Nick Tsantekidis

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Using Big Data to Discover Hidden Patterns of Human Behavior

There have been a number of interesting projects in the last few years that have mined big data sources to try and spot trends in how people behave. …

Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Every Industry

Apple recently announced that the iPhone 7 would use machine learning in its camera to recognize faces, imagery, and even the lighting in a room, …

Machine Learning

How to use machine learning in today’s enterprise environment

One of the latest trends in the world of technology and engineering is “machine learning” — in fact, all of the big technology companies today have invested in artificial intelligence and machine learning projects.<p>The term “machine learning” was first defined by Arthur Samuel, way back in 1959. He …

Natural Language Pipeline for Chatbots

Chatbot developers usually use two technologies to make the bot understand the meaning of user messages: machine learning and hardcoded rules. See …

Cloud and data storage will fuel government IT spending in 2017

According to a new report from Dell EMC, government agencies have identified cloud computing as the area in which they will invest most of their IT …

How Business Intelligence and Analytics can Optimise Supply Chain

Business intelligence (BI) has come a long way from its management reporting roots. Analytical decision support is embedded within today’s supply …

Big Data

Watch IBM Watson Suggest Treatments for a Cancer Patient

No human could possibly read the entirety of medical literature, personal health records, and case file histories that might inform a doctor’s …

Big data analytics and NLP: How health plans can make more money -- and keep it

Big data analytics in healthcare has largely been about looking at claims, electronic health records (EHR) and other forms of structured data. …

Becoming A Data Driven Organization

Making data based decisions makes instinctive sense, and evidence is mounting that it makes strong commercial sense too. For instance, the McKinsey Global Institute indicate that data driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain those customers, …

Data Warehousing

Google teaches “AIs” to invent their own crypto and avoid eavesdropping

Google Brain has created two artificial intelligences that evolved their own cryptographic algorithm to protect their messages from a third AI, which …

7 Data And Analytics Job Titles To Know

Leveraging data -- big and small -- has become a powerful tool for enterprise IT organizations that successfully transition to digital businesses. …

Business Technology

Leveraging Customer Analytics: The Airline Industry

Wharton professor and analytics expert Peter Fader joins WNS executive Raj SivaKumar to discuss the power of harnessing customer analytics for …

Big Data

Alluxio launches its memory-centric storage system for big data workloads

Alluxio, formerly known as Tachyon, raised a $7.5 million Series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz earlier this year. Today, the company is launching the first commercial product based on its open source memory-centric distributed storage platform out of beta.<p>The problem Alluxio aims to solve is …

Comment on The Future of Surgery Is Robotic, Data-Driven, and Artificially Intelligent  by Exponential Medicine the Pulse of “Medtech”. | Startupistan

[…] as 3D printing, personalized stem cell lines, point of care lab on a chip diagnostics, robotics, augmented, artificial intelligence, machine …

Medical Technology

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Big Data

What The Ancient Greeks Can Teach Us About Big Data

Around 300 BC, the rulers of Egypt created what was to become the largest “data lake” in antiquity—the library at Alexandria. Scholars came to Alexandria to study and learn, because that’s where the data was. Many spent their entire lifetimes analyzing the information housed in the library and …

Big Data

How Big Data And Analytics Are Changing Hotels And The Hospitality Industry

The hotel and hospitality sector caters to millions of travellers every day, and each one of them checks in with their own set of expectations. …

Hospitality

How To Become A Data Scientist In 2017

Yesterday LinkedIn released its list of top skills for 2017.<p>Statistical analysis and data mining retained the second spot they held last year while data presentation entered the top 10 for the first time.<p>Both of these skill categories fall under the heading of data science, a term coined in 2001 by …

Data Science

We’re Sitting On A Big Data Time Bomb - BI Insight

$114 billion. That’s how much global organizations will spend on big data in 2018, an increase of more than 300 percent in just five years. But how …

Data Mining the 2016 Presidential Campaign Finance Data

So you just got yourself a brand new dataset.<p>Now what? <br>How do you prepare a dataset for machine learning? <br>Where do you even begin?<p>This post is an …

5 Amazing Things Big Data Helps Us To Predict Now -- Plus What's On The Horizon

Big data is predicting things about your life almost every minute of your day — whether you’re aware of it or not.<p>Amazon is predicting what else you might like to buy every time you shop. Netflix is predicting what you might want to watch. Google is predicting how you will respond to your emails. …

Big Data

When is data science a house of cards?

As data scientists, when we reach an answer, we often communicate that answer and move on. But what happens when there are multiple data scientists …

Data Science