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.
Using tabs or spaces when writing a new line of code has been one of the fiercest battles ever fought among coders. Because we don’t live in a perfect world where everybody indents and aligns according to the same standards, the debate is ultimately reduced to how source-code is displayed in editing software.
Financial institutions have become data hoarders Banks, hedge funds, and asset managers have become data hoarders. However, many of these firms find it difficult to make use of all of this data. They need tools that can be used to extract information from various internal unstructured content and to democratise
ElasticSearch is a search engine and an analytics platform. But it offers many features that are useful for standard Natural Language Processing and Text Mining tasks. 1. Preprocessing (Normalization) Have you ever used the _analyze endpoint? As you know ElasticSearch has over 20 language-analyzers built in. What is an analyzer
Metadata. You may have heard the term before, and may have asked yourself either “what is metadata” or “why is it as important as data?” This article will be an attempt to clear up those two subjects. As this can often be quite dense, let’s jump right in! Metadata can
From Decentralized Model Exchanges to Model Audit Trails [This is based on a talk I first gave on Nov 7, 2016. Here are the slides.] In recent years, AI (artificial intelligence) researchers have finally cracked problems that they’ve worked on for decades, from Go to human-level speech recognition. A key
Dataconomy has joined forces with Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, one of the world’s leading IoT entrepreneurs and influencers, to run an exclusive, 3-day IoT workshop in Berlin, February 24-26, 2017. Alexandra will host an intensive course where she will provide guidance and share everything she knows about how to build a business that offers
Data science can mean something completely different depending on context. The problems you’ll face at an early-stage startup will be vastly different from the ones you’ll face at a Fortune 500 giant. Not only are there different roles in data science, there are also different companies with vastly different data
Titled ‘Data Science for Banking & Insurance’, Dataiku’s free eBook includes recommendations, use cases, testimonials, and how-to checklists that enable you to make your mark in this new era of Fintech and Insurtech. Whether you are working in marketing, risk management, product design, finance, actuarial science, underwriting, or claim management,
Springboard launches data science bootcamp with a job guarantee – Springboard is launching its Data Science Career Track — the first online data science bootcamp that offers a job guarantee to its graduates. The company tracked 50 of its graduates and saw that all 50 got a job within six
Amal Graafstra is a double RFID implantee, author of the book RFID Toys, and TEDx speaker. His interest in biohacking, RFID, and NFC began in 2005 as a simple solution to a problem. He wanted easy access to his office. He explored biometric options only to find they were too