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Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

World Health Organization

Eric Merritt, Erlang and distributed systems expert, gives his views on BEAM languages, Hindley–Milner type systems and new technologies

In this case, This is not a Monad tutorial interviewed Eric Merritt, author of Erlang and OTP in Action, Joxa (a small semantically clean, functional …

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

<b>Arcadia Data</b><p><b>CEO:</b> Sushil Thomas<p>An increasing number of businesses are implementing Hadoop systems, using them to collect huge volumes of disparate …

Elements of Scale: Composing and Scaling Data Platforms

<i>This post is the transcript from a talk, of the same name, given at Progscon & JAX Finance 2015.</i> <i>There is a video also.</i>As software engineers we are …

Databases

38 Seminal Articles Every Data Scientist Should Read

Tutorial To Implement k-Nearest Neighbors in Python From Scratch

By onSeptember 12, 2014 in Algorithms From Scratch<p>The k-Nearest Neighbors algorithm (or kNN for short) is an easy algorithm to understand and to …

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 …

Machine Learning

Cannes Film Festival’s Buzziest Films: ‘Bling Ring’ & More (PHOTOS)

Festival Chic<p>With Spielberg leading the jury, the action along the Croisette kicks off Wednesday. From Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ to the Coen …

Travel Photo Contest Winners

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.