Michael

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Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much has changed over the last year in social media. Things like the rise of Snapchat, the acquisition of Tumblr by Yahoo, the growing importance of mobile-first social networks like WeChat and Vine, the launch of LinkedIn's widely …

Social Media

Use Your Data to Get a Holistic View of the Customer

A few years ago, at LiveNation Entertainment we were accumulating a lot of data from consumers but weren’t doing much with it—and we weren’t sure what <i>could</i> be done with it (a pretty common situation for companies these days).<p>After thinking about the data strategically, we figured out ways to put it …

How behavioural design can overcome the dark side of big data

The effort to influence human behaviour in constructive ways dovetails neatly with both the core ethics and key challenges of sustainable businesses across the globe. Behavioural design can be one way to influence the way people act but for it to be successful, you often have to rely on and …

Big Data and the Role of Intuition

Many people have asked me over the years about whether intuition has a role in the analytics and data-driven organization. I have always reassured them that there are plenty of places where intuition is still relevant. For example, a hypothesis is an intuition about what’s going on in the data you …

B+Trees and why I love them, part I

One of the things that I enjoy about learning new things is the way it changes the way I look at the stuff that I already knows. Reading the LMDB …

ŷhat | 10 Books for Data Enthusiasts

Synopsis<p>An overview of machine learning and the key algorithms in use today. Each chapter outlines a problem, defines an approach to solving it using …

Machine Learning