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D3.js JavaScript data visualization package goes modular

D3.js, a tool for JavaScript data visualization, has been made modular in an upgrade released this week.<p>Version 4.0 of D3 now features many libraries …

Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

Trainers

Why We Need More Domain Experts In The Data Sciences

As I’ve come to work with an ever-widening swath of the data sciences and “big data” communities, I have been struck by how narrowly focused much of its practitioner base is on statistics and computational expertise as opposed to a solid understanding of the domain being analyzed. Data scientists …

Data Science

How The IoT Dwarfs Social Data

Recently, Gartner published a research note about the way IoT data will quickly dwarf social media data. I agree and have been predicting this phenomenon for quite some time. Gartner’s findings are in line with the way I see growth happening, but there’s an additional point I want to emphasize: …

Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns

The Middle East, north Africa, central Asia and south Asia due to suffer biggest economic hit from water scarcity as climate change takes hold, report finds<p>Water shortages will deliver a “severe hit” to the economies of the Middle East, central Asia, and Africa by the middle of the century, taking …

India's drought migrants head to cities in desperate search for water

Parts of India are being parched by a drought that means farmers are unable to irrigate their fields, with some areas even running out of drinking water<p>No one in the slum of Murtinagar wants to play with Temri and Chinna. The brother and sister don’t speak the local Hindi or Marathi languages – …

India

Is the World Bank Snatching Climate Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

Here's a headline for climate action advocates to love: "Wind and Solar Crushing Fossil Fuels." It's Bloomberg New Energy Finance's summary of the current state of play in global energy markets, and it's got striking data points to support it. In 2015 record investment in new wind and solar …

Hands-on R class

Your instructors<p>This file contains all the code from the NICAR 2016 hands-on R workshop. It was created by your instructors,<p>Code is available on …

Facebook fights Periscope by showing Live videos higher than saved streams

It doesn’t matter if it was Live if you missed it. And Facebook knows that people watch actually Live streams 3X longer than saved ones. So it’s changing the News Feed to prefer on-going broadcasts.<p>Twitter’s big advantage with Periscope is that they’re both inherently real-time platforms. …

Social Media

Data Visualization with ggplot2

1<p>Introduction<p>Free<p>In this chapter we’ll get you into the right frame of mind for developing meaningful visualizations with R. You’ll understand that …

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

professionals

16 case studies of companies proving ROI of Big Data

Big Data is a broad term for data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications are inadequate. Challenges include analysis, …

Mastering Data Analysis with R

(This article was first published on <b> rapporter</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Sorry about the noisy post title, but it happens to be the name …

Big data- the big thing for Indian Startups

Share1<p>Tweet<p>Share9<p>+11<p>Shares 11<p>How does data transform into information? Yes, of-course by analyzing the data and getting meaningful insights from it. …

Big Data

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous physicist of all time. His theory of relativity forever changed the way we perceive the world and opened …

Google and beyond: The new Silicon Valley kingpins

Google was born with an Indian at its heart.<p>In 1998 at Stanford University, the internet giant’s two founders, graduate students Sergey Brin and Larry Page, alongside academics Terry Winograd and Rajeev Motwani, developed an algorithm that revolutionised web search and created a multibillion-dollar …

A spot market for water

Studying energy ventures as a Sloan Fellow in 2012, Josh Adler was struck by the enormous expansion of unconventional oil and gas production in …

Predictive Analytics: Overview and Data visualization

I plan to start a series of blog post on predictive analytics as there is an increasing demand on applying machine learning technique to analyze …

Awesome Data Viz - Curated List of Data Viz Frameworks, Libraries, Software

IoT mapped: The emerging landscape of smart things

No one really knows how many “things” there are deployed today that have IoT characteristics. IDC’s 2013 estimate was about 9.1 billion, growing to about 28 billion by 2020 and over 50 billion by 2025. You can get pretty much any other number you want, but all the estimates are very large. So what …

You Really Don’t Need To Work So Much

Recently, the New York <i>Times</i> ran a front-page story about the conditions for white-collar workers at Amazon. It revealed a workplace where abrupt firings are common, grown men and women cry at their desks, and people are scolded for not responding to e-mails after midnight. The story made clear how …