Entries from April 2012

Science as a Strategy

April 25th, 2012 · 17 Comments · General

Last night, I had the pleasure to deliver the keynote address at the CIO Summit US. It was an honor to address an assembly of CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives from the nation’s top organizations. My theme was “Science as a Strategy”. To set the stage, I told the story of TunkRank: how, back in […]

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Semantic Link and Internet Evolution

April 19th, 2012 · 2 Comments · General

    Recently I had a couple of great opportunities to share my thoughts publicly, and I wanted to make sure readers here were aware of them. The first was a special guest appearance on The Semantic Link, a program hosted by Paul Miller with regular panelists Peter Brown, Christine Connors, Eric Franzon, Eric Hoffer, Bernadette […]

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Noah Iliinsky: Tech Talk on Designing Data Visualizations

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · General

Note: This post was written by Yael Garten, a Senior Data Scientist at LinkedIn. Yael joined Linkedin in 2011, where she leads our mobile analytics team. She previously worked at Stanford on text mining, personalized medicine, and biomedical informatics. We live in an era of Big Data. But how do we use all of that […]

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Data, Algorithms, and People

April 14th, 2012 · 7 Comments · General

One of the highlights of the recent Data 2.0 Summit was a panel featuring: Alexander Gray, CTO of SkyTree Anthony Goldbloom, CEO of Kaggle Josh Wills, Director of Data Science at Cloudera The focus of the panel was supposed to be about “Data Science and Predicting the Future”, but the most contentious topic was whether data, algorithms or people (that […]

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