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Vincent Granville's Blog – May 2013 Archive (8)

Weekly Digest - June 3

Sponsored Announcement

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Added by Vincent Granville on May 30, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

Hashtag Myths, Real Time Meme Detection

Building a great list of Twitter followers, and judiciously using #hashtags seem to be the holy grail to grow traffic and reap rewards from social media. A good reference on the subject is the Mashable article How to Get the Most Out of Twitter…


Added by Vincent Granville on May 27, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

New pattern to predict stock prices, multiplies return by factor 5

This pattern was found on recent price activity for the 500 stocks that are part of the S&P 500 index. For each day between 4/24 and 5/23, I looked at companies that experienced the most extreme returns - among these 500 companies - comparing today with yesterday close.

Then I looked at the daily performance the following…


Added by Vincent Granville on May 26, 2013 at 10:30pm — 6 Comments

Answer questions quickly with data - Sponsored by Tableau

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Added by Vincent Granville on May 22, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - May 20

Selected articles, blog posts and forum questions from DSC, AnalyticBridge, BigDataNews


Added by Vincent Granville on May 17, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete | Wired

Here's my rebuttal to this article published in Wired in 2008.

Vincent's rebuttal:

A lot can be done with black-box pattern…


Added by Vincent Granville on May 12, 2013 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Wiley's list of leading and interesting blogs to follow

Here are the top 10, in alphabetical order. Wiley's full list mentions many interesting statistical blogs.


Added by Vincent Granville on May 8, 2013 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Weekly Digest - May 6

Announcements and articles from the last couple of days:


Added by Vincent Granville on May 3, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

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