Monthly Archives: December 2012

Weekly Round-Up: Simpler Data Tools, The Future of Data, Open Data, Big Data Dangers, and NBA Missile Tracking Cameras

This week, we encountered several interesting data articles and blog posts we thought were worthwhile for the round-up. As this year comes to a close, we were reminded of how much noise is out there about data, having to sift … Continue reading

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Data Science DC Event Review: Political Campaign Data Science

Our December Data Science DC Meetup was about Data Science in Political Campaigns, and we had four experts come in to give short presentations about their work and then participate in a panel discussion.  Here is an overview of each … Continue reading

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Big Data is like a turkey …

We are very fortunate to have a pithy holiday post from an amazing guest cross-columnist: Dan Gordon (@pipik). Since a lot of people grumble about the “Big Data” meme — “what is this _big_ data anyhow” — I thought an … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: Data-Driven Processes & Products, SMB Big Data, Telling Stories, and Fighting Bullying

For this week’s round-up of the most interesting data articles and blog posts from around the web, we have several articles ranging in topics from using big data in small and medium sized businesses to using machine learning to combat … Continue reading

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DBDC Event Review: Money for Nothing – Productizing Government Data

Some companies are increasingly closing their APIs and locking down their data with the aim to figure out how to monetize it (see twitter for instance). The government, however, is doing the opposite. It’s actively creating API’s to make government … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: Kurzweil & Google, Big Data Obstacles, Human Intelligence, Data Strategy, and Premature Babies

This past week was an exciting one in data. There were a lot of good articles published and we found several of them interesting enough to include in this week’s round-up. In this week’s round-up: Kurzweil joins Google Big Data’s … Continue reading

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Hack//Meat or Data Community DC Members go to NYC

This past weekend, five intrepid souls (Robert Vesco, Valerie Coffman, Harlan Harris, Octavian Geagla, and Sean Murphy) from Data Community DC converged on New York City for the first Hack//Meat.

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Weekly Round-Up: Big Data Business Models, Cloudera, BI Trends, and Cool Visualizations

This week, we continue our data round-up series containing the most interesting data science, machine learning, statistics, and analytics articles we’ve come across.  We found several great articles this week with topics spanning from big data to business intelligence with … Continue reading

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Data Science DC Event Review: Implicit Sentiment Mining in Twitter Streams

Geoff Moes wrote a great, comprehensive writeup of our most recent Data Science DC event, “Implicit Sentiment Mining in Twitter Streams” by Maksim (Max) Tsvetovat. Geoff is a seasoned software developer and math enthusiast, with an interest in applying analytics to … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: Managing Data Teams, Algorithms vs. More Data, and Data Oil Comparison

We are excited to announce that we are kicking off a new series on the DC2 blog: a weekly round-up of the most interesting data science, machine learning, statistics, and analytics articles we’ve come across. There’s a ton being written … Continue reading

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