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By anti-scam, I mean a scam where the victim makes more money by participating in the scam.
This scam works as follows:
Or the home you would like to buy. Using Zillow forecasts, I obtained the following predictions, clearly indicating strong recovery for the West Coast, according to Zillow.
You can easily retrieve this data by entering a city on Zillow's location box, then clicking on any…Continue
We’re all trying to keep up with the beast that is Big Data, but how do you measure your success? The trends around Big Data are moving fast, and companies are trying their hardest to keep apace of innovation and how to best find insight in their data.
In order to gauge where you and your company stand in the Big Data journey, we have developed a…Continue
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John Gower is an analyst for NerdWallet, a website analyzing data from thousands of financial institutions to help consumers find the best cd rates, checking accounts, credit cards and more. He wrote a great article for our blog about Big Data in Banking.
Read his blog here: http://emcien.com/guest-post-big-data-in-banking/
Added by Radhika Subramanian on March 22, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments
Joel Schectman at the Wall Street Journal wrote about a story broken in my new book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.
Wall Street Journal Article:
Book: HP Piloted Program to Predict Which Workers Would Quit
Joel Schectman, Wall Street Journal
Hewlett Packard Co. tested a predictive scoring system that attempted…Continue
Added by Eric Siegel on March 20, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments
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Selection from DSC, AB and BDN blog posts, forum questions and announcements:
Added by Vincent Granville on March 19, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The first one is about NCAA. Check out the original and fully interactive version (you can click on nodes to get details) with description, at http://thepowerrank.com/visual/NCAA_Tournament_Predictions.
The second one is from me,…Continue
Social CRM is a business strategy, supported by a technology platform, business rules, workflow, processes and social characteristics, designed to engage the customer in a collaborative conversation in order to provide mutually beneficial value in a trusted and transparent business environment. It's the company's response to the customer ownership of the conversation.
Facing this topic I have made a personal research, and realize a synthesis, which has helped me to clarify…Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on March 18, 2013 at 6:13am — No Comments
Not sure how this firework graph was produced. It "shows" 10 million emails sent through the Yahoo! Mail service in 2012, a team of researchers used the R language to create a map of countries whose citizens email each other most frequently. Click here for another…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 14, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
In Jorge Luis Borges’ parable “On Rigor in Science” (“Del rigor en la ciencia”), a lost empire attains such perfection in the art of cartography that a one-for-one scale map of the empire is produced, laid-out across the land. In time, the creation is understandably deemed useless and subsequent generations ambivalently witness the decay of the map (Borges, 1975). Borges’ critique is that of a science which seeks to perfectly validate, one-to-one, its…Continue
Added by Scott Mongeau on March 14, 2013 at 2:48am — No Comments
Questions to ask when considering visualization tools:
Some of my old articles published in 2001, but still worth reading. Lots of good data science advice in it.
Pitfalls in Optimizing Statistical Trading Strategies. Part I: Over-Parametrization.…Continue
Predictive Analytics: GET THE BOOK AND RECEIVE FREE ONLINE TRAINING
April 3rd is "Predictive Analytics" Day - not the science, the book! To build awareness of Eric Siegel's new, acclaimed book, "Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die" (published by Wiley Feb. 19), we're providing an offer ya can't refuse.
ORDER THE BOOK ON APRIL 3 VIA AMAZON (under $15) FOR:
1. Free access to the first of four modules of the…Continue
Added by Eric Siegel on March 12, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments
From the Editor
If you haven't done so yet, we invite you to join Data Science Central, its channels …Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 10, 2013 at 8:39pm — No Comments
Unstructured Data Really Isn’t
Bradley S. Fordham, PhD (www.linkedin.com/in/drbradleyfordham)
The term “unstructured data”, is truly an oxymoron. All data has structure, and in fact most…Continue
Stunned by the Senior Management's basic and fundamental question, I spent a lot of hard time thinking through it. Finally I get part of the ultimate answer: Predictive Analytics move faster and more frequent than human being. What I mean is:
Predictive model is run to react to every change of independent variables: Building a good model of relating consumer's purchase behavior is only part of the story. What is more important is the trigger of the model can be defined and run at a…Continue