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World class AI experts share what their favorite algorithm is

Credit: Mr. Nobody<p>From keeping our inboxes free from SPAM to mining your favorite cryptocurrencies, algorithms are all around us. While we feel like we’re drowning in an ocean of big data, clever algorithms are actually helping us to make sense of it all. And although these algorithms are ruling …

Artificial Intelligence

Fortnite on the Nintendo Switch has already been downloaded 2M times

It sounds like Fortnite is doing OK on the Switch<p><i>Fortnite</i> was released on the Nintendo Switch shortly before noon ET yesterday, and the game has already racked up 2 million downloads on the Switch eShop, according to Nintendo.<p>“<i>Fortnite</i><i>’s</i> launch went extremely well — we had more than 2 million …

Amazon Unveils Plans to Provide Blockchain-as-a-Service

Amazon Web Services (<b>AWS</b>) plans to be one of a handful of tech companies providing blockchain-as-a-service (<b>BaaS</b>) for customers wanting to test the …

Open Source Timeseries Database — 9 Mostly Asked Questions Answered

Opensourced Financial Timeseries Database Matters<p>I have posted three articles:<p>1) <i>MarketStore, the financial time series database, is now open source</i><p>2)</i> …

If Your Data Is Bad, Your Machine Learning Tools Are Useless

Poor data quality is enemy number one to the widespread, profitable use of machine learning. While the caustic observation, “garbage-in, garbage-out” has plagued analytics and decision-making for generations, it carries a special warning for machine learning. The quality demands of machine learning …

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

How to make sure your Amazon Echo doesn't send secret recordings

It was Alexa's equivalent of a pocket dial.<p>A woman in Portland, Oregon, claimed her Amazon Echo smart-speaker secretly recorded a private conversation, then sent the audio file to an acquaintance. She told her story to a local news outlet and it spread, stoking fears about always listening devices …

Smart Homes

SQL Injection 101: How to Avoid Detection & Bypass Defenses

It is often said that the best hackers remain unknown, and the greatest attacks are left undiscovered, but it's hard for an up-and-coming penetration …

Google Wants To Entice Enterprises With Enhanced Kubernetes Engine

Google is enhancing its cloud platform to attract customers running contemporary workloads based on containers. From Shared VPC to improved auto-scaling mechanisms, Google Kubernetes Engine supports new capabilities.<p>Kubernetes is fast becoming the de facto platform to run contemporary, …

Cloud Computing

Living in a Docker world

How much do you know about containers?<p>Once upon a time, I worked at a startup that was looking to “Dockerize” its backend infrastructure. This developed into a running joke where the programmers on the team would ask me if I knew what Docker was, and I would say:<p>“Yes, it’s like a boat.”<p>This would …

39 Machine Learning Resources That Will Help You in Every Essential Step

For almost all machine learning projects, the main steps of the ideal solution remain same. Briefly, we all go over the steps below each and every …

Machine Learning

Platform.sh raises $34 million to simplify cloud deployment

French startup Platform.sh has raised a $34 million funding round. The company wants to help you manage your cloud infrastructure by handling the most tedious part of the job.<p>When you use Platform.sh for your application, the startup is going to handle testing and deployment to your cloud …

ML beyond Curve Fitting: An Intro to Causal Inference and do-Calculus

You might have come across Judea Pearl's new book, and a related interview which was widely shared in my social bubble. In the interview, Pearl …

Beginner's Guide to Jupyter Notebooks for Data Science (with Tips, Tricks!)

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The new era of the Multi-Model Database

Increasingly, customers are demanding that their databases take on multiple chores. Emergence of multi-model databases providing developers multiple …

R and Python are joining forces, in the crossover event of the year

Hadley Wickham is the most important developer for the programming language R. Wes McKinney is among the most important developers for programming language Python. The two languages, which are free to use, are often seen as competitors in the world of data science. Wickham and McKinney don’t think …

Data Science

Discover Today's Most Popular Commercial Machine Learning Techniques with 6 e-Books & 12.5 Hours of Course Content

<b>Python Machine Learning</b><p>Build Powerful Python Machine Learning Algorithms to Generate Useful Data Insights<p><b>Step-by-Step Machine Learning with …

Why you should use Python for machine learning

What is it about Python—the language, the ecosystem, the development processes around them—that has made it into such a favorite for data …

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

States Offer Information Resources: 50+ Open Data Portals

The United States federal open data portal, data.gov, launched in May, 2009, with just 47 datasets. It was not an instant hit.<p>Today, with more 200,000 datasets, it’s a lot more popular. Still, real-life demands for information about our governments, people and economy exceed the supply of available …

Artificial Intelligence developers have more freedom with Intel’s Open Source AI Compiler

Intel has announced that it has made its nGraph compiler Open Source in order to give more freedom to choose …The post Artificial Intelligence …

One 30-page document contains everything you need to know about AI

Congress, for the love of god, please learn about technology.<p>Congress’ complete lack of understanding when it comes things like the internet, …

Artificial Intelligence

Four Principles For Using AI

Pick a basic problem — it is the single biggest determinant of success. The first version of Vymo only solved a basic need. Salespeople around the world found it tedious to report sales data. Without sales data, managers and leaders couldn’t forecast accurately or help their teams achieve targets, …

Artificial Intelligence

Running Keras models on iOS with CoreML

In last week’s blog post, you learned how to train a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) with Keras.Today, we’re going to take this trained Keras …

Alexa templates make it easy to craft your own skills

If you've ever thought to yourself "I wish Alexa can host trivia night" or "I'll bet Alexa can get people to laugh at my lame jokes," then you'll love Amazon's new offering. The e-commerce giant has launched Alexa Skill Blueprints, a collection of templates you can use to create skills without …

Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

How deep learning is about to transform biomedical science

Human induced pluripotent stem cell neurons imaged in phase contrast (gray pixels, left) — currently processed manually with fluorescent labels …

Machine Learning

4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know

Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what …

Machine Learning