Siobhán Stergis

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Inside Google's AI Rewrite: Building Machine Learning into Everything

PCMag spent a day at Google's Silicon Valley headquarters exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are finding their way into …

Python for Scientists and Engineers

<b>Python for Scientists and Engineers is now free to read online. The table of contents is below, but please read this important info before.</b><p>Python for …

Demystifying Machine Learning

Every time you visit Amazon – you see product recommendations – either what you searched online or bought the last time or what other people bought ! …

Nvidia CEO: Software Is Eating the World, but AI Is Going to Eat Software - MIT Technology Review

Tech companies and investors have recently been piling money into artificial intelligence—and plenty has been trickling down to chip maker Nvidia. …

A Free Course on Machine Learning & Data Science from Caltech

Right now, Machine Learning and Data Science are two hot topics, the subject of many courses being offered at universities today. Above, you can …

Machine Learning

Milky Way Pulsar Orbits Black Hole: Lighthouse Star In Sagittarius Is First Of Its Kind

Astronomers say they have discovered a hidden black hole in the Milky Way galaxy, one that has a mass 7,500 times greater than the sun.<p>The University …

Paris shooting casts shadow over final day of French election campaign

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> A deadly attack on a police bus in the heart of Paris has dramatically changed the course of the French presidential election campaign.<p>The three main candidates canceled campaign events and instead made televised statements in which they competed to talk tough on security and vowed a …

Extremism

Teradata: The 7 Pillars Of Big Data Culture

The world of big data analytics and data science can be fascinating but over-hyped in equal measure. But what if we could summarize the seven key ‘cultural elements’ of big data that express how firms should culturally curate and embrace the potential business advantages that are on offer.<p><b>Woolly &</b> …

Data Warehousing

Trump delivers ultimatum to House Republicans: Pass health-care measure on Friday or he’ll move on

President Trump delivered an ultimatum to House Republicans on Thursday night: Vote to approve the measure to overhaul the nation’s health-care system on the House floor Friday, or reject it and the president will move on to his other legislative priorities.<p>The president, through his aides in a …

Health Care

DataRobot raises $54 million to bring machine learning to predictive analytics

DataRobot, a machine learning platform that helps enterprises build predictive models at speed, has raised $54 million in a Series C funding round led by existing investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA).<p>Founded out of Boston in 2012, the DataRobot platform features hundreds of open-source machine …

How to mine newsfeed data and extract interactive insights in Python

In this tutorial we'll dive in Topic Mining. We'll analyze a dataset of newsfeed extracted from more than 60 sources. We'll show how to process it, …

Why Natural Language Processing is the Future of Business Intelligence

Every time you ask Siri for directions, a complex chain of cutting-edge code is activated. It allows "her" to understand your question, find the …

How To Switch To a Data-Focused Career (You Could Double Your Salary) | Inc.com

Data doesn't sound very sexy, but it's driving job growth in record numbers and is quickly finding its way into every aspect of business. It can also pay big bucks, if you know what you're doing. Big data jobs requiring specific expertise have spiked in recent years--on average, data scientist …

Employment

Tidy Text Mining of David Bowie’s Lyrics

(This article was first published on <b> Mango Solutions » R Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<i>by Nic Crane</i>After hearing about <b>tidytext</b> from …

Factoextra R Package: Easy Multivariate Data Analyses and Elegant Visualization

(This article was first published on <b> Easy Guides</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<b>factoextra</b> is an R package making easy to <i>extract</i> and <i>visualize</i> …

Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Clean Up As Deadline Looms

In North Dakota, authorities set Wednesday as the deadline for the dwindling number of protesters against the Dakota Access pipeline to clean up and go home.<p>At the main protest camp, a massive cleanup effort has been underway. Semi trucks have been hauling debris out of camp and people here are …

Protest

Trump admin sets stage for mass deportations

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday laid out the Trump administration's plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws, including a potentially massive expansion of the number of people detained and deported.<p>But the Trump administration also emphasizes that it is …

Putin says he won’t deport U.S. diplomats as he looks to cultivate relations with Trump

MOSCOW — On a day when everyone expected him to go low, Russian President Vladimir Putin took the high road, bowing out of a growing diplomatic showdown with the administration of President Obama in a gambit to woo his successor, Donald Trump.<p>In a rare, and calculated, break from the diplomatic …

Russia

Cybersecurity Experts Warn of Insecure Free Public Wifi Networks

Experts say hackers prey on users looking for convenient and free wi-fi networks and charging stations in airports and other public places to steal their financial data.

'Clean Brexit' could save UK £450m a week, claims pro-leave group

A pressure group backed by a string of former Vote Leave campaigners from Michael Gove to Gisela Stuart has claimed that exiting the EU with a “clean Brexit” could save the country £450m a week.<p>During the referendum campaign, Vote Leave controversially argued that leaving the EU would leave an …

United Kingdom

Samsung's Gear VR browser gets improved WebVR content support

One of the best reasons to (still) consider a Galaxy S7 smartphone is the Gear VR headset support, and with Google's Daydream a looming rival, Samsung wants to keep things that way. As such, Samsung recently updated its Internet for Gear VR browser used inside the virtual reality headset. The …

Virtual Reality

Hot new big data analytics jobs you need to know

Big data and analytics are transforming the way we work. Many HR managers are even shortening the review and revision process on job responsibilities …

Big Data

A day in the life of a data scientist [Data Science 101]

- I've built a recommendation engine before<p>as part of a large organization and worked<p>through all types of engineers and accounted<p>for different parts …

Free, sort of: Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science

Microsoft, for now, is letting you register for free for its certificate program in Data Science. So if you want to be come a Data Scientist or core …