Big Data

10 data scientist interview questions job seekers can expect

Applying for data science jobs? These sample questions will help you prepare for an interview.<p>Demand for data scientists continues to grow, and the …

Employment

12 Most Important Algorithms Every Professional Data Scientist Should Know

Over the years, <i>Algorithms</i> has proven to become an important part of our daily lives which is found almost in every area of business. Gartner said …

Machine Learning

Data professional definitions: Data analyst vs data scientist vs data engineer

Lately I’ve read a lot of attempts at defining data scientist and differentiating it from other data-centric roles. The terms ‘data scientist’, ‘data …

Data Science

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Hadoop® v3.0.0 General Availability : The Apache Software Foundation Blog

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Hadoop® v3.0.0 General Availability<p><b>Ubiquitous Open Source enterprise framework maintains decade-long</b> …

Apache Hadoop

Why blockchain is perfect for building a distributed AI platform

SingularityNET is building the world's first AI as a Service platform. CEO Ben Goertzel explains how it works.<p>"The next AI revolution is going to …

Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to the data-driven machine: Digital transformation in the construction industry

IoT is an enabler for unabridged data collection, which in turn enables new applications and business models. In the construction industry, some like …

Rolls-Royce

Algorithm Helps Shed Light on Causes of Death in Developing Nations

In Myanmar, most deaths occur at home and only a quarter are certified by doctors. That’s worrisome, since not knowing why people die can undermine …

Business

The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science

The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial …

Business Technology

Getting started with seplyr

(This article was first published on <b>R – Win-Vector Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>A big “thank you!!!” to Microsoft for hosting our new …

Data Science

Building A 'Market' Portfolio With Statistical Factor Weights

Building a "market portfolio" has obvious benefits for portfolio design. The asset allocation is relatively objective in the sense that Mr. Market …

Investing

What AI can really do for your business (and what it can’t)

How can you tell whether an emerging technology such as artificial intelligence is worth investing time into when there is so much hype being …

Artificial Intelligence

Is using parallel collections encouraged in Spark

Does it make sense to use parallel collections on Spark?<p>All the Spark examples I saw so far always used RDD of a very simple data types (Single …

Assessing GDPR Guidelines Part II: Data Impact Assessments

Following up on yesterday’s blog about profiling and automated decision making, we now look at guidance on data protection impact assessment (DPIA). …

Law

re:Invent re:Cap - Big Data & IoT at Any Scale

This session covers the most recent Big Data & IoT announcements at re:Invent. Learn about trends and use cases for understanding your data and implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) project. Hear about how AWS customers are using AWS IoT to connect their devices to the cloud and solve business …

Internet of Things

Data Science Company WeDoSky Raises Funding from Mumbai Angels Network

The funds will be used for the global expansion of ‘visualAI’™ and to integrate solutions for agriculture, infrastructure, and insurance industries …

Enterprise Tech

StreamSets updates ETL to the cloud data pipeline

Real-time streaming has moved the center of gravity for data transformation off the cluster to serverless data pipelines. Cofounded by veterans of …

Big Data Hacks Expose Personal Information of North Carolinians

Two major data breaches in North Carolina have come to light in the past week.<p>On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Mecklenburg County revealed hackers broke into 48 …

Law

How to improve collaboration to achieve better information governanc

Hospitals have rapidly embraced the digital age, moving to electronic health records systems and other forms of information systems that capture data …

Is it possible to alias columns programmatically in spark sql?

In spark SQL (perhaps only HiveQL) one can do:<p>which would result in a DataFrame with columns named "sex" and "avg_age".<p>How can avg(age) be aliased to …

Databases

Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required

US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to …

Business Technology

Analytics Lessons from the Sports Data Revolution

A new MIT program helps executives engage in guided strategic thinking to develop an analytics program through best practices from the sports …

Business Technology

3 Reasons Why The Chief Data Officer Will Become The Next Big Thing

An interesting study was recently released regarding the rise of the latest addition to the C-suite, the Chief Data Officer. Many are predicting, given not only the growing usage and amount of big data in business but also concerns regarding protection of such data, the CDO will be a powerful force …

U.S. Department of Transportation

10 Key Big Data Trends That Drove 2017

2017 has come and (almost) gone. It was a memorable year, to be sure, with plenty of drama and unexpected happenings in terms of the technology, the …

GDPR

Top 25 Master's Programs for Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Business Analytics in Europe

Several college students, graduates and working professionals are considering pursuing a postgraduate degree in data science or data analytics. …

Machine Learning

Analytics + Big Data = Money

Applying analytics to Big Data crunching is the business model du jour. Cambridge Analytica is said to have 5k data points on every US citizen. You …

Electronics

The six-point guide to data-driven transformation

<b>Nearly every business now has a company-wide programme to help it capitalize on recent advances in digital technology.</b><p>Commonly known as 'digital …

Data-Driven

What is Big Data And How Does It Work?

Your technology is generating data whenever you use your smartphone, when you chat with your family and friends on Facebook, and when you shop. …

Why agencies in Asia Pacific are starting to embrace the science of data

It is already a common sight to see data scientists working in advertising and marketing technology companies like Facebook, and in traditional media …

Advertising (UK)

C3 IoT, MapR And Unlocking AI On The Data Fabric

For partnerships in the tech space to work, the products being paired need to enhance one another and really create synergy.<p>While we see many partnerships of technology, many falter or aren’t really going for synergy. Often they are joint marketing efforts in support of integrations that may have …

Artificial Intelligence

Understanding the GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation

JanBaby / Pixabay<p>The GDPR–or General Data Protection Regulation–is a regulation passed by the European Union on April 27, 2016, with an effective …

Privacy