Big DataCybersecurityUnderstanding Big Data

Big data is big news at the moment. The latest Yahoo! data breach, which affected data from over 500 million customers, continues to be discussed by press and public alike, while the role of big data in predicting and even influencing last year’s US election brought the term firmly into

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Artificial IntelligenceConversationsFinanceFinTech

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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Internet of ThingsTech TrendsTechnology & IT

As the collectors of actionable input information, networked smart devices with embedded sensors, software and electronics are a key driving force behind the Internet of Things (IoT). However, they do not generate value for organizations on their own. Powerful, fast database technologies are required to create meaningful insight from the

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Data ScienceTech TrendsTechnology & IT

The term AI (Artificial Intelligence) is being thrown around left and right these days. Many companies claim they have an AI play even when they don’t. But there’s another type of AI—an algorithmic approach to intelligence—that is smart and is emerging as the type of AI that IT organizations of

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In today’s world of never ending cybersecurity threats, companies must be more diligent than ever in protecting their data from external and internal threats. The question of dealing with cybersecurity incidents is not a matter of if but WHEN. How a company responds to a breach is vital – the

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Data ScienceData Science 101Resources

Categorical data is a kind of data which has a predefined set of values. Taking “Child”, “Adult” or “Senior” instead of keeping the age of a person to be a number is one such example of using age as categorical. However, before using categorical data, one must know about various

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