State of Data #109

Top Read

What’s the phone number of the office where this picture was snapped from?” (There is NO other information other than this photo)

How a Google Scientist cracked it using search, data and common sense.


Soccer is adopting “Moneyball” aka statistical techniques too 


Big Data

Colleges awakening to the Opportunities of Data Mining

“The new breed of software can predict how well students will do before they even set foot in the classroom. It recommends courses, Netflix-style, based on students’ academic records.”

Data Science

Using Twitter to Identify Psychopaths

‘Klout, which rates Twitter users’ influence, gave rise to Klouchebag, which rates their, um, “klouchiness.” This study could theoretically give rise to a “Klychopath” rating’


SQL vs. NoSQL – analysis on a programming level



How to Visualize Data, say, U.S. High School Drop-out rates – if you do not have pen, paper, computer, software; say you just have the whole National Mall to yourself


10 Reasons Why We Visualize Data


Visualizing a day on NASDAQ –  Part 1,  Part 2




About Nilendu Misra
I love to learn, create and coach. Things that I do well are - Communicating ideas - verbally or through words and diagrams; Problem Solving - Logical or Abstract; Very Large Scale Systems; think about 'Frighteningly Simple' approach first. Things that I intend to do better are - Establishing Stringent Process; Exchanging Tough Feedback; Keeping up with my reading or To-Do list to be able to completely relax.

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