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The 10 Largest Hispanic Origin Groups: Characteristics, Rankings, Top Counties | Pew Hispanic Center

The 10 Largest Hispanic Origin Groups: Characteristics, Rankings, Top Counties | Pew Hispanic Center | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Among the 50.7 million Hispanics in the United States, nearly two-thirds (65%), or 33 million, self-identify as being of Mexican origin, according to tabulations of the 2010 American Community Survey.
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Lawrence Livermore, IBM Team On Big Data - InformationWeek

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Lawrence Livermore, IBM Team On Big DataInformationWeekIBM considers big data "the foundational stone" to solving business problems, said James Sexton, program director of IBM's T.J.
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Washington DC: Where News Stories Begin & How PR Can Take Advantage

Washington DC: Where News Stories Begin & How PR Can Take Advantage | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
The big story in the news this week (so far) has been the Supreme Court’s ruling on immigration.  It was the lead story on every news outlet in the country all day yesterday, with journalist...
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Why data quality matters

Why data quality matters | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Why do some still cling to intuition over the cold, hard facts? Accenture SAS Analytics Group research uncovers some reasons in this article.
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Digital Targeting Needs Discussion, Not Debacle | experience matters

Digital Targeting Needs Discussion, Not Debacle | experience matters | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it

The article’s initial headline claimed “Mac Users See Pricier Hotels Than PC Users on Orbitz.com”. As Orbitz CEO Barney Harford observed, this headline plus details of the story hidden behind a firewall sent a distorted message around Orbitz’s targeting practices (and undoubtedly the targeting practices of other competitors in this industry, and in digital marketing in general).

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Are brands optimising landing pages for mobile searchers?

Are brands optimising landing pages for mobile searchers? | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Google says that 40% of mobile search has local intent, meaning that people are looking for information on products and services in their immediate vicinity.
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A Twitter bot so convincing that people sympathise with "her" (Wired UK)

A Twitter bot so convincing that people sympathise with "her" (Wired UK) | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
When Greg Marra built @Trackgirl, he designed her as an experiment to see if an automated program could worm its way into online networks of real people...
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17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device | Pew Internet & American Life Project

17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device | Pew Internet & American Life Project | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device | Pew Internet & American Life Project...
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Transforming Big Data into Big Value

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If we could just get the genie out of the big data bottle! Getting all this buzz, news and success stories regarding Big Data but lost in the chaos? Every company involves business process “Statements of Value” in their rhetoric, but do they execute that in their daily practice of business? Do they operate on great insights and take great action, or suffer paralysis analysis? Do they know what groupings of visualizations and insights are most relevant and most impactful, most likely to help them navigate their ship toward great value?

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Women In Technology — Get with the Picture

Women In Technology — Get with the Picture | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
As a woman in technology, I hear a lot about the lack of women in the field.While I was in college, I noticed that I was usually the only fe...
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Operators Will Test Wi-fi Roaming, Simplified Login in Q4

Operators Will Test Wi-fi Roaming, Simplified Login in Q4 | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Wi-Fi Alliance lays the groundwork by starting its Passpoint certification program...
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10 Things You May Not Know About YouTube | Jeffbullas's Blog

10 Things You May Not Know About YouTube | Jeffbullas's Blog | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Social media verse is full of some best kept secrets. YouTube is one of them. Yet when I think about cultural shifts enabled by social media, YouTube is the place that comes most vibrantly to mind. It's big, wide and deep.
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Big Data – What It Means For The Digital Analyst | Analytics & Optimization

Big Data – What It Means For The Digital Analyst | Analytics & Optimization | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
With the evolution from “Web Analytics” to “Digital Intelligence”, there is no doubt digital analysts should gradually shift from website-centricity and channel specific tactics – as experts as we are - to a more strategic, business oriented and...
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1 out of 5 Google Knowledge Graph Entries for Trending Keywords are Outdated | Business 2 Community

1 out of 5 Google Knowledge Graph Entries for Trending Keywords are Outdated | Business 2 Community | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Given that Wikipedia is user edited and therefore a fluid, ongoing source of information, we wanted to know what percentage of Knowledge Graph entries differed...
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Credit Card Banks Complain About Consumer Complaint Database - DailyFinance

Credit Card Banks Complain About Consumer Complaint Database - DailyFinance | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
BankCreditNewsCredit Card Banks Complain About Consumer Complaint DatabaseDailyFinanceOn Tuesday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launched its public Consumer Complaint Database, an open forum for consumers to call out credit card ...CFPB...
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Ad Age Survey: Marketers Love Facebook, But Have No Idea If Their Ads Work | Digital - Advertising Age

Ad Age Survey: Marketers Love Facebook, But Have No Idea If Their Ads Work | Digital - Advertising Age | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Ad Age queried 658 subscribers over the past two weeks to understand how marketers, agencies and media companies view Facebook.
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What Is a Good Click-Through Rate for PPC? | ClickZ

What Is a Good Click-Through Rate for PPC? | ClickZ | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Why do people care so much about click-through rates?
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Zynga Wants to Sell Its Technology, Not Just Its Games

Zynga Wants to Sell Its Technology, Not Just Its Games | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Today’s “Zynga Unleashed” event in San Francisco revealed moves to allow third-party game developers to use Zynga’s technology platform and a new “Zynga with Friends” brand for multiplayer social interactions that could help the game company reduce...
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Don't Know What 'Big Data' Is? You're Not Alone

Don't Know What 'Big Data' Is? You're Not Alone | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
A new survey shows small companies are eager to get big data--even though they're not sure what it is.
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Pharma's Great Hope: Big Data - Forbes

Pharma's Great Hope: Big Data - Forbes | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
The proliferation of information technology at the point of care and the improvement of payor data sets have sparked an explosion in the availability of real-world data (RWD) in healthcare.
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Hadoop Needs Better Bridges to Fulfill the Big Data Promise

Hadoop Needs Better Bridges to Fulfill the Big Data Promise | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Hadoop is designed to store big data cheaply on a distributed file system across commodity servers. How you get that data there is your problem.
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Hiring data scientists: Cart before the horse?

Hiring data scientists: Cart before the horse? | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
The most sought after skills in business today might be those practiced by data scientists. IBM claims there are more than 10,000 such jobs open if you search on Google.
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Five Things to Look Forward to in Apple's iOS 6

Five Things to Look Forward to in Apple's iOS 6 | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Apple says there are some 200 or so new features in iOS 6, most of which are smaller tweaks and changes. But there are plenty of updates that will change, for the better, how mobile users will use their iOS devices.
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Someone Call Jack: Square Sends Copyright Complaint To Twitter

Someone Call Jack: Square Sends Copyright Complaint To Twitter | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it

Apparently, it’s very difficult for a company to communicate with a Twitter rep, even when said company was co-founded by Twitter’s chairman.

Now that’s what I call a fail whale.

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