Yuriy Varvashenya

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What is a data scientist's career path?

<b>PLEASE NOTE:</b> Quora Content Review wanted me to move my answer from another "What is a data scientist's career path?" to this one. I didn't refuse, …

Big banks are 'just cracking the surface' of an exponentially powerful industry

While the use of data in this way is legal, as long as consumers don't opt out and banks have outlined what's being gathered, Wall Street's growing ambition in the big-data space may spur new restrictive regulations on how consumer data is used, said Cynthia Larose, a privacy expert at the law firm …

Interview with a Data Scientist (Hadley Wickham)

I recently interviewed Hadley Wickham the creator of Ggplot2 and a famous R Stats person. He works for RStudio and his job is to work on Open Source …

Data Science

Google, Apple, Xiaomi and Foxconn rush in as India becomes world’s hottest smartphone market

China may be the world’s biggest mobile market, but all eyes in the tech industry are now turning toward India, with its rapidly growing appetite for smartphones.<p>In just the last couple of weeks and months, a string of announcements and stories have cemented the notion that India has now become a …

​Cut the marketing nonsense: Will the real data scientist please stand up?

Marketing people are just muddying the waters by misappropriating the 'data scientist' job title, according to former CERN physicist Dr Paul …

Big Data

Data Science 101: Is Logistic Regression Dead?

<i>In this special guest feature for our Data Science 101 channel, Smita Adhikary of Big Data Analytics Hires shares her thoughts about how the data</i> …