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How to Identify Data Relevant for Data Science Analytics

Your government, your web server, your business partners, even your body. While we aren’t drowning in a sea of data, we’re finding that almost everything can (or has) been instrumented. We frequently combine publishing industry data from Nielsen Book Scan with our own sales data, publicly available Amazon data, and even job data to see what’s happening in the publishing industry. Data is everywhere Sites like Infochimps and Factual provide access to many large datasets, including climate data, MySpace activity streams, and game logs from sporting events. Factual enlists users to update and improve its datasets, which cover topics as diverse as endocrinologists to hiking trails. How the data is growing Much of the data we currently work with is the direct consequence of Web 2.0, and of Moore’s Law applied to data. The Web has people spending more time online and leaving a trail of data wherever they go. Mobile applications leave an even richer data trail since many of them a