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Artificial intelligence wrecks poker pros to stack up a profit of $800,000

In yet another episode of man versus machine, an artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University has been absolutely dismantling a team of professional poker players, accumulating a staggering lead of almost $800,000.<p>The showdown takes place as part of the “Brains vs. Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

9 speaking habits that will make you sound smarter

Eloquent people sound smart, regardless of how intelligent they are. The opposite is true as well. Smart people who are incoherent— like some engineers I've known — often come off as if they're of limited intelligence.<p>Fortunately, eloquence is a skill that can be taught, practiced, and mastered. …

Here is an ideal résumé for a mid-level employee

Having a ton of experience under your belt doesn't necessarily mean you have an "impressive" résumé.<p>"You can have all the experience in the world — but if your résumé doesn't stand out, if you don't present that information in a well-organized manner, or if it doesn't tell your story, nobody will …

France banned free shipping. So Amazon made it cost one cent.

This past October, French lawmakers decided it was time to show Amazon who's boss. Frustrated by Amazon's fast and cheap book-selling model, which …

My 3-step plan to keep Ireland’s recovery going

Ireland is now the fastest growing economy in Europe. Thanks to the hard work and resilience of the Irish people and Irish businesses, we have come a …

R ahp package on github

(This article was first published on <b>ipub » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>AHP lets you analyse complex decision making problems. We have …

Alibaba Generated $14.3 Billion In Singles Day Sales, Breaking Last Year's Record of $9.3 Billion

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has smashed its own record for the Singles Day shopping bonanza set just one year ago. It generated $14.3 billion in gross merchandise value (GMV) settled through its payment affiliate Alipay, a 60% rise compared with last year, according to unaudited company …

Alibaba Says Singles' Day Sales Surpass Last Year's $9.3B Total

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd<p>said on Wednesday the value of merchandise it has sold so far during the …

Which country just had the biggest online shopping day in history?

For many years, Cyber Monday – the first Monday after US Thanksgiving – was the biggest online shopping day of the year, until it was surpassed by …

eCommerce

5 things to know about Canada’s economy

The sweeping election victory of Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party has thrust Canada’s economic woes into the global spotlight.<p>Source: Election Canada; …

Canada

How to find the world’s fast-growing markets

It’s time to think small when it comes to identifying growth areas in the global economy.<p>For the past 15 years, since the BRIC acronym was coined for …

World Economy

3 powerful forces affecting global growth

The IMF’s new <i>World Economic Outlook</i> (IMF 2015) points out that the world economy is at the intersection of at least three powerful forces.<p>First, …

Issue Briefing: Climate Change

Ahead of the crucial COP-21 Climate talks in Paris, we ask whether a global solution to climate change is possible, and if so what needs to be done …

Climate

Which are the most business-friendly economies?

The new release of the World Bank’s Doing Business report has named Singapore as the economy where it is easiest to conduct business.<p>The 2016 report …

World Economy

Doing Data Science at Twitter

A reflection of my two year Journey so far. Sample size N = 1<p>Motivation<p>On June 17, 2015, I celebrated my two year #Twitterversary @Twitter. Looking …

Data Science

A/B Testing with Hierarchical Models in Python

In this post, I discuss a method for A/B testing using Beta-Binomial Hierarchical models to correct for a common pitfall when testing multiple …

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Google's Search Algorithm Could Steal the Presidency

Imagine an election—a close one. You’re undecided. So you type the name of one of the candidates into your search engine of choice. (Actually, let’s …

Google AI Blog

Labels: Deep Learning , Natural Language Processing , Natural Language Understanding , Semantic Models<p>Labels: AI , Google Brain , Natural Language …

Data manipulation primitives in R and Python

Both R and Python are incredibly good tools to manipulate your data and their integration is becoming increasingly important1. The latest tool for …

Python Programming

Quick guide: Learn to crunch big data with R

The R scripting language makes it easy to save and rerun analyses on updated data sets, and it has the ability to integrate R and C++. In addition, …

Amazon Had Mixed Success With Prime Day – Strong Sales, But Consumer Backlash Could Linger

Amazon scored big sales with Prime Day, its first-ever attempt to create its own sales holiday to rival the post-Thanksgiving sales bump that includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The company reported that its Prime Day sales were actually bigger than Black Friday sales, even though they were …

10 fascinatingly untranslatable Norwegian words

1. Uting<p>Directly translated, it means «unthing.» Figuratively translated, it usually describes a bad habit or tradition — of which, of course, there …

Language