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How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Hot trends in data analytics

Highlights from the issue:<p>Cover story<p><b>10 hot data analytics trends and 5 going cold</b><br>The range of technologies and techniques for analyzing vast volumes …

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence 101 For Executives | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

The Best Big Data Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2017 Based On Glassdoor

Employees would most recommend ThoughtSpot, Wavefront, Kyvos Insights, Looker, Sisense, Google, Domo, SAP, Qubole and Paxata to their friends looking to work for a business analytics, data management, big data platform, or data protection and security analytics company in 2017. These and other …

Big Data

Recruiters: Coding talent needed, degree optional

Employers who once focused on finding software development talent from top universities are now hiring developers who learned the trade from coding …

Blockchain Could Be A Game-Changer But Not Because It's Cool Technology

For all the hype about blockchain technology, the distributed ledger has real potential to allow organizations to break free from the chains of bureaucracy in many industries, particularly government, banking and insurance. I recently talked with Stefan Gasslitter, Head of SIAG and CIO of Bozen, …

Blockchain

Cloud Computing Vs. SaaS: A Comparative Analysis

When discussing Cloud Computing and SaaS (Software as a Service), people often think both terms are synonymous with each other. However, this is not …

Oracle reports rise in profits and revenues for third quarter

CEO lauds Q3 as "a very strong quarter" as cloud technology-based revenue surges by 62%<p>Oracle is gaining a competitive edge in its cloud computing …

Supervised V Unsupervised Machine Learning -- What's The Difference?

In recent articles I have looked at some of the terminology being used to describe high-level Artificial Intelligence concepts – specifically machine learning and deep learning.<p>In this piece, I want to look at two other concepts which are vital to understanding how machines are becoming …

Machine Learning

The Big Data & Analytics Master Toolkit, Save 98%

We have a great deal on the The Big Data & Analytics Master Toolkit, it is available with 98% off in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>The The Big Data & …

Yahoo open-sources TensorFlowOnSpark for deep learning with big data

Yahoo is announcing today that it’s open-sourcing TensorFlowOnSpark, a piece of software it has created to make the Google-initiated TensorFlow open-source framework for deep learning compatible with its data sets that sit inside Spark clusters, which some organizations maintain for processing lots …

LinkedIn’s new app helps you learn job skills

Many people think of LinkedIn as little more than a place for their online résumé. But the company has been expanding its ambitions and recently launched an app devoted to a different part of career development: ongoing education. With the LinkedIn Learning app, the professional social network has …

Dyson Lamp Stays Bright For 37 years From $649 (video)

Over the past few years Jake Dyson has been delving a new LED desk light which is now available to purchase for $649 or £399 directly from the Dyson …

Thinking About a Career in Big Data? Here’s What You’ll Need to Know

Big Data is the LBD of the computing world inThe post Thinking About a Career in Big Data? Here’s What You’ll Need to Know appeared first on iamwire.

Getty will pay Instagram shooters $30,000 to document 'underrepresented communities'

Documenting unseen parts of the world is one of the beauties and deep challenges of photography, and now Getty Images wants to put that task in the hands of Instagram users. Today, the two companies announced a grant program through Getty that will reward three Instagram users who "document stories …

Here's how less than one percent of Sweden's waste ends up in landfills

The waste, the waste, the waste is on fire!<p>Less than one percent of Sweden's household waste winds up in a landfill. Where does the rest go? Roughly half the nation's waste is recycled, but what's more interesting and lucrative for the nation is what happens with the other half. Of the 4.4 million …

20 Tricks That Can Make Anyone An Excel Expert

After Microsoft developed Excel to the 2010 version, it offered more surprises than ever. In order to deal with tons of big data, you can’t ignore …

How to go completely invisible on Facebook

If you want to stay hidden on Facebook, however, we can help you out.<p>When you're finished with this process, no one but you will be able to see your Facebook activity, view your photos, or see where you've checked in. Your current friends will still be able to view your basic profile — there's no …

15 best designed Android apps of 2014

Every year, developers and designers take bold moves to see what they can do and the winners are us, the users. It was a wild year in terms of Android apps design as we saw a number of great apps that challenged the best of the best when it comes to design. Let’s take a look at the 15 best designed …

This bluetooth-enabled gaming toothbrush is designed to get your kids to brush

When you’re a kid, brushing your teeth is right up there with coming inside for dinner and taking naps. A new toothbrush system, based on a game, …

Nexus 9 Review: Matches iPad Air 2 In Performance, Slams It On Price

The Nexus 9 was announced in a low-key blog post last month, but there’s nothing low-key about this HTC designed powerhouse of a tablet. The specs speak for themselves; 2048×1537 QHD display, 2GB of RAM, 64-bit dual-core Nvidia Tegra K1 processor and HTC Boomsound. Not to mention the reasonable …

Google launches Primer mobile app to help startups with their marketing needs

Today, Google launched a new mobile app for startups called Primer, an interactive tool that helps companies with their marketing needs. Available now on iOS, the software cranks out five minute lesson plans for subjects like Content Marketing, PR & Media and Search Advertising. A simplified …

How can I access restricted UK sites when I’m overseas?

I live in France for six months of the year. I want to use various UK sites, but some don’t allow that because my ISP gives my PC a French IP address and the UK site then blocks my requests. Recently a friend recommended a VPN, which I’ve tried and found it works well. But I don’t know what’s going …

The 10 Best Video Cameras On The Market

Thanks to the experts at FindTheBest, we put together a list of the best camcorders and video cameras currently on the market.<p>FindTheBest ranked each camera based on multiple criteria: expert ratings from sources like CNET and PCMag, video resolution, features, image stabilizer, release date, power …

33 Amazingly Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed

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Codecademy Unveils Gorgeous Redesign of its 'Learn to Code' Site

With each passing year, the ability to understand and write code becomes increasingly valuable. The demand for competent developers is growing and the required skill set is seeping into professions where it simply wasn’t relevant a decade ago.<p>Codecademy has built an unparalleled reputation around …