If big data was easier to use we wouldn’t need more data scientists

Data scientists serve as the gatekeepers and mediators between the systems and the domain experts.

There are many articles today about how big data in the U.S. is suffering from a crucial shortage of data scientists.  The 2011 McKinsey & Co. survey pointed out that many organizations lack both the skilled personnel needed to mine big data for insights and the structures and incentives required to use big data to make informed decisions and act on them.

 

 

 

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The Race is On to Grab Custom Domain Name Suffixes

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The price tag to apply for a custom domain name suffix is only $185,000.

The pillar of the basic Web address – the trusty .com domain – is about to face vast new competition that will dramatically transform the Web as we know it. New Web sites, with more subject-specific, sometimes controversial suffixes, will soon populate the online galaxy, such as .eco, .love, .god, .sport, .gay or .kurd.

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Google Crash Affects Millions of Internet Users Worldwide

Google Crash Affects Millions of Internet Users Worldwide

The Google search engine was down for up to an hour  

Google suffered a temporary fault yesterday which left tens of thousands of internet users without access to the web search engine.  The technical problem brought down the company’s homepage and had a knock effect on Google-owned sites such as YouTube and some websites using Google ad servers.
 

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