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Stéphane Bottine
Attended HEC Paris
Lives in London, UK
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In case you missed it: Facebook has indexed 1 trillion of our posts. They're now searchable and reveal a more telling and timely picture of who we are. Exciting implications for content and advertising recommendations. Now might be the time to curate your Wall for posts you thought were buried in time.
 Yet the news cruised by with analysis focused simply on what Facebook's new keyword post search does today. Yes, any post by you or any of your friends can..
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For marketing and analysis aficionados: a primer on cohort analysis and the importance of measuring your customers' lifetime value over time and acquisition channel.
Thanks for joining us for our 3rd post in Churn 101! Last time, we took a back to basics look at defining churn and how to perform your calculations. Today, we’ll be adding the subject of cohorts to the mix – but (don’t worry), without the dreary memories of early mornings in statistics class. Why are cohorts important? If churn is among [...]
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Why Hadoop may not always be THE answer to your Big Data jobs.
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Exciting about AdWords latest power reporting tools and app advertising opportunities. #Livecast  http://adwords.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/step-inside-adwords-livestream.html
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Interesting write-up about Europe's emerging "Silicon Valleys". London is fast becoming a hub for disruptive financial services start-ups.
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Sophisticated marketers think about building business from two different constituencies: new customers and repeat customers. In industry vernacular, this is often framed as customer acquisition and customer retention. And sometimes, marketing efforts are split along these lines. Paid search is a tremendous vehicle for both of these constituencies. In the case of new customers, ads […]
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Built a model that predicts with 97.4% estimated accuracy how well a gym-goer performs dumbbell sets, returning class A for correct form and classes B to E otherwise. The model exhibited 95% accuracy when tested across a set of 20 new observations. [STUDY]
Executive summary. Wearable devices such as Nike’s FuelBand and Fitbit have made it possible to collect a large amount of data about how much we exercise. However, relatively little attention has gone towards measuring how well we exercise. We build a model that predicts with 97.4% estimated ...
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Primer on memory management in R. Helpful if your datasets' size causes your instance to crash. https://blogs.oracle.com/R/entry/managing_memory_limits_and_configuring
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Excellent guide to optimizing your R code for greater speed and efficiency.
Optimising code to make it run faster is an iterative process: Find the biggest bottleneck (the slowest part of your code). Try to eliminate it (you may not succeed but that's ok). Repeat until your code is “fast enough.” This sounds easy, but it's not. Even experienced programmers have a hard ...
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Airbnb's Brian Chesky on the importance of company culture: https://medium.com/p/597cde9ee9d4
On Monday, October 21, 2013, I sent this letter to our entire team at Airbnb. I have decided to publish this in the even…
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Look forward to seeing who's #1 in Wired Magazine's survey of the top 100 digital influencers.
From superangels to startup heroes, the list represents the definitive survey of the people shaping the world around us
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Every Page on Facebook wants everything they post shown to everyone. But people only read a limited amount of News Feed per day. There simply isn't room for..
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Introduction
Data scientist with experience across data analysis, programming and statistics. Advanced R, MySQL, PostgreSQL skills with exposure to AWS.
Education
  • HEC Paris
    MSc Management, 2002 - 2005
  • London School of Economics
    BSc Economics, 1999 - 2002
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