The jobs of the future belong to data science and user experience designers

The jobs of the future belong to data scientists and user experience designers
Stacey Higginbotham, gigaom.com

GE and design may not seem to go togeth­er, but as it con­nects its indus­tri­al prod­ucts, med­ical devices and home appli­ances to the inter­net and rethinks its busi­ness for the con­nect­ed age, the com­pa­ny is focus­ing on user inter­faces a…

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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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How to hire a data scientist

How to hire data scientists and get hired as one
Derrick Harris, gigaom.com

As you might have heard before if you read McK­in­sey reports, the New York Times or just about any tech­nol­o­gy news site, data sci­en­tists are in high demand. Heck, the Har­vard Busi­ness Review called it the sex­i­est job of the 21st cen­tu­r…

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