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RetarData — 2014 Recursive Edition

Big data 2.0 is spurious data:

what Google says about itself

http://battellemedia.com/archives/2014/04/what-is-google.php
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Pig Data Longitudinal Analysis: Size Doesn’t Matter

via http://ma.tt/2014/03/statistical-validity-in-big-data For each person George Gallup’s pollsters interviewed, The Literary Digest received 800 responses. All that gave them for their pains was a very precise estimate of the wrong answer. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/21a6e7d8-b479-11e3-a09a-00144feabdc0.html More on big pigness: http://businesses.entrechat.org/2014/03/big-data-vs-pig-data/ Continue reading

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Pig Data Longitudinal Analysis: Size Doesn’t Matter

via http://ma.tt/2014/03/statistical-validity-in-big-data For each person George Gallup’s pollsters interviewed, The Literary Digest received 800 responses. All that gave them for their pains was a very precise estimate of the wrong answer. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/21a6e7d8-b479-11e3-a09a-00144feabdc0.html More on big pigness: http://businesses.entrechat.org/2014/03/big-data-vs-pig-data/ Continue reading

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Personally, I prefer self-reliance to self-regulation

“I think consumers care less than we think in the moment. They care in the abstract sense,” Kleinberg says. http://www.tractionco.com/blog/419-the-shadowy-world-of-data Whatever you put out there is free for the taking. If you give data to Google and/or Facebook (or Amazon or indeed almost any retard media website [such as the New York Times]), obviously they […] Continue reading

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