Roger and Hilary are back, with Hilary broadcasting from the west coast. Hilary and Roger discuss the possibility of scaling data analysis and how that may or may not work for companies like Palantir. Also, the latest on Theranos and the release of data from OkCupid.
BuzzFeed Article on Palantir: https://www.buzzfeed.com/williamalden/inside-palantir-silicon-valleys-most-secretive-company
Roger’s Simply Statistics post on Palantir: http://simplystatistics.org/2016/05/11/palantir-struggles/
Data science done well looks easy: http://simplystatistics.org/2015/03/17/data-science-done-well-looks-easy-and-that-is-a-big-problem-for-data-scientists/
OkCupid Data Release: http://www.vox.com/2016/5/12/11666116/70000-okcupid-users-data-release
Secret history of Silicon Valley: http://fr.slideshare.net/sblank/secret-history-why-stanford-and