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Data Science

While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.

Artificial IntelligenceMachine Learning

According to the prediction of IDC Futurescapes, two-thirds of Global 2000 Enterprises CEOs will center their corporate strategy on digital transformation. A major part of the strategy should include machine learning (ML) solutions. The implementation of these solutions could change how these enterprises view customer value and internal operating model

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Artificial IntelligenceMachine LearningTech Trends

In May of 2012, just 4 weeks before the official date, the opening of Berlin’s new international airport is announced to be delayed for another couple of weeks. Weeks became months and months became years. The latest prediction for its actual opening is late 2018. There is a huge mismatch

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BI & AnalyticsData ScienceIndustrial Goods & Services

Many process manufacturing owner-operators in this next phase of a digital shift have engaged in technology pilots to explore options for reducing costs, meeting regulatory compliance, and/or increasing overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Despite this transformation, the adoption of advanced analytics tools still presents certain challenges. The extensive and complicated tooling

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Artificial IntelligenceData ScienceMachine Learning

It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more popularity in the past couple of years. As Big Data is the hottest trend in the tech industry at the moment, machine learning is incredibly powerful to make predictions or calculated suggestions based

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Artificial IntelligenceData ScienceMachine Learning

Deep neural networks and Deep Learning are powerful and popular algorithms. And a lot of their success lays in the careful design of the neural network architecture. I wanted to revisit the history of neural network design in the last few years and in the context of Deep Learning. For

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Big DataData Science 101Understanding Big Data

Oftentimes while analyzing big data we have a need to make checks on pieces of data like number of items in the dataset, number of unique items, and their occurrence frequency. Hash tables or Hash sets are usually employed for this purpose. But when the dataset becomes so enormous that

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Big DataTechnology & ITUnderstanding Big Data

The latest version of MySQL is one of the world’s most popular databases. It is open source, reliable, compatible with all major hosting providers, cost-effective, and easy to manage. Many organizations are leveraging the data security and strong transactional support offered by MySQL to secure online transactions and enhance customer

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ConversationsData ScienceFinanceFinTech

Financial markets offer countless ways of making (or losing) money. A key distinction among them is the investment horizon, which can range from fractions of a second to years. Walnut Algorithms and Global Systematic Investors are new investment management firms representing the high-frequency and low-frequency sides, respectively. I sat down

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BI & AnalyticsBig Data

Business leaders are growing weary of making further investments in business intelligence (BI) and big data analytics. Beyond the challenging technical components of data-driven projects, BI and analytics services have yet to live up to the hype. Early adopters and proponents were quick to frame solutions as miraculous reservoirs of

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Data ScienceEducation

For those of you similarly interested (obsessed?) with the changing role of government statistics relative to the explosion of highly dimensional private sector data, I recommend having a look at Innovations in Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy from the National Academy of Sciences. It’s an easy read and offers a solid

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