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5 data New Year's resolutions 2021
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Many people are breathing a sigh of relief that 2020 is finally over. I’m hopeful that on a global scale, 2021 can eventually help us move on from the pandemic and from political turmoil to shape kinder societies where economic interests and citizens’ wellbeing are in balance. Data is and

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This article was originally published at Grit Daily and is reproduced with permission. Some things are just guaranteed to set me off. Denying facts, poor quality chocolate, and unsubstantiated myths top the list, although not necessarily in that order. I’ve had my fair share of exposure to all three recently,

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What algorithms do dating apps use to find your next match? How is your personal data impacting your decision to go on a date? How is AI affecting your dating life?  Find out below. Technology has changed the way we communicate, the way we move, and the way we consume

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Conversations

Jessica Graves is a Data Scientist who currently works on fashion problems in New York City. She’s worked with Hilary Mason at Fast Forward Labs and keeps in regular contact with the London startup scene. She shares her unique perspective on the datafication of Fashion. She comes from a background

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Data ScienceInternet of Things

Wearables continue to be a hugely popular item across different age groups and even continents. They track steps and sleep cycles, but just how valuable is that information? In reality, this data is only partially useful for the wearer. Without big data to decipher what is more or less healthy,

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Data Science

Psychological research requires a lot of testing, and a lot of surveys. When relying on surveys, there is a necessary assumption that the subject can be trusted, and that they are answering factually rather than guessing or feeling. Much of the reporting around depression is based entirely on these surveys.

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Data Science 101

1. C4.5 What does it do? C4.5 constructs a classifier in the form of a decision tree. In order to do this, C4.5 is given a set of data representing things that are already classified. Wait, what’s a classifier? A classifier is a tool in data mining that takes a

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Data Science 101

Some of the most inspiring data can be found in an unexpected place… TED Talks. Here are the best talks on everything data science. Big data and data science appear on both sides of a coin: they are driving forces behind both business and science, yet they are also a

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Data Science 101Understanding Big Data

Highly effective data analysis isn’t learned overnight, but it can be learned faster. Here are 7 habits of data analysis I wish someone told me for effectively incorporating, communicating and investing in data analysis geared towards an engineering team. 1. Value simplicity of analysis over fancy algorithms If you can’t

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Big DataTransportation & Logistics

Google may be the first name associated with driverless cars, but they’re not the only ones interested in the technology. More importantly, it seems people have wildly different opinions on exactly how the story will play out. How much data will these cars produce? What kind of legal quandaries will

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