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Making big data manageable

Making big data manageable

One way to handle big data is to shrink it. If you can identify a small subset of your data set that preserves its salient mathematical relationships, you may be able to perform usefu...
ggplot2 2.2.0

ggplot2 2.2.0

I’m very pleased to announce ggplot2 2.2.0. It includes four major new features: Subtitles and captions. A large rewrite of the facetting system. Improved theme options. Better stacki...
ggplot2 2.2.0

ggplot2 2.2.0

I’m very pleased to announce ggplot2 2.2.0. It includes four major new features: Subtitles and captions. A large rewrite of the facetting system. Improved theme options. Better stacki...
Headhunting Talent With Big Data

Headhunting Talent With Big Data

Ask any company boss or personnel department head, and they’ll tell you that recruiting is one of the toughest aspects of running a business. It’s hard to find good people who can do ...
Collecting just the right data

Collecting just the right data

Much artificial-intelligence research addresses the problem of making predictions based on large data sets. An obvious example is the recommendation engines at retail sites like Amazo...