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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.

Data ScienceData Science 101Understanding Big Data

As the scale of data grows across organizations with terabytes and petabytes coming into systems every day, running ad hoc queries across the entire dataset to generate important metrics and intelligence is no longer feasible. Once the quantum of data crosses a threshold, even simple questions such as what is

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Data ScienceData Science 101

I recently stumbled across a research paper, Using Deep Learning and Google Street View to Estimate the Demographic Makeup of the US, which piqued my interest in derivative uses of data, an ongoing research interest of mine. A variety of deep learning techniques were used to draw conclusions about relationships

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StickyData ScienceData Science 101FeaturedMachine Learning

We hear the term “machine learning” a lot these days (usually in the context of predictive analysis and artificial intelligence), but machine learning has actually been a field of its own for several decades. Only recently have we been able to really take advantage of machine learning on a broad

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BI & AnalyticsEventsTechnology & IT

Data is one of the most prized commodities of the 21st. century. As companies face the challenges arising from a surge in the number of customer interactions and data, it can be difficult to successfully manage the vast quantities of information and still provide a positive customer experience. Businesses need

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Data ScienceFinanceFinTech

Did you doze off and miss the digital banking revolution? If so, here is your indispensable guide to choosing a digital banking platform The innovative nature of the financial services industry calls for constantly introducing new solutions to the market. Nowadays, implementing digital banking platform is a must, and should

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The world is increasingly digital, and this means big data is here to stay. In fact, the importance of big data and data analytics is only going to continue growing in the coming years. It is a fantastic career move and it could be just the type of career you

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Artificial IntelligenceData ScienceMachine Learning

From Jeopardy winners and Go masters to infamous advertising-related racial profiling, it would seem we have entered an era in which artificial intelligence developments are rapidly accelerating. But a fully sentient being whose electronic “brain” can fully engage in complex cognitive tasks using fair moral judgement remains, for now, beyond

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Big DataIndustryTechnology & IT

Researchers have estimated that 25 years ago, around 100GB of data was generated every day. By 1997, we were generating 100GB every hour and by 2002 the same amount of data was generated in a second. We’re on trajectory – by 2018 – to generate 50TB of data every single

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Big DataData ScienceData Science 101FeaturedUnderstanding Big Data

If you are new to the field, Big Data can be intimidating! With the basic concepts under your belt, let’s focus on some key terms to impress your date, your boss, your family, or whoever. Let’s get started: Algorithm: A mathematical formula or statistical process used to perform an analysis of

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The Value of Data Goes Beyond Any Number A quick look around the 21st century marketplace reveals a simple truth: the value of data has changed. Industries that once stood alone and operated in silos, have become interconnected by sheer necessity – collecting, analyzing, sharing and even selling data. Thus,

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