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Amplifying Big Data Analyst Productivity - Forbes

Amplifying Big Data Analyst Productivity - Forbes | Big Data | Scoop.it
While much of the attention paid to big data focuses on Hadoop capabilities such as Map/Reduce, HDFS, HBase, Hive, and Pig, (in that order) several companies have realized that the practice of analytics is essentially a team sport and are focusing...
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TechCrunch | Twitter Puts Its Foot Down, Takes Five Biggest Spammers To Federal Court

TechCrunch | Twitter Puts Its Foot Down, Takes Five Biggest Spammers To Federal Court | Big Data | Scoop.it
A warning: You can only spam Twitter so much before it brings in the law.
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Three careers that will dominate social media (and it’s not what you think)

Three careers that will dominate social media (and it’s not what you think) | Big Data | Scoop.it
The transformation to a social organization will take new skill sets. Marketing? PR? No. Think again.
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Big Data Challenges for Your IT Infrastructure Team | Gartner Inc.

Big Data Challenges for Your IT Infrastructure Team | Gartner Inc. | Big Data | Scoop.it
The IT organization needs to understand what is meant by big data, and must begin planning infrastructure and personnel changes accordingly.
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NSA to Crack Codes With Big Data

NSA to Crack Codes With Big Data | Big Data | Scoop.it
Part of the Pentagon's $250 million investment in finding significance within the gazillions of disparate data produced worldwide will go toward decoding foreign secrets, according to White House off...
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Big Data – A Sea Change of Capabilities in IT | Cloud Computing Journal

Big Data – A Sea Change of Capabilities in IT | Cloud Computing Journal | Big Data | Scoop.it

"Big data represents a sea change of capabilities in IT" notes Matt McLarty, Vice President, Client Solutions at Layer 7 Technologies, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan.

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Free eBook from O'Reilly: Planning for Big Data

In an age where everything is measurable, understanding big data is an essential.
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How Facebook ‘Contagion’ Spreads

How Facebook ‘Contagion’ Spreads | Big Data | Scoop.it

To join Facebook or not to join Facebook? You might think the decision depends on how many of your friends are already on the social-networking site. But a new study reveals...

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Crowdfunding successes show value of small donations - tech - 04 April 2012 - New Scientist

Crowdfunding successes show value of small donations - tech - 04 April 2012 - New Scientist | Big Data | Scoop.it
A proposed change in US legislation would allow everyone to invest in start-ups...
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Email and web use 'to be watched'

Email and web use 'to be watched' | Big Data | Scoop.it
The government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK under new legislation set to be announced soon.
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'Curator's code' proposed for web attribution

'Curator's code' proposed for web attribution | Big Data | Scoop.it
The brain behind Brainpickings.org, Maria Popova, has proposed a code of conduct for curators on the web to use to attribute their sources...
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TechCrunch | DataSift Teams Up With NewsCred For Deep Data Analysis Of Social Media And News Content

TechCrunch | DataSift Teams Up With NewsCred For Deep Data Analysis Of Social Media And News Content | Big Data | Scoop.it
DataSift, a data analysis company that provides developers and third parties with access to Twitter, Facebook and other social data sources, is teaming up with NewsCred to allow clients to perform deep data analysis and monitoring of social media...
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How IBM's Big Data Guy Found A Career In Chaos | Fast Company

How IBM's Big Data Guy Found A Career In Chaos | Fast Company | Big Data | Scoop.it

Charlie Schick, 46, is IBM's Worldwide Director of Marketing, Big Data, Health Care, and Life Sciences, putting to use his skills as a molecular biologist, a tech journalist, a marketer, and more.

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Report: Big data to add £216bn to the UK economy

Report: Big data to add £216bn to the UK economy | Big Data | Scoop.it
Harnessing big data could create 58,000 jobs by 2017, says report from SAS and the Centre for Economic and Business Research...
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How BigData Tools Helps HR Understand You - Forbes

How BigData Tools Helps HR Understand You - Forbes | Big Data | Scoop.it
Most business people have heard the term "BigData," which refers to the analysis of massive amounts of transactional and business data to segment customers, pinpoint marketing, and predict consumer behavior.
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Subject Matter Experts Uncover the Stories Data Wants to Tell - Forbes

Subject Matter Experts Uncover the Stories Data Wants to Tell - Forbes | Big Data | Scoop.it
We can't forget that data is ultimately about insight, and insight is inextricably tied to the stories we build from the data. Subject experts are the ones who find the stories data wants to tell.
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Hans Rosling visualizations

Hans Rosling visualizations | Big Data | Scoop.it

Hans Rosling's Oxford 2012 talk on population growth at the Skoll World Forum. [It starts 22 mins into the video.]

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The Little Book of DATA SCIENCE, 2012 Edition: Noreen Burlingame: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

The Little Book of DATA SCIENCE, 2012 Edition: Noreen Burlingame: Amazon.com: Kindle Store...
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DataSift Fuses Social and News Monitoring to Help Businesses BetterUnderstand How News Spreads Socially

DataSift Fuses Social and News Monitoring to Help Businesses BetterUnderstand How News Spreads Socially | Big Data | Scoop.it

DataSift, the social-data platform company, today announced a content partnership and integration with NewsCred, creating the market's first data-platform that provides deep integration between social media monitoring and news monitoring.

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Schedule « CS 194-16: Introduction to Data Science

Introduction to Data Science at UC Berkeley taught by Jeff Hammerbacher

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