Category Archives: Big Data education

Great Introduction to Hadoop (Video)

Adam Shook at the SpringOne2GX 2013 in Santa Clara, CA Advertisements

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Keeping Up With The Quants May Prevent the Next Big Data Crisis

Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics, by Thomas H. Davenport and Jinho Kim, is an accessible and timely introduction to the data mining work of quantitative analysts. Aimed primarily at a business audience, it was … Continue reading

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Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro on Big Data and Analytics (Slides)

An overview of analytics, data mining, and data science education in the era of Big Data: Analytics, data mining, data science – What do we call it? Big data trends Jobs and skills Analytics education overview Source: KDnuggets

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Cool Data Scientists on Campus

Hal Varian:  “Data availability is going to continue to grow. To make that data useful is a challenge. It’s generally going to require human beings to do it.” Source: Carl Bialik, “Data Crunchers Now the Cool Kids on Campus,” The Wall … Continue reading

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Past Courses in Big Data Analytics and Data Science: Content Online

Past Courses in Big Data Analytics and Data Science Content Online Analyzing Big Data with Twitter (UC Berkeley, School of Information) (Fall 2012) Introduction to Data Science (Columbia University, Statistics Department) (Fall 2012 Introduction to  Data Science (UC Berkeley, Computer Science) (Spring … Continue reading

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