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11 most popular data science presentations on Slideshare

Facebook manipulated 690,000 users’ News Feeds to run a psychology experiment

Facebook is more than just a social network, it is also officially an online science laboratory. The company has revealed in a research paper that it carried out a week-long experiment that affected nearly 700,000 users to test the effects of transferring emotion online.<p>The News Feeds belonging to …

'Made with Code' Project Aims to Get Girls Interested in Technology

Google and several partners in the tech industry and elsewhere launched a new effort Thursday that aims to get girls interested in topics like computer science and IT. "Fewer than one percent of high school girls express interest in majoring in computer science," wrote YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki in …

Learn XCode 5 + Objective-C in Over 36 Hours of Training + Build 14 iOS 7 Apps

WHY WE LOVE IT<p>With the proliferation of mobile, internet-connected devices, iOS development is rapidly expanding in popularity. Take this course and …

Why becoming a data scientist is NOT actually easier than you think

I was just doing some late night reading and came across this …

10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch

It's no secret that data volumes are growing exponentially. What's a bit more mysterious is figuring out how to unlock the value of all of that data. …

Google's latest Street View algorithm beats its bot-sniffing security system

You know how Google's been doing such a great job associating addresses with their locations on a map? Apparently, it's all thanks to the company's new magical algorithm that can parse (with 90 percent accuracy) even fuzzy numbers in pictures taken by Street View vehicles. In fact, the technology's</i> …

Big Data A to ZZ – A Glossary of my Favorite Data Science Things

LifePrint’s “App-Connected” Wireless Printer Makes Its Kickstarter Debut

LifePrint wants to bring back the fun associated with printing out photos – something users once marveled they could do at home with store-bought printers until social media reached critical mass, offering far easier ways to share. With LifePrint, described as an “app-enabled wireless photo …

Wise.io raises $2.5M for machine learning, simplified

Wise.io, a Berkeley, Calif.-based startup that claims to make machine learning easy, has raised a $2.5 million series A round of venture capital led …

20 short tutorials all data scientists should read (and practice)

What is Data Mining?

Businesses using Big Data to try and grow their companies are quickly learning that collecting the information is only one-half of the equation. Once …

How to run Hadoop on OpenStack with Hortonworks Sandbox - Hortonworks

The Hortonworks Sandbox is a great tool for not only learning Hadoop, but also for experimentation and application development. Deployment in a type …

Google's Python Lessons are Awesome

Google's Python Lessons are Awesome<p>January 25, 2012<p>Whether you’re just starting to learn Python, or you’ve been working with it for awhile, take note.<p>…

Data looks better naked

ŷhat | 10 Books for Data Enthusiasts

Synopsis<p>An overview of machine learning and the key algorithms in use today. Each chapter outlines a problem, defines an approach to solving it using …