Arthur Mendes Alves

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Laplace approximation of an integral from Bayesian logistic regression

Defineand<br>This integral comes up in Bayesian logisitic regression with a uniform (improper) prior. We will use this integral to illustrate a simple …

Technology Will Kill Bitcoin

Big governments and big banks will crush Bitcoin, but they won’t kill it. The technology that created Bitcoin will do it, one day.<p>Investors chasing after Bitcoin as its price trades close to $6000, hoping that they will find other investors to sell at higher prices, are confusing the promise of the …

Cryptocurrency

Applying probability to non-random things

Probability has surprising uses, including applications to things that absolutely are not random. I’ve touched on this a few times. For example, I’ve …

Mathematics

Options Trading Strategies: Understanding Position Delta

The article <i>Getting To Know The Greeks</i> discusses risk measures such as delta, gamma, theta and vega, which are summarized in figure 1 below. This …

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<b>Frequently Asked Questions About Investopedia's Advisor Insights</b><p><i>Jump to section:</i><p>If you're looking for more detailed FAQs for current members of …

Marketing

The Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Talking about artificial intelligence is in season for Europe’s corporate executives. Just don’t mention its shortcomings.<p>The C-suite is eager to …

Artificial Intelligence

EXAME

São Paulo — Um mal-entendido comum quando se fala em <b>inteligência emocional</b> é reduzir o significado dessa competência à facilidade para …

Kurt Gödel: from loopholes and dictators to the incompleteness theorems

The recent events surrounding Donald Trump’s first few weeks in the White House have left many wondering how a political outsider can become …

Explore the Interconnected World of Mathematics in One Condensed Map

If diving into the beautiful, complicated world of math sounds intimidating, physicist Dominic Walliman is here to be your guide. In his video, …

Animation

How to tell when markets peak

Tobias Levkovich, Citi's chief U.S. equity strategist (and Canadian expat) outlined several reasons why investors can remain confident in the durability of the current equity bull market. Helpfully, Morgan Stanley provides a means of testing this optimistic forecast on a continuing basis.<p>In a Feb. …

How To Make A Chatbot Intelligent?

Chatbots are a dime a dozen these days. On the one hand, every bot claims to be artificially intelligent. On the other hand, everyone seems to have …

Deep Learning in R

(This article was first published on <b> R Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) <i>Oksana Kutkina, Stefan Feuerriegel</i><i>March 7, 2016</i>IntroductionDeep …

Deep Learning

Machine Learning and Its Impact On the Future for Insurance

The interest in machine learning and the associated appetite to drive business outcomes from such investments continues to build. I’ve been talking …

Superheat: supercharged heatmaps for R

(This article was first published on <b> Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)The heatmap is a useful graphical tool in any data scientist's …

What We Learned Designing a Chatbot for Banking

The truth about online banking interfaces is that they are usually terribly complex. Chatbots make it easy.<p>For the past year we were working on a …

The future of Microsoft’s languages: C# to be powerful, Visual Basic friendly

A change that should have been made fifteen years ago.<p>Since their introduction in 2002, Microsoft's pair of .NET programming languages, C# and Visual …

Student Creates Fake News Detector Using Neural Networks

Artificial intelligence (AI) wins again! Following the shambles of all the fake news stories surrounding the 2016 election, Karan Singhal (and many …

Fake News

Automating Data Science in a Big Data Environment

Everything seems to be automated these days, from driverless cars to BLS renewal online, but one of the most transformative ways automation can …

CRAN now has 10,000 R packages. Here’s how to find the ones you need.

CRAN, the global repository of open-source packages that extend the capabiltiies of R, reached a milestone today. There are now more than 10,000 R …

Revolution AI: Canada’s early start in artificial intelligence set it up to be today’s global powerhouse

<i>This is the first instalment of Generation AI, a regular column that will explore innovations being made in the vast area of artificial intelligence,</i> …

There’s a free iPhone app that will do your homework for you

Well boys and girls, we suppose it was only a matter of time. Since copying a question or math problem from your homework into Google is far too …

Why Banks are Moving to the Cloud — And Why You Should Too

A major shift is taking place in banking right now. It’s a shift many banks have been pretty hush-hush about until now, and that naysayers said would …

A Quick Animated History of Why We Use the Numbers We Use

I find the history of numbers so much more fascinating than the application of numbers. Who cares about learning calculus, when you can geek out on …

How the complexity of Google’s search ranking algorithms changes over time

Given what I know from building search engines and large-scale software systems, here is how I expect the complexity of Google’s search ranking …

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How to use data to make killer content decisions

The end of the year isn’t merely the end of the financial year for many companies, it’s also the time when many people take a few extra days off. And the two entangle each other in a sort of ROI tango many people are afraid of.<p>Will you reach your quarterly goals? Will you end the year in the black? …

Coding in the Classroom: 6 Tips to Get Even Reluctant Teachers—and Students—Started

Technology in School<p>Coding in the Classroom: 6 Tips to Get Even Reluctant Teachers—and Students—Started<p>sponsored content from Vidcode<p>By Alexandra …

Teaching

High-Speed Traders Dominate Bitcoin

Forget libertarians, speculative individual investors and Chinese savers trying to spirit money overseas. The reality is that professionals armed …