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[ NNSquad ] A Site for Data Scientists to Prove Their Skills and Make Money

A Site for Data Scientists to Prove Their Skills and Make Money

http://j.mp/vFIWpZ  (New York Times)

    "Organizations from airlines to insurance companies to hospitals are
     trying to figure out how to corral all their data and turn it into
     something useful.  Kaggle, a start-up, has figured out a way to
     connect these companies with the mathematicians and scientists who
     crunch numbers for a living or a hobby. On Thursday, it announced it
     had raised $11 million from investors including Khosla Ventures, Index
     Ventures and Hal Varian, Google's chief economist.  "We're really
     making big data into a sport," said Anthony Goldbloom, Kaggle's

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com 
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
Blog: http://lauren.vortex.com 
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