Magazine-like writing and shallow attack on subjects. Not bad, but not an engrosssing book. For the casual readers who'd like to know a bit (just a bit). The Numerati has ratings and reviews. David said: I was expecting a book about the people who are exploiting big data. I expected to hear abo. Los Numerati. Uploaded by guadalupe . EL PRODUCTO INTERNO uploaded by. uploader avatar guadalupe. Metodologia de Analisis de.
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There is a lot of discussion about the applications for big data, but very little about the how the algorithms work. I guess my problem is that I am prejudiced against journalists writing los numerati on subjects for which they are not experts.
I much prefer to read books by experts in the field, who are also good communicators. On the other hand, the book casts a wide net over many applications for big data.
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The chapter on medical information was fascinating. Sensors in our homes, and perhaps even in our bodies may allow doctors to remotely monitor our health. The trick is to filter los numerati immense amount of information, and summarize it in an easy-to-digest format.
Send out an alert when something isn't right, but make sure that false alarms don't prevail. Big data is being used by politicians, by companies large and small, by retailers, intelligence agencies, and online dating sites.
Joe was older than us, and didn't have time for such silliness. He believed in the promise of journalism, and in himself.
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He was shameless in his idealism, which is rare in a newsroom. We were both single and footloose los numerati year.
We had plenty of time, both to work on our project and to laze around talking about books and history, to los numerati beer and eat Mexican food on one side of the border or the other. Within a year, I got a job at BusinessWeek and moved to Mexico and got married. Joe remarried the same month.
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Last time I saw him was in Joe found life endlessly interesting, and took the bumps with good humor. He had served in the Air Force as a helicopter mechanic in Taiwan and returned with a passion for China.
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So he plunged into journalism. First he covered crime at the City News Service in Chicago.
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