May 14, 2014
May 12, 2014
|Age of Miss America And Murders by steam, hot vapors and hot objects|
One of the dangers of too much data and too many "scientist" are the spurious correlations. These are correlations that happen purely by chance. If you have time series to explain and massive amount of data sets to test, sooner or later you wold find a meaningful correlation. I have posted about that some time ago but today a co-worker have sent a link with some excellent illustrations of the point and is too good not to share. Go to Spurious Correlations to see them all - some are very funny others are puzzling. I did know that somebody could die by becoming tangled in their bedsheets! Scary bedsheets!
May 9, 2014
Defining Big Data) but if we adopt the simplest definition we see that it. It seems our abilities to generate data always are one step ahead of our abilities to process all of it.