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Popular mid-to-late 20th C. innovative fiction

In 1998, a short fiction collection from Dalkey Archive Press titled Innovations: An Anthology of Modern & Contemporary Fiction included at the end a “A Highly Eccentric List of 101 Books for Further Reading” selected by the editor, Robert L. 542 more words

Data Mining

Refining "Data Science"

Regular readers will know that I have been thinking about the constellation of ideas that are getting a lot of play in universities and the research community around words like “data science”, and ‘big data”,  and especially the intersection of these ideas with the other constellation of “data mining”, “knowledge discovery” and “machine learning”. 482 more words

Board game rank change report for 2015Q2

On July 1, I compiled the usual stats on board games that have shown large positive movement within BGG‘s top 500 in the past quarter. 164 more words

Data Mining

A Look At Sekai Project's Backer Numbers

I’m not a fan of Kickstarter. I regret buying into it when I did and not because I think I’ll get scammed, but because I’m an impatient man when there’s reason to believe people are slacking on my pre-purchased product. 643 more words


Become a Data Scientist in 12 Weeks

Here is an actual LinkedIn sponsor ad:

“In just 12 weeks, you’ll learn the tools, techniques, and fundamental concepts you need to know to make an impact as a data scientist.

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Big Data

“Gay-Pride” Me facebook! Are you tracking me?

I have seen many articles talking about ‘Facebook might be tracking the “Gay-Pride” option for your profile picture’. This is not a situation of are they or not. 370 more words

Integrating Other Data Mining Tools with SQL Server, Part 2.1: The Minuscule Hassles of Minitab

By Steve Bolton

…………It may be called Minitab, but SQL Server users can derive maximum benefits from the Windows version of this professional data mining and statistics tool – provided that they use it for tasks that SQL Server doesn’t do natively. 4,524 more words

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