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How London startup Thread uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help men buy clothes

His site uses online stylists, as well as artificial inteligence (AI) and machine learning, to create a personalised way to shop.<p>But that can cause problems when he visits standard clothes shops.<p>"We went to Liberty for a bit and I went to the men's section," O'Neill said in an interview at Thread's …

17 More Must-Know Data Science Interview Questions and Answers, Part 3

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p><b>Editor's note:</b> This is the third and final part of this post. See also:<p>This post contains answers to:<p>Q13. What makes a …

Machine Learning

5 Machine Learning Projects You Can No Longer Overlook, April

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>It's time for yet another installment of "5 Machine Learning Projects You Can No Longer Overlook" -- the modest quest of …

Machine Learning

Top mistakes data scientists make

The rise of the data scientists continues and the social media is filled with success stories – but what about those who fail? There are no cover …

RECONSIDER – Signal v. Noise

“It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God” — Matthew 19:23–26<p>And every step along …

What Top Firms Ask: 100+ Data Science Interview Questions

Microsoft<p>Describe a project you’ve worked on and how it made a difference.<p>How would you approach a categorical feature with high-cardinality?<p>What …

Where Is Blockchain Going In 2017?

Shutterstock photo<p>Recently, an advocacy group formed to increase global awareness of the benefits of blockchain technology. The goal of the Global …

Blockchain

The five stages of machine learning implementation

If you’ve stumbled upon this article, you may already be in this position. However, what’s more likely is that this is going to become your situation …

Machine Learning

@DXWorldExpo

Cloud Expo & DevOps at Cloud Expo 2016 East<p>KEYNOTES<p>Opening Keynote | Introduction to Blockchain<p>Day 2 Keynote | Bringing IoT from Industry to …

Realities of an energy blockchain future

As an ex-CIO in the power and utilities sector, the rise of new technologies is always of interest – especially when they have the potential to …

Blockchain

IBM And Maersk Apply Blockchain To Container Shipping

IBM and Maersk are using a blockchain built on the Hyperledger Fabric to manage the supply chain for container shipping.<p>Maersk, the Danish shipping company, is the largest container carrier in the world with 18% to 20% of the market, did a proof of concept (POC) with IBM in September, tracking a …

Blockchain

The Potential for Blockchain to Transform Electronic Health Records

A vexing problem facing health care systems throughout the world is how to share more medical data with more stakeholders for more purposes, all while ensuring data integrity and protecting patient privacy.<p>Traditionally, the interoperability of medical data among institutions has followed three …

Blockchain

Python Data Science Handbook

This repository contains the entire Python Data Science Handbook, in the form of (free!) Jupyter notebooks.<p>How to Use this Book<p>Read the book in its …

Python Programming

Design Framework for Chatbots

When I started designing chatbots for BEEVA almost a year ago, I applied some of my UX knowledge and did some unsuccessful research looking for tools …

The Mathematics of Machine Learning

<i>Guest blog post by Wale Akinfaderin, PhD Candidate in Physics.</i> In the last few months, I have had several people contact me about their enthusiasm …

Machine Learning

Top Algorithms and Methods Used by Data Scientists

<b>By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets.</b><p>Here are the results, based on 844 voters.<p>The top 10 algorithms (and methods) and their share of voters are:<p><b>Fig. 1:</b> …

Tutorial: Build an End-to-End Churn Prediction Model

Churn prediction is one of the most well known applications of machine learning and data science in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and …

Machine Learning

The Surprising Ethics of Humans and Self-Driving Cars

<b>By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets.</b><p>With self-driving cars being tested in Pittsburgh, Boston, San Francisco, and other places by Google, Tesla, Uber and …

Autonomous Cars

Why Python is Slow: Looking Under the Hood | Pythonic Perambulations

1. <b>Python is Dynamically Typed rather than Statically Typed</b>.¶<p>What this means is that at the time the program executes, the interpreter doesn't know …

In-depth introduction to machine learning in 15 hours of expert videos

(This article was first published on <b>R - Data School</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>In January 2014, Stanford University professors Trevor …

A Complete Beginner's Guide To Blockchain

You may have heard the term ‘blockchain’ and dismissed it as a fad, a buzzword, or even technical jargon. But I believe blockchain is a technological advance that will have wide-reaching implications that will not just transform the financial services but many other businesses and industries.<p>A …

Blockchain

5 Career Paths in Big Data and Data Science, Explained

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>I have recently had a lot of folks reach out, mainly on LinkedIn, looking for advice on getting started in "Data Science" …

How to get your first job in Data Science?

<b>By Tomi Mester, Data36.</b><p><b>How can one get his/her first entry level job as a Data Scientist/Analyst?</b><br>If you scroll through the data science subreddit, …

Data Science

The 10-Minute Resume Cheat Sheet

Using the below "cheat sheet" as a guide, you can turn a bleary resume into a robust, purposeful, powerful document. Following this cheat sheet's …

Infographics

The Data Science Puzzle, Revisited

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Last year I wrote an overview post which defines a number of key concepts related to data science -- including data …

Machine Learning

Introduction to Forecasting with ARIMA in R

By DataScience.com Sponsored Post.<p><b>Prerequisites:</b> Previous knowledge of forecasting is not required, but the reader should be familiar with basic data …

Can AI Make The Sexiest 21st Century Job Obsolete?

The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation is no longer seen as a threat to just menial, repetitive jobs. Already systems are being developed and deployed which have the potential to carry out work traditionally left to highly educated and skilled humans, such as doctors, lawyers and …

Artificial Intelligence

What's The Best Path To Becoming A Data Scientist?

<i>How can I become a data scientist? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Monica Rogati, Data Science advisor, formerly the VP of Data at Jawbone and LinkedIn, on Quora:</b><p>There’s a lot of interest in …

7 Visualizations You Should Learn in R

(This article was first published on <b> Tatvic Blog » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)7 Visualizations You Should Learn in RWith ever increasing …

38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on enterprise …