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ChartsNThings

ChartsNThings Here is a blog containing data sketches from the New York Times, Graphics Department. It provides many useful techniques and images for visualizing data that are currently in use by the New York Times today! Most of the recent posts

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Posted in analytics, data science, visualization

How do I become a data scientist?

Data Science Central blog pointed out an interesting discussion on Quora: The blog post summaries the lengthy discussion on Quora as follows: Here’s a summary of the very long and detailed top answer: Learn about matrix factorizations Learn about distributed

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Shark, Real-time queries and analytics on big data

Shark, Real-time queries and analytics on big data Shark is an interactive SQL system for Hadoop that claims to provide blazing fast (even real-time) performance that is comparable to MPP databases. It is highly-scalable system that works on top of

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Posted in analytics, big data, hadoop, technology