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Dissecting Trump’s Most Rabid Online Following

Editor’s note: The story below contains two slurs that appear in the names of subreddits. Links to Reddit may also contain offensive …

Governments are recklessly putting their heads in the sand about automation

Don’t worry, it’s all going to be fine! Automation, A.I., robots… they’re not going to take our jobs and worrying about it is very silly …

What News-Writing Bots Mean for the Future of Journalism

<i>This story is part of our special coverage, The News in Crisis.</i><p>When Republican Steve King beat back Democratic challenger Kim Weaver in the race for …

Hate to Break It to Steve Mnuchin, But AI's Already Taking Jobs

Today, in 2017, the president's top economic advisor said he had no worries about robots putting people out of work. "In terms of artificial …

Remixing it up in New York

<b>Earlier this week</b> I had the pleasure and honor of presenting after Giorgia Lupi of Accurat at Data Visualization New York. My presentation focused on …

Data Visualization 101: How to Choose the Right Chart or Graph for Your Data

There are so many types of graphs and charts at your disposal, how do you know which should present your data? Here are 14 visual aids and the …

Information is Beautiful

Layout Cheat Sheet for Infographics : Visual arrangement tips

This is part of our series on infographic design. Check out the other posts here!Good visual arrangement for infographics is putting together graphic …

Infographics Archive

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The Extreme Presentation(tm) Method

Here's something we came up with to help you consider which chart to use. It was inspired by the table in Gene Zelazny's classic work Saying It With …

How Do I Begin A Career in Data Science?

<i>How do I get a job as a data scientist if I have no prior experience as a data scientist? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Brian Farley, Molecular and Cell Biology Postdoc, on …

Arthena uses data science to find the best investments in art

We all have our opinions about art (even if that opinion is just <i>I don’t get it</i>) — but what about art as an investment?<p>Arthena, which is part of the current batch of startups at Y Combinator, says it can help investors make money reliably from art. Founder and CEO Madelaine D’Angelo said Arthena …

Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

When Jonathan Goldman arrived for work in June 2006 at LinkedIn, the business networking site, the place still felt like a start-up. The company had just under 8 million accounts, and the number was growing quickly as existing members invited their friends and colleagues to join. But users weren’t …

How Data Mining Reveals the World’s Healthiest Cuisines - MIT Technology Review

Jean Brillat-Savarin was a 19th-century French lawyer famed for his writings on gastronomy. In his most famous work, he said: “Dis-moi ce que tu …

Data Mining

Data science team will help British Gas harness its Hadoop big data | V3

British Gas is setting up a data science team to uncover business efficiency insights from data stored in the company's Hadoop data lake.<p>Phil …

The Popularity of Data Science Software

<i>by Robert A. Muenchen</i><p><b>Abstract</b><p>This article, formerly known as <i>The Popularity of Data Analysis Software</i>, presents various ways of measuring the …

Data Science

Data Science Job Report 2017: R Passes SAS, But Python Leaves Them Both Behind

I’ve just updated another section of The Popularity of Data Science Software. It is reproduced below to save you the trouble of reading the entire …

Designing Great Visualizations

This paper traces the history of visual representation, from early cave drawings through the computer revolution and the launch of Tableau. We will …

Data Visualization

GMP accused of 'shoddy' crime recording as bizarre new figures show ten babies committed offences

GMP has been accused of ‘shoddy’ crime recording after new figures suggested TEN BABIES had committed offences.<p>The ten infants are accused of eight …

AI Experiments | Experiments with Google

Google

British insurers: 'Give us driverless car data'

<b>Driverless car technology seems to be advancing at breakneck speed - but the changes this will mean for the rules of the road are proceeding at a slower pace.</b><p>Now the insurance industry is calling on carmakers to provide more data showing who was at fault in accidents involving driverless vehicles. …

Autonomous Cars

NHS using Google technology to treat patients

<b>A London NHS hospital trust has teamed up with tech giant Google to share patient data so it can save more lives.</b><p>Doctors at the Royal Free say partnering with the artificial intelligence arm of Google - DeepMind - could free up over half a million hours per year, currently spent on paperwork, …

Radiation Therapy

Jill Stein raises over $4.5m to request US election recounts in battleground states

Green party presidential candidate seeks donations to fund efforts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin over ‘compelling evidence of voting anomalies’<p>Jill Stein, the Green party’s presidential candidate, is preparing to request recounts of the election result in several key battleground …

Green Party

Charities fined over 'wealth screening' data breaches

<b>Two charities have been fined over data protection breaches after secretly screening donors so they could be targeted for more money.</b><p>The Information Commissioner imposed penalties of £25,000 on the RSPCA and £18,000 on the British Heart Foundation over the so-called "wealth screening".<p>The charities …

Corruption

Artificial Intelligence Just Broke Steve Jobs' Wall of Secrecy

The artificial intelligence researcher Russ Salakhutdinov made headlines today when he said was going to start publishing journal articles and …

Researchers use machine learning to pull interest signals from readers’ brain waves

How will people sift and navigate information intelligently in the future, when there’s even more data being pushed at them? Information overload is a problem we struggle with now, so the need for better ways to filter and triage digital content is only going to step up as the MBs keep piling …

Machine Learning

Former Nasa chief scientist says access to federal data is critical

<b>Limiting access to federal research would do an "enormous disservice" to the US and the world according to former Nasa chief scientist.</b><p>Dr Waleed Abdalati told the BBC the that continued access to data is in "everyone's best interest".<p>Many US scientists are rushing to copy information onto servers …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

How to combine multiple CSV files into one using CMD

By Tom on August 9, 2012 / Digital / Comments<p>This is a trick which can save you a lot of time when working with a dataset spread across multiple CSV …

Tutorials