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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.

Blockchains
Artificial IntelligenceData ScienceMachine Learning

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

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IoT Workshop
Data NativesData ScienceInternet of ThingsTech Trends

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

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Case StudiesData Science

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

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Insurtech
ContributorsData ScienceInternet of ThingsTech Trends

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,

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Data ScienceEducationNews

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

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ConversationsData ScienceStartupsTechnology & IT

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

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ContributorsData ScienceRetail & Consumer

Smartphones have made it possible for businesses to monitor you at all times. Take a company like Google for example. You may look up the name of a restaurant over Google Search, turn on your navigation to the destination using Google Maps and perhaps also check for weather and traffic

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Data ScienceFinTechTech Trends

Interest in fintech disruption is at an all-time high, but who will be the winners and who the losers is far from clear. Banks themselves have been sending mixed messages. As a particularly high profile example, JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon famously raised the alarm when he said in

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Artificial IntelligenceContributorsData Science

You may not see it, but it’s there. Artificial intelligence, that is. It’s beating us at our most complicated games, helping curate the news we read every day, ever improving our search results, driving our cars, and on and on and on. We’ve entered into what some experts are calling

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Big DataConversationsData Science

Kathleen Kennedy is the president of MIT Technology Review and the MIT Enterprise Forum. MIT technology review is MIT’s media platform and it covers emerging technologies and their impact. Their job is to help the audience understand the world shaped by technology, and obviously data is one of those huge

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