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A Comprehensive Guide to Understand and Implement Text Classification in Python

Table of Contents<p>In this article, I will explain about the text classification and the step by step process to implement it in python.<p>Text …

Deep Learning

How to rewrite your SQL queries in Pandas, and more

Introduction to Pandas, for developers already familiar with SQL.

Databases

Effective Management Requires Good Metrics. Here Are 11 Types You Need to Know

To properly manage a business you need to know what's happening. These 11 types of metrics that will give you the insight and awareness you need.<p>They say you can't manage what you can't measure. Quantifying your business allows you to see patterns, set targets, and measure progress. However, many …

Analytics

How to Create an Interactive Dashboard with Crossfilter and Dc.Js: A tutorial

Create an Interactive Dashboard with Crossfilter and Dc.Js: A tutorialHow to build a dynamic dashboard in 5 minutes.<b>Crossfilter.js and dc.js are two</b> …

Build a great website with no coding skills and host it for life for under $50

If you start a hot new project or get struck with divine inspiration, you may need to get a website up and running fast. Unfortunately, if website building isn’t necessarily your thing, that task can feel like a monstrous headache.<p>However, this smart little Dragify bundle from TNW Deals, including …

Raschietto: a simple library for web scraping

I often find myself in a situation where I need to get data from a website that has no API or RSS feed. There exists many different web scraping …

Python Programming

A new data visualization tool: Flourish

(Full disclosure: the development of Flourish was partially supported by the <b>Google News Lab</b>. I have an ongoing consulting collaboration with the Lab, …

Data Visualization

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

Introduction to logic programming with Prolog

I am a language addict ~ I love learning new languages, spoken ones and those you can do funny things with on a computer. As part of an MSc degree, I …

Programming

Ambient AI Is About to Devour the Software Industry

Amazon has casually unveiled what could turn into a fundamentally different way to build software.<p>At its AWS conference in Las Vegas on Thursday, the …

Machine Learning

Mozilla’s open source voice recognition tool nears human-like accuracy

Mozilla has released an open source voice recognition tool that it says is “close to human level performance,” and free for developers to plug into their projects.<p>The free-software company also on Wednesday released a first set of crowdsourced recordings under its Common Voice project, designed to …

Machine Learning

Are you a credit risk? Banks dig deep in your phone to find out

Illustration: Binay Sinha Indian banks have started mining data on customers’ smartphones for fast loan approval, testing out cutting-edge but …

AI’s Cool New Thing: Capsule Networks (explained)

A buzz is about in AI circles around “capsule networks,” a new variant on neural networks that backers say could simplify, cut the costs of, …

Artificial Intelligence

Real-time machine learning with TensorFlow, Kafka, and MemSQL

TensorFlow has emerged as one of the leading machine learning libraries, and when combined with an operational database, it provides the foundation …

Machine Learning

Understanding deep Convolutional Neural Networks with a practical use-case in Tensorflow and Keras

Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) are nowadays the standard go-to technology when it comes to analyzing image data. These are special neural …

Deep Learning

Big Data, Credit Risk Strategies, and Analytics

Gartner's analytic value escalator identifies four different types of analytics — descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive — ordered by …

This Is the Trick Airlines Use to Get You to Pay More Than You Should | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Have you ever tried to keep a note of how much time you spend booking travel?<p>I fancy if your Apple Watch could keep track of it for you, you'd resent how long it takes to find, say, the best …

Flying

5 ways technology is changing consumer behaviors

The emergence of the personal computer and cell phone in the 1990s and the smartphone in the 2000s are some of the drastic changes the business world has seen in recent decades. Technology has caused businesses to be run differently, established new prerequisites for success, and influenced the way …

How Blockchain and Big Data Can Discover Human Personality through Human Science Studies

I’ve been passionate about technology since 2002. In 2014, I found out that my expertise could bring real value to people in the intersection of …

Somebody wrote an email bot to waste scammers' time

I love this. When you get a scam email, forward it to me@rescam.org and a bot will keep the scammer busy emailing back and forth with it, giving the …

Identity Theft

New Internet Technology Trends That Will Transform the Customer Experience

Shutterstock We are entering a new phase of technology disruption that will rival the changes in the 1990s when the internet transformed the world …

Google will stop feeding free airfare data to travel websites

Move could affect Kayak, Expedia, and other other major travel sites<p>Google announced that it will be shutting off developer access to a free feed that automates data for airfare search engines, in a move that could affect third-party travel sites. It’s also a sign that Google is becoming …

Air Travel

Edge Computing — The New Frontier of the Web

Learn the basics of edge computing and how it is transforming the realtime landscape<p>The Edge<p>The ‘edge’ refers to computing infrastructure that exists …

Internet of Things

OpenMined: AI + blockchain = data democracy revolution

Andrew Trask, founder of the OpenMined project, will be talking at Newsweek's AI and data science conference in New York.<p>Individual consumers are …

Awesome Deal: Buy United Miles For Roughly 1 Cent per Mile...

Sometimes a little boost is all you need. We’re talking about miles, by the way. There’s a new roundabout opportunity to top off your United Airlines …

Christmas gift ideas for the frequent flyer in your life

Have a globetrotting friend or relative in your life? Show them you put extra thought into their Christmas gift this year by giving them the gifts of …

JetBlue Launches CheckIn For Good Promo

JetBlue is kicking off its second annual “For Good Month,” a celebration of kindness and good deeds.<p>Customers can #CheckInForGood at pop-up kiosks in …

How To: Take Control of the Mouse & Keyboard in Python

While hackers adore the command line, working with the GUI (graphical user interface) of an operating system has some advantages. This is especially …

Social Media

Cellular not the answer to IoT: NNNCo

Cellular networks are not necessary for IoT, NNNCo has argued, saying its LoRaWAN network is capable of providing the coverage needed across both …

Internet of Things

Google is shutting down an airfare search API in a setback for travel booking competitors

Google announced on Wednesday that it's shutting down an automated airfare data feed in a move that could kneecap third-party travel booking sites as …