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Learning AI if You Suck at Math — P4 — Tensors Illustrated (with Cats!)

Welcome to part four of Learning AI if You Suck at Math. If you missed parts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 be sure to check them out.<p>Maybe you’ve downloaded …

Deep Learning

If These Predictions Are Right, We Will Lose Millions Of Jobs To Computers

The application of machine learning to the ever-increasing amounts of data being produced throughout the world will change everything when it comes to our jobs. Yes, these new technologies will make jobs easier for many people — but they also may make many of those jobs obsolete. Algorithms can now …

Artificial Intelligence

How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists

From vaccinations to climate change, getting science wrong has very real consequences. But journal articles, a primary way science is communicated in …

London School of Economics

Woo's new matching algorithm matches candidates with jobs

Woo, the platform that lets you find the right job without giving up personal information, is rolling out a matching algorithm to put you into a job faster.<p>Using your skill-set and stated desires for your next job, Woo says it’s data-driven matching has led to an 80 percent relevancy in matching …

10 Programming Languages That Will Keep You Employed

Here's a look at 10 programming languages that will make you rich, popular, and incredibly attractive. Or they might just help you get or keep a job …

Business Technology

These Are The Industries With The Most Jobs

Tech rises to the top, but not in the cities you’d expect. And some jobs may take a long time to fill.<p>Unemployment is at a historic low, and the number of job openings is up to 5.4 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics‘s most recent count.<p>Where are these jobs? SmartRecruiters, a …

Surprisingly, These 10 Professional Jobs Are Under Threat From Big Data

When you read or hear news stories about the imminent takeover of robots and algorithms that will eliminate jobs for human workers, many times the first examples given are blue-collar jobs like factory workers and taxi drivers. And you may have mentally congratulated yourself because your …

Machine Learning

Google enhances its machine learning software TensorFlow with distributed computing support

In a post on its Research Blog, Google today announced that it is making some significant improvements to TensorFlow. For those unfamiliar, TensorFlow is the company’s open source machine learning software that powers things like Google Translate and many Photos features. Today, Google revealed …

Machine Learning

Tracking the Data Science Talent Gap

If your company is looking to hire data scientist right now, good luck. Five years after Harvard Business Review first shone the spotlight on the …

How Your Parents' Career Choices Affect Your Own, Visualized

Ever wondered if your choice of job was influenced by what your parents did for a living? Well, researchers at Facebook have taken a look at …

Soft Decision Trees

<b>Paper</b> : Soft Decision Trees <i>O. Irsoy, O. T. Yildiz, E. Alpaydin</i> ICPR 21, Tsukuba, Japan.<p><b>Abstract</b> : We discuss a novel decision tree architecture with …

Data Science

Engineers Shouldn’t Write ETL: A Guide to Building a High Functioning Data Science Department

“What is the relationship like between your team and the data scientists?” This is, without a doubt, the question I’m most frequently asked when …

The top 10 sources of data for international development research

Where should you go if you want reliable, detailed data on fragile states, land grabs or trade deals?<p>It’s easy to be a bit nostalgic for work pre-internet, when research could involve exploring the dusty confines of the British Library or the excitement of digging out an old tome from a government …

World Bank

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

56,224 hard drives later, Western Digital fails most often

Backblaze offers a great cloud backup service for $5 a month, but you might not know it’s one of few large companies that refuses to use “enterprise grade” hard drives in its datacenters — instead opting for the kind of drives you or I might buy.<p>The company provides regular detailed reports on the …

Western Digital

The Lambda Calculus for Absolute Dummies (like myself)

If there is one highly underrated concept in philosophy today, it is <i>computation</i>. Why is it so important? Because computationalism is the new …

7 Data Visualization Types You Should be Using More (and How to Start)

Unique data visualizations are more memorable, and add variety for the audience — even the most clear and straightforward visualization types lose …

Tree Kernels: Quantifying Similarity Among Tree-Structured Data

Nova técnica permite a cientistas ler mentes com velocidade próxima à do pensamento

Um experimento está abrindo espaço para avanços na tecnologia de leitura mental. Com o uso de implantes cerebrais e softwares sofisticados, …

How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches - MIT Technology Review

“Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”<i><br>—John F. Kennedy, 1961</i><p>When it comes to political speeches, great …

Google AI algorithm masters ancient game of Go

Deep-learning software defeats human professional for first time.<p>The computer that mastered Go<p><i>March 2016 sees AlphaGo face its next professional</i> …

Producing electrical power with cardboard, tape, and a pencil

The principle underlying this system is well known: static electricity. When two insulators like paper and teflon come into contact, they gain or …

What's new in Ruby 2.3 Enumerable

You may have heard Ruby 2.3 dropped on Christmas this past year. Two new Enumerable instance methods were added, grep_v and chunk_while, both of …

Programming

10 More lessons learned from building real-life Machine Learning systems — Part I

Over a year ago, following an original presentation at MLConf, I wrote a blog post entitled “10 Lessons Learned from building ML systems”. At that …

Learning How To Code Neural Networks

This is the second post in a series of me trying to learn something new over a short period of time. The first time consisted of learning how to do …

Forget big data – it's time for big algorithms to change the world

It's no good just having data – it's what you do with it that counts. In five years, one million new devices will come online every hour, creating …

Big Data

Four Ways Data Science Goes Wrong and How Test-Driven Data Analysis Can Help

If, as Niels Bohr maintained, an expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a narrow field, we consider ourselves expert …

Common Probability Distributions: The Data Scientist’s Crib Sheet

<b>Data scientists have hundreds of probability distributions from which to choose. Where to start?</b>Data science, whatever it may be, remains a big deal. …

Data Science

10 Free Machine Learning books

Deep Learning with MXNetR

Deep learning has been an active field of research for some years, there are breakthroughs in image and language understanding etc. However, there …