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Deep Learning

20 Big Data Repositories You Should Check Out

Big Data

The 14 most impressive AI scientists working at Google DeepMind

However, who actually works at Google DeepMind beyond the three cofounders is a bit of a mystery, possibly because Google doesn't want to risk shouting about them and losing its smartest staff to rivals that are also focusing on artificial intelligence, such as Facebook.<p>DeepMind's talented …

Artificial Intelligence

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.

Startups

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2015

<b>Kyvos Insights</b><p><b>CEO:</b> Praveen Kankariya<p>Businesses have been deploying Hadoop for collecting and managing huge volumes of data. But they often struggle …

5 Lessons I've Learned From Building Our Remote Startup Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many business owners have heard that if they want to hire the most competent and talented employees, they need to relocate to New York City or San Francisco. That simply isn’t true. There is tremendous untapped talent all over the world …

Project Management

How I Tripled My Salary in Less Than One Year After Getting Fired

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I graduated with a B.A. in English in 2010, I had big dreams . . . and absolutely nothing on my resume. I wanted to be a writer, but didn’t have a singlepublished clip to call my own. As you can imagine, the next few years weren’t …

Employment

How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search

Yarden Tadmor Contributor<p>Yarden Tadmor is the founder and CEO of Switch.<p>Searching for a job is just like dating, banking or procrastinating on chores until someone else does them: It’s something we all have to do. So why shouldn’t the job search be the basis for mobile apps, like those other adult …

Employment

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

University of Washington

7 tools in every data scientist’s toolbox

There is huge number of machine learning methods, statistical tools and data mining techniques available for a given data related task, from self …

Data Science

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms - MoData

Link to Machine Learning Mastery: A tour of machine learning algorithms<p>After we understand the type of machine learning problem we are working with, …

Commodity contagion sparks second credit crisis as investors panic

Falling commodity prices have caused panic in credit markets and just like 2007 the contagion is spreading<p>The collapse in commodity prices has sparked a second credit crisis as investors dump high-yield bonds, shattering the fragile confidence necessary to support global markets. Those calling it a …

Stock Markets

Detecting diabetic retinopathy in eye images

The past almost four months I have been competing in a Kaggle competition about diabetic retinopathy grading based on high-resolution eye images. In …

Deep Learning

The Secret of Airbnb’s Pricing Algorithm

<b>How much should you charge someone</b> to live in your house? Or how much would you pay to live in someone else’s house? Would you pay more or less for a …

Machine Learning

20 startups out to create a new world order on Wall Street

Startups are taking on the financial sector. Some of the companies look to usurp traditional players, and others step into the gaps they've left behind.<p>Business Insider spoke to venture capitalists and banking veterans to put together a list of lesser-known startups, some of which are just a couple …

Wall Street

Finance startups are targeting big banks' top talent

Specifically, they've been snapping up executive talent from investment banks and lenders. And they aren't stopping there.<p>However, they can't do it without some expertise.<p>There are already some executives from firms like JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs who quit Wall Street's cushy expense-account and …

Startups

Stop What You’re Doing and Watch This Hilarious Amy Schumer Sketch About ‘Listen Alert’

Do you hate it when your significant other doesn’t want to listen to your boring stories, even though you’re fully aware of the fact that they’re not …

With Fed poised to act, here's how investors can prepare for higher rates

It has been nearly a decade since investors have had to contend with the<p>Federal Reserveraising interest rates. Or, from savers' viewpoint, it has been that long since the Fed did them a favor.<p>But Wall Street's No. 1 obsession this year is guessing how soon the central bank will start lifting its …

Stalk Everyone You Know With Crystal's Eerily Accurate App

Crystal, a new app that analyzes public data to tell you exactly how to communicate with people, has had us all at TNW looking up our friends and family today (as well as ourselves, of course) to find out what it knows about us.<p>What’s surprising is that it’s often eerily accurate. The app touts …

Web Scraping Indeed for Key Data Science Job Skills

As many of you probably know, being a data scientist requires a large skill set . . .Credit: Swami ChandrasekaranTo master all of that at a high …

Python Programming

Despite its looks, this 3D printed violin (probably) won't kill you

It might not be a Stradivarius, but the violin you see above is pretty impressive on its own merits. For starters, it's 3D printed and only has two strings. And that's to say nothing of its appearance; this thing looks like it'd be right at home on The Citadel in <i>Mass Effect</i>. The Piezoelectric …

Great Science Fiction Stories That Can Help You Make Sense Of Economics

We all know that economists love science fiction — especially Isaac Asimov fan Paul Krugman<i>.</i> But science fiction and fantasy can also help teach …

Science Fiction
InterAct

Monte Carlo K-Means Clustering of Countries

In the first part of this three-part series, <i>What Drives Real GDP Growth?,</i> I identified four themes which drive real GDP growth. These themes are …

What caused the big fall in oil prices?

After a period of relative stability, the Brent price of crude oil – commonly considered a proxy for the global price of oil – recently experienced a …

Oil

This app concept is Tinder for binge-watchers

The "Tinder for X" trend continues unabated. Feel free to groan, but with a morbid sense of curiosity. Today, the app concept that wants to be the next new thing calls itself Binger, because if love isn't built on a foundation of drunken hookups you only <i>kind</i> of regret, then surely it's about …

Black Mirror

YC Startup Direct Match Aims To Make Bond Trading As Easy As Stock Trading

Jim Greco sat in front of his computer at Jeffries Investment Bank headquarters in New York and thought about the futility of his bond trading job. He was about to pull up a file on his PC and then make a physical phone call to another institution to place an order for a bond transaction. Something …

Stock Markets

KYLE BASS: 'I live with this constant feeling of inadequacy ...'

Last year, Pal, a former GLG fund manager, launched Real Vision Television— an on-demand subscription video service providing a library of content on economics and investing. He did it because he wanted to have real, uninterrupted discussions with some of the brightest minds in the industry that …

Fishing

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware