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Myths and Mathemagical Superpowers of Data Scientists

Some people think data scientists are mythical beings, like unicorns, or they are some sort of nouveau fad that will quickly fade. Not true, says IBM big data evangelist… 66 more words

Resources

Webinar Chat with UClass CEO on Sep 3!

UClass CEO, Zak, is ready to talk curriculum. Are you up for it? Stop by to chat on Wednesday, September 3 and Zak will give you a guided tour of what real, effective teacher collaboration looks like! 18 more words

Company News

What business are heart rate monitor manufacturers in?

Answer: they are in the health data business.

A startup firm called PulseOn was featured in an article by the leading Finnish business magazine Talouselämä (in Finnish) about a week ago. 512 more words

Business

Data Viz Tip: Add a Benchmark or Goal Line To Bar Charts

Adding a benchmark, goal or even a basic average line to bar charts gives readers a quick context on how something is performing.

And with all data, context is the key to understanding what is happening.  133 more words

Market Research

Marseille and the Bielsa Equation

It’s only been only three games into Marcelo Bielsa’s tenure with Olympique Marseille, so jumping to conclusions on many levels is ridiculous, even bordering on stupid. 625 more words

Two kinds of people, and BigData

My dad was very involved when we were kids. One thing that was unique was his uncanny ability to simplify life to its core so as to make it easy for us as kids to grasp things. 571 more words

Analytics