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“A great deal of tech challenges in our industry are ultimately challenges in understanding people.”-Interview with Quantcast’s Peter Sirota

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As Senior Vice President of Engineering, Peter Sirota is responsible for scaling engineering and managing, organizing and utilizing Quantcast’s tremendous understanding of real-time consumer behavior.   What is the impact of big data and how is it being used to identify patterns and trends especially now with media and publishers becoming active

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3 Key Factors to Migrate Your Database to the Cloud

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At a blistering pace and for a variety of reasons, companies are migrating their on-premise database infrastructures to cloud-based solutions—to save costs on hardware, tame the impact of disaster recovery or even to improve security. As the missing pieces of the Cloud continue to be identified and put into place,

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Who Are You? Big Data Tackles Personality, Behavior and Psychology

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Psychological research requires a lot of testing, and a lot of surveys. When relying on surveys, there is a necessary assumption that the subject can be trusted, and that they are answering factually rather than guessing or feeling. Much of the reporting around depression is based entirely on these surveys.

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Top 3 Algorithms in Plain English

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1. C4.5 What does it do? C4.5 constructs a classifier in the form of a decision tree. In order to do this, C4.5 is given a set of data representing things that are already classified. Wait, what’s a classifier? A classifier is a tool in data mining that takes a

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Not Just For Earthlings: NASA Has Big Uses for Big Data

NASA is often on the front end of tech trends. They are constantly coming out with new tools, releasing incredible footage and data, and even support open source communities. Given how much information they can and often need to receive from their space equipment, it is no surprise that they

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The Year Data Streaming Becomes Mainstream

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The rise of Big Data, and the industry’s IoT craze, are driving huge demand for streaming data analytics. There’s an impediment though: streaming data is hard to work with. 2016 will heighten the demand, and also the tension around the difficulty. It may also force a solution. In the big-data

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Big Data, Hamburg v 3.0

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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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Big Data, Frankfurt v 2.0

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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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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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