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Beginner’s Guide to the History of Data Science

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“Big data” and “data science” may be some of the bigger buzzwords this decade, but they aren’t necessarily new concepts. The idea of data science spans many different fields, and has been slowly making its way into the mainstream for over fifty years. In fact, many considered last year the

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The Data Is In: 3 Ways Analytics Will Improve Healthcare

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The U.S. produces 1.2 billion clinical care documents each year. These documents contain information about a patient’s medical history, doctor’s visits, hospital visits, previous treatments, procedures, test results and prescription medications. Physicians can access information about their patient from their electronic health record to weigh treatment options, but to really

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Big Data Reveals Big Gender Inequality

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Big Data is no stranger to the women’s movement. In fact, many see it as the great equalizer. It provides cold hard facts, and adds weight to topics that are otherwise easy to skew. Proponents of big data’s use for gender equality range from private firms and individuals to major

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Hadoop and Spark: A Match Made in (Big Data) Heaven

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If you listen in on what people are talking about at Big Data conferences, chances are you’ll hear a lot of buzz around Hadoop and Spark. People often think of Hadoop and Apache Spark as key tools for tackling a wide range of big data challenges, but they assume that

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Clinton-Sanders Data Breach Highlights Power of Big Data in Politics

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Big Data Breaches and Big Databases are setting the scene for the presidential election this year. What kind of data do politicians wield and just how much is it worth? Obama may have pioneered the big data campaign, but the 2016 elections are pitting data scientist against data scientist. The

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What kind of industries will expand their use of fast data in 2016?

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Organizations are being driven to be sophisticated in their use of data, and specifically in acting on fast data, to make critical business decisions. Fast data is data in motion, not data at rest (that is, stored for longer-term analysis). Studies have shown that data has the greatest value immediately

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Join us for an evening of exciting talks from Data Science Industry leaders and experts, followed by enough time for few beers, pizza and networking. We look forward to seeing you there! Event Schedule: 7:00 – 7:15 PM: Introduction Talk from Dataconomy 7:15 – 7:35 PM: Matthias Korn, Technical Consultant at

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Join us for an evening of exciting talks from Data Science Industry leaders and experts, followed by enough time for few beers, pizza and networking. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to get in touch with us for getting involved, please write us an email:

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