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Want to Find a Misinformed Public? Facebook’s Already Done It

 Originally published in The Markup, April 23, 2020. While vowing to police COVID-19 misinformation on its platform, Facebook let advertisers target users interested in “pseudoscience.” Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote a post pledging to combat misinformation about COVID-19 circulating on Facebook. “We’ve taken down hundreds of thousands of pieces of misinformation related to

Need a Data Scientist? Try Building a ‘DataScienceStein’

 Organizations are finding that hiring qualified Data Scientists is a real challenge. Experienced Data Scientists are expensive and are usually employed elsewhere. This high demand, low supply economics is leading to a situation of the ‘haves’ versus...

Deliver Business Value with Predictive Workforce Analytics

 Today’s business executives are increasingly applying pressure to their Human Resources departments to “use predictive analytics.” But this pressure isn’t unique to Human Resources, as these same business leaders are also pressuring Sales, Customer Service, IT, Finance,...

Elder Research Positioned to Grow in Booming Data Science Market

 Strategy Set to Revolutionize the Delivery of Innovative Analytic Solutions Charlottesville, VA: The explosion of Big Data has driven an insatiable demand for extracting actionable value from data. Elder Research, known for innovative analytic solutions, plans to...

“The hungry statistician” – or why we never can get enough data

 As the “Year of Statistics” comes to a close, I write this blog in support of the many statisticians who carefully fulfil their analysis tasks day by day, and to defend what may appear to be demanding behavior when...

Intro To Predictive Analytics Reading List

 Predictive Analytics Is Red Hot Why? What organization couldn’t benefit from making better decisions? Just ask the Obama campaign, which used sophisticated uplift modeling to target and influence swing voters. Or telecom firms that use predictive analytics...

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