Category Archives: Skills

Big Data Commentary Roundup

Katie Baker in Grantland: “After spending two days and nights [at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference] talking and thinking and hearing about data visualization and correlation coefficients and Big Data… and things like ‘Dequantizing the Player Draft Using Extreme … 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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