Nigel Nicholson

35 Flips | 3 Magazines | @nigeln75 | Keep up with Nigel Nicholson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nigel Nicholson”

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

Ten Trends in Data Science 2015

There is a certain irony talking about trends in data science, as much of data science is geared primarily to detecting and extrapolating trends from …

Big Data

Linear Algebra for Machine Learning

You do not need to learn linear algebra before you get started in machine learning, but at some time you may wish to dive deeper.In fact, if there …

Machine Learning

Precision, Recall, AUCs and ROCs

I occasionally like to look at the ongoing Kaggle competitions to see what kind of data problems people are interested in (and the discussion boards …

Product Recalls

Data scientists need their own GitHub. Here are four of the best options

Imagine if a company’s three highly valued data scientists can happily work together without duplicating each other’s efforts and can easily call up the ingredients and results of each other’s previous work.<p>That day has come.<p>As the data scientist arms race continues, data scientists might want to …

Starting data analysis/wrangling with R: Things I wish I'd been told

October 14, 2014, [MD]<p>R is a very powerful open source environment for data analysis, statistics and graphing, with thousands of packages available. …

Naive Bayes in Python

• Subscribe to RSS Feed<br>• Mark as New<br>• Mark as Read<br>• Bookmark<br>• Subscribe<br>• Email to a Friend<br>• Printer Friendly Page<br>• Notify …

The Current State of Machine Intelligence

(The 2016 Machine Intelligence landscape and post can be found here)<p>I spent the last three months learning about every artificial intelligence, …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Statistics vs Data Science vs BI

As someone who trained as a statistician, I've always struggled with that title. I love the rigor and insight that Statistics brings to data …

Karen X. Cheng's answer to User Experience Design: How do you get a job as a designer without going to design school?

I got my job as a designer without going to design school.<p>I wanted to change careers and become a designer, but I didn’t have four years and $100k to …

Oracle data mining tutorial, data mining techniques: classification

Big data is still hard, but it gets better

Speakers:<p>S1 Derrick Harris S2 Jeff Hammerbacher S3 DJ Patil<p>DERRICK HARRIS 00:13<p>Alright, so if you guys were here this morning and you saw Sean …

With Big Data, Companies Can Predict Your Success Before Your First Day On The Job

The need for high-performing employees, and for hiring the right candidate for the right job at the right time, has never been greater. Here’s how the talent hunt is being transformed.<p>We are not what we eat, as many people like to say–we are what we do.<p>Since the “big bang of culture” about 50,000 …

The 75-Year Study That Found The Secrets To A Fulfilling Life

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy<p>What if there was a study dedicated to unearthing the secrets to a happy and purposeful life? It would have to be conducted over the course of many decades, following the lives of real people from childhood until old age, in …

8 Crazy Things IBM Scientists Have Learned Studying Twitter

Using these tweets, they've developed technology that allows a machine to understand that some tweets are just background noise and others are newsworthy and important.<p><b>Click here to see what they've learned→</b><p>For instance, a tweet that says "I urgently need my cup of Starbucks and a scone and before …

How to manage people who are clearly smarter than you, without them thinking you're an idiot

<b>Servant Leadership.</b><p>Recently I read this HBS Working Knowledge article that pointed out servant leadership as being more fruitful and also better at …

What distinguishes the Top 1% of product managers from the Top 10%?

Ian McAllister, Director at Airbnb<p>Answered Jun 2, 2012 · Featured on Forbes and Inc · Upvoted by Sean Rose, product at slack and Kartik Murthy, I was …

Product Management

How to become a data scientist

If you want to achieve success, follow the five steps that have worked well for me<p>The first step should be to learn the basics. <b>The best machine</b> …

5 trends that are changing how we do big data

It’s time to rethink the who, what, where, why and how of big data. After a surge of important news in the past couple weeks, we’re approaching a …

Why becoming a data scientist might be easier than you think

Maybe the business world has jumped the gun with all the talk about a looming skills shortage in big data and advanced analytics. There’s mounting …

How to Inspire a Culture of Innovation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The fast-paced business world is focused on results and returns, but truly innovative companies have a culture focused on long-term gains where innovation can thrive. Mauro Porcini, the chief design officer of PepsiCo, argues that true …

Design