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Ryft, a big bata outfit that has products which offer ‘actionable intelligence from complex data’ has rolled out a new analytics platform that claims to be 200X faster than conventional hardware, in analyzing historical and streaming data simultaneously. Dubbed, Ryft ONE, the new offering promises to provide actionable business insights

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Data Science 101Machine Learning

I’ve previously written a lot on data mining in the abstract; now, I want to start taking you through some practical applications. Welcome to the fascinating world of the recommendation engine- this post will walk through the concepts, and later posts will teach you how to implement your own. What

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Data Science

Understanding Big Data: Stream Analytics and YARN Real-time stream processing is growing in importance, as businesses need to be able to react faster to events as they that occur. Data that is valuable now may be worthless a few hours later. Use cases include sentiment analysis, monitoring and anomaly detection.

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Pyramid Analytics has reported all round growth in the past year, marked by increased customer base – which has been tripling every year in the last three years, and doubled workforce. “The market is rapidly evolving from departmental BI to more mature, cross-departmental BI for the enterprise,” notes Omri Kohl, co-founder

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Machine LearningNews

It seems not a day goes by without an industry leader remarking that machine learning algorithms are the future of everything. Unfortunately, data scientist extraordinaire Hilary Mason is calling bullshit on the whole affair. Mason is the CEO and founder at Fast Forward Labs, a machine intelligence research company. While

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Machine LearningNews

Deep learning innovator, AlchemyAPI has been acquired by tech giant IBM in a bid to further develop its “next generation cognitive computing applications,” essentially adding to Watson’s deep learning potential. AlchemyAPI’s deep learning platform allows structuring of cognitive-infused applications with advanced data analysis capabilities such as taxonomy categorization, entity and

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Autodesk, the 3D design, engineering and entertainment software provider has recently made free public beta its all in one, end-to-end solution for converting any reality capture input (photos, scans) into the high resolution 3D digital mesh replicas. Project Memento which graduated from Autodesk Labs to Autodesk Memento Beta allows the

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Artificial IntelligenceNews

Sam Altman, the President of the seed-stage accelerator Y Combinator, has a thing or two to say about the development of the superhuman machine intelligence (SMI). In a blog post, this week, he wrote : “The US government, and all other governments, should regulate the development of SMI.  In an ideal

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Machine LearningNews

Pande Lab at Stanford University in collaboration with Google released a paper earlier this week that focuses on how neural networks and deep learning technology could be crucial in improving the accuracy of determining which chemical compounds would be effective drug treatments for a variety of diseases. A Google Research

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BI & Analytics

The data science market has reached a point that we can safely assume that if you have customers, data is valuable to you. It can help you find new customers, re-engage exisiting ones, and make product recommendations tailored to their specific needs. But for Westwing, an online style and furniture

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