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Buy these seven shares to profit from driverless cars and artificial intelligence

The idea of investing in technology companies will, for many, bring back painful memories of the tech bubble bursting at the turn of the millennium.<p>Today, there is little of the mania of two decades ago. Technology firms are typically more expensive to buy than the wider market, but are now …

Exploring Histograms

How to build a histogram<p>Gather your data<p>A histogram is based on a collection of data about a numeric variable. Our first step is to gather some …

Is speech recognition software having a renaissance?

The past months have witnessed breakthrough announcements from Microsoft, IBM, and Google, all hitting new marks in speech recognition accuracy; they claim that the error rate has reached 5.1 percent — the word error rate of humans.<p>Still, that doesn’t seem particularly accurate — the last time I …

CIO Strategies: Five best practice tips for implementing business intelligence

Getting business intelligence right is about much more than just building a data warehouse.<p>Martin Draper, technology director at luxury retailer …

Building a decision tree

Olivier,<p>I built this a few weeks back for someone in Zurich, Switzerland in an effort to duplicate a chart done in D3.<p>1.) I didn't use the polygon …

Is Your Doctor Stumped? There's a Chatbot for That

Doctors have created a chatbot to revolutionize communication within hospitals using artificial intelligence technology from self-driving cars. …

Top Artificial Intelligence Companies in Healthcare to Keep an Eye On

The field of medical AI is buzzing. More and more companies set the purpose to disrupt healthcare with the help of artificial intelligence. Here, I …

Creating a Beer Recommendation Engine

<b>Update (1/24/17): The site is back up at chooseabeerfor.me</b><p>Beer is one of my passions. I’m an award-winning homebrewer. I’ve judged beer competitions. …

Creating a sentiment analysis model with Scrapy and MonkeyLearn | MonkeyLearn Blog

Data is everywhere. And in massive quantities. We are currently in an era of data explosion, where millions of tweets, articles, comments, reviews …

Amazing analysis of the Brexit with machine learning

So the UK has just given itself a national headache. Whether you think the Brexit was the right decision or a dangerous and unmitigated screw-up (as …

Hello, TensorFlow!

The TensorFlow project is bigger than you might realize. The fact that it's a library for deep learning, and its connection to Google, has helped …

What are the Best Machine Learning Packages in R?

<i>Guest post by Khushbu Shah</i> The most common question asked by prospective data scientists is – “What is the best programming language for Machine …

Data Science

Boosting Sales With Machine Learning

How we use natural language processing to qualify leads<p>In this blog post I’ll explain how we’re making our sales process at Xeneta more effective by …

Exponential Smoothing of Time Series Data in R

<i>Guest blog post by Jeffrey Strickland. Originally posted here.</i>This article is not about smoothing ore into gems though your may find a few gems …

Data Science

How to help someone feel better: NLP for mental health - The Stanford Natural Language Processing Group

Natural language processing (NLP) allows us to tag, parse, and even extract information from text. But we believe it also has the potential to help …

Social Jet Lag and the Modern Workplace

Mornings are hard for many of us. Very few people wake up for work without an alarm clock, and we joke (but aren’t really joking) about needing that …

High-Return Data Science: Modernizing / Automating Digital Publishing (Case Study)

What you won't learn in stats classes

How to Rank 10% in Your First Kaggle Competition

Introduction<p>Kaggle is the best place to learn from other data scientists. Many companies provide data and prize money to set up data science …

Data Science

It’s All A/Bout Testing: The Netflix Experimentation Platform

A Typical A/B Test Workflow<br>• The Experimentation Platform<br>Upcoming Work<br>• We went from dozens of devices to thousands, many with their own Netflix app

Workflow

#1

Hi Sondra, Thank you for sharing and I agree with you. Change is never easy. And process would definitely be a part of the consideration when IT is …

Big Data

Awesome Python

The Awesome Python feed<p><b>Today</b><p>Article <b>Popular Story</b> // www.thepythoncorner.com<p>A package designed to expose cryptographic primitives and recipes to …

Python Programming

Random-ized Forest: A new class of Ensemble algorithms

An overview of gradient descent optimization algorithms

Note: If you are looking for a review paper, this blog post is also available as an article on arXiv.<p>Update 15.06.2017: Added derivations of AdaMax …

Deep Learning

Improve Your Data Literacy: 16 Blogs to Follow in 2016

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a curated list by the School of Data, a project by the Open Knowledge Foundation and Peer 2 Peer University that works to</i> …

Data Visualization

Neural networks and deep learning

Sponsors<p>Resources<p><i>Neural Networks and Deep Learning</i> is a free online book. The book will teach you about:<p>Neural networks, a beautiful …

Example of Bad Data Science: Test of Hypothesis

This is becoming a bigger issue every month - authors publishing articles about some statistical technique in a data science blog - while these …

Data Science

Deep Learning SIMPLIFIED: The Series Intro - Ep. 1

Are you overwhelmed by overly-technical explanations of Deep Learning? If so, this series will bring you up to speed on this fast-growing field – …

Deep Learning