I am enjoying the honest review. The post seems unbiased, which is good.

This is a great series. In this edition, pay special attention to the sections on BigML and Weka.

Two More Coursera Courses Start Today

Coursera has so many courses, it is difficult to keep track. New ones are starting all the time. Here are 2 more that will be beneficial to people interested in learning more about data science.

  • Statistics One – Technically, it started yesterday, but you will not miss out on much if you start today. If you are lacking some skills in statistics, this is probably a great place to start.
  • Intro to Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics – If you are interested in data science and finance, or if you want to know if you are interested in data science and finance, it is worth checking out this course.

Happy Studying Again!

A Comparison of NoSQL Offerings

Kristof Kovacs put together an excellent comparisons of the different NoSQL products. Here are the products it covers.

  • MongoDB
  • Riak
  • CouchDB
  • Redis
  • HBase
  • Neo4j
  • Cassandra
  • Membase

BigData and College

This infographic is somewhat related to the previous infographic I posted. The first paragraph under point #1 is worth noting. Schools now have the ability to collect massive amounts of data; they just need to analyze it to acquire useful information.

How Big Data is Changing the College Experience
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