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Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

Get Ready for Fall with These Must-Have Tailgating Accessories

Tailgating season is officially here. Whether your plans are a quick bite in the parking lot before the game or an all-day long extravaganza, you'll …

Portable

This awesome YouTube video explains computer vision in under 10 minutes

Although computer vision powers a slew of old and new technologies – from simple barcode scanners to cutting-edge facial recognition systems – few people seem to know exactly what it is. But thanks to this awesome YouTube video, you can learn almost everything you need to know about in under 10 …

Artificial Intelligence

A gentle introduction to D3: how to build a reusable bubble chart

“To sum up: implement charts as <b>closures with getter-setter methods.” — </b>Mike Bostock<p>🗄 d3.data()<p>The d3.selection.<b>data</b>([data[,key]]) function returns a …

How to Get Your First Job in Data Science?

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Data Science

Investigating the algorithms that govern our lives

<b>On March 15,</b> Instagram posted a note on its blog that sent the internet into a frenzy: “To improve your experience, your feed will soon be ordered to …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Artificial Intelligence

Intel’s Joule platform lets makers build computer vision into almost anything

Intel’s new Joule maker board is designed to provide a platform for makers to create powerful computer vision products, and “seamlessly transition from prototype to at-scale robotics, machine vision,” drone and other products, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich explained on stage today at Intel’s annual …

Brian Krzanich

Machine learning algorithm cheat sheet

The suggestions offered in this algorithm cheat sheet are approximate rules-of-thumb. Some can be bent, and some can be flagrantly violated. This is …

5 Ways To Dig The “Vibe” In Pismo Beach, CA

PM fog at Pismo. Frikkin magical!Ready to go play on the beach!Having secured our Spring Break spot we settled into a laid-back week of hanging & …

RVs

Prediction.IO — MVC for machine learning

Some time ago when I needed to do simple, proof-of-concept spam recognition and I was looking for simple framework in scala or python I met …

Geoffrey Hinton, the 'godfather' of deep learning, on AlphaGo

Geoffrey Hinton, the godfather of ‘deep learning’—which helped Google’s AlphaGo beat a grandmaster—on the past, present and future of AI<p>In the right …

After Google's AlphaGo program beats Go champion, what's next for AI?

When a person's intelligence is tested, there are exams. IQ tests, general knowledge quizzes, SATs.<p>When artificial intelligence is tested, there are games. Checkers, chess, Go.<p>But what happens when computer programs beat humans at all of those games? This is the question AI experts must ask after a …

Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 1

We may be on the verge of creating a new life form, one that could mark not only an evolutionary breakthrough, but a potential threat to our survival …

A Short History of Machine Learning -- Every Manager Should Read

It’s all well and good to ask if androids dream of electric sheep, but science fact has evolved to a point where it’s beginning to coincide with science fiction. No, we don’t have autonomous androids struggling with existential crises — yet — but we are getting ever closer to what people tend to …

Artificial Intelligence

Why I don't use ggplot2

Some of my colleagues think of me as super data-sciencey compared to other academic statisticians. But one place I lose tons of street cred in the …

Data Visualization

This App Turns Your iPhone Into A Dash Cam With Machine Vision

Our smartphones have become powerful enough to start understanding the physical world around us using their cameras and sensors. And mobile apps are just beginning to take advantage of these capabilities.<p>A new free iPhone app, called Nexar, wants to use computer vision to understand the road. …

Autonomous Cars

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Genealogy

Intro to Text Analysis with R

<i>Guest post by Christopher Johnson from www.codeitmagazine.com</i>One of the most powerful aspects of using R is that you can download free packages for …

Natural Language Processing

The Outside Guide to 2016

From new sports (bikepacking!) to epic expeditions (high school twins will make first descents in Antarctica!), we're laying down 22 bold predictions about the people, trends, and gear that will shape our world in 2016.<p>Bikepacking Will Displace Backpacking<p>Bikepacking—long-distance backpacking trips …

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