Raw: advanced data visualization via cut and paste

New tool lets you visualize just about anything in 5 minutes (maybe less)
Derrick Harris, gigaom.com

There’s a new web tool called Raw that makes it real­ly easy to do some advanced visu­al­iza­tions on data in just a few min­utes. (Hat tip to Nathan Yau of Flow­ing­Da­ta for point­ing it out.) The way it works is pret­ty sim­ple: You paste data…

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Becoming a Data Scientist – Curriculum via Metromap

Becoming a Data Scientist – Curriculum via Metromap ← Pragmatic Perspectives.

Kaggle now has 100K data scientists, but what’s a data scientist? — Tech News and Analysis

Kaggle now has 100K data scientists, but what’s a data scientist? — Tech News and Analysis.

MDRevolution: custom healthcare for the masses

The Data Doc: Meet the MD who wants to bring custom healthcare to the masses
Ki Mae Heussner, gigaom.com

Here’s a phrase I’ve never heard dur­ing a doc­tor’s visit: “We need your data, girl!”

I was at MDRev­o­lu­tion’s La Jolla, Calif., office about a month ago, sit­ting in on a con­sul­ta­tion as a patient huffed away on a tread­mill. A staff mem­…

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Stop Hyping Big Data and Start Paying Attention to ‘Long Data’

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Skulls & th...
Harvard Museum of Natural History: Skulls & the evolution of homo sapiens (Photo credit: Chris Devers)

Samuel Arbesman, wired.com

Our species can?t seem to escape big data. We have more data inputs, storage, and computing resources than ever, so Homo sapiens naturally does what it has always done when given new tools: it goes even bigger, higher, and bolder. We did it in…

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Stop Hyping Big Data and Start Paying Attention to ‘Long Data’

The Personal Analytics of My Life

The Personal Analytics of My Life
stephenwolfram.com

One day I’m sure every­one will rou­tine­ly col­lect all sorts of data about them­selves. But because I’ve been inter­est­ed in data for a very long time, I start­ed doing this long ago. I actu­al­ly assumed lots of other peo­ple were doing it too…

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New big data firm to pioneer topological data

New big data firm to pioneer topological data analysis
Posted by John Burn-Murdoch, guardian.co.uk

Stanford University project goes commercial following groundbreaking research into cancer therapy and counter-terrorism strategy • More from the Guardian on big data • More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian

A US big data…

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Why big data is about mining real world behavior

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By STEVE LOHR, nytimes.com

Business experts and recent research predict that machine-generated sensor data will become a larger and larger portion of all data produced. That is opening up a huge opportunity for Big Data technology beyond the consumer Internet.

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Bits Blog: Big Data: Rise of the Machines

Jeff Dawkins: Big data applied via cognitive science

 

Visualization of all editing activity by user ...
Visualization of all editing activity by user “Pearle” on Wikipedia (Pearle is a robot). To find out more about this project, go to: http://www.research.ibm.com/visual/projects/chromogram.html (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bits Blog: Jeff Hawkins Develops a Brainy Big Data Company
By QUENTIN HARDY, nytimes.com

Jeff Hawkins got rich and famous as the brains behind Palm, an early power in mobile data. He has also developed a new model of how we think, which will now be used, he says, to revolutionize the data analysis industry.

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Big data will rewire your brain

Big Data: You Have No Idea How Much It Will Change Your Life
Juan Enriquez, inc.com

Futurist Juan Enriquez on the mind-blowing changes that Big Data is about to unleash on your business, your health, and life in general.

Most mod­ern humans are now attempt­ing to cram more data into their heads in a sin­gle day than most of our…

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Big Data News of the Week: Sexy and Social Data Scientists

Big Data News of the Week: Sexy and Social Data Scientists
Gil Press, forbes.com

In a week when tech ven­dors tra­di­tion­al­ly go on a news hia­tus, the peo­ple who actu­al­ly do big data came to the fore. Infor­ma­tion­Week report­ed on the gath­er­ing of near­ly three dozen data sci­en­tists from acad­e­mia and…

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How Big Data Is Improving Healthcare

How Big Data Is Improving Healthcare