July 2012

Kaggle is going to take your job

Ok, maybe not, but I was just introduced to kaggle, which is sort of like oDesk and a lot like topcoder: people post a problem and other people compete to win a prize by solving it most effectively. Kaggle is devoted to data analysis problems. For example, there is currently a contest to win 3 million if you can "Identify patients who will be admitted to a hospital within the next year, using historical claims data."...

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