Monthly Archives: May 2011

Musings from a few weeks of data mining

Ok, I’m still no expert data miner by a large margin, but I’ve learned a LOT in just a few weeks of playing with the Heritage Health Prize data. The folks on the Kaggle/HHP Chat Board are pretty helpful, and … Continue reading

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Dayton Technology Landscape Conference

Technology First is a local IT Trade Group, and their second annual “Technology Landscape Conference” was yesterday, so I dutifully (duty = I’m dating their intern) attended. Ok, so there was some more duty… one of the companies presenting was … Continue reading

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Heritage Health Prize: On Algorithms, Rights, Patents and Patients

So my goal for the weekend was to submit an entry to the Heritage Health Prize. It took me until Monday night (have to work off-hours, this isn’t a work-sponsored event), but our team (the Data Monkeys) (with Jeremi and … Continue reading

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Mini Star Trekkin’

We had quite the celebration down in Louisville this past weekend for the KY Derby Mini Marathon. Kory, Heather, Jessica, Emily, Mike, Jackie, Maureen, and I all got together at the start line to run the little guy (well, except … Continue reading

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