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How Twitter Can Predict Flu Outbreaks Faster Than the CDC Infographic

How Twitter Can Predict Flu Outbreaks Faster Than the CDC Infographic | Datascience | Scoop.it
How Twitter can predict flu outbreaks faster than the CDC infographic showcases the growing influence of social networks in tracking public health trends.

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A study shows that using Twitter to predict flu outbreaks takes 6 weeks less than classical studies leaded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Once again, this example shows the growing importance of prediction technologies in the healthcare industry.

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ChemaCepeda's curator insight, December 9, 2014 2:58 PM

Uso de redes sociales para anticipar los movimientos de las epidemias

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Why the Future of Machine Learning is a Master Algorithm - Inverse

Algorithms. Is there anything they can’t do? Yes. Tons of stuff, but they remain at the heart of the internet as we k...
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How Data Convinced West Virginia to Triple Its Tourism Budget - AdAge.com

How Data Convinced West Virginia to Triple Its Tourism Budget - AdAge.com | Datascience | Scoop.it
research and mobile measurement data convinced the state to add $4.5 million to its 2016/2017 tourism budget.
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5 Stages of Big Data Maturity (And What They Mean) | Information Management Online

5 Stages of Big Data Maturity (And What They Mean) | Information Management Online | Datascience | Scoop.it
Regardless of where your business lands on the big data maturity model, the key is to maximize potential at each stage and build on these tangible milestones.
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An executive’s guide to machine learning | McKinsey & Company

An executive’s guide to machine learning | McKinsey & Company | Datascience | Scoop.it
It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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4 Ways Big Data Will Change Every Business - Forbes

4 Ways Big Data Will Change Every Business - Forbes | Datascience | Scoop.it
If you’re still saying, “Big data isn’t relevant to my company,” you’re missing the boat.
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How Crowdsourcing And Machine Learning Will Change The Way We Design Cities

How Crowdsourcing And Machine Learning Will Change The Way We Design Cities | Datascience | Scoop.it
Researchers at MIT Media Lab are using crowdsourced data to create an algorithm that determines how safe a street looks to the human eyeinformation...
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Big data analytics for video, mobile, and social game monetization

Big data analytics for video, mobile, and social game monetization | Datascience | Scoop.it
Apply big data analytics techniques to capture rich and varied behavioral and multi-structured game and player data.
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180 leading data science, big data and analytics bloggers – Data Science Central

180 leading data science, big data and analytics bloggers – Data Science Central | Datascience | Scoop.it
RT @hnshah: 180 leading data science, big data and analytics bloggers http://t.co/tgzpV5v9eb http://t.co/8OsrgMWkBa
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WiFi, hot tubs and big data: How Airbnb determines the price of a home - Washington Post (blog)

WiFi, hot tubs and big data: How Airbnb determines the price of a home - Washington Post (blog) | Datascience | Scoop.it
An algorithm ponders an insanely complex economics problem.
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7 common mistakes when doing Machine Learning

7 common mistakes when doing Machine Learning | Datascience | Scoop.it
7 common mistakes when doing Machine Learning #KDN http://t.co/kwhCCOexhn
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Precision Agriculture Eats Data, CPU Cycles: It's A Perfect Fit For Cloud Services - Forbes

Precision Agriculture Eats Data, CPU Cycles: It's A Perfect Fit For Cloud Services - Forbes | Datascience | Scoop.it
Agriculture marches to its own version of Moore's Law, with crop productivity steadily increasing for decades.
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50+ Free Data Science Books - Data Science Central

50+ Free Data Science Books - Data Science Central | Datascience | Scoop.it
Very interesting compilation published here, with a strong machine learning flavor (maybe machine learning book authors - usually academics - are more prone to…
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Introduction to Machine Learning with Python and Scikit-Learn

Hello, %username%! My name is Alex. I deal with machine learning and web graphs analysis (mostly in theory). I also
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Top 20 Data Science MOOCs

Top 20 Data Science MOOCs | Datascience | Scoop.it
RT @PLarroye: Top 20 Data Science MOOCs listed here: http://t.co/M9AyIdEHlc #BigData #DataScience #Algorithm #MachineLearning
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Can big data help you get a good night’s sleep?

Can big data help you get a good night’s sleep? | Datascience | Scoop.it
Large-scale computing power, combined with input from millions of fitness trackers, could help unlock the mysteries of our national insomnia.
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How Data Analytics Is Shaping What You Watch - Knowledge@Wharton

How Data Analytics Is Shaping What You Watch - Knowledge@Wharton | Datascience | Scoop.it
Behind every success Netflix has had, a powerful analytics machine has laid the groundwork.
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I think in the same way, you'll find data and analytics transforming institutions. ... Tapping this potential for your organization begins with shaping a plan.http://goo.gl/7l8oSY

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A friendly introduction to linear regression (using Python)

A friendly introduction to linear regression (using Python) | Datascience | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I taught a 3-hour lesson introducing linear regression to my data science class. It's not the fanciest machine learning technique, but it is a crucial technique to learn for many reasons: It's widely used and well-understood....
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Teaching organizations to fish in a data-rich future: Stories from da…

Many organizations are still early in their journey to set up and optimize their analytics function and related capabilities. However, those that are investing…
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The Science Behind Big Data Analytics

The Science Behind Big Data Analytics | Datascience | Scoop.it
In this particular guest attribute, Eric Haller of the worldwide DataLabs of Experian offers his views on the growing need for information scientists. Info lab…
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ETL: The Silent Killer of Big Data Projects - insideBIGDATA

ETL: The Silent Killer of Big Data Projects - insideBIGDATA | Datascience | Scoop.it
ETL: The Silent Killer of Big Data Projects
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Genomics – a Game Changer for Medicine and Data Lakes - Core Technologies Blog

Genomics – a Game Changer for Medicine and Data Lakes - Core Technologies Blog | Datascience | Scoop.it
The greatest benefits come from genomics is to understand trends across populations to improve medical diagnoses and treatments.
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Big Data needs Data Science but Data Science doesn’t need Big Data

Big Data needs Data Science but Data Science doesn’t need Big Data | Datascience | Scoop.it
This article was first posted by Carla Gentry here.
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​Air New Zealand drives digital transformation through analytics - ZDNet

​Air New Zealand drives digital transformation through analytics - ZDNet | Datascience | Scoop.it
Airline reports record result, increases capital spending on to technology by 50 percent over three years.
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