Tag Archives: Wave Computing

Big Analytics Roundup (August 22, 2016)

MIT Technology Review reports that Chicago’s experiment in predictive policing isn’t working. Data scientists developed a list of a few hundred people likely to┬ácommit a shooting; police, however, ignored the predictions, primarily because nobody told them what to do with individuals on the list. The report illustrates a fundamental truth about data science: no amount of insight matters unless your

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Big Analytics Roundup (July 25, 2016)

We have some more summer reading this week; plus,┬áSplice Machine announces availability of its open source Community Edition, and Google launches two new machine learning APIs. There are so many Spark stories I’ve created a special section for them. Plus we have the usual explainers, perspectives, and news. Quant headhunter Linda Burtch repeats her survey of working analysts in her

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