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TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES Introduction to Bayes Theorem With Python “So I feel like there is not a lot of good information out their on how to use Bayes Theorem for modeling – especially with Python code. Like try figuring out how to understand a Bayesian Linear Regression from just Google

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NYC-based social mapping platform Citymaps announced a new series A1 equity financing yesterday, to the tune of $6 million. The announcement also coincided with the latest update to their proprietary platform, which allows users and communities to build collections of social maps. “Citymaps 2.0 is our most significant update and

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In a first, the White House has appointed a certain Dr. D.J. Patil as the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy and Chief Data Scientist, it was announced Wednesday. Dr. Patil will report to erstwhile Google executive Megan Smith, who is now the U.S.’ Chief Technology Officer. “As part

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It’s incredibly common to hear people say that “big data is disrupting every industry”- yet, in many respects, the fashion industry is still playing catch up. Although data science has been used to optimise delivery logistics, recommend products and target customers, it’s yet to disrupt actual fashion products in a

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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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What could possibly be a leap in AI technology is a novel method devised by scientists at Adobe Research and the University of Rochester to train computers to draw insights on ‘Visual Sentiments’ from mere images. A paper, entitled “Robust Image Sentiment Analysis Using Progressively Trained and Domain Transferred Deep

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8-year-old startup Automated Insights(Ai), has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners as a subsidiary of STATS LLC. Automated Insights have been innovating with natural language generation and artificial intelligence to glean patterns in big data and turn them into readable narratives. “We aren’t disclosing the amount, but I will say two things about

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Real-time Trend Intelligence providers Bottlenose have secured a $13.4 million Series B funding, led by KPMG Capital, according to an SEC filing. Earlier in December KPMG Capital, a new funding wing set up by KPMG International, whose first investment fund was created to accelerate innovation in data and analytics, had

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Data management & analytics software outfit Lavastorm have announced extensive updates to their Analytics Engine platform. The enhanced engine will  allow business analysts make significant insights using predictive analytics, even with a limited knowledge of complex data science. “Demand for advanced analytic capabilities from companies across the globe is growing

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Conference Themes Technologies for Human Use On human uses of technologies, human uses, and the social impacts of technologies. Technologies in Community On the roles of technologies in community formation, maintenance and change. Technologies for Learning On learning through and about technologies. Technologies for Common Knowledge On the use of

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