**Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 19-20: 20 Insane Things That Correlate with Each Other** - Nov 21, 2014.

Spurious #Correlations - 20 Insane Things That Correlate W/ Each Other; 10 Most Profitable Industries According to #BigData; MIT researchers show 5 clusters are enough for collab filtering; Every publisher now a start-up, says NYT Top Data Scientist.

Tags: Chris Wiggins, Correlation, Overfitting

**Top KDnuggets tweets, Jun 9-10: Numeric Matrix Manipulation: Cheat Sheet; The First Law of Data Science** - Jun 11, 2014.

Also - The First Law of Data Science: Do Umbrellas Cause Rain? ; Tell Your Kids to be Data Scientists - Not Doctors; DLib Library for Machine Learning

Tags: Causation, Cheat Sheet, Correlation, Data Scientist, Julia, numpy

**The First Law of Data Science: Do Umbrellas Cause Rain?** - Jun 9, 2014.

Michael Brodie on the first law of data science, the role of data curation in Big Data analysis, and Thomas Piketty economic theories.

Tags: Causation, Confirmation bias, Correlation, Data Curation, Michael Brodie, Piketty

**Interview: Kirk Borne, Data Scientist, GMU on Big Data in Astrophysics and Correlation vs. Causality** - May 30, 2014.

We discuss how to build the best data models, significance of correlation and causality in Predictive Analytics, and impact of Big Data on Astrophysics.

Tags: Correlation, Interview, Kirk D. Borne, Predictive Analytics, Recommendations

**KDnuggets Interview: Juan Miguel Lavista, Microsoft Data Science Team** - Apr 30, 2014.

We discuss Randomized Controlled Experiments, common errors during A/B testing, Correlation vs. Causality, Big Data Myths and setting up realistic expectations from Big Data and more...

Tags: A/B Testing, Big Data Hype, Correlation, Interview, Juan Lavista, Microsoft

**Dancing Statistics – who says statistics cannot be fun?** - Mar 10, 2014.

Four little dance routines explain statistical concepts of frequency distributions, sampling, standard error, variance, correlation, and correlation != causation. Enjoy!

Tags: Correlation, Dancing, Statistics