As 2013 draws to a close, it is time for industry players to reflect on what progress was made in 2013 and what we might expect in 2014. Here’s an example of what the big data ecosystem is thinking these days with some observations from Pentaho’s CEO Quentin Gallivan.
“With data growing exponentially, one of the greatest data management challenges is end-to-end protection, governance, discovery and access, no matter the file type, device or social origination.” said Steve Duplessie, founder and senior analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group. “Tarmin’s latest release of GridBank is tailored to meet all the needs of organizations facing massive growth with unstructured data.”
Hiring a data scientist is on the agenda for many companies these days, and the job market for this new profession is exploding. But interviewing data scientists is hard. The tech press sporadically publishes “best” interview questions that are nothing less than cringe-worthy.
A new research paper appearing in the PLOS ONE journal uses data analytics for a very unique purpose – to untangle the origins of one of the world’s best-known stories — the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. The paper is called “The Phylogeny of Little Red Riding Hood” by Durham University anthropologist Jamshid Tehrani. […]
When does Linear Algebra meet Broadway Musical? Well, just about never, except now with this beautiful piece sung by Gurdeep Stephens. The mathematical theory follows the song. What a way to learn an important component of machine learning. Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) plays an integral role in Principal Component Analysis (PCA), an unsupervised learning technique, […]