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Machine learning fundamentals via linear regression

In this post I’ll use a simple linear regression model to explain some <b>machine learning</b> (ML) fundamentals. The linear regression isn’t the most …

Pour Another Coffee! — Why ALL Businesses Will Become Data Businesses

Pour Another Coffee! — Why ALL Businesses Will Become Data Businesses<p>In many of my conversations with CTO’s and CIO’s, throughout a breadth of …

Common Problems in Hyperparameter Optimization

<i>Orginally given as a talk at MLConf NYC 2017. Slides.</i><p><i>SigOpt’s Bayesian Optimization service tunes hyperparameters in machine learning pipelines at</i> …

Overhauling our Data Warehouse with Data Vault

<i>How we used data vault to create a backroom processing layer in our data warehouse architecture.</i><p>At Red Ventures, we model our analytic data in a …

What made Discover Weekly one of our most successful feature launches to date?

<b>WHAT IS DISCOVER WEEKLY?</b> <br>Every Monday Spotify delivers 75 million unique mixtapes to music lovers all over the world, we call these mixtapes Discover …

Blog Archive » ROC Area-Under-the-Curve Explained

The Receiver Operating Characteristic Area Under the Curve (ROC AUC) is a measure of classifier performance, which is widely used in machine …

Google For Jobs: Potential To Disrupt The $200 Billion Recruiting Industry

Have you ever looked for a job? Of course you have. It’s a daunting process, and one which Google hopes to make easier than ever.<p>Google Doodle …

Los algoritmos tienen prejuicios: ellos son informáticos y ellas, amas de casa

La inteligencia artificial puede ser sexista. Cinco científicos nos explican por qué.<p>FOLLOW<p>Seguir<p>Es una verdad mundialmente reconocida que un hombre …

Si no sigues la ruta ideal, estás provocando atascos de tráfico

Un estudio en cuatro ciudades europeas demuestra que la mitad de las rutas favoritas de los conductores no eran las rutas ideales sugeridas por los …

Big Data

Cuarta revolución: el mundo está cambiando, ¿para mejor o para peor?

Big data, internet de las cosas, blockchain. El mundo del trabajo está cambiando. Y nosotros con él.<p>FOLLOW<p>Seguir<p>Si no nos creen a nosotros, escuchen …

Acceso usuarios

el nuevo escritorio de Acceso que le permitirá gestionar su información de forma rápida e intuitiva.<p>Bienvenido a Acceso360 tu herramienta de gestión …

Now Anyone Can Deploy Google’s Troll-Fighting AI

Last September, a Google offshoot called Jigsaw declared war on trolls, launching a project to defeat online harassment using machine learning. Now, …

Google crea Perspective para luchar contra los ‘trolls’ en las noticias

La herramienta, que utiliza inteligencia artificial, identifica los "comentarios tóxicos" para que puedan ser revisados y excluidos de la conversación<p>…

You’re Being Sold on the Internet | IoT For All

You’ve already read about the big data breaches at the DNC, retail stores, and even tech companies. Yet most people brush it off as if this is just a …

Blockchain Explained - The Basics of Blockchain and How it Might Affect IoT | IoT For All

Listen to the audio version of this article!<p>AT&T, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic formed an IoT Cybersecurity Alliance …

AWS Greengrass Announcement - 6 Key Takeaways | IoT For All

When Andy Jassy announced the release of AWS Greengrass in Limited Preview back in November at AWS re:Invent 2016, the show floor was buzzing for …

Japanese firm to open world’s first robot-run farm

Spread says it will open the fully automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process<p>A Japanese company is to open the world’s first “robot farm”, as agriculture joins other sectors of the economy in attempting to fill labour shortages created by the country’s rapidly ageing …

How Big Data Analysis helped increase Walmart’s Sales turnover?

<i>Latest Update made on November 10,2017.</i><p>With more than 245 million customers visiting 10,900 stores and with 10 active websites across the globe, …

El cerebro artificial que piensa por ti

SOMOS LA ÚLTIMA generación que es más inteligente que sus máquinas. Estamos en la antesala de profundos cambios sociales. En nuestro futuro se …

Data science is creating a tidal wave of opportunity for women to get into executive leadership

Gone are the days of trashing a female exec for her “leadership skills” without taking a closer look at her personal and financial-performance metrics.<p>We have reached the tipping point in big data. We can now access, manage and manipulate massive amounts of data with such ease that the real work …

Data Science

IoT And Big Data At Caterpillar: How Predictive Maintenance Saves Millions Of Dollars

When it comes to big data and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives most companies are still in the design or early adoption phases which make it hard to get a solid return on investment (ROI) figures. So it’s refreshing to share a story of an organization delivering real-world ROI for their …

Big Data

Twitter cuts off geospatial data access for police intelligence centers

Fusion centers now get a limited version of the Dataminr tool<p>Police across the country will now have a harder time singling out individual Twitter users. Twitter announced today that it has cut off all geospatial intelligence data being sold to police intelligence centers, also known as fusion …

Surveillance

Visualizing the Toughest Challenges Facing Global Cities

At Habitat III, stunning mapping projects from around the world showcase the need for science and data in urban planning.<p>It’s one thing to say that climate change is taking its toll on cities, or that 2.5 billion people will pack into urban areas by 2050. It’s another to actually show how the …

Here Are the Real Boundaries of American Metropolises, Decided by an Algorithm

How is the U.S. actually split geographically?<p>When we think about where we live, usually our ideas start with political boundaries—we’d say we live …

West Virginia

Business Tech Predictions: 10 Ways AI, Big Data, and Cloud Will Evolve in 2017

We've written a lot about the convergence of cloud infrastructure, Big Data, and artificial intelligence (AI) this year. Throughout the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) space, we've seen an inextricable link between these three factors in business intelligence (BI) tools, social listening platforms, …

Big Data

Connected car report 2016: Opportunities, risk, and turmoil on the road to autonomous vehicles

Executive summary<p><b>The race to build</b> the fully connected car, and ultimately the completely autonomous vehicle, is already under way. Who will cross …

How Intelligent Machines Learn to Make Sense of the World

Home Depot uses it to show which bathtubs in its huge inventory will fit someone’s oddly shaped bathroom. Apple uses it to present customers with …

Machine Learning