GraffitiSoup #12

Welcome back to the regulars and well, welcome to the first-timers.

 

This weeks  GraffitiSoup brings us a glimpse into the world of Data. The importance of data has never been more evident with the vast array of machines, devices, systems and applications that this new digital world relies on.

 

Data Scientist the sexiest job of the 21st centuryhttps://hbr.org/2012/10/data-scientist-the-sexiest-job-of-the-21st-century

 

I’m not entirely sure that many signed up for the Data Scientist role specifically for this reason but it’s as good a label as any!

 

Kaggle.com – https://www.kaggle.com/

 

Kaggle has “gamified” data science to the degree that businesses use competitions to engage, attract and interact with the data science community.

 

Uber Can Track Your One Night Standshttp://boingboing.net/2014/11/19/uber-can-track-your-one-night.html

Data is not always used for determining your spending habits or to focus targeted advertising, sometimes it’s used for more practical or impractical reasons.

 

Moneyball – Data Analysis in Sporthttp://www.thecoachingmanual.com/blog/braintree-town-fc-uses-video-provide-invaluable-insights-players

Another example of how data can be used for the most varied reasons this time in sports analysis.

 

Have a lovely weekend

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s