Posts Tagged ‘ Analytics-business interaction ’

Using large numbers to impress the impressionable

May 16, 2018
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Using large numbers to impress the impressionable

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses Facebook's claim of removing millions of fake accounts.

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Moviepass reminds me of Groupon

May 3, 2018
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Moviepass reminds me of Groupon

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explores the business model behind Moviepass, the popular but money-losing movie subscription company. Counterfactual thinking, and understanding consumer behavior are key parts of the analysis.

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Moviepass reminds me of Groupon

May 3, 2018
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Moviepass reminds me of Groupon

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explores the business model behind Moviepass, the popular but money-losing movie subscription company. Counterfactual thinking, and understanding consumer behavior are key parts of the analysis.

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Understanding scales and normalization, for better measurement

May 2, 2018
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Understanding scales and normalization, for better measurement

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a measurement problem inherent in the Google Search Index used as an indirect metric to measure search popularity.

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Understanding scales and normalization, for better measurement

May 2, 2018
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Understanding scales and normalization, for better measurement

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a measurement problem inherent in the Google Search Index used as an indirect metric to measure search popularity.

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Why many published data analyses have so little real value

April 26, 2018
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Why many published data analyses have so little real value

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's Applied Analytics, explains why the huge Citibike dataset has not generated much analyses of value to managers.

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They destroyed huge amounts of food again

April 18, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, questions whether massive food recalls are reasonable reactions to disease outbreaks.

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They destroyed huge amounts of food again

April 18, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, questions whether massive food recalls are reasonable reactions to disease outbreaks.

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Laplace on behavioral psychology channeled through Miller and Gelman

April 17, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, and author of Numbersense, discusses a recent paper by Miller and Gelman about Laplace's view on cognitive illusions.

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Facebook Update

April 10, 2018
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Facebook Update

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's Applied Analytics, discusses the latest revelation about Facebook's data collection practices.

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