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I thought of sharing seven simple Machine Learning concepts

It’s hard not to be fascinated by machine learning. It is overwhelmingly powerful. As former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says, it is going to be the …

Comparing Python and R for Data Science

<i>A guest post by Martijn Theuwissen from DataCamp</i><p>Both Python and R are popular open source languages for performing data science tasks. As a …

The 100 Laws of Muscle

There is no perfect training program. In fact, very intelligent, very successful coaches often disagree with one another. That means you're going to …

Where Big Data Jobs Will Be In 2015

Demand for Computer Systems Analysts with big data expertise increased 89.9% in the last twelve months , and 85.40% for Computer and Information Research Scientists.<p>Demand for Python programming expertise increased 96.9% in big-data related positions in the last twelve months.<p>These and other key …

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

Big data: 8 ideas to watch

A look at the major forces shaping the data world.<p>By Ben Lorica<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>O’Reilly Radar</i> <i>as part of our exploration of big</i> …

Markov Chains vs Simulation: Flipping a Million Little Coins

24 Oct 2014<p>Intro<p>I saw an interesting question on Reddit the other day. The problem was about estimating the amount of decaying radioactive isotopes …

Bayesian Machine Learning on Apache Spark

<b>Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods are another example of useful statistical computation for Big Data that is capably enabled by Apache Spark.</b>During my …

Develop these skills to make the most of Big Data

Leading companies are harnessing massive amounts of data to transform the way they do business and to gain competitive advantage in the process. The …

Awesome Machine Learning

A curated list of awesome machine learning frameworks, libraries and software (by language). Inspired by awesome-php.<p>If you want to contribute to …

Machine Learning

Hal Varian on big data

In his paper on big data, Hal Varian distinguishes prediction from causal inference. This is welcome. First, on prediction:<p>Machine learning is …

The best whisky in the world isn't Scottish

This article is published in partnership with TIME. The original version can be found at TIME.com<p>By Elizabeth Barber<p>That’s according to <i>Jim Murray’s</i> …

Big Data Now Mainstream In Large Companies, Term Still Widely Disliked, A New Survey Finds

For the third year in a row<b>,</b> NewVantage Partners has conducted a survey of Fortune 1000 senior business and technology executives regarding their companies’ investments in big data. This annual survey (see my summary of the 2013 report here) provides a unique glimpse into the big data initiatives …

Using Apache Spark and Neo4j for Big Data Graph Analytics

As engineers, when we think about how to solve big data problems, evaluating technologies becomes a choice between scalable and not scalable. Ideally …