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'Industry Experience' Is Overrated -- And Everybody Knows It

You only have to work in a couple of different white-collar jobs to see how interchangeable white-collar skill sets are.<p>To be successful in a white-collar job, you have to be able to talk to people, and you have to be able to solve problems by yourself and in groups.<p>You have to be able to read and …

Employment

The 10 Best Data Visualization Articles of 2016 (and Why They Were Awesome)

2016 was an astounding year for insightful, informative data visualization articles — here were the top 10 I saw all year (in no particular order), …

Data Visualization

How to Tell If Machine Learning Can Solve Your Business Problem

“AI,” “big data,” and “machine learning” are all trending buzzwords, and you might be curious about how they apply to your domain. You might even have startups beating down your door, pitching you their new “AI-powered” product. So how can you know which problems in your business are amenable to …

Machine Learning

How to Do Machine Learning in a Week

This curated post is by Per Harald Borgen, Developer, Xeneta AS<p>Getting into machine learning (ml) can seem like an unachievable task from the …

Unleash The Power Of Big Data Analytics And Machine Learning

We live in a world where humans rely more and more on computers to solve a variety of engineering problems―ranging from weather prediction to the …

Machine Learning

How Big Data Is Creating a Detailed Picture of U.S. Earnings

For a typical worker negotiating salary, it's helpful to know how earnings of people in your occupation, and in your city, are changing. Turn to the Labor Department's monthly employment report, however, and you'll mostly find national averages by industry.<p>The website Glassdoor is hoping it can …

Salaries & Wages

A Complete Tutorial to learn Data Science in R from Scratch

R is a powerful language used widely for data analysis and statistical computing. It was developed in early 90s. Since then, endless efforts have …

How Data Mining Reveals the World’s Healthiest Cuisines - MIT Technology Review

Jean Brillat-Savarin was a 19th-century French lawyer famed for his writings on gastronomy. In his most famous work, he said: “Dis-moi ce que tu …

Indian Recipes

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud | Ars Technica

Cloud-based business management software (CRM, ERP) can revolutionise an SME.<p>The one certainty in business software and services is that there will …

Computer Science

You Don’t Need Big Data — You Need the Right Data

The term “big data” is ubiquitous. With exabytes of information flowing across broadband pipes, companies compete to claim the biggest, most audacious data sets. And businesses of all varieties — old and new, industrial and digital, big and small — are getting into the game.<p>Masses of social, …

Big Data
Google Analytics

Data Science and Statistics: Opportunities and Challenges

We now live in a world where it seems that everything about us is (or soon will be) tracked and recorded: what we eat, what we watch, how we …

Big Data

SHYFT Analytics Lands $12.5M Backed by McKesson Ventures, Medidata

SHYFT Analytics, a provider of cloud data and analytics for the global life sciences industry has raised $12.5 million in Series B funding. SHYFT …

Big Data

How machine learning drives better customer service in the enterprise

When it comes to enterprise customer care, machine learning enables virtual assistant solutions to automate tasks that used to require a live agent: password resets, address and complex information collection, even sales support.<p>Integrating machine learning into enterprise customer care opens doors …

10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

Building a recommendation engine with AWS Data Pipeline, Elastic MapReduce and Spark

From Google’s advertisements to Amazon’s product suggestions, recommendation engines are everywhere. As users of smart internet services, we’ve …

Machine Learning Becomes Mainstream: How To Increase Your Competitive Advantage

Predictive data analytics and machine learning are becoming necessities for businesses that wish to succeed in today’s market. The right machine …

Benchmarking CrunchBase's Top 25 Artificial Intelligence Startups

iCarbonX, Anki, CARMAT, Arago, CloudMinds, Zero Zero Robotics, Preferred Networks, Inc., CustomerMatrix, Ozlo, and Scaled Inference are the top 10 Artifical Intelligence startups based on an analysis of CrunchBase data today.<p>Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most diverse startup categories …

Artificial Intelligence

Doing Data Science: A Kaggle Walkthrough Part 3 – Cleaning Data

<b>By Brett Romero, Open Data Kosovo</b>.<p><i>This article on cleaning data is Part III in a series looking at data science and machine learning by walking</i> …

Big Data

Building a data science portfolio: Storytelling with data

<i>This is the first in a series of posts on how to build a Data Science Portfolio. If you like this and want to know when the next post in the series</i> …

Enterprises are still not sold on the value of data sciences

When it comes to embracing data sciences in the business world, there’s no middle ground, according to recently released research.<p>A joint survey …

Big Data

Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank'

Image: PA WIRE<p>Image: PA WIRE<p>DEPENDING ON WHO you listen to, Big Data could save the world or bore everyone into a collective buzzword-inspired death. …

Aer Lingus

The Future of Apache Hadoop

The world’s top authorities on Apache Hadoop convene at Hadoop Summit San Jose and one of the top questions that will be answered will be around the …

Secrets of predictive analytics — in plain English (VB Live)

<b>The data is readily available. So why are only a minority of marketers and entrepreneurs using predictive analytics to anticipate customers’ needs — and increase conversions? Learn how to become one of them in this VB Live webinar where key concepts and best practices are plainly spelled out so you</b> …

The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2016

Paxata, Qubole, Gainsight, InsightSquared, Trifacta, Kyvos Insights, SiSense, ThoughtSpot, Google, and Looker are the ten most recommended big data and business analytics companies by employees to friends today.<p>These and other insights are from an analysis completed today comparing Glassdoor …

Big Data

Escape from Statins

Nineteen months later, my LDL had climbed to 151 mg/dl. "I know you're trying to eat better," said Dr. Casper, kindly ignoring all evidence to the contrary, "but this is really reaching the point where you should consider a cholesterol-lowering medication." I crossed my heart and swore this time …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

Google's 11-Step Guide to Interviewing | Inc.com

Have you read <i>How Google Works</i> yet?<p>Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google adviser Jonathan Rosenberg published <i>How Google Works</i> a few weeks ago. It's full of insights, including a chapter on finding talent and a subsection on interviewing, which they call "the most important skill any business …

Employment