State of Data #89
March 8, 2012
#analysis – Average person looks at their phone 150 times a day
#architecture – ‘Open Data Handbook’ discusses the legal, social and technical aspects of open data
#big_data – ‘The Data Dividend’ (pdf; from a UK based think-tank)
#Data_Science – ‘How many medals will Great Britain win in the 2012 Olympics’
#DBMS – ‘Application vs. Database Programming’
#idea – ‘What Data Science should be doing’
“I recently read this New York Times article about a company that figures out how to get the best deal when you rent a car.
The company is called AutoSlash and the idea is you book with them and they keep looking for good deals, coupons, or free
offers every day until you actually need the car.”
#learning – How NOT to draw bubble charts
- #giftIdea Prime Number Posters
- Freely available Face database for research
- How to square numbers made up of only 3s under 3 seconds
- Time for a .data TLD (Top-level Domain)?