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Essential Math for Data Science:  ‘Why’ and ‘How’

It always pays to know the machinery under the hood (even at a high level) than being just the guy behind the wheel with no knowledge about the car.

Data Science

Guide: Why Etch a PCB When You Can Mill?

I recall the point I started taking electronics seriously, although excited, a sense of dread followed upon the thought of facing the two main …

Exploring Recurrent Neural Networks

We explore recurrent neural networks, starting with the basics, using a motivating weather modeling problem, and implement and train an RNN in …

The future of farming is in the cloud

For many farmers and those in the agricultural sector, much of their livelihood involves giving up control to the forces of nature: The seasons, the …

Farming

Sound Classification with TensorFlow

The post Sound Classification with TensorFlow appeared first on IoT For AllIntroduction There are many different projects and services for human …

30-minute Python Web Scraper

I’ve been meaning to create a web scraper using Python and Selenium for a while now, but never gotten around to it. A few nights ago, I decided to …

100 data science interns to tackle Cape Town water shortages

Johannesburg - One hundred interns from South Africa’s first data science academy in Cape Town will tackle "real world problems" - the first, the …

How to Write the Perfect Data Scientist Resume

As data scientists, we often obsess over numbers and conversion rates… and that’s a good thing! A job search is just a numbers game with plenty of …

Machine Learning

How to Implement a Hybrid Architecture for Open Source Geographic Information Systems

More data is being generated than ever before, and much of it is location-based. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), from connected sensor …

An Introduction to Spatial Econometrics in R

4 Spatial Econometrics in R<p>When dealing with space one must bear in mind Tobler’s first law of geography “Everything is related to everything else, …

Economics

Geospatial analysis in R

• Exercises<br>• Exercise 01 -- Getting R and RStudio<br>• Exercise 02 -- Univariate plots<br>• Exercise 03 -- Bivariate plots and descriptive statistics<br>• Exercise 04 -- …

Cover Crop: A Definition

A cover crop is a crop of a specific plant that is grown primarily for the benefit of the soil rather than the crop yield. Cover crops are commonly …

How to Add User Authentication in Django Framework

Django has a user authentication system which handles a wide range functions from user accounts and cookie-based user sessions to groups and …

Google and ProPublica launch machine learning tool to track hate crime in America

Documenting hate crimes in America has long presented a challenge to researchers, journalists, and social scientists. Record keeping in this area has been patchy at best, with data either woefully incomplete or non-existent.<p>Yet, it’s never been more important that we understand them, especially …

Why Is Risk Analytics Important?

The rise of big data, computing power, and advanced analytics enables companies to gain valuable insights from data. Artificial intelligence, machine …

Machine learning in bioinformatics

This article reviews machine learning methods for bioinformatics. It presents modelling methods, such as supervised classification, clustering and …

Number plate detection with Supervisely and Tensorflow (Part 1)

Deep learning is widely used nowadays. There are a lot of interesting applications of neural networks in computer vision tasks. This tutorial will …

Zillow: Machine learning and data disrupt real estate

Learn how big data and the Zillow Zestimate changed and disrupted real estate. It's an important case study on the power of machine learning models …

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

If you dream of earning big bucks as a programmer, you’ll need a broad knowledge of popular programming languages. Most experts would agree that …

Python Programming

Classifying traffic signs with Apache MXNet: An introduction to computer vision with neural networks

<i>Step-by-step instructions to implement a convolutional neural net, using a Jupyter Notebook.</i>Although there are many deep learning frameworks, …

The Next Frontier Of B2B Sales Is Predictive Analytics

You don’t need to be a certified data scientist to see that data is playing a critical role in transforming businesses across every industry and niche in 2017. But beneath all this growth you can definitely find one particular concept: predictive analytics.<p>When you look at predictive analytics, …

Predictive Analytics

Basic tips on setting up an affiliate site with Wordpress

Affiliate marketing is promoting someone else’s products and earning a commission on sale. In some occasions you might be rewarded on just providing …

One Shot Learning with Siamese Networks in PyTorch

This is Part 1 of a two part article. You can read part 2 here<p>Deep neural networks are the go to algorithm when it comes to image classification. …

Understanding Support Vector Machine via Examples

In the previous post on Support Vector Machines (SVM), we looked at the mathematical details of the algorithm. In this post, I will be discussing the …

This startup is building AI to bet on soccer games

Listen to Andreas Koukorinis, founder of UK sports betting company Stratagem, and you’d be forgiven for thinking that soccer games are some of the most predictable events on Earth. “They’re short duration, repeatable, with fixed rules,” Koukorinis tells <i>The Verge</i>. “So if you observe 100,000 games, …

How to Inspire a Group of People to Do the Impossible

To achieve greatness, you need to be able to inspire excellence.<p>It was Andrew Carnegie who said, "Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision, the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain …

NVIDIA vs. Alphabet in the World of AI Technology

Google is ramping up its own AI chip.<p><b>NVIDIA</b> (NASDAQ:NVDA) and <b>Alphabet</b> (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) have turned out to be the unlikeliest of rivals in …