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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.

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Social intelligence and visualisation company Wayin have gone further in their endeavour to root out social media gold by devising a search engine of sorts. This latest offering has been developed to enable marketers in digital media to gain insight on and engage the target audience through organised display of

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Researchers from ETH Zurich have devised a novel method for long-term, error-free storage of information on glass encapsulated segments of DNA. When they say “long term”, they mean over a million years and “error-free” means all the gaps and false information in the encoded data that arises through chemical degradation

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Data Science

Most approaches to measuring the influence that different interest groups have in Congress favor quantitative metrics like money spent lobbying vs money saved in tax breaks. But while that kind of data is great at shining a spotlight on an individual corporation, it does little to illuminate the playing field

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Influence marketing innovators Triberr have acquired semantic search engine Scoutle for an undisclosed amount, according to an announcement made yesterday. Triberr co-founder and CEO, Dino Dogan, told VentureBeat: “When I first saw Scoutle from the outside, I wasn’t impressed. But when Godfried Van Loo, the founder of Scoutle let us

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Data ScienceMachine Learning

It almost goes without saying that Tinder has taken the dating world by storm. Stats released late last year revealed that Tinder’s 50-million-strong userbase complete over a billion left and right swipes every single day. The success has often been attributed to the fact that Tinder is the closest virtual

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Data ScienceFinTechNews

Avox, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, DTCC, has launched a series of web-based application programming interfaces (APIs) designed to support faster access to legal entity data, including legal entity identifiers (LEIs), legal names, addresses, industry classifications and corporate hierarchies. Founded in 2003  in cooperation

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Data Science

In this post, we’re going to get our hands dirty with code- but before we do, let me introduce the example problems we’re going to solve today. 1) Predicting House Prices We want to predict the values of particular houses, based on the square footage. 2)Predicting Which TV Show Will

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Data Science

Some companies really get big data. Not only do they realise size matters – they understand you also have to know what to do with it. Here’s a list of seven companies I think are at the top of the game, when it comes to cutting-edge use of data to

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On a global scale, both genetic distance and phonemic distance between populations are significantly correlated with geographic distance, where phonemics has to do with sound units that distinguish meaning between words in language. As populations move away, it brings about change in both the linguistics and genes of the respective

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BI & AnalyticsData ScienceNews

The power of data mining in searching for consistent patterns and/or systematic relationships between variables is becoming undeniable. Similarly undeniable is alot of modern music tech provides great value to listeners, but meagre monetary incentive- if any at all- to the artists who use them. Bandsintown think they may have found a solution

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