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Mike has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry helping firms design and develop mission-critical applications in eCommerce, insurance, banking, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, and scientific research for organizations including NASA, eBay, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Nielsen, EMC, and others. He has written thousands of lines of code, managed

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Machine LearningNews

In lieu of the upcoming NCAA tournament office pools and pundit prognosis are starting to gain momentum. For the last few years, however the stakes are high; and the amount of predictive data available gets higher. Betting has been taken to an all new level with big data scientists using

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Data Science

You know the feeling. You’re sat across the table from an interviewee and the conversation starts to run away from you. Your eyes start scanning the room as they’re reeling off another jargon-crammed answer. You notice the chip in the Channing Tatum mug you received from the office Secret Santa

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BI & AnalyticsData Science 101Machine Learning

One of most popular posts this year came from Ferris Jumah, a data scientist at LinkedIn, who mapped the most popular skills of data scientists by scraping LinkedIn profile data. One of the common comments amongst data scientists who came across this post- as with most of our posts focused

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Big DataData Science 101

2014 has been a huge year in big data- and big data publishing. Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger and Kenneth Cukier re-published and added an extra chapter to their bestselling “Big Data”; Nate Silver graced the publishing world with his presence once more with the Best American Infographics of 2014. We’ve compiled a

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Machine Learning

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kris Hammond, the Chief Scientist for Narrative Science. Narrative Science focuses around automating text generated from data, turning raw data into insightful accounts. Hammond has spent over 20 years working in and developing the AI labs at the University of Chicago and

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Machine LearningNews

At the Carnegie Mellon University’s Machine Learning Department, researchers have identified brain regions that encode words, grammar, character development by performing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans on subjects – while they read Harry Potter. “At first, we were skeptical of whether this would work at all,” explains Tom Mitchell,

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Artificial Intelligence

Picture this. Two figures, seated in comfortable swiveling seats, talking as they pore over magazines. “I’m here for a chrome job”, says one. “I’m here for a recalibration.” Another scene. Two shining figures, one behind a podium as it orates in a language possibly far too evolved for the current

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Machine LearningNews

A researcher at MIT has developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict the price of the “infamously volatile crypto-currency Bitcoin.” Principal investigator Devavrat Shah, at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems along with recent graduate Kang Zhang, used  “Bayesian regresion,” to

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Machine LearningNews

Building a killer website is crucial to almost any enterprise. The visuals, layout and branding of a webpage are vital to luring the right customers in, especially for ecommerce websites. A detail as seemingly insignificant as the placement of the “Add to Basket” button can have a tangible impact on

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