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Kaggle: crowdsourcing genius or statistical anomaly?

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… the outcome of the Eurovision Song contest (totally uncool, but very profitable).

Founder Anthony Goldbloom aims to grow Kaggle into a “buzzing hive” able to support “hundreds or thousands of data scientists relying on Kaggle for their full-time incomes”. It’s an ambitious step-up from other, older science competition sites ( InnoCentive is a classic example) which tend to market crowdsourcing as a rewarding hobby rather than a career choice. Professionalizing will be …

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