David Flaherty

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This Week in Machine Learning, 2 September 2016

This week’s top Machine Learning stories include algorithms for everything from the legal profession to your refrigerator!<p>Machine Learning is one of …

Why 'Big Data' Means Nothing Without 'Little Data'

It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of big data. Huge datasets, fast-moving analytics, complex and diverse data sources are hot right now, but it’s important to understand that big data would be nothing without the little data that goes along with it.<p>Little data, what I call traditional …

Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

Unstructured Data Miners Chase Silver with Deep Learning

The traditional approach to mining unstructured data typically involves training machine learning models upon high-quality “gold standard” data …

What are the Best Machine Learning Packages in R?

<i>Guest post by Khushbu Shah</i> The most common question asked by prospective data scientists is – “What is the best programming language for Machine …

Gigantic datasets reveal unexpected insights into global medical treatments - Scope

In a first demonstration of the power of really big data, Stanford bioinformatician Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD, and an international team asked some …

Stanford University

Artificial intelligence has helped detect secret code words used by inmates on prison phone calls

A US prison was recently able to detect and prevent inmates from carrying out illegal business by using artificial intelligence to analyse calls made …

Using Open Source Libraries for Sentiment Analysis on Social Media

<i>Social media plays a crucial role in the formation of public opinion. Sentiment analysis, also known as opinion mining, is the processing of natural</i> …

Tips & Tools To Find the Best Data Science News

Data science is a world that doesn’t seem to ever stay put. In the blink of an eye dozens of open source projects are launched, companies develop new …

Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

Using data science to improve your enterprise paid search marketing results

As QuanticMind looks to move in on Marin Software's territory, which platform is right for you? Columnist Travis Wright explains how data science can …

Facebook's DeepText A.I. can read, understand your posts

Facebook has built a technology that not only allows it better understand users, but also help them connect with the people they're most interested …

The barbell effect of machine learning

If there’s one technology that promises to change the world more than any other over the next several decades, it’s (arguably) machine learning.<p>By enabling computers to learn certain things more efficiently than humans, and discover certain things that humans cannot, machine learning promises to …

Machine Learning

7 steps to master Machine Learning with python

In this article I am going to give you the 7 steps to success to become a master in machine learning.<p>There are many Python machine learning resources …

The real prerequisite for machine learning isn’t math, it’s data analysis

(This article was first published on <b> r-bloggers – SHARP SIGHT LABS</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)When beginners get started with machine …

Insights into the World of Business Intelligence and Workforce Analytics: 10 Things to Know

Business Intelligence, Business Analysis and Predictive Analysis are the pillars of workforce data analytics. While the former was extracted out of …

Big Data: Will We Soon No Longer Need Data Scientists?

The job of data scientist — the quintessential big data job, and the job that was just voted the best job in America for 2016 — is at risk.<p>Data scientists have been called “unicorns” because finding the right person with the right set of skills — including coding, statistics, machine learning, …

Big Data

What Sentiment Analysis Can Do for Your Brand

How can companies find out what consumers really think about their brand?<p>With new technologies and algorithms that automatically collect, index, and …

Marketing

IT career roadmap: How to become a data scientist

A data scientist is one of the most in-demand, high-profile careers in IT today, but Tom Walsh and Alex Krowitz have been working behind the scenes …

How to approach machine learning as a non-technical person

The last few years have seen an explosion of interest in machine learning technology and potential applications. As a non-expert, you’ve probably either had to assess ML technology for your product and business or as a potential investment. The jargon around ML technology is vast, confusing and, …

Machine Learning

Data Mining Reveals the Four Urban Conditions That Create Vibrant City Life - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1961, the gradual decline of many city centers in the U.S. began to puzzle urban planners and activists alike. One of them, the urban …

Comprehensive list of data science resources

<i>Guest blog post by Vincent Granville</i><p><i>Originally posted here, but this version here is up-to-date.</i><p>We blended together the <i>best of the best</i> resources …

Data Science

6 Reactions by Marketers to the End of ‘Free Social’ as the Algorithm Era Unfolds

Instagram last week unveiled its updated algorithm, which will reorder the images and videos users see in their news feeds based on their interests …

Social Media

The Tools of Big Data Science: The Technologies & Languages of Statistical Analysis

You’ve read about many of the kinds of big data projects that you can use to learn more about your data in our What Can a Data Scientist Do for You? …

Is Data Visualization The Most Important Stage Of Data Analytics? | Articles | Analytics

A recent Business2community survey of data professionals found that the data science skill with the highest correlation to project success was data …

Can machine learning predict onset of mental depression?

Machine learning algorithms are being used to predict onset of depression<p>Ellie, touted as the world’s first AI-psychologist, has sparked significant …

Mental Health

How to learn Machine Learning?

Some time ago I started a journey into one of the most exciting fields in Computer Science — Machine Learning. This is my subjective guide for anyone …

Machine Learning

What Types of Questions Can Data Science Answer?

<i>Guest blog post, authored by Brandon Rohrer, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft. Originally posted here.</i> Machine learning (ML) is the motor that …

How to replace a pie chart

(This article was first published on <b> Variance Explained</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Yesterday a family member forwarded me a Wall Street …

The Algorithmic Influence On Brands

AUSTIN, TEXAS -- I just left my first session at SXSW Interactive here, titled “Trust Me, I’m an Algorithm.” Intriguing? It should be, and honestly, …