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Description

Acclaimed data scientist DJ Patil details a new approach to solving problems in Data Jujitsu.

Learn how to use a problem's "weight" against itself to:

  • Break down seemingly complex data problems into simplified parts
  • Use alternative data analysis techniques to examine them
  • Use human input, such as Mechanical Turk, and design tricks that enlist the help of your users to take short cuts around tough problems
Learn more about the problems before starting on the solutions—and use the findings to solve them, or determine whether the problems are worth solving at all.

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On Jan 29 Diego Gonzalez wrote: Better skill than strength
In general, this is not something normally of interest to those working in computer science (especially free software developers) but this kind of book is a great help to understand that the purpose of computers is to improve the lives of people giving useful solutions at the best price. Full Review  >

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