Rebecca Parsons proposes taking a different look at data, using different approaches and tools, then looks at some of the ways social data is used these days.
Dr. Rebecca Parsons is CTO at ThoughtWorks. She has more than 20 years of application development experience, in industries ranging from telecommunications to emergent internet services. She has extensive experience leading in the creation of large-scale distributed object applications, services based applications, and the integration of disparate systems. rebeccaparsons.com @rebeccaparsons
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Fooled by Randomness
1. How can you be sure if there is any hidden pattern in your big data that you can use?
2. Even if you find a pattern, how can you be sure that what appears to be a trend is a random variation?