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Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing: Tutorials with Jupyter Notebooks

<i>This article was written by Jon Krohn.</i><i>At untapt, all of our models involve Natural Language Processing (NLP) in one way or another. Our algorithms</i> …

Machine Learning

Sierpinski triangle strikes again

A couple months ago I wrote about how a simple random process gives rise to the Sierpinski triangle. Draw an equilateral triangle and pick a random …

Mathematics

What is Hadoop? Introduction to Hadoop Framework

What comprises of Hadoop architecture/ecosystem?<br>The architecture can be broken down into two branches, i.e., core components and complementary/other …

Is Deep Learning Innovation Just Due to Brute Force?

You have to wonder these days about the practice of Deep Learning. It indeed is akin to the black arts. Incorporating lots of alchemy and black …

Multi-Dimensional Reduction and Visualisation with t-SNE

(This article was first published on <b>R Programming – DataScience+</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>t-SNE</b> is a very powerful technique that can be …

Atacama uses microfluidic technology to create moisture-control fabric that actually stays dry

Imagine sportswear that not only stays dry through the most sweat-inducing workouts, but also turns perspiration into a design element. Named after the driest desert in the world, Atacama uses microfluidic technology to create textiles that can do just that. The recipient of a grant from the …

Chile

Researchers Are Using Viruses to Make Superbugs Commit Suicide

Such sweet irony.<p>The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has its origins as a bacterial immune system against viruses, a feature which could be …

Scientists attached an electronic backpack to a genetically modified dragonfly and turned it into a drone

At a certain point it becomes really difficult to scale down machines. A tiny drone can only be so tiny.<p>Scientists at Draper have come up with a solution: make a drone out of a dragonfly.<p>Researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) genetically modified a dragonfly to make the nerve …

Drones

When the LASSO fails???

(This article was first published on <b>R – insightR</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>By Gabriel Vasconcelos</b><p>The LASSO has two important uses, the …

Mysterious Dark Illustrations by Dawid Planeta

Dawid Planeta’s mysterious illustrations take you on a trip into a dark world of deep forests and mythical creatures.Dawid Planeta is a freelance …

Vincent Van Gogh

Flavor Networks Reveal Universal Principle Behind Successful Recipes - MIT Technology Review

Given the number of ingredients that humans eat, the total number of ways to combine them is on the order of 10 to the 15th power. And yet the actual …

Recipes

LASSO, adaLASSO and the GLMNET package

(This article was first published on <b>R – insightR</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>By Gabriel Vasconcelos</b><p>Motivation<p>If you are close to the data …

The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending April 22, 2017) - MIT Technology Review

A roundup of the most interesting papers from the arXiv:<p>Tech Obsessive?<br>Become an Insider to get the story behind the story — and before anyone else.

From Decapitation to Consciousness: How One Nerve Connects Body, Brain, And Mind

What we learned from gruesome decapitation experiments.<p>The relationship between mind, brain, and body has kept philosophers and scientists busy for …

Meet The 7 Deadly Sins of Statistical Misinterpretation - And How to Avoid Them

Correlation doesn't equal causation.<p>Statistics is a useful tool for understanding the patterns in the world around us. But our intuition often lets …

First high-res look at microbial ballistics: Harpoons, spears, Gatling guns

The weaponry is complicated, savage, and unlike what’s seen in animals.<p>When you think of plankton, you might think of docile, intricately shaped …

Biology

Tearing Down Science's Citation Paywall, One Link at a Time

To scientists, citations are currency. No, you can’t use them to put gas in your car or food on your table. But surviving in academia means …

Elon Musk’s OpenAI Unveils a Simpler Way for Machines to Learn - MIT Technology Review

Watch OpenAI’s research director, Ilya Sutskever on stage at EmTech Digital.<p>In 2013 a British artificial-intelligence startup called DeepMind …

Artificial Intelligence

How to apply face recognition API technology to data journalism with R and python

<b>The Microsoft Emotion API is based on state of the art research from Microsoft Research in computer vision and is based on a Deep Convolutional</b> …

Machine Learning

Is Bayesian A/B Testing Immune to Peeking? Not Exactly

Since I joined Stack Exchange as a Data Scientist in June, one of my first projects has been reconsidering the A/B testing system used to evaluate …

Data Science

datadr

Introduction<p>Background<p>This tutorial covers an implementation of Divide and Recombine (D&R) in the R statistical programming environment, via an R …

World's Best Stargazing Sites

Explore seven incredible destinations for sky-watchers, from the top of a crater to a star-studded desert sky.<p>Today most city skies are free of stars. About 80 percent of North Americans live under light-polluted skies, not dark enough to see the Milky Way. But a growing number of preserved dark …

National Parks

Pilot Wave Theory Video Will Make You Totally Rethink Quantum Mechanics

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman has been quoted as saying that it’s safe to say “that nobody understands quantum mechanics.” But even …

Quantum Mechanics

What’s behind the hole in the Sun? | Cosmos

<b>There were no fireworks from</b> the Sun this New Year's. Instead NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft saw the exact opposite, as a gigantic dark …

How to Travel to the Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands, in Ecuador, offer wildlife and landscapes found nowhere else on earth. But before you swim with the sea lions and marvel at …

South America

Harvard Study Decrypts the Ancient Mystery of Consciousness

What is consciousness? Is human consciousness seated in our mind, body, brain—or some combination of all three? These questions have mystified …

3tags.org

Chi-Squared Test – The Purpose, The Math, When and How to Implement?

Before we build stats/machine learning models, it is a good practice to understand which predictors are significant and have an impact on the …