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Top 15 Frameworks for Machine Learning Experts

<b>By Devendra Desale, KDnuggets.</b><p>Machine learning engineers are part of the engineering team who build the product and the algorithms, making sure that …

Introduction to Chainer: Neural Networks in Python

Neural networks provide a vast array of functionality in the realm of statistical modeling, from data transformation to classification and …

Make your own detailed tweet maps

Eric Fischer, known around these parts for his detailed dot maps, describes his process along with a code release.<p>I’ve been tracking geotagged tweets …

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

Amazon Launches Lambda, An Event-Driven Compute Service

Amazon Web Services announced a new service today called Lambda, a stateless event-driven compute service for dynamic applications that doesn’t require provisioning of any compute infrastructure.<p>As AWS’s CTO Werner Vogels pointed out, this will enable programmers to reduce their overall development …

Alibaba Just Sold More Than $9 Billion in Goods in One Day

The $9.3 billion total dwarfs the $3.6 billion that U.S. shoppers spent online last year on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.<p>Gross sales across Alibaba Group’s consumer shopping sites surpassed $9.3 billion over the last 24 hours on what is the company’s biggest sale day of the year. The …

Amazon Plans Prime Air Delivery Drone Tests In The UK

Amazon is planning to test its Prime Air delivery drones in the UK. A job ad seeking a flight operations engineer to work in Cambridge was posted last week. This summer Amazon asked the FAA for permission to conduct outdoor drone tests in the US.<p>The Prime Air flight operations engineer will be …

Microsoft Adds Streaming Analytics, Data Production and Workflow Services to Azure

<b>Azure Stream Analytics</b>,a cost-effective event processing engine that helps uncover real-time insights from devices, sensors, infrastructure, …

Something Called 'The Race To Zero' Is Scaring A Lot Of Tech Companies

There's so much competition in the cloud industry that cloud companies keep cutting their prices, even while they increase their storage limits.<p>There are a couple of reasons for this. For one, computer storage keeps getting cheaper. A gigabyte's worth of storage on a hard drive in 1993 cost more …

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Metanautix Emerges From Stealth With Sequoia Backing

In 2012 a team of two top data scientists from Google and Facebook left their perches at the internet giants to begin working on a technology to make it easier for data scientists and analysts to collect, aggregate, deliver and analyze the massive sets of data that map, display, and define our …

A/B Testing and the Benefits of an Experimentation Culture

Modern tech companies have figured out that data is their product. Whether you sell a service, a product, or content, what you really do is create value for your customer base — and every interaction with your product is a measurable amount of value. But the best data-driven companies don’t just …