Data Science

Data science, also known as data-driven science, is an interdisciplinary field of scientific methods, processes, and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms, either structured or unstructured, similar to data mining.

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Can I answer the question I'm asking, with the data I have?

When you look at data, one of the most important you need to consider is "Can I answer the question I'm asking, with the data I have?" ... and be prepared to be creative.

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Dark Data Icons

A set of icons that can be used to denote the different types of dark data.

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Gartner's definition of Dark Data

Should dark data be defined as Gartner do that it's data your not using, or is it really data you don't have but can see the effect it's having.

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Is Big Data & Hyper-Targeting the new Atomic Bomb of Politics?

A friend recently posted an article on Facebook that provides a possible insight on the recent shock vote on Brexit and the election of President Trump in the US. The Data That Turn The World Upside Down It's a fasicinating discussion on the use of hyper-targeting and extreme profiling to

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What is Dark Data?

Dark data is all around us, unseen and unused. Data Science has many buzzwords associated with it: big data, Hadoop, Visualization, machine learning ... to mention but a few. One of the most recent to trend is that of dark data. So what is dark data ? Simply put, it's data that

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Pimping your (data)self OR How you sell your (data) soul for a free app

When you sign up for a weigh-watching app or a fitness app, you are giving the app's vender a HUGE amount of information. Is this a good exchange?