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Anecdotes and Big Data

An anecdote is a kitten gently licking your face with a warm, wet,
raspy tongue. Big data is a three-inch, high-pressure, firehose held an arm’s length away. They have to be treated quite differently.
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WHAT ARE THE ODDS?

Probability is the core of statistics. You hear the phrase “what’s the probability of …” all the time in statistics. You also hear that phrase in everyday life, too. What’s the probability of rain tomorrow? What’s the probability of winning … Continue reading

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What Type of Data Scientist are You?

Read any popular business magazine and you’re sure to find an article about how data science is the wave of the future. Since 2011, after fifty years of wandering through the halls of academia, real world employment of data scientists … Continue reading

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