Foursquare data @ Strata NY 2011

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  • Robert Frost
  • Foursquare data @ Strata NY 2011

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    11. 11. Brooklyn<br />San Francisco<br />Australia<br />
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    13. 13. repeatcheckin %<br />
    14. 14. The Adjustment Bureau<br />
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    17. 17. Explore<br />
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    20. 20. Engineering<br />
    21. 21. Our Stack<br />
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    23. 23. Massive Intersection Queries<br />select * from checkins<br />where user in friends<br />and venue in nearby<br />select * from similarities<br />where venue1 in myHistory<br />and venue2 in nearby<br />
    24. 24. < 100ms<br />
    25. 25. Analytics<br />
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    28. 28. Goals<br />Simple Interface<br />Scales with our data<br />Cheap (free)<br />Supports 90% use cases<br />Fast<br />
    29. 29. Our Internal Dashboard<br />EMR<br />
    30. 30. The Team<br />
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    32. 32. The Anatomy of a Data Team<br />Analytics (Stats)<br />Science (ML)<br />Engineering (CS)<br />Mix of all of these!<br />
    33. 33. Building a Data Team<br />It’s hard<br />Good references:<br />http://radar.oreilly.com/2011/09/building-data-science-teams.html<br />http://mathbabe.org/2011/09/25/why-and-how-to-hire-a-data-scientist-for-your-business/<br />
    34. 34. Join us!<br />foursquare is hiring<br />www.foursquare.com/jobs<br />Justin Moore<br />@injust<br />justin@foursquare.com<br />

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