IEEE's Steven Cherry writes, "I was surprised to learn there were 93,000 Data Scientists registered with Kaggle. The next obvious question is, How do I get myself in on the lucrative area of data science? As it happens, the trusty New York Times wrote about that back in April. Its premise was, universities offer courses in a hot new field, data science. Data science sure is hot. Is it new? Sort of."
By Derrick Harris (GigaOM). People are hungry for real life implementations and case studies of about how Big Data is really changing the way companies and other organizations function. These 12 stories highlight that transformation: from helping health insurers keep better tabs on patients, to changing how cars are made, to easing traffic congestion on busy freeways.
VIDEO: “The Art of Data Visualization" by PBS Arts: Off Book takes a look at the world of data visualization, from infographics to Google Maps. From scientific visualization to pop infographics, designers are increasingly tasked with incorporating data into the media experience.
Derrick Harris writes on GigaOM that, "If the big data era is really going to revolutionize our world, visualizations that let more people make sense of data will be critical. Here are six startups trying to change how we interact with and look at our data. With that in mind, here are six startups I’ve seen trying to fundamentally change the way that data is visualized"