Data Management

R Tutorials--Simple Nonlinear Regression

| Table of Contents | Function Reference | Function Finder | R Project |<p><b>SIMPLE NONLINEAR CORRELATION AND REGRESSION</b><p><b>Preliminaries</b><p>Some new tools will …

Data Analysis

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<i>Harvard University just announced the launch of its</i> <i>Data Science Initiative,</i> <i>a program to harness the vast expertise and innovations that are occuring</i> …

IT

How B2B Startups Should Use Big Data for Growth

Challenges can be outlandish if your target is to sell products to a business rather than an end-user. And going frantic with the big data, generally …

Big Data

Three Things Big Data Can Do to Help in Crisis Planning

I just got back from Social Media Marketing World, where I did a breakout session on how to use data and analytics in crisis communications …

Big Data

When Ads Meet Fascism On YouTube: What The Recent Google-Scandal Tells Us About Big Data Capitalism

Image: By kropekk_pl [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons<p>Companies and the UK government pulled advertisements from YouTube after it had been revealed that some of these organisations' ads were presented together with videos featuring anti-Semitism, white supremacist ideology, hate speech inciting …

IT

Is the Gravity of Data More than We Bargained For?

At our machine learning announcement in New York a few weeks ago, I tweeted this:<p><i>“Because it makes sense to follow the gravity of data for machine</i> …

Machine Learning

Facial recognition database used by FBI is out of control, House committee hears

Database contains photos of half of US adults without consent, and algorithm is wrong nearly 15% of time and is more likely to misidentify black people<p>Approximately half of adult Americans’ photographs are stored in facial recognition databases that can be accessed by the FBI, without their …

Data Analysis

An Introduction to Stock Market Data Analysis with R (Part 1)

(This article was first published on <b>R – Curtis Miller's Personal Website</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><i>Around September of 2016 I wrote two</i> …

Data Analysis

Follow These 3 Women To Get The Lowdown On Data Analytics

Want to know what’s going on in analytics? Here are three writers who will clue you in. They can tell you what the numbers mean and what they don’t, what’s new in industry and what’s what in the analytics market.<p>Cathy O’Neil<p>Mathematician Cathy O’Neil has been a vital influencer in analytics …

Big Data

Microsoft sued for millions over Windows 10 upgrades

Class action accuses operating system of causing hard drive failures and other problems.<p>Unhappy Windows 10 users in Illinois are taking Microsoft to …

Microsoft

The FBI’s Facial Recognition Program Is Sprawling and Inaccurate

Around half of all adult Americans are on the agency’s image database, and its software is incorrect 15 percent of the time.<p>Smile: perhaps you’re …

Data Analysis

Big data, analytics to see double digit revenue growth through 2020

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will reach $150.8 billion in 2017, an increase of 12 percent over 2016, according to a report …

Big Data

The rise of the data marketplace

It’s heady times for data. Big data, data lakes, data-as-a-service, data breaches—a week can’t go by without a headline mentioning data. Certainly, …

Big Data

Camden Council Embraces Cloud-Powered Open Data Platform

Open Data Camden taps into more then 300 data sets

Open Data

Big data spells big opportunities here

"My boss told me to bet my future on big data," said Ms Goh Sok Kim. And bet on data she did when she accepted a newly created role as head of Citi's …

Big Data

They’re no Palantir: smaller startups with new ideas take on big data

Delivering an eBay order in under 30 minutes, mining 11 million financial documents for evidence of illegal activity, helping humans reach Mars more …

Silicon Valley

Using Big Data to Create a More Fair Jury

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>The Takeaway is exploring one crucial aspect of the U.S. justice system — juries — in a new series called "Of Our Peers: Improving the Jury System in America."<p>In the age of social media, how does anyone, especially someone high-profile, get …

IT

How BuzzFeed gets its employees data-focused

Plenty of publishers say they’re data-driven in their work. But at BuzzFeed, anybody on staff can query the massive pile of data they’re aggregating …

Big Data

Edge analytics – The pros and cons of immediate, local insight

The Internet of Things (IoT) brings businesses many benefits, primary access to more data and better insights. However, most companies we have spoken …

Big Data

ONS looks to big data as it explores new ways to measure UK economy

Office for National Statistics to harvest data from traffic sensors, mobile phones and satellite images at new campus in Wales<p>The UK’s official statistics office is looking into using traffic sensors, mobile photo data and satellite images as new ways of measuring the shape of the economy.<p>The …

Human Geography

Will EU data protection safeguards be kept post Brexit?

<b>The rules that govern how our personal data can be used, where it can be stored, and who can see it, are, at the moment, written by the European Union but what will happen when we leave the EU?</b><p>The next time you fill your name and other information into a box on a website remember this: when you do …

European Union

Machine Learning: The New ‘Gold Rush’

“Scientia potentia est” is a Latin adage that means “knowledge is power”. This phrase is commonly attributed to Sir Francis Bacon and its most common …

Machine Learning

Collecting, curating, and crunching data

CHICAGO — Many librarians and information professionals are finding their working life is pulling them toward data support or research data …

IT

Veritas says Aussie firms aren't prepared for EU's new data protection regulations

The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect next year, and only 30% of Australian businesses are prepared for it, Veritas has found.<p>The …

IT

Sunday Deals: The Big Data & Analytics Master Toolkit, Save 98%

We have an awesome deal on the Big Data & Analytics Master Toolkit in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, it is available with 98% off.<p>The Big Data …

Big Data

Facial-recognition technology will make life a perpetual police lineup for all

Police body cameras are widely seen as a way to improve law enforcement’s transparency with the public. But when mixed with police use of facial-recognition tools, the prospect of continual surveillance comes with big risks to privacy.<p>Facial-recognition technology combined with policy body cameras …

Data Analysis

Is technology the next utility? — A data management perspective

Is technology the next utility? — A data management perspective<p>/ By Christopher Kunney /<p>The dictionary defines the word <b>utility</b> as follows:<p><b>Noun: “An</b> …

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Be Your Company’s Numbers Ninja with This 130+ Course Data Science Bootcamp!

• Lifetime access to all 130+ courses<br>• Access to all future online data & analytics courses<br>• Access to experts via online academic support<br>• Courses on …

Data Science

Big Data Mistakes That Most Companies Make

Modern industries have been revolutionized by big data, and more businesses of every size are adopting it each day. However, even though big data has …

IT

Course Offer: Study Big Data Online Now

In 2017, data is power.<p>With more and more data collected around the internet every second of every day, the most powerful and hireable people in the …

Big Data