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For Data Cleanliness

Big data offers opportunities to uncover hidden or subtle connections, but it also takes some 'data wrangling,' the New York Times reports.

"It's an absolute myth that you can send an algorithm over raw data and have insights pop up," Jeffrey Heer, a professor of computer science at the University of Washington and a co-founder of the startup Trifacta, says.

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