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Chief Scientist At 1-Page Reveals How To Get Started In Machine Learning

<i>What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist,</b> …

The Tools of Big Data Science: The Technologies & Languages of Statistical Analysis

You’ve read about many of the kinds of big data projects that you can use to learn more about your data in our What Can a Data Scientist Do for You? …

You can now make your own Android-powered smart mirror, source code available on GitHub

Earlier this year, Googler Max Braun created a bathroom mirror that essentially displays Google Now cards and other useful ambient information. In a post, he detailed the basic hardware setup and the Android and third-party APIs behind it. Now, Smart Mirror is an Android Experiment with the source …

How to pass a programming interview

<i>This post started as the preparation material we send to our candidates, but we decided to post it publicly.</i><p>Being a good programmer has a …

Machine Learning for Hackers with Debian and Ubuntu

<i>Data Science</i> and <i>Machine Learning</i> are hot topics at the moment. Many people are considering how to extend their skills into these areas and many …

This man's morning starts at 3 a.m. but he doesn't go to bed early — here's how he does it

<b>How early? 3:30 a.m.</b> "It's not for everyone," Lee said about the mega-early start to his day.<p>He shared the four things he does every morning when he wakes up:<p><b>First, drink a whole lot of water.</b> The first thing Lee does when he wakes up is drink two liters of water followed by two cups of coffee and …

Success

Why It’s Not Too Late to Code & How to Maintain Your Sanity

Some who read my last article, “How I Went From Newbie to Interning at IBM, NASA, & Medium in 1 Year & How You Can, Too,” expressed fear of the …

100 Data Science in Python Interview Questions and Answers for 2017

Python’s growing adoption in data science has pitched it as a competitor to R programming language. With its various libraries maturing over time to …

This epic slideshow tells you everything you need to know about bitcoin and blockchain right now

Bitcoin is a digital-only currency not backed by any central bank, while the blockchain is the software underpinning it.<p>Blockchain uses complex cryptography to ensure transactions can't be tampered with and people sending and receiving money are who they say they are.<p>Jeremy Millar, a partner at …

Investing

Bridging The Big Data Skills Gap With Online Training

Big data technology vendors are helping to close the skills gap when it comes to training the next crop of data scientists. Here's what they are …

Big Data

The best project management training bundle: now 98% off

When you’re ready to develop the skills and confidence necessary to command a high-level salary in the world of project management, a comprehensive training program is essential.<p>The eduCBA Project Management & Quality Management Bundle includes 68 courses on Project Management, 22 on Quality …

11 Cool Ways to Use Machine Learning

Machine learning is becoming widespread, and organizations are using it in a variety of ways, including improving cybersecurity, enhancing …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning – a key to Digital Transformation !!!

• PayPal fights fraud with machine learning consuming more than 1.1 petabytes of data for 169 million customer accounts at any given moment.<br>• Airbnb uses …

Learning Python for Data Analysis and Visualization

7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Step 4: Getting Started with Machine Learning in Python<p>Python. <i>Check</i>.<br>• Machine learning fundamentals. <i>Check.</i><br>• Numpy. …

Machine Learning

7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p><i>Getting started</i>. Two of the most de-motivational words in the English language. The first step is often the hardest to …

Python Programming

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

Google releases its artificial intelligence software into the wild

Google is open-sourcing its machine learning system, TensorFlow, in the hope that it will accelerate research into artificial intelligence<p>Google has announced that it is releasing its artificial intelligence software into the wild, allowing third-party developers to contribute to its …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Boost Your Internet Security with DNSCrypt

When you use HTTPS or SSL, your web browsing traffic is encrypted. When you use a VPN, all of your traffic is encrypted (usually). Sometimes even …

Python Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers

This resource contains a collection of Python best practices and Python tips provided by our Toptal network members. As such, this page will be …

Python Programming

Robot Toddler Learns to Stand by “Imagining” How to Do It - MIT Technology Review

Like many toddlers, Darwin sometimes looks a bit unsteady on its feet. But with each clumsy motion, the humanoid robot is demonstrating an important …

Robotics

The Entrepreneur Cheat Sheet

In the early 21st century there is one topic that is hotter than any other. What makes a great entrepreneur? Unfortunately this question is quite …

Leadership

Exposing the Data Scientist Myth: Using Big Data Without Them

Many organizations assume that big data initiatives require mythical data scientists. This notion is partly propagated by the media scrutiny …

Big Data

List of amazing talks from New York R Conference 2015

R is undoubtedly the most popular open source data science tool loved by statisticians and analysts across the globe. It provides one of the best …

Basics of Histograms

(This article was first published on <b>R for Public Health</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Histograms are used very often in public health to show …

It sucks when virtual reality games don’t acknowledge your existence

One of the worst things that a virtual reality game can do is ignore you.<p>Facebook’s Oculus VR repeatedly touts the importance of having a sense of presence, which means tricking your brain into thinking you’re actually in another world when you put on a VR headset like the Oculus Rift. But when …

Machine learning and the Spark of accelerated insight

Scaling big data analytics applications is expected to become impractical given the rate of increasing volumes, heterogeneous varieties and …

Machine Learning

I thought of sharing seven simple Machine Learning concepts

It’s hard not to be fascinated by machine learning. It is overwhelmingly powerful. As former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says, it is going to be the …

Machine Learning