Wednesday 28 September 2011

Awesome Nerds

A great post on the MIT Technology Review blog - on how business needs data scientists (HERE).

The blog includes a Venn diagram showing what is needed to become an Awesome Nerd.  Sad perhaps to say but some of the people who I work most closely with (and enjoy working with) are in this exalted overlap. 

Here also is a plot of the popularity of different data analysis softwares. R is way out in front! (from HERE)