You’ve probably heard the old joke about the kid and the pile of horse manure. There are many variants, but the basic story is that a kid is digging through a huge pile of horse manure. 285 more words
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- Create histograms for categorical variables and group/cluster them.
- Use Vowpal Wabbit (vw-varinfo) or XGBoost (XGBfi) to quickly check two-way and three-way interactions. 203 more words
You may never have heard of it, but IMS Health knows an awful lot about your medical history.
A global company based in Danbury, Connecticut, IMS buys bulk data from pharmacy chains such as CVS , doctor’s electronic record systems such as Allscripts, claims from insurers such as Blue Cross Blue Shield and from others who handle your health information. 843 more words
From Harvard Business School: The Civic Benefits of Google Street View and Yelp. “In a new working paper, Big Data and Big Cities: The Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life, Luca and three collaborators argue that cities have never been better positioned to take advantage of the vast amounts of data being generated in the world. 61 more words