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.
Whether you are experienced or thinking about getting your hands on Apache Spark, this Apache Spark tutorial will guide you through: downloading and running Spark launching Spark’s consoles Spark’s basic architecture Spark’s language APIs DataFrames and SQL Spark’s Toolset What is Apache Spark? Apache Spark is a unified computing engine
As the world contends with the Covid-19 pandemic and its profound impact across regions and industries, companies are not only looking for ways to safeguard their people and customers but also their business’ long-term future – read how data & analytics can help your business deal with the crisis. The
Many e-commerce companies are looking to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to reach more customers, improve their products and boost their sales. The trend can already be seen in e-commerce websites that feature recommendation engines, chatbots and smart assistants. These types of AI technology adoptions are likely to continue. According to Gartner, 37% of
Data scientists are constantly challenged with improving their ML models. But when a new algorithm won’t improve your AUC there’s only one place to look: DATA. This guide walks you through six easy steps for data acquisition, a complete checklist for data provider due diligence, and data provider tests to
Troy Shu shares his advice on starting a new role, becoming a better storyteller, stakeholder management, managing up, and building a consultancy. Editor’s note: the post was originally published at Towards Data Science, a Medium publication sharing concepts, ideas, and codes. Troy Shu is currently a data scientist at Lyft, a
Hacking Health Berlin, Charité University Hospital Berlin, the Berlin Institute of Health, Data Natives and Vision Health Pioneers brought together 164 participants, and 20 hacking teams that produced 14 community-sourced tech solutions to meet the COVID-19-related needs of Germany’s leading clinicians and researchers. Let’s take a look at the results.
APIs can’t help cure the disease but they can be used by developers to collect data about the outbreak, track its spread, and even produce data visualizations. In this article, a few APIs that let developers leverage the available data about the virus are highlighted. CORD-19 – The CORD-19 Search and Navigate
From a shortage of medical equipment to caring for patients remotely, Data Natives’ global community tackled the most pressing problems Greece is facing due to COVID-19 during HackCoronaGreece online hackathon. Some weeks ago, here in Europe, we were looking at the news headlines about the coronavirus outbreak in China and
In 2020, companies face an operational environment that is unlike any seen before. Rapid globalization has created fierce competition, and digitalization is driving innovation in every direction. As a result, firms that fall behind are going out of business, and more than half of all Fortune 500 companies have left
The global COVID-19 pandemic has generated a wide variety of responses from citizens, governments, charities, organizations, and the startup community worldwide. At the time of writing, the number of confirmed cases has now exceeded 1,000,000, affecting 204 countries and territories. From mandated lockdowns to applauding health workers from balconies, a