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Chief Scientist At 1-Page Reveals How To Get Started In Machine Learning

<i>What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist,</b> …

Machine Learning

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

Salesforce just bought a machine learning startup that was backed by its CEO Marc Benioff

The startup is called MetaMind, a startup that specializes in artificial intelligence using natural language and image recognition technology. It's raised $8 million so far from Khosla Ventures and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.<p>The announcement was made through a blog post on MetaMind's website. The …

3 Companies That Turn Big Data Into What You Need To Know

We live in an era where it’s so easy to get what you want quickly. Just whip out your mobile phone and use an app to order anything from a taxi to a pizza.<p>But there is a major difference between ‘wants’ and ‘needs’. As The Rolling Stones famously sang, “You can’t always get what you want, but if …

Employment

Legacy Big Data Analytics, IoT Tools Unable to Meet Demand

November 06, 2015 - Big data analytics just ain’t what it used to be, and the infrastructure tools that used to adequately support healthcare …

Why Relational Databases Don't Handle Big Data Well

Limited scale and ability to analyze unstructured data are among the reasons that relational databases may not be best for big data.

Databases

We’re sitting on a big data time bomb

$114 billion. That’s how much global organizations will spend on big data in 2018, an increase of more than 300 percent in just five years. But how much of that is money well spent?<p>Over the past 10 or so years, we’ve seen widespread adoption of new approaches for managing big data such as Mapreduce …

Big Data

Drowning in the data lake: Why a simple data analytics strategy is better than none at all

Australian businesses have proven to be big adopters of data analytics practices over the last couple of years. More than 50 per cent of Australian …

How much medical information would you share in the name of big data?

Harnessing data for healthcare provision and research is improving, but barriers such as privacy concerns, mistrust and medical culture are holding it back<p>When Anil Sethi’s sister was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer, it reinforced to him the lack of control patients in the US have over …

The Frustrating Promise of Analytics: Soccer Has a Left-Handed-Pitcher Problem

Picture a baseball player who’s had a bad week. He has a career .375 on-base percentage, but over the past five games he’s gone 2-for-20 with no …

Soccer

5 Ways Machine Learning Is Reshaping Our World

Who here remembers taking computer programming in school? Whether you learned programming by punching holes in a never ending series of cards, or by writing simple DOS or other computer language commands, the fact remained that computers needed an incredibly precise set of instructions to …

Machine Learning

Wasted Breath: Data Alone Won’t Convince

In a data driven world, rhetoric is often chastised as “fluffy talk”. In fact, as more organizations adopt a culture based on fact-based decision …

An algorithm can predict human behavior better than humans

You might presume, or at least hope, that humans are better at understanding fellow humans than machines are. But a new MIT study suggests an algorithm can predict someone’s behavior faster and more reliably than humans can.<p>Max Kanter, a master’s student in computer science at MIT, and his advisor, …

Artificial Intelligence

Theoretical Motivations for Deep Learning

<i>This post is based on the lecture “Deep Learning: Theoretical Motivations” given by Dr. Yoshua Bengio at Deep Learning Summer School, Montreal 2015.</i> …

Machine Learning

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Penn Medicine’s big data system triggers early detection of life-threatening infections

Healthcare organizations are latching on to big data for everything from population health management to genomic research. For Penn Medicine, the …

Volkswagen scandal: Our emission readers are based on input and real-time adjustment, says Volvo

No cheating software in Sweden, says Volvo's business analytics chief

How big data analytics is impacting the insurance sector

Big data analytics is not only providing Aon with the tools to improve existing insurance policies and risk management models, it’s also paving the …

There’s a New Way to Find the Perfect Doctor For You

It turns out that those boring, confusing insurance claims are a great crowd-sourcing resource for health information. En masse, they can tell you …

App analyzes Twitter’s big data, lets users book restaurants

Add / Remove Crowdsourced data is being used to help visually impaired individuals cross urban streets, as well as let anglers receive tips on their …

Data Science Machine Eliminates Human Intuition For Big-data Analysis

Close<p>Big-data analysis is the process of looking for buried or secret patterns that influence a predictive outcome. Determining which 'patterns' to …

5 Infographics and Slideshares That Expose the Real Strengths and Limitations of Big Data

Is big data a good source of customer intelligence, or is it just adding to the noise? Many marketers and market researchers are actively debating …

Big Data Is Saving This Little Bird

<i>“We need to improve conservation by improving wildlife monitoring. Counting plants and animals is really tricky business.”</i><p>The marbled murrelet is an …

How big data might decide the election

Canadians are about to go to the polls after a grueling 11-week campaign. The candidates have thrown everything they've got at their opponents - …

How pollsters are fighting for relevance in the age of big data

(iStock)<p><b>It took a couple of big disappointments</b> to set Nanos Research on the path from small market research firm to nationally recognized pollster. …

Polling

How Customer Love Humanizes Big Data

Today, with the data harvested from social media, CRM systems and streamlined customer intelligence tools, companies have an unprecedented …

Customer Experience

How Big Data can help save $400 billion in healthcare costs

The proliferation of computers in the daily operation of healthcare providers is generating unprecedented volumes of data. This volume will grow in …

Experience The World’s Fastest, In-Memory Analytics Database

Maximize your data<p>We developed the world‘s fastest in-memory database for analytics and data warehousing, and offer first-class know-how and …

Can Google predict who will win the election?

It’s possible that what we search for could be more indicative of how we’ll vote in elections than what we tell pollsters, but so far the evidence is …