Kaggle and Collaboration

Kaggle and Collaboration

Last week I went to an interesting Meetup session called, “What Kaggle Learned from 2+ million models?” hosted by the Statistical Programming DC group and Data Science DC group.  Anthony Goldbloom, the CEO and Co-Founder of Kaggle spoke about some...

Big Data mining: Who owns your social network data?

An attractive application of Hadoop and other Big Data technologies is to analyze users’ social activities, sometimes without their express knowledgeBy Paul Krill | InfoWorldThe now-trendy concept of Big Data usually implies ever-growing hordes of data…

Statistics in golf can yield great benefits

Following up on our sports-related posts a few months back, the golf fan in me loved this article. Now I can tell my wife I have to watch golf for work.In response to such trends, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Sports Analytics Confe…

And the Oscar goes to…

…Ryan Kavanaugh? In the spirit of Sunday’s Oscars, I wanted to pass along an article I read the other day discussing Ryan Kavanaugh, a movie producer, and his company’s use of analytics to manage risk.When deciding which films to make, Relativity Med…