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You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

How machine learning creates new professions — and problems

It is not often that a new profession springs up almost overnight.<p>It is also unusual for many of the people who find their way into this new field to …

The 10 companies that pay AI engineers the most

US companies have invested $1.35 billion in AI talent, according to new data from Paysa. Here's where AI professionals can make the most money.<p>US …

Amazon Neptune - Fast, Reliable Graph Database built for the cloud

Fast, reliable graph database built for the cloud<p>Sign up for Preview<p>Amazon Neptune is a fast, reliable, fully-managed graph database service that …

Databases

After off-mark polls, some question value of 'big data'

For an American public that relies on data for everything from where to find the best taco to the likely victor in a baseball game, Election Day …

Big Data

Data Science: The important role of Big Data Mining in Technology (Programming) and Business as a whole

Most monetary service firms, which includes saving money and insurance companies, are busy occupied with a <b>big data</b> venture to increase the pace of …

Introducing the Amazon ML Solutions Lab | Amazon Web Services

We are excited to announce the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, a new program that connects machine learning experts from across Amazon with AWS customers to …

Machine Learning

5 reasons businesses are struggling with large-scale AI integration

Artificial intelligence is an important vehicle for companies looking to automate processes, reduce the cost of operation, or fuel innovation. Despite the positive influence AI-supported activities have on business, a successful implementation won’t happen overnight. First you need a complete …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Big Data Trends to Watch

The hope for the next generation of businesses is that the large quantities of data, which is accessible to the masses, can help in planning …

Machine Learning

Real-time machine learning with TensorFlow, Kafka, and MemSQL

TensorFlow has emerged as one of the leading machine learning libraries, and when combined with an operational database, it provides the foundation …

Machine Learning

Data Manipulation in R Using dplyr

In our previous article, we discussed the importance of data preprocessing and data management tasks in a data science pipeline. Also, we provided a …

The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech

These days, big data, artificial intelligence and the tech platforms that put them to work have huge influence and power. Algorithms choose the information we see when we go online, the jobs we get, the colleges to which we’re admitted and the credit cards and insurance we are issued. It goes …

Artificial Intelligence

How Mercedes Is Preparing For The 4th Industrial Revolution: Big Data, Machine Learning And Drones

In an era of great uncertainty and disruption for automotive manufacturers, Mercedes and its parent company Daimler are jumping in full throttle as leaders of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Not only are they designing new vehicles, but their services, influence in the transportation industry and …

Machine Learning

After Trump And Brexit, Data Scientists Have One Main Job In 2017

In hot demand, data scientists may feel no need to justify their worth or rethink what they do. That could prove a mistake.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>It’s hard to think of a hotter field riven by more fundamental …

The construction industry is short on human workers and ripe for a robotic takeover

Construction is one of the least-digitized industries in the world, and its productivity is suffering.<p>Construction is a $10 trillion global industry. It’s also mired by waste, severe worker shortages and weak productivity growth — all of which mean the business of building is ripe for a robotic …

Is The Market Currently Overvalued?

There has been a lot of talk recently about overvalued markets.<p>The only two variables that should affect current valuations are earnings growth rate …

THE CHATBOT MONETIZATION REPORT: Sizing the market, key strategies, and how to navigate the chatbot opportunity

Improving artificial intelligence (AI) technology and the proliferation of messaging apps — which enable users and businesses to interact through a variety of mediums, including text, voice, image, video, and file sharing — are fueling the popularity of chatbots.<p>These software programs use …

Chatbots

How a data scientist protects his children from the dangers of the tech world

My daughter approached me after dinner recently and asked for my help in building her personal profile for an app that all her friends are using — a music video creation app currently topping the trend charts. While contemplating what information to include or whether to use a few ‘made up’ …

Music Videos

The Future Of The Transport Industry - IoT, Big Data, AI And Autonomous Vehicles

Tremendous strides by innovators have resulted in some fascinating and intriguing enhancements to the transportation industry. In fact, in many ways, it feels like the future of the transportation industry is already here. These developments will cause transportation companies to rethink job …

Roads

Would you donate your data for the collective good?

There is a saying that scientists would rather share their toothbrushes than their data. But we will all have to imagine more open and hygienic forms …

Artificial Intelligence is a game changer for risk management in finance | Bloomberg Professional Services

Data is a critical input to risk management practices across industries, so it follows that the exponential increase in the volume of data from …

Why AI, Machine Learning And Big Data Really Matter To B2B Companies

While most of the attention for how artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data can impact companies is focused on the business to consumer (B2C) space, business to business (B2B) companies need to pay attention or they risk their future success. Customers have the same expectations …

Machine Learning

Oracle CEO Hurd thinks the database market is about features. He's dead wrong.

Oracle's CEO thinks he's immune from NoSQL and cloud challengers because he's got more features. That's a poor strategy for the future.<p>Oracle has got …

IDG Contributor Network: 5 companies using big data to disrupt healthcare

Health care is an industry ripe for disruption. While health care overall is a highly polarizing topic, the services provided by the industry are …

Health Care

London councils tackle housing fraud with data science

London's local authorities have a fraud problem with Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and are using data science to combat it, with help from …

England

5 Excel Add Ins Every Data Scientist Should Install

No matter what you do, you can’t avoid excel. So, may as well dive into it & tame the beast. Here are 5 excel Add Ins that every data scientist …

Data Science

Machine learning the market

SocGen has a fun note out this morning looking at how machine learning algorithms perform against more basic stock picking strategies. Spoiler: they …

The Numbers Are In: Here's the Single Highest-Paying Field You Can Go Into Right Now | Inc.com

<i>Is data science really a rising career? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Iliya Valchanov, Co-founder of 365datascience.com, on Quora:</b><p>According to Glassdoor, in 2016 data science was …

Data Science