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How a small data design company visualized the world's scientific collaborations

Cuban scientists tend to partner up with Germans, but so do French researchers. The Kenyans work with South Africans. But, unsurprisingly, the global …

Intro to Bigdata Architecture

<i>Originally posted on Data Science Central</i><p>Architecture:<p>In 2000, Seisint Inc. (now LexisNexis Group) developed a C++-based distributed file-sharing …

What Are the Best Strategies for Surface to Deep Learning?

We hear a lot about surface to deep learning. In this blog, Peter DeWitt explains the different between the two citing a recently released paper by …

Pedagogy

Architectural Considerations for Open-Source PaaS and Container Platforms

<b>Premise: The market for open source PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and Container platforms is rapidly evolving, both in terms of technologies and the</b> …

DevOps

Writing a JavaScript Framework - Project Structuring

In the last couple of months Bertalan Miklos, JavaScript engineer at RisingStack wrote a next generation client-side framework, called NX. In the</b> …

JavaScript

Marketing Channel Attribution with Markov Models in R

Data empowers us to better understand our users and their behaviors, while methods provide us with the means for analysis. These methods, ranging …

Data Science

From Big Data to Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Disruption

There is a set of important emerging digital trends I track as a futurist that are together converging very fast. These digital trends are all potentially disruptive, unless we plan ahead for the impact and change that is coming. More agility, smarter business processes and better productivity are …

Big Data

Introducing Queues in Node.js

2 years ago by Pedro Teixeira on node.js, queues, patterns<p>This is the first of a series of articles that will be diving into using work queues to …

The Best Angular 2 Data Grid: FlexGrid

Plenty of JavaScript data grids exist in the market: open source, third-party, homegrown. Wijmo's FlexGrid is currently the best data grid for …

New tool for virtual and augmented reality uses ‘deep learning’

Future systems that allow people to interact with virtual environments will require computers to interpret the human hand’s nearly endless variety …

Machine Learning

JavaScript improvements are coming to Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft today announced improvements in the Chakra JavaScript engine in the Microsoft Edge browser, which are slated to arrive next month in the …

JavaScript

The implications of large IoT ecosystems

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>The Internet of Things genie is out of the bottle and growing at an accelerating pace. …

Internet of Things

IBM forms Watson Health medical imaging collaborative

The tech giant has recruited 16 medical centers, radiology providers and other organizations in the health sector to advance cognitive imaging in …

Digital Health

RPy2: Combining the Power of R + Python for Data Science

RPy2: Combining the Power of R + Python for Data Science

Data Science

Decision trees vs. Neural Networks

I'm implementing a machine learning structure to try and predict fraud on financial systems like banks, etc... This means that there is a lot of …

Avoid These Five Big Data Governance Mistakes

If you’re embarking upon a big data project, then you’re likely running into one or more data management challenges. The decisions you make regarding …

Big Data

12 Books Every JavaScript Developer Should Read

I’m a big fan of JavaScript books. Being a long-time learner of JavaScript, I’ve had the pleasure of reading a great many of the popular JavaScript …

10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another …

Data Visualization
Deep Learning

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 …

Data Science

Secure file download using IdentityServer4, Angular2 and ASP.NET Core

This article shows how a secure file download can be implemented using Angular 2 with an OpenID Connect Implicit Flow using IdentityServer4. The …

Software Development

Visualizing Billions of Data Points: Doing it Right

DOWNLOAD the video for this webinar here: http://go.continuum.io/visualizing-billions-data-points/<p>Use Intelligent Downsampling to Extract Signal from Noise in Big Data<p>Visualization is the best way to explore and communicate insights about data. Whether you are dealing with geospatial, time series, …

Complete path to create interactive visualization using D3.js

Introduction<p>If there are 2 fundamental trends driving digital journalism, it would be these:<p>Increasing amount of data being generated and captured …

Data Visualization

An Example of AJAX with Vanilla Javascript

Following on from our introduction to AJAX, here’s an example which uses the XMLHttpRequest API to initialize an AJAX request.AJAX ExampleHave a look …

JavaScript

Introduction

livescrape is a tool for building pythonic web scrapers. Contrary to other scrapers, it focusses on exposing the scraped site in a semantic way in …

How to Build and Publish ES6 npm Modules Today, with Babel

To transpile the contents of the source folder, firstly add the following script to package.json:<p>In a nutshell, this script tells Babel to <b>1,</b> take the …

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Machine Learning

Understanding JavaScript’s async await

Earlier this week we took a look at new features coming in ES2016. Today we’ll learn about async / await.The async / await feature didn’t make the …

JavaScript

Learning Angular 2: Creating a tabs component

This is a follow-up article of thoughtram's excellent article on developing a tabs component with Angular 2, where we're going to explore an …

Learning

Callbacks, promises and simplicity – The If Works

Since publishing Callbacks are imperative, promises are functional a couple of days ago I’ve received a huge volume of feedback. It’s by far the most …