Category Archives: Competitions

Revisiting Big Data and Crowdsourcing: Kaggle Today

I launched this blog a year ago in June 2011. In one of my first posts, I discussed “Crowdsourcing and Big Data,” offering a typology of crowdsourcing and connecting it to big data by mentioning a little-known (at the time) … Continue reading

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Domain Expertise vs. Machine Learning: The Debate Continues

By starting to rank all the data scientists participating in its competitions, Kaggle today advanced further its argument that data science is a generic set of skills that can be applied to any problem without prior domain expertise. Talking to … Continue reading

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