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IDG Contributor Network: The promise and payoff of NoSQL, Part 1

The current database landscape can be confusing, even for experienced technology professionals. There was a time when a one-size-fits-all database …

NoSQL

Optimizing Travel in the Cloud

As the population swells in urban centers, cities across the globe are looking for innovative solutions to outpace the need for mass transit.<p>We’re a species that’s drawn to urban living. Fifty-six percent of the world’s population lives in cities, and by 2050, that number is expected to jump to 66 …

Tel Aviv

5 Ways to Advance Your Machine Learning Initiatives

<i>By Artur Kiulian</i><p>There is no doubt that AI (artificial intelligence) is the new electricity and everyone is trying to get benefits from the trend. Many companies are integrating AI solutions in their business operations to reap the benefit of emerging machine learning (ML) technologies. The seamless …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning Explained: Dimensionality Reduction

(This article was first published on <b>Enhance Data Science</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Dealing with a lot of dimensions can be painful for …

Machine Learning

Data Analysis ToolPack in Excel

The Data Analysis toolpack has a lot of useful statistical functions. The first one I used in the course was the descriptive statistics. All we need …

What is hardcore data science – in practice?

<b>By Mikio Braun, Zalando.</b> Sponsored Post.<p><i>To explore emerging topics and new areas of study made possible by vast troves of raw data and cutting-edge</i> …

Data Science

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Machine Learning in Python

Featuring implementation code, instructional videos, and more<p>The Trend<p>Machine learning is undoubtedly on the rise, slowly climbing into ‘buzzword’ …

Machine Learning

TI Rio :: Rio de Janeiro terá uma rede de desenvolvimento de Ciência de Dados & Inteligência Artificial

<i>“Big Data Analytics é o próximo mercado de 1 trilhão de dólares</i>“, a afirmação é do presidente e fundador da Dell, Michael Dell, em um artigo …

Tapping big data to predict the future

Big data visualization tools are great for graphing past data to see patterns and trends, but future trends is a tougher nut to crack, since past …

Big Data

The Real Limitations of Big Data

“Every revolution in science—from the Copernican heliocentric model to the rise of statistical and quantum mechanics, from Darwin’s theory of …

Big Data

IEEE Spectrum 2017 Top Programming Languages

IEEE Spectrum has published its fourth annual ranking of of top programming languages, and the R language is again featured in the Top 10. This year …

The 7 Best Data Visualization Tools In 2017

Big Data and the ever-growing access we have to more information is the driving force behind artificial intelligence and the wave of technological change sweeping across all industries.<p>But all the data in the world is useless – in fact it can become a liability – if you can’t understand it. Data …

Data Visualization

The Downside of the Explosion of Available Health Data

Before the Information Age, much of medicine was as much art as it was science. Physicians depended on their observational skills arguably more than …

Ciência de Dados: O que é, conceito e definição

Já ouviu falar em <b>Data Science ou Ciência de Dados</b>? Pois saiba que é ela que permite a extração de informações extremamente valiosas a partir dos …

Data Science in 90 seconds, Lesson 6: Principal Component Analysis

How to create reports with R Markdown in RStudio

(This article was first published on <b>R-exercises</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>Introduction</b><p>R Markdown is one of the most popular data science …

The future of Log4j input in Logstash

Earlier this week, an advisory was released detailing an object deserialization security flaw in the way Apache Log4j version 2 processes input data …

Why Spark?

Torsten Grabs<p>Apr 20, 2017<p>Contributing Authors: Edward Ma<p>This is the first post in an ongoing series describing Snowflake’s integration with Spark. In …

Build a Real-time Stream Processing Pipeline with Apache Flink on AWS | Amazon Web Services

<i>This post has been translated into Japanese.</i><p>In today’s business environments, data is generated in a continuous fashion by a steadily increasing …

Cloud Computing

Best Programming Languages for Big Data - Part 1

In the last blog on big data, we talked about the Data Integration Tools, the eight layer of the Functional architecture. In this blog I would be …

Big Data

Understanding Machine Learning

What Exactly Is Machine Learning?<p>Here’s the simplest definition I came across, from Berkeley: Machine learning is “[...] the branch of AI that …

Aggregating with Apache Spark

An <i>aggregate</i> in mathematics is defined as a "collective amount, sum, or mass arrived at by adding or putting together all components, elements, or …

Google Spanner: Beginning of the End of the NoSQL World?

Google has recently announced that its flagship wide-area database named Spanner has been made available on the Google Cloud. Google Spanner is the …

Big Data

A Little Book of Python for Multivariate Analysis — A Little Book of Python for Multivariate Analysis 0.1 documentation

A Little Book of Python for Multivariate Analysis¶<p>This booklet tells you how to use the Python ecosystem to carry out some simple multivariate …

Data Science

The Value of Exploratory Data Analysis

In this post, we will give a high level overview of what Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) typically entails and then describe three of the major ways …

Big Picture Machine Learning: Classifying Text with Neural Networks and TensorFlow

Developers often say that if you want to get started with machine learning, you should first learn how the algorithms work. But my experience shows …

Deep Learning

Using AI To Manage Uncertainty

While it’s tempting to dismiss big data as an over-hyped buzzword, a number of projects have already shown its potential. The past year or so have seen a range of fascinating, and diverse, projects emerge that utilize big data to predict the future.<p>• A predictive model by UCLA researchers to …

Machine Learning

Data scientists really love their jobs, survey finds

According to a CrowdFlower survey, more than 90 percent of data scientists said they were happy doing their jobs, and nearly 50 percent said they …

Artificial Intelligence

IA é melhor que médicos prevendo ataques cardíacos

Postado Por Carlos Cardoso em 18 04 2017 em IA, Medicina<p>O uso de inteligência artificial na medicina não é novidade, o Watson da IBM já está sendo …

The Periodic Table of Data Science

(This article was first published on <b>DataCamp Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>This periodic table can serve as a guide to navigate the key …