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10 Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine learning practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data,” where …

Crossing Your Data Science Chasm

Most companies today are shut out from realizing their data potential and insights for growth due to the inaccessibility of data science talent. This …

Machine Learning

JupyterLab: ready for users

In the recent article about Jupyter and its notebooks, we mentioned that a new interface, called JupyterLab, existed in what its developers described …

The moral hazard of quantitative social science: Causal identification, statistical inference, and policy

A couple people pointed me to this article, “The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime,” by Jennifer …

Business Analytics: From Data to Insights

BUSINESS ANALYTICS:<p>FROM DATA TO INSIGHTS<p>Starts on<p>May 17, 2018<p>Duration<p>3 months, online <br>6–8 hours per week<p>program fees<p>$2,450<p>Why Study Business …

Caret Package – A Practical Guide to Machine Learning in R

<i>Caret Package is a comprehensive framework for building machine learning models in R. In this tutorial, I explain nearly all the core features of the</i> …

Data Science

How to do factor analysis

<i>This is a guest post by Evan Warfel. The code and results are available on Domino.</i><p>Background<p>P-values. T-tests. Categorical variables. All are …

Data Science

Scientists implant tiny robots inside live mice

Can robots travel inside living animals? It sounds like science fiction, but scientists have just made it a reality by implanting tiny nano-robots inside living mice. Researchers from the Department of Nanoengineering at the University of California, San Diego, published their report on the first …

Cheat Sheet - 10 Machine Learning Algorithms & R Commands - Reskilling IT

This article lists down 10 popular <b>machine learning algorithms</b> and related <b>R commands</b> (& package information) that could be used to create respective …

Machine Learning

Introduction to programming econometrics with R

(This article was first published on <b>Econometrics and Free Software</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>This semester, I’ll be teaching an …

A Brief Introduction to caretEnsemble

caretEnsemble<p>caretList is the preferred way to construct list of caret models in this package, as it will ensure the resampling indexes are identical …

Extreme Sports

Nobody Is Using Google+

Anderson studied data compiled by Edward Morbius, who says that just 9% of Google+'s 2.2 billion users actively post public content. On Ello, Morbius writes that based on his research, between 4-6 million people engage, interact, and post publicly on Google+. Anderson's analysis covered January …

Machine Learning: Exceeding Chance Level By Chance - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | January 18, 2015 7:29 am<p>A simple statistical misunderstanding is leading many neuroscientists astray in their use of machine …

Stupid Illustrations I have drawn this year

Neuromyths and the disconnect between science and the public

NASA Makes Travel Posters For Nearby Earth-Like Planets

To get people excited about outerspace, this is a small series of travel posters designed by NASA, advertising nearby (nearby being relative) …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Barak Shoshany's answer to Why are prime numbers important in real life? What practical use are prime numbers?

The most notable practical use of prime numbers is in cryptography. Many popular algorithms used in public-key cryptography, which has numerous and …

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Archaeology

10 Best Car-Free Bike Paths in the USA

Why take just the lane when you can take the whole road? Pedal blissfully through stunning scenery on these car-free roads, lanes, and bike paths.<p>There’s no reason to yell “Car back!” on America’s rail trails and bike paths, where the bike is king of the road. On these 10 routes, take in the …

Artist Saves Forgotten Paintings by Adding His Own Hilarious Touch

Artist David Irvine takes existing, unwanted paintings and gives them a second life thanks to his hilarious additions. He calls this <i>Re-Directed Art</i>, and the originals are works that he’s located at thrift stores, yard sales, or even taken from a street curb. Irvine then paints pop culture icons …

Art

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel

Using convolutional neural nets to detect facial keypoints tutorial

This is a hands-on tutorial on deep learning. Step by step, we'll go about building a solution for the Facial Keypoint Detection Kaggle challenge. …

24 Data Science Resources to Keep Your Finger on the Pulse

There are lots of resources out there to learn about, or to build upon what you already know about, data science. But where do you start? What are …

Markov Chains vs Simulation: Flipping a Million Little Coins

24 Oct 2014<p>Intro<p>I saw an interesting question on Reddit the other day. The problem was about estimating the amount of decaying radioactive isotopes …

Welcome to RStatistics.Net !

An educational resource for all things related to R language and its applications in advanced statistical computing and machine</b> …

Machine Learning Trends from NIPS 2014

<i>This blog post is authored by</i> <i>John Platt</i><i>, Deputy Managing Director and Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft Research.</i><p>I just returned from the Neural …

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