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CALL FOR VISUALISATIONS

Highlight A Big Data Week Project
For the third year, Visualizing is thrilled to again support Big Data Week. We want to highlight the awesome work created by the community and are calling for you to upload your data visualizations for our Big Data Week Gallery. Projects should be related to this year’s festival themes of The Internet of Things, Smart Cities, and The Quantified Self or focus on The Connected Society. On May 5, we’ll debut the gallery.
Last updated May 4, 2014 at 10:46 pm


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  Becoming A Data Scientist: What A Data Scientist ISN’T
If you’re reading this you probably already have an inkling of what a data scientist is. Have you ever considered what a data scientist isn’t?

Last updated May 12, 2014 at 11:52 am
  Normal Distribution Curve
Perhaps the most famous and widely used distribution is the normal distribution, otherwise known as the “bell curve.” The reason why the bell curve crops up a lot is because when you have a bunch . . .of independent, complex, real-world factors added together that produce randomly distributed data, that data will often be distributed in a normal or bell-like way. This is called the central limit theorem.

Last updated May 10, 2014 at 5:52 pm
  Be Data Smart and use data science to transform information into insight
Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it’s magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It’s a bra . . .ve new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions.

Last updated May 10, 2014 at 8:20 am

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2013

Get a flavour of BIg Data Week with the sizzle reel produced by the London data rebels in 2013. It's fast paced and was shot at their opening party for #bdw13. We're looking forward to the #bdw14 opening party!
 

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