Wednesday, February 20, 2013

"Cosma Shalizi - Why Economics Needs Data Mining"

As part of a comment thread to this post on big data, Mark Thoma sends us here:


I should have mentioned this before, but, while the entire segment is worthwhile, I was particularly glad to hear the interviewer address the strange discrepancy between the way economists use "data mining"  and the way statisticians, computer scientists and most people in business use term.

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