When talking about data science and big data, one topic often discusses is recommendation engines – collect some data and then recommend products, movies, music, etc. It’s also a common request from marketers to the data team. Read the article from Data Community DC about why you should not build a recommendation engine. It’s from a while ago but still very relevant.
German startup Protonet is lobbying for better access to personal data. Check out the Techcrunch article.
Amazon has acquired a Denver startup called 2lemetry to help with tracking the internet of things. Check out the Techcrunch article.
What better way to start your day than with some funny/silly analytics cartoons from Timo Elliott.
Check out this post from Count Bayesie about understanding variance, covariance, and correlation.
Scalable Machine Learning for Big Data Using R and H2O from RBloggers.
Find out what DBMS2 has to say about Databricks and Spark.
The Moz Blog – My Favorite 5 Analytics Dashboards
Flowing Data has some info to share about Texas hold ‘em win probabilities