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Panama Papers: A History of Tax Evasion from Ancient Rome to the French Revolution to 19th-Century New Jersey

The “Panama Papers” didn’t come out of nowhere. Ever since ancient Rome imposed tax burdens on the wealthy, the wealthy have been trying to squirrel assets away from the reach of local law. The more than 11 million emails, corporate records and financial spreadsheets leaked this week are a reminder …

New Jersey

Mastering the holy grail of programming: What makes a good coder

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do I become a good coder and what should the ideal characteristics of a good coder?</i> <i>Answer by Guillermo Schwarz has spent over twenty years developing software.</i><p>Ah, the Holy grail of programming. You should learn, because learning is what makes the …

Prototypes

10 Web Scraping Tools to Extract Online Data

Web Scraping tools are specifically developed for extracting information from websites. They are also known as web harvesting tools or web data …

Python Programming

Bayesian machine learning

So you know the Bayes rule. How does it relate to machine learning? It can be quite difficult to grasp how the puzzle pieces fit together - we know …

The Most Crowded Hedge Fund Bets At Year-End 2015

Most analyses of hedge fund crowding focus on their residual (idiosyncratic, stock-specific) bets. This is misguided, since over 85% of the monthly …

Are You Using the Right Tools for Your Big Data Projects?

Data scientists rely on tools/products/solutions to help them get insights from data. Gregory Piatetsky of KDNuggets conducts an annual survey of …

Data Science

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

Self-improvement

Airbnb New User Bookings, Winner's Interview: 2nd place, Keiichi Kuroyanagi (@Keiku)

AirBnB New User Bookings challenged Kagglers to predict the first country where a new user would book travel. Participants were given a list of users …

Introduction to Scikit Flow - Yuan's Blog

(This blog is featured in DataScienceWeekly here)<p>In November, 2015, Google open-sourced its numerical computation library called TensorFlow using …

Artificial Intelligence Q1 Update in 15 Visuals

We at Venture Scanner are tracking 1110 Artificial Intelligence companies across 13 categories, with a combined funding amount of $4.8 Billion. The …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

Tool: 31 Resources to Learn AI & Deep Learning, From Beginner to Advanced

I. Background<p>I’ve spent the last few weeks learning, well, about deep learning. I’ve parsed through the internet, read a ton, and tried to get a …

Machine Learning

Italy isn't Greece — it's worse

<i>In the 14th century, the Medici family of Florence began its rise to prominence, investing profits from a thriving textile trade to fund what would become the largest banking institution in Europe. The success of the legendary banking family helped to usher in the Italian Renaissance and thus</i> …

G4S, Lloyds, Burberry: How artificial intelligence spots insider transactions before a stock hits freefall

Machine learning algorithms can warn investors when a particular stock is going to fall by predicting likely instances of insider transactions (when …

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

The term Artificial Intelligence was originally coined by John McCarthy in 1955, defining it as “the science and engineering of making intelligent …

What is the difference between a Perceptron, Adaline, and neural network model?

Both Adaline and the Perceptron are (single-layer) neural network models.<p>The Perceptron is one of the oldest and simplest learning algorithms out …

Rohan & Lenny #1: Neural Networks & The Backpropagation Algorithm, Explained

Do you know the chain rule? Then you know the neural network backpropagation algorithm!<p>This is the first group (Lenny and Rohan) entry in our journey …

How Crowdfunding Has Changed Real Estate Investing

Though in it's relative infancy, real estate crowdfunding was poised to reach over $2.5 billion in 2015 to fund a wide range of property developments.<p>Though in it's relative infancy, real estate crowdfunding was poised to reach over $2.5 billion in 2015 to fund a wide range of property …

Real Estate

"Hello world" in keras (or, scikit-learn versus keras)

Despite all the recent excitement around deep learning, neural networks have a reputation among non-specialists as complicated to build and difficult …

IBM announces new and advanced Watson APIs on the cloud

IBM today announced new and expanded cognitive APIs for developers that enhance Watson's emotional and visual senses, further extending the …

Cognitive Computing

Essentials of Machine Learning Algorithms (with Python and R Codes)

<b>Note: This article was originally published on Aug 10, 2015 and updated on Sept 9th, 2017</b><p>Introduction<p>Google’s self-driving cars and robots get a lot …

Deep Learning vs Machine Learning vs Pattern Recognition

Lets take a close look at three related terms (Deep Learning vs Machine Learning vs Pattern Recognition), and see how they relate to some of the …

Good machine learning course for "advanced beginner" which also goes into more complex data generation (yes, i've used the search bar and read FAQ)

I have already taken the undergraduate machine learning course that my university offers. We went over the theory behind linear regression, gradient …

7 Big Data Conferences You Should Attend in 2016

Big data and Data Science are among the fastest growing professions in 2016 and there is no better way to stay informed on the latest trends and …

Big Data

How to scrape data from web using python

Can you guess a simple way you can get data from a web page? It’s through a technique called web scraping.In case you are not familiar with web …

Why AI Can Still Hardly Pass an Eighth Grade Science Test

The Allen AI Science Challenge shows it takes more than an encylopaedic knowledge to reason your way to a correct answer.<p>An artificial intelligence competition that asked AI models to answer eighth-grade science questions announced its winners this week—but it doesn't look like robots will be …

A Short History of Machine Learning -- Every Manager Should Read

It’s all well and good to ask if androids dream of electric sheep, but science fact has evolved to a point where it’s beginning to coincide with science fiction. No, we don’t have autonomous androids struggling with existential crises — yet — but we are getting ever closer to what people tend to …

Artificial Intelligence

A Beginner’s Guide to Sentiment Analysis

<i>Everything you need to know to get started with sentiment analysis</i><p>Sentiment Analysis Overview<p><b>Sentiment Analysis</b> is the use of natural language …