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Learning Deep Learning with Keras

I teach deep learning both for a living (as the main deepsense.ai instructor, in a Kaggle-winning team1) and as a part of my volunteering with the …

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

Outlier App: An Interactive Visualization of Outlier Algorithms

I was recently trying various outlier detection algorithms. For me, the best way to understand an algorithm is to tinker with it. I built a shiny app …

Data Science

The Meta Model and Meta Meta-Model of Deep Learning

The model for deep learning consists of a computational graph that are most conveniently constructed by composing layers with other layers. Most …

Circadian rhythms and the microbiome: Disrupting daily routine of gut microbes can be bad news for whole body

This offers one pathway to explain a Pandora’s box of possible adverse health effects from aspects of modern life<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>We’ve known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first …

50+ Best JavaScript Charting Libraries

Data visualization is the most discussed topics among companies these days. Data is the very powerful tool but sometimes it is very hard to …

Data Visualization

How Do You Paint 10,000 Paintings a Month?

When Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo toiled for four years on his master work. …

Watch Nvidia’s AI car drive itself using only what it learned from human drivers

There are multiple approaches to tackling self-driving; one is to program algorithms or rules that will tell a car how to behave in specific situations. Nvidia is using a deep learning approach, however, by providing its autonomous system with real-world data from humans drivers and letting it …

Today We Launch Version 11!

I’m thrilled today to announce the release of a major new version of Mathematica and the Wolfram Language: Version 11, available immediately for both …

Machine Learning

The Truth About Lisp

html, [ruby], coffee, blog, microsoft, UX, linguistics, google, ideas rat, functional<p>In which the truth about lisp is revealed, and some alternatives …

Rewriting Reddit

<b>Translations:</b> Srpsko-Hrvatski<p><i>2012 note: This article was first published in 2005. After it was published, Django launched a RemovingTheMagic project</i> …

Programming

Stick a Fork in Ethereum

Ethereum is a network of nodes, all running the same client protocol. Starting yesterday, many nodes began running a new version of the client. This …

How Behavioral Analytics Is Driving Marketing | Articles | Analytics

In a recent media release from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, research scholar Dr Ikusan R. Adeyemi said, ’Our research suggests a person's …

Marketing

The Uncanny Mind That Built Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin invented the world’s hottest new cryptocurrency and inspired a movement — before he’d turned 20.<p>I met Vitalik Buterin for the first …

Bitcoin

Apple, Microsoft and Google hold 23% of all U.S. corporate cash, as tech sector accumulates wealth

Apple, Microsoft and Google are the top three cash-rich U.S. companies across all sectors of business, not including banks and other financial …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Alan Turing

French Billionaire Opens Free Coding University '42' In Silicon Valley

French technology entrepreneur and billionaire Xavier Niel (#129 in 2016 and #7 in France with a net worth of $8 billion) is investing $100 million of his own money to bring his Paris-based ’42′ coding school to Silicon Valley.<p>The name ’42′ is a nod to Douglas Adams’ science-fiction series <i>The</i> …

Venture Capital

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We're about to see a mind-blowing demographic shift unprecedented in human history

The world is about to see a mind-blowing demographic situation that will be a first in human history: There are about to be more elderly people than young children.<p>For some time now, demographers and economists have observed that the proportion of elderly adults around the world is rising, while …

Demographics

Animated great circles on rotating 3D Earth: Example R code

(This article was first published on <b> rbloggers – SNAP Tech</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Making still frames for great circle animations in …

Data Science

The Sigmoid Function in Logistic Regression | iPython Notebooks

• ML Study<br>• Notebooks<br>• The Sigmoid Function in Logistic Regression | 2016-05-16 (download)<p>In [1]:<p>In [2]:<p>In [3]:

Logistic Regression

Achieving A Data-Driven Culture | Articles | Big Data Innovation Magazine

Mico Yuk is the author of Data Visualization for Dummies and founder of BI Brainz and the BI Dashboard Formula (BIDF) methodology. She has trained …

Big Data

Scientists Accidentally Create a Battery That Can Outlast Your Device

Over the last decade or so it’s become increasingly obvious that the <b>limits of battery technology</b> are a <b>pothole</b> on our road to the future. It’s not …

Clean Energy

The first rule of pricing is: you do not talk about pricing

I’ve been slightly obsessed about pricing since 2010. Before joining Fluxx, I was part of the team that changed the price of The Times digital …

How to create a Microsoft Query in Excel (Excel Query)

<b>You can use Microsoft Query in Excel to retrieve data from an Excel Workbook as well as External Data Sources using SQL SELECT Statements</b>. Excel …

Databases

Quit my full time corporate job. Built an iOS game. It became #1 in the App Store. Here are revenue numbers and what I learned.

TL;DRMade a little over $700k selling a premium mobile game with no IAP or Ads as a one man shop. It <i>is</i> possible to create sustainable income from …

Sustainability

Create Vega-Lite specs & widgets with the vegalite package

Vega-Lite 1.0 was released this past week. I had been meaning to play with it for a while but I’ve been burned before by working with unstable APIs …

Data Visualization

AppImage

"As a user, I want to download an application from the original author, and run it on my Linux desktop system just like I would do with a Windows or …

Linux

Ethereum: Rise of the World Computer — Silicon Valley Data Science

The Ethereum network is a distributed economy like Bitcoin, except it is much, much more powerful. The essential difference is that Ethereum is …