Filippo Mariani

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Open Sourcing WhereHows: A Data Discovery and Lineage Portal | LinkedIn Engineering

The Consequence of Specialization: Mo’ Systems, Mo’ Problems<p>Our Solution<p>A couple of years ago, we decided to buckle down and build a central metadata …

Metadata

Nvidia GPU + CoreOS + Docker + TensorFlow = A Fast, Flexible, Deep Learning Platform

The Challenge<p>Providing data scientists with the best tool for the job is hard. They need everything from their computers - raw performance, …

DevOps

Common Probability Distributions: The Data Scientist’s Crib Sheet

<b>Data scientists have hundreds of probability distributions from which to choose. Where to start?</b>Data science, whatever it may be, remains a big deal. …

The Doctor Will See You (and Your Data) Now

Illustration by Mike McQuade for Fortune<p><i>The secrets to your health and longevity are hiding within you. At long last, we have a chance to reveal—and</i> …

New Hybrid Rare-Event Sampling Technique for Fraud Detection

<b>By Ross Bettinger</b>.<p>I once had a fraud detection problem involving 2,000 observations labeled Fraudulent out of 1,000,000 total population, a 0.2% …

Still More Success, This Time From Hadoop

Speaking of big data success stories – which I was just last week – I got a chance to head down to the Hadoop Summit in San Jose last week. While it more closely resembled a Hortonworks user conference than an industry trade show – not that there’s anything wrong with that – there was a customer …

How-to: Tune Your Apache Spark Jobs (Part 1)

<b>Learn techniques for tuning your Apache Spark jobs for optimal efficiency.</b>(Editor’s note: Sandy presents on “Estimating Financial Risk with Spark” at …

4 Times Data Science Saved the Day

Behind every great innovation is a great insight.<p>Increasingly, 21st century insight and innovation are powered by data. As data science matures past …

On the Hadoop market. Interview with John Schroeder

<b>” Hadoop continue to mature with regards to structuring data and interactive query, so future overlap between Hadoop and OLAP will increase.”– John</b> …

Finding The Elusive Big Wisdom In Big Data

You probably already know ‘Big Data’ is top of mind heading into 2015. How could you not? You are hearing about it constantly from vendors and journalists alike (guilty as charged). And you know what that hype says, right? Big data is going to provide all the answers, make your companies run more …

Four Ways To Innovate Using Big Data And Analytics

When it comes to big data, organizations are feeling the need for speed. Using the cloud as a platform for innovation, companies are rolling out big data and analytics technologies not simply to transform how they engage with customers, but to change how their businesses do business.<p>This …

How Big Data Will Help Save Healthcare

More and more companies are talking about big data these days—but it’s more than a buzzword. It might just change the way healthcare works in the U.S. From better patient outcomes to a more transparent healthcare system to more accessible and affordable care, big data could change every inch of the …

Julia is lightning fast: bubble sort revisited

(This article was first published on <b>NumberTheory » R stuff</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>I had heard the name of the new technical computing …

Programming Languages

Quantitative Finance Applications in R

<i>by Daniel Hanson, QA Data Scientist, Revolution Analytics</i><p>Extracting Financial Data from Internet Source Using R (first in a series)<p>Earlier this …

Data Science

The Tale of Big Data Stampede | IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub

A year ago IBM in conjunction with Said Business Schools asked executives across the globe what were their key challenges when implementing big data …

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Your Brain at Work

When Apple fanatics lined up to get the new iPhone in 2011, the New York Times published an op-ed titled “You Love Your iPhone. Literally.” It described an unpublished experiment in which the author scanned the brains of 16 people as they heard and watched audio and video of ringing or vibrating …

p-values are (possibly biased) estimates of the probability that the null hypothesis is true

(This article was first published on <b>Political Methodology » R-Bloggers</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Last week, I posted about statisticians’ …

Data Science

Unique in the Crowd: The privacy bounds of human mobility

Abstract<p>We study fifteen months of human mobility data for one and a half million individuals and find that human mobility traces are highly unique. …

Temporal

Will Moneyball Analytics Kill Loyalty and Leadership?

Future potential matters (much) more than past performance. That’s the new quantitative consensus reshaping professional sports worldwide. After looking hard at the numbers and algorithms, the smartest — and richest — general managers and franchises have made up their collective minds: They’re not …

The Hidden Biases in Big Data

This looks to be the year that we reach peak big data hype. From wildly popular big data conferences to columns in major newspapers, the business and science worlds are focused on how large datasets can give insight on previously intractable challenges. The hype becomes problematic when it leads to …