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Thorough Introduction to Apache Kafka™

A deep dive into a system that serves as the heart of many companies’ architecture<p>Introduction<p>Kafka is a word that gets heard a lot nowadays… A lot …

Correspondence Analysis

What to do with categorical data?<p>Categorical data can be challenging to analyze quantitatively<br>• In language research we often have data that are purely …

Explorable Explanations

Lion cubs play-fight to learn hunting skills. Rats play to learn social & emotional skills. Monkeys play to learn cognitive skills, to practice …

Learning

The Neural Network Zoo

With new neural network architectures popping up every now and then, it’s hard to keep track of them all. Knowing all the abbreviations being thrown …

A16Z AI Playbook

Neural Network Architectures<p>The fundamental data structure of a neural network is loosely inspired by brains. Each of your brain cells (neurons) is …

Algorithms in Nature

Computer science and biology have shared a long history together. For many years, computer scientists have designed algorithms to process and analyze …

Atoms

Data Visualization Projects – 10 Splendid Examples

The first thing that springs to mind when it comes to <b>data visualization</b> is, of course, infographics. This sort of visual representation that, as a …

Data Visualization

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

10 Algorithm Categories for A.I., Big Data, and Data Science

TensorFlow in a Nutshell — Part One: Basics

The fast and easy guide to the most popular Deep Learning framework in the world.<p>TensorFlow is a framework created by Google for creating Deep …

Hydroponics: can you really grow without soil at home?

Until recently, hydroponics – or the practice of growing plants in water instead of soil – were largely known to two industries: that of large-scale produce farming, and large-scale marijuana farming.<p>It’s a way of gardening that relies on science and measurements rather than instinct and trial and …

Aquaponics

A plastic surgeon used a golden mathematical ratio to 'prove' this is the most beautiful person in the world

Julian De Silva, a London-based cosmetic surgeon, thinks he may have the answer.<p>He used a mathematical ratio sometimes referred to as the "Golden Ratio" and told The Daily Mail that actress Amber Heard is the person with "the most beautiful face in the world, according to science."<p>Here's a taste of …

Mathematics

The Best Way to Learn to Code is to Code: Learn App Architecture by Building Apps

Learning to code can be tough. One of the biggest challenges I faced when I was learning was how to make the jump from learning resources and little …

Web Development Reading List #145: Font Loading Strategies, Scaling SVGs And Infinite Scrolling Done Right

I love articles that specifically focus on tiny little details within web development. For example, this week I stumbled upon an article featuring …

3 Critical Business Skills You Need to Master -- Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>No matter how you define being an entrepreneur – inventing a product, starting a business, or being innovative at the company you work for – …

Business Strategy

What is Softmax Regression and How is it Related to Logistic Regression?

<b>By Sebastian Raschka, Michigan State University.</b><p>Softmax Regression (synonyms: Multinomial Logistic, Maximum Entropy Classifier, or just Multi-class …

Bayesian Machine Learning, Explained

<b>By Zygmunt Zając, FastML</b>.<p>So you know the Bayes rule. How does it relate to machine learning? It can be quite difficult to grasp how the puzzle pieces …

Crash Course in Recurrent Neural Networks for Deep Learning

There is another type of neural network that is dominating difficult machine learning problems that involve sequences of inputs called recurrent …

Deep Learning

60+ Free Books on Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Python, R, and more

<b>By Brendan Martin,</b> (LearnDataSci).<p>Pulled from the web, here is a great collection of eBooks. While every single book in this list is provided for …

Recommender systems explained

In this article, I overview broad area of recommender systems, explain how individual algorithms work.<p>I will start with a definition. A recommender …

Probabilistic Models and Generative Neural Networks: Towards an Unified Framework for Modeling Normal and Impaired Neurocognitive Functions

Introduction<p>Despite the enormous progress in the prevention and treatment of neuropsychological disorders, traumatic brain injury and stroke are …

Sonic Pi - The Live Coding Music Synth for Everyone

Sonic Pi is represented by Sam Aaron on The Music Commission panel, a new enquiry launched by ABRSM exploring how to better sustain & support …

Synthesizers

Blueberry Torte

There are few things are more delicious than juicy berries in the height of summer. So this month, we’ll be featuring our favorite berry desserts, …

Dessert

25 quotes that inspire action

Anyone can talk about being an entrepreneur or starting a business, but very few do. The difference is found in those that choose to take action.<p>Successful entrepreneurs and business owners know that success requires taking action. Don't talk about what needs to get done - get out there and start …

Motivation

This open source CNC system integrates high-tech automation into backyard farming

<b>This story might more properly belong on RobotHugger, but with its open source DIY approach to small-scale food production, FarmBot is worth a …

An Introduction to Model-Based Machine Learning

This guest post was written by Daniel Emaasit, a Ph.D Student of Transportation Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Daniel’s research …

Machine Learning

The Only Italian Lasagna Recipe You’ll Ever Need

A properly-made lasagna is a dish of consummate beauty and one of the most beloved Italian food dishes in the world. But there is...The post The Only …

Learn python in Y Minutes

Python was created by Guido Van Rossum in the early 90s. It is now one of the most popular languages in existence. I fell in love with Python for its …

Python Programming