Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
When I analyze datasets for clients (say Internet click logfiles), I typically write a Perl script, summarize click log data into a "fact" table stored in memory - actually stored as an hash table -…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Malak Feb 25.
When does it make sense to use row-oriented databases? What are the advantages? A column-oriented DBMS is a database management system that stores data tables as sections of columns of data rather…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Healey Feb 15.
Based on tweets and blog posts, identify new scams before they become widespread.Search for keywords such as scam, scammed, theft, rip-off, fraud etc.Assign a date stamp, location and category to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Vincent Granville May 26, 2012.
Interesting article by Ted McConnel. It would be interesting to know what's the proportion of ad revenue is coming from "blank displays" or user clicking on a link by mistake. Here's the article:
This is the story of a blank display ad that notched twice the click-through rate of the average branding one.…Continue
Posted on August 4, 2012 at 12:00pm
Data scientists and analytic professionals usually command salaries well above average. Here's the detailed salary distribution in US. You can easily check your rank. Also, a breakdown per county is available.…Continue
Posted on June 6, 2012 at 7:00pm
As of yesterday, a toll system is in place for drivers crossing the I-520 bridge, linking Seattle to Redmond, where the big Microsoft campus is located. It is claimed to be the most modern toll system in US, and drivers don't need to stop to cross the bridge, there's actually no toll booths, no human beings to process your payment.…Continue
Posted on December 30, 2011 at 5:00pm