Category Archives: General

More Notes on SAS

Last week’s post on SAS provoked numerous comments on this blog, and over on Hacker News. Here are some excerpts. I’ve edited for length and grammar. Feel free to read the originals. SAS employee Scott Mongeau writes: Journeying through the vast graveyard of open source vanity projects I come in on as a mop-up-agent on in any given month, one

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How GDPR Affects Data Science

Adapted from a post originally published on the Cloudera VISION Blog. If your organization collects data about citizens of the European Union (EU), you probably already know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR defines and strengthens data protection for consumers and harmonizes data security rules within the EU. The European Parliament approved the measure on April 27, 2016.

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A Note to Readers

As we welcome the New Year — belatedly — I want to extend many thanks to those who read the scribblings on this blog. I’m particularly grateful for the great response to my recent four-part review of the year in machine learning and deep learning. Looking out over the next several months, some exciting long-form stories are coming: the SQL-in-Hadoop

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