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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 …

The Swiss own millions of guns, but have barely any gun deaths — here's what they do differently from the US

Switzerland is a country of chocolate, cheese, cuckoo clocks, and lots of guns. Right? Not quite.<p>The Swiss have often been touted by the National Rifle Association (NRA) as a standout example of a country with little gun control and a homicide rate near zero.<p>Citizens of the country have even …

Guns

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Processed Food

This Top CEO Threatened to Fire Employees Who Traded Bitcoin. Here's Why That's Terrible Leadership

A bold statement from an industry leader<p>There are many instances of CEO's coming out against new technologies.<p>The CEO of blockbuster famously said that Netflix is not their competitor. RIM CEO said that people only wanted to use a physical keyboard. The former CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer said …

Seven lessons I learned teaching data analysis with Python

As a digital journalism educator at San Diego State University, I am always seeking to provide my students with the latest skills to help them be the …

Learning to code isn’t just for full-time developers, mastering Python can boost anyone’s career

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Want to …

Predictive maintenance using PySpark

Predictive maintenance is one of the most common machine learning use cases and with the latest advancements in information technology, the volume of …

3 Decision-Making Models Used by Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos

The quality of our decisions determines the quality of our lives.<p>It was 1994, and Jeff Bezos was a rising corporate star working at a top hedge fund on Wall Street. As the youngest-ever senior VP at D.E. Shaw & Co, he was set for life.<p>Until he quit.<p>According to Bezos, "I needed the right <i>framework</i> …

Now that mobile is aging, Benedict Evans predicts the Next Big Thing

Now that mobile is maturing and its growth is slowing, everyone in tech is turning to thinking about what the Next Big Thing will be. It’s easy to say that “machine learning is the new mobile” (and everyone does), but there are other things going on, too.<p>On one hand, we have a set of profound …

Machine Learning

Get started with machine learning using Python

Have you wondered what it takes to get started with machine learning? In this article, I will walk through steps for getting started with machine …

Machine Learning

Try Deep Learning in Python now with a fully pre-configured VM

<i>New VM image — updated March 2018!</i><p>I love to write about face recognition, image recognition and all the other cool things you can build with machine …

Building a Python Code Review Scheduler: Processing Log

In this tutorial series, you'll see how to build a code review scheduler using Python. Throughout the course of this series, you'll brush up against …

Python Programming

AI, Machine Learning as a Service Set to Overhaul Healthcare

Relatively few healthcare organizations have the resources or analytics maturity to develop their own intricate big data analytics infrastructure …

Machine Learning

Understand these 5 basic concepts to sound like a machine learning expert

<i>Aaron Edell is co-founder of</i> <i>Machine Box </i><i>— a machine learning startup designed to make it easy to start building things with machine learning.</i><p>Most …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming