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Tentative_NumPy_Tutorial

Please do not hesitate to click the <i>edit</i> button. You will need to create a User Account first.<p>Prerequisites<p>Before reading this tutorial you should …

Python Programming
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Is there an apostrophe in a master's degree?

The question asks it all really. When referring to a master's degree, do you use an apostrophe or not? That is, is it "a master's" or "a masters"?<p>I …

College & University

Cryptography Breakthrough Could Make Software Unhackable

As a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996, Amit Sahai was fascinated by the strange notion of a “zero-knowledge” …

How Semantria Uses Text Analytics To Infer Business Intelligence from Big Data

I recently had the opportunity to speak at length with Oleg Rogynskyy, CEO and Founder of Semantria, one of the leading text analytics firm. At its core, text analytics refers to deriving high quality information from text. This has become increasingly challenging in recent years as the amount of …

Machine Learning Tutorial: The Max Entropy Text Classifier

• November 20, 2013<br>• Vasilis Vryniotis<br>• . 5 Comments<p>In this tutorial we will discuss about Maximum Entropy text classifier, also known as MaxEnt …

Machine Learning

IBM’s Next Big Thing: Psychic Twitter Bots

Using the power of the Watson supercomputer, your bank could soon be stalking you on Twitter. And that might not be a bad thing.<p>Using some of the same technologies that allowed the Watson natural language supercomputer to conquer <i>Jeopardy</i>, IBM’s next step: Psychic artificial intelligences that read …

Social Media

How a Math Genius Hacked OkCupid to Find True Love | WIRED

With that, he created two profiles, one with a photo of him rock climbing and the other of him playing guitar at a music gig. “Regardless of future …

Jeremy Howard at Davos: Jobs For The Machines

Turing on the Integration of Human and Machine Intelligence - Philsci-Archive

Sterrett, S. G. (2014) <i>Turing on the Integration of Human and Machine Intelligence.</i> [Preprint]<p>Preview<p>PDF<br>SterrettTuring100February2.pdf - Submitted …

Artificial Intelligence

Word2vec Tutorial | RARE Technologies

I never got round to writing a tutorial on how to use word2vec in gensim. It’s simple enough and the API docs are straightforward, but I know some …

Machine Learning Mastery

Master machine learning by using it on <i>real-life applications</i>, even if you’re starting from scratch.<p>Get the EXACT framework I used to cut my time …

Machine Learning

5 Mistakes Programmers Make when Starting in Machine Learning

By onJanuary 29, 2014 in Start Machine Learning<p>There is no right way to get into machine learning. We all learn slightly different ways and have …

Machine Learning

How to build your own Facebook Sentiment Analysis Tool

• February 3, 2014<br>• Vasilis Vryniotis<br>• . 5 Comments<p>In this article we will discuss how you can build easily a simple Facebook Sentiment Analysis tool …

Machine Learning Library (MLlib)

Dependencies<p>Binary Classification<p>Linear Regression<p>Clustering<p>Collaborative Filtering<p>Explicit vs Implicit Feedback<p>Gradient Descent Primitive<p>Using MLLib …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning (Part 1 of 5): Probability

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of suspected drug overdose | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film “Capote,” was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an apparent drug overdose.<p>Hoffman, 46, …

Nine Stocks That Could Double in 2014

<b>Please note that this article has been updated to account for deletions and updates on the list of stocks that could double.</b><p>The bull market run in …

The Search for the Names of the Six Million Holocaust Victims