Big Data & Deep Learning

By Travis Wright | Thought leadership on big data, data management, and deep learning. Learn from the bleeding edge of research.

Data Science Falls Into Many Roles

Data science continues to grow in significance in industry, particularly in industries like software, IT consulting and finance. Last year I shared results from O’Reilly Media’s annual salary survey in this field in <i>Revealing Data Science’s Job Potential.</i> They have just recently released results for …

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How The NFL Is Using Big Data

Your fantasy football team just went high tech.<p>Like many businesses, the National Football League is experimenting with big data to help players, fans, and teams alike.<p>The NFL recently announced a deal with tech firm Zebra to install RFID data sensors in players’ shoulder pads and in all of the …

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The Future of Data Science

What does the future of data science look like? If you’re Forrester analyst Mike Gualtieri, the future of data science is all about predictive …

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What is Hadoop? Great Infographics Explains How it Works

<i>Guest infographics, originally posted on Udemy. It explains the concept, alternatives and career advice.</i><b>DSC Resources</b>• Career: Training | Books | Cheat …

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Data Is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

The diminishing effectiveness of conventional advertising and the rise of social media have led more and more brands to embrace content marketing. More and more companies are seeing themselves not just as advertisers, but as publishers, launching digital newsrooms, podcasts, and other forms of …

Content Marketing

Why your big data strategy is a bust

Gartner’s Nick Heudecker has always been a bit of a party-pooper.<p>The man who has done more to ridicule data lakes (a “fallacy”) and chastise the …

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How I chose the right programming language for Data Science

<i>Which programming language should I learn for getting started in data science?</i><p>That’s one of the most popular question for anyone who is getting …

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What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning

Perhaps you heard recently about a new algorithm that can drive a car? Or invent a recipe? Or scan a picture and find your face in a crowd? It seems as though every week companies are finding new uses for algorithms that adapt as they encounter new data. Last year Wired quoted an ex-Google employee …

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50+ Data Science and Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>Cheatsheets on Python, R and Numpy, Scipy, Pandas<p>There are thousands of packages and hundreds of functions …

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A Love Affair: Social Data & Strategy

Less than a decade ago, data merely functioned as a way to track operations or forecast needs. However, today, we collect data to learn about every …

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Do You Really Know the Value of Your Data?

<i>In this special guest feature, Martin Doyle of DQGlobal</i> <i>discusses the ways that data quality is tantamount to business success. Martin is CEO of</i> …

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Is data analytics about causes ... or correlations?

<i>This commentary is part of a series in TODAY’s Science section, created in collaboration with the National University of Singapore’s School of</i> …

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Advances in theory and computer hardware have allowed neural networks to become a core part of online services such as Microsoft's Bing, driving …

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The Big Data Iceberg

If there’s one area of analytics that people get really passionate about, it’s visualization. But as a new generation of people discover the joys of …

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