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The Latest Trends in Big Data Analytics to Watch Out for in Q3 of 2017

Digging, analyzing, managing, and manipulating big data is pretty easy now, and most of the companies now have the ability to do it with minimal cost.

The best Data Science courses on the internet, ranked by your reviews

An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1) and (Part 2) by Rice University via Coursera<p>Rice University’s Interactive Programming …

There’s No Such Thing as Big Data in HR

“Big data” has become such a ubiquitous phrase that every function of business now feels compelled to outline how they are going to use it to improve their operations. That’s also true for Human Resources (HR) departments, which is where most of a company’s money is spent, and where — we’d like to …

AI Will Eclipse Hadoop, Says Forrester, So Cloudera Files For IPO As A Machine Learning Platform

When you start a revolution, you need to go public before the next revolution starts. Hadoop used to be the “revolutionary” technology behind the “big data” revolution but it has now been buried deep by deep learning, at least as far as the tech hype is concerned. One Hadoop distribution vendor, …

Big Data

In Data We Trust. But Can We Trust Machine Made Decisions?

Analytics is gaining power over our lives as algorithms are making more decisions. How do we know those decisions are right?<p>Ten years have passed since Clive Humby, a UK mathematician, said that data is the new oil. Like crude that must be changed into gas or chemicals to create valuable entities, …

How my work in AI put my dad out of a job

Back in 2007, when London was booming as the financial capital of the world, a new field called <i>“algorithmic trading”</i> was emerging. In essence, it is about leveraging Artificial Intelligence to place bets on financials markets faster than any human can. Like most PhD students doing AI, I was working …

Artificial Intelligence

Pizza guy or assassin? Kuna AI recognizes cars outside your home instantly

There’s always a bit of mystery when you hear a knock at the door. Is it the Amazon guy delivering your shiny new drone? The neighbor asking for a …

Artificial Intelligence

The inevitable rise of the robocops

<b>(CNN) —</b> Picture: A bleak dystopian future in which humanity is ruled by robots, suppressed by its own creation. Not an original thought, admittedly. Pop culture is filled with examples of robot overlords and android uprisings; of artificial intelligence gone bad.<p>But so far, few -- if any -- of …

Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars

On the same day that Ford officially ousted its chief executive in a bid to remake itself as future-focused vehicle manufacturer, Toyota announced its own steps to embrace technology’s next wave.<p>Andwhile Ford is looking to catch up to the leaders in autonomous and electric vehicle manufacturing, …

The Key to Ultimate Productivity in Data Science Teams – Agile Data Analysis

When Agile meets big data and machine learning<p>Machine learning is set on an irreversible path to become impactful on how we’ll do our jobs and how …

The Best Big Data Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2017 Based On Glassdoor

Employees would most recommend ThoughtSpot, Wavefront, Kyvos Insights, Looker, Sisense, Google, Domo, SAP, Qubole and Paxata to their friends looking to work for a business analytics, data management, big data platform, or data protection and security analytics company in 2017. These and other …

The Future Of Data Monetization | Articles | Big Data

Organizations are analyzing more data than ever before in an attempt to stay ahead of the competition. The use of third party data in business …

Data Science Jobs Report Q1 2017

Hello, aspiring data scientists! We're working hard to bring you the latest information, research and employment-related statistics on <i>data science</i> …

Predictive analytics: A cheat sheet

IBM Watson is the most well-known example of predictive analytics in use. If your company wants to benefit from predictive analytics, here's what you …

Teaching the Data Science Process

Understanding the process requires not only wide technical background in machine learning but also basic notions of businesses administration; here I …

Google’s New AI Is Better at Creating AI Than the Company’s Engineers

Google’s AutoML<p>One of the more noteworthy remarks to come out of Google I/O ’17 conference this week was CEO Sundar Pichai recalling how his team had …

How AI will power the future of life insurance

“Alexa, can you reorder toothpaste, get bottled water, and purchase a 20-year, $500,000 term life insurance policy?”<p>OK, we’re not there yet, but there has been a significant evolution in the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning within the life insurance industry.<p>It’s a …

Machine Learning

11 Startups that Prove Deep Learning and AI are Changing Marketing Forever

So far, 2017 has been the year of AI/Machine Learning startups for marketing, search, content and social media. It’s been fascinating to see all of the new companies popping up. Each week on the VentureBeat VB Engage podcast, it seems that Stewart Rogers and I are talking about yet another new …

Machine Learning

Big Data: Will We Soon No Longer Need Data Scientists?

The job of data scientist — the quintessential big data job, and the job that was just voted the best job in America for 2016 — is at risk.<p>Data scientists have been called “unicorns” because finding the right person with the right set of skills — including coding, statistics, machine learning, …

Big Data

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

The future of AI: 10 scenarios IBM is already working on

While there's fear about artificial intelligence taking jobs or wiping out humanity, IBM sees the future in far more practical terms. It's using AI …

Cognitive Computing

Meet Nadia, the scarily ‘human’ chatbot who can read your emotions

Have you ever dreamt of gazing into the eyes of chatbot while explaining your frustration with a service? If so, that would be oddly specific, but you’d also be in luck, thanks to an ambitious New Zealand startup.<p>The company, which has the eerie name of Soul Machines, has created a virtual chatbot …

Disability

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and How they Differ from One Another

These are three terms that are heard all the time now, but often people still get confused about what each one really entails. Below is a quick …

To Understand Your Customer Data, Try Thinking Like a Psychologist

Like a modern King Arthur and all of his knights, digital marketers are forever on a quest for the holy grail: the website that personalizes itself …

Small data may be bigger than big data

March 19, 2017 5:00 AM<br>SMALL DATA: THE TINY CLUES THAT UNCOVER HUGE TRENDS

Trends

Internet Of Things Will Revolutionize Retail

• 70% of retail decision makers globally are ready to adopt the Internet of Things to improve customer experiences.<br>• 73% of retailers rate managing big data as important or business-critical to their operations.<br>• 78% of retailers say it is important or business-critical to integrate e-commerce and …

eCommerce

Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

ASK THE GOOGLE search app “What is the fastest bird on Earth?,” and it will tell you.<p>“Peregrine falcon,” the phone says. “According to YouTube, the …

Machine Learning Is The New Proving Ground For Competitive Advantage

• Fifty percent of organizations are planning to use machine learning to better understand customers in 2017.<br>• Forty-eight percent are planning to use machine learning to gain greater competitive advantage.<br>• Top future applications of machine learning include automated agents/bots (42%), predictive …

Machine Learning

Meet 'Professor X,' the AI genius who left his lab at Princeton to beat Uber, Google, and Intel at their own game

By the fall of that same year, Xiao, known as something of a risk-taker, had moved himself and his family from New Jersey to Silicon Valley, and raised some modest seed funding for his new startup focused on self-driving cars.<p>His startup, dubbed AutoX, has done its best to stay under the radar to …

Artificial Intelligence