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The Future of Machine Learning: Trends, Observations, and Forecasts

The fundamental assumption in Machine Learning is that analytical solutions can be built by studying past data models. Machine Learning supports that …

Machine Learning

Google's robots teach themselves to do things and it's terrifying

When it comes to robots replacing humans, we might think we have the upper hand since we’re the ones who build and program them but that’s not neccesarily the case anymore.<p>Google is taking a different approach to training its robots – it’s letting them teach each other.<p>Researchers at Google have …

25 Moments That Changed America

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Women's Health

Why Startups Fail, According to 13 Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Launching your startup may well be the most exhilarating, rewarding, and terrifying experience of your lifetime. I remember that roller coaster well--there were a lot of sleepless nights in WordStream's early days, especially when I was looking for funding and the string of rejection letters was …

Startups

Apple’s Tim Cook Delivers Blistering Speech On Encryption, Privacy

Yesterday evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook was honored for ‘corporate leadership’ during EPIC’s Champions of Freedom event in Washington. Cook spoke remotely to the assembled audience on guarding customer privacy, ensuring security and protecting their right to encryption.<p>“Like many of you, we at Apple …

Privacy

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Business School

One of the most popular ad blockers is releasing a mobile browser, which could be huge — but costly for companies like Google

The Android browser will automatically block ads, which Adblock Plus says will save up to 23% of a user's smartphone battery life, and also save on their data plan. The app is initially launching in beta, so users can provide feedback on the experience.<p>Further down the line Adblock Plus also plans …

Digital Advertising

4 Business Models for the Data Age

Organizations have always depended on data — to manage operations, to communicate with customers, to pay employees and suppliers, to plan their futures, and so forth. Those with the best data have enjoyed distinct advantages — in commerce, for example, better understanding the market leads to …

Profit

10 types of regressions. Which one to use?

<i>Originally posted here by Dr Granville. Read comments posted about the original article.</i><p>Should you use linear or logistic regression? In what …

Here's Why a Lawnmower Roomba Wouldn't Kill Anybody

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The Hunger Games

R vs. Python: The Data Science Wars

<i>Choosing</i> the right language for data analysis can be almost as complicated as actually <i>learning</i> the language. For many reasons, R and Python are two …

Artificial Intelligence