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EVE Online alliance leader permanently banned after threatening to cut off another player's hands

Today is not a good day if you're a member of Circle-of-Two (CO2). This alliance is one of the largest and most popular in EVE Online—or it was until …

PC Gaming

Get Sheet Done — using Google Spreadsheets as your data backend

If you want to rapidly prototype your next web apps, try using Google Spreadsheets as your data backend.With a small library I created called …

JavaScript

AR's future is more than just games, it will change the way we make decisions

According to research by Goldman Sachs, the virtual and augmented reality industry will become a $85 billion market by 2025. However, while a lot of the conversation surrounding VR and AR is focused on gaming and video, a huge part of the market value is being driven from non-entertainment use …

Introducing Vectorflow

a lightweight neural network library for sparse data<p>By Benoît Rostykus<p><b>Introduction</b><p>With the deluge of deep learning libraries and software innovation …

Data industrialization on our way to marketing in a blockchain world

<i>The following is a follow-up guest post by Jeremy Epstein, CEO of Never Stop Marketing, to his previous articles on blockchain marketing, blockchain</i> …

Blockchain

When blockchain meets big data, the payoff will be huge

If there is a “sweet spot” for blockchain, it will likely be the ability to turn insights and questions into assets. Blockchains will give you greater confidence in the integrity of the data you see. Immutable entries, consensus-driven timestamping, audit trails, and certainty about the origin of …

Blockchain

Towards Data Science

The Three Types of A/B Tests<p>The Three Types of A/B TestsIf you work in or around data you’ll likely know that the term data science is much …

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

Leadership

Apple launches machine learning research site

Apple just launched a blog focused on machine learning research papers and sharing the company’s findings. The Apple Machine Learning Journal is a bit empty right now as the company only shared one post about turning synthetic images into realistic ones in order to train neural networks.<p>This move …

4 Singapore-based data scientists share how data has been impacting lives

Data science has been touted as the job of the future and a lucrative career, according to a <i>Tech in Asia</i> salary survey of data scientists.<p>But going …

Data Scientists Automated and Unemployed by 2025 - Update!

<b>Summary:</b> <i> A year ago we wrote about the emergence of fully automated predictive analytic platforms including some with true One-Click Data-In</i> …

Big Data

How Data Science Helps Us Ask The Right Questions: And Why IBM Never Became The King of Photocopies

Leaders sometimes ask questions that get in the way of solving the problem that really matters to them. We can learn a lot from a real-life example of two business titans.<p>During the 1960s, Big Blue had the opportunity to buy or license Xerox’s new reprographic photo process (think: copies). IBM …

Bioinformatics

Island Hopping In Colombia: The Best Secret Island Retreats

How Robots Rule the Stock Market (SPX, DJIA) | Investopedia

Robots apparently rule the stock market. Quantitative funds managed via computerized systematic trading strategies, often referred to as investing …

PayPal boss isn’t scared of Apple Pay’s peer-to-peer payments

iOS 11’s Apple Pay Cash feature will support peer-to-peer payments, but PayPal’s CEO wants people to know that its similar Venmo app hasn’t been “Sherlocked.”<p>That refers to an app or service that is developed by a third-party, only for Apple to start providing exactly the same functionality in a …

Venezuela accuses Twitter of censoring after government accounts are suspended

Venezuela is not happy with Twitter, and Twitter is staying silent.<p>President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro accused Twitter of censoring by suspending …

Machine Learning with JavaScript : Part 1

And you thought it wasn’t easy<p><i>This is Part 1 of the ongoing series</i> Machine Learning with JavaScript<i>. Here’s</i> Part 2.<p>JAVASCRIPT?! Shouldn’t I be using …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

After Seeing This Method For Cooking Chicken, I’ll Never Cook It Any Other Way Again. So Good

Hasselback potatoes are spread global and the each and every one of us has tried them at least one time.<p>The best way to make them is to slice the …

Doctors Are Now Fighting Depression by Targeting the Brain's Wiring, Not Its Chemical Balance

The Damage of Depression<p>Depression is becoming an epidemic that is damaging individuals, society, and the economy. Its has become the leading source …

Microsoft’s AI earns perfect Ms Pac-Man score

Some tasks are just too complex, too nuanced to tackle all at once, like beating all 256 levels of Ms. Pac-Man on the Atari 2600 while earning a perfect score of 999,990. That's why Microsoft didn't even try to train its AI to take it on in one go. Instead the company, as it announced on Wednesday, …

Automating Breast Cancer Detection with Deep Learning

iSono Health is a startup company committed to developing an affordable, automated ultrasound imaging platform to facilitate monthly self-monitoring …

Top 15 Python Libraries for Data Science in 2017

<b>By Igor Bobriakov, ActiveWizards.</b><p>As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its …

Bank tellers are in danger of extinction as the ATM of the future takes over

Retail bank branches remain stubbornly relevant, despite an onslaught of digital and tech innovations.<p>But bank tellers' days in those branches could be numbered.<p>The largest banks in the US have been investing millions in updating the capabilities and physical appearances of their thousands of ATMs …

Banking

Dennis Rodman's North Korea Trip Sponsored by Digital Currency for Marijuana

Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman revealed Tuesday that his latest trip to North Korea is sponsored by a digital currency for marijuana.<p>As seen in the following video, Rodman thanked PotCoin for sending him overseas:<p>According to CNN's Jethro Mullen, PotCoin allows legal marijuana users and …

Do More! What Amazon Teaches Us About AI and the “Jobless Future”

We hear again and again that AI and robots are going to take away human jobs. My broken kettle says otherwise.<p>Yesterday, I set my electric kettle …

A Data Scientist’s Guide to Predicting Housing Prices in Russia

(This article was first published on <b>R – NYC Data Science Academy Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>Sberbank Russian Housing Market</b><p><i>A Kaggle</i> …

Bereaved father, Microsoft data scientists crunch numbers to combat infant deaths

Spurred by a colleague’s family tragedy, a Microsoft team deployed analysis and data visualization tools and found promising leads in combating …

Children's Hospital

Australia's too-big-to-fail banks cry crocodile tears over bank levy

The government’s planned tax is not a hit to the stability of either the economy or the financial system<p>I wonder if some bank executives in Australia should rewatch of Robert Connolly’s 2001 film The Bank, in which the protagonist, Jim Doyle, when asked why he perpetrated a scam on a bank, replies: …

Australia

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 …