Big Data to Environmental Activism - IEEE Spectrum

Google Earth Engine Brings Big Data to Environmental Activism - IEEE Spectrum | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
A new forest-mapping tool relies on unprecedented data crunching
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Using Analytics, Bloomberg Beta Seeks Out Startup Founders

Using Analytics, Bloomberg Beta Seeks Out Startup Founders | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
By now 350 employees at companies across the country might just be rethinking their day jobs, thanks to an email sent this morning by venture investment firm Bloomberg Beta.
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Cars May Think, But Will They Achieve Artificial Stupidity? - IEEE Spectrum

Cars May Think, But Will They Achieve Artificial Stupidity? - IEEE Spectrum | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Would we even want a machine that emulated the typical driver's strengths—and weaknesses?
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Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is 'Potentially More Dangerous Than Nukes" - Business Insider

Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is 'Potentially More Dangerous Than Nukes" - Business Insider | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Google ImagesBack in June, Tesla CEO Elon Musk told CNBC that he'd invested in a company called Vicarious that is developing products and services based on
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Hadoop's Tez: Why winning Apache's top level status matters | ZDNet

Hadoop's Tez: Why winning Apache's top level status matters  | ZDNet | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
This week's announcement by the Apache Software Foundation of top-level project status for the Tez framework is a significant step, according to Hortonworks' Shaun Connolly.
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Ex-Merrill Lynch Banker Uses Big Data to Save U.K. Pubs: Retail

Ex-Merrill Lynch Banker Uses Big Data to Save U.K. Pubs: Retail | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Noah Bulkin is not the man you’d expect to be pouring your next pint of ale.
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Who is Really Big Data? Analyzing 347 VC-Backed Companies Using Hadoop

Who is Really Big Data? Analyzing 347 VC-Backed Companies Using Hadoop | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
We took a look at trends among venture-backed startups using the Hadoop framework. Companies that can probably legitimately claim to be big data.
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Google and Ogilvy research finds word of mouth had biggest impact on purchase decisions (not media) | Campaign@Cannes

Google and Ogilvy research finds word of mouth had biggest impact on purchase decisions (not media) | Campaign@Cannes | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Consumers are more influenced by word of mouth in buying decisions than by print media, TV and movies, brand websites and even social media. That is the
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How CIOs can lead their company’s information business | McKinsey & Company

How CIOs can lead their company’s information business | McKinsey & Company | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
In data-driven companies, CIOs—and new chief data officers—should think big and help accelerate bold changes throughout the enterprise. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Ex-Yahoo CTO on the future of Hadoop and the evolution of search

Ex-Yahoo CTO on the future of Hadoop and the evolution of search | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it

#Raymie Stata, current co-founder and CEO of Hadoop startup Altiscale and ex-Yahoo CTO, came on the Structure Show this week to talk about why Hadoop matters, why who’s building it matters and where it’s headed. Here are the highlights.

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The Role of Chief Data Officer in the 21st Century | Cutter Consortium

The Role of Chief Data Officer in the 21st Century | Cutter Consortium | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Analysis of and advice on the strategies, technologies and products that can turn your enterprise data and knowledge into a powerful strategic weapon.
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Obama Signs Nation's First 'Open Data' Law - InformationWeek

Obama Signs Nation's First 'Open Data' Law - InformationWeek | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
DATA Act requires agencies to publish government spending information in standardized machine-readable open data.
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BI Best Practice: Delete Most of Your Reports -- TDWI -The Data Warehousing Institute

BI Best Practice: Delete Most of Your Reports -- TDWI -The Data Warehousing Institute | Big Data & Analytics | Scoop.it
Deleting reports will allow your enterprise to focus on new value instead of maintaining old assets that are rarely used.
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Deleting reports will allow your enterprise to focus on new value instead of maintaining old assets that are rarely used.

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