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Here's how the quant guys are making money trading energy

High frequency trading, algorithmic trading, dark pools, and a variety of other technical finance concepts are upending the once cushy job of Wall Street traders everywhere and making computers more and more essential to the trading that powers Wall Street forward each day. More than 80 percent of …

Brain.fm Uses An Artificial Intelligence to Improve Your Brain Function

Music has been around in one form or another throughout the world for as long as anyone can remember. Some people listen to music to relax, others to …

Theory In The Time of Big Data

<i> What is the role of theory today?</i> <br>Anna Gilbert and Atri Rudra are top theorists who are well known for their work in unraveling secrets of …

Computer science grads are playing it safe instead of trying to help build the next big thing

Y-Combinator’s Paul Graham knew that working for a Silicon Valley giant was every programmer’s dream back in the day but he was surprised—and somewhat disappointed—to find that little has changed.<p>As the technology sector grows, the demand for computer science skills is increasing at a faster pace …

Can Urbit Reboot Computing?

It's a common complaint that "computing" is broken. Whether the concern is government surveillance, invasive advertising and malware, censorship by …

Quantum computing for everyone, a programmer's perspective

Introduction<p>I should start by saying that my background is Software Engineering. While I’ve read a couple of books on Quantum Mechanics, I don’t have …

Quantum Computing

Non-Mathematical Feature Engineering techniques for Data Science

<i>“Apply Machine Learning like the great engineer you are, not like the great Machine Learning expert you aren’t.”</i>This is the <i>first</i> sentence in a …

For data work, “It’s actually pretty hard to argue *against* using Python”

I wrote my first Python program in 1996, and my most recent a couple of weeks ago, so I can appreciate Python’s advance to cover a very broad range …

How Will Deep Learning Impact the Finance Industry?

By <b>Katie Pollitt</b>, Global Summit Creator - RE•WORK<br>June 22, 2016<p><b>Artificial intelligence (AI) is not a new concept, but thanks to breakthroughs in deep</b> …

Can Artificial Intelligence Make Robots Better Investors Than Humans? This Man Thinks So.

The first generation of robo-advisors use a method known as “passive portfolio management” to buy and hold a fixed balance of exchange-traded funds. …

How the Computer Beat the Go Player

<i>God moves the player,<br>he in turn, the piece.<br>But what god beyond<br>God begins the round<br>of dust and time and<br>sleep and agonies?</i><p>—Jorge Luis Borges, from …

Scala vs. Java for Big Data Engineering

Hadoop is mostly written in Java. Spark is mostly written in Scala.<p>Apache Spark programming's default language is Scala and it can't be argued that …

We Crunched 1 Billion Java Logged Errors – Here’s What Causes 97% of Them

<b>97% of Logged Errors are Caused by 10 Unique Errors</b>It’s 2016 and one thing hasn’t changed in 30 years. Dev and Ops teams still rely on log files to …

Apixio raises $19 million venture capital to advance cognitive computing for healthcare

Data science upstart Apixio announced that it has raised $19.3 million in a new round of investments.<p>The company said that it will use the latest …

Ninety-Nine Problems in Java 8, Scala, and Haskell

This is an adaptation of the Ninety-Nine Prolog Problems written by Werner Hett at the Berne University of Applied Sciences in Berne, …