Data Science

Teeth are the only bones that show - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

<i>“I lived in the country where the dead wood aches, in a house made of stone and a thousand mistakes”</i> – The Drones<p>Sometimes it’s cold and grey and …

Feminism

Patterns of Service-oriented Architecture: Database Transactions

I’ve been lax in updating the “Patterns of Service-oriented Architecture” series, so here’s a new one on a time-honored and critical technique: …

Programming

CryptoHist: Python Scraper for Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain based coins like Bitcoin and bitcoin based technology as Ethereum are becoming more and more important. In this blog post, I will showcase …

Python Programming

Mapping "world cities" in R

(This article was first published on <b>r-bloggers – SHARP SIGHT LABS</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Here at Sharp Sight, we make a lot of …

R Language

Arbitrary Data Transforms Using cdata

We have been writing a lot on higher-order data transforms lately:<p>What I want to do now is "write a bit more, so I finally feel I have been …

Introducing the Amazon ML Solutions Lab | Amazon Web Services

We are excited to announce the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, a new program that connects machine learning experts from across Amazon with AWS customers to …

Machine Learning

Birds on a Wire

By Bogdan Lataianu<p>Let $U_{(i)}$ be the order statistics of uniform distribution, $i=1\ldots n-1$. and $v_r=u_i-u_{i-1}$ with $u_0=0$. Then the pdf of …

Getting OutofMemoryError- GC overhead limit exceed in pyspark

in the middle of project i am getting bellow error after invoking a function in my spark sql query<p>i have written a user define function which will …

Define

Setting Up the PyData Stack on Windows

Once you’re done, you can leave the environment by typing deactivate.<p>Now imagine you have fully set up your perfect environment, but you decide to …

Poll: Nearly Half of All Americans Avoid Politics at The Thanksgiving Table

New research from The Takeaway and The Harris Poll finds that 47 percent of Americans say they avoid discussing politics at all costs during the holidays. Meanwhile, 38 percent of Americans say political conversations have gotten more heated during the Trump Administration.<p>(Clarisa Diaz)<p>If politics …

Trump Administration

Uber got hacked and then paid the hackers $100k to not tell anyone

This is fine. Totally normal. Eric Newcomer reporting for Bloomberg:<p>Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber …

Security

Special Edition Data Science Interview Questions Solved in Python and Spark: with Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning bonus topics in Keras (BigData and Machine Learning in Python and Spark)

Special Edition Data Science and Machine Learning Interview Questions Solved in Python and Sparkwith Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Bonus …

Machine Learning

Facebook still allowed race exclusion for housing advertisers

Last year, ProPublica revealed that Facebook allowed housing advertisers to exclude races in their campaigns. Facebook said they would address the …

As The OPEC-NOPEC Nov. 30 Meeting Approaches, Global Fundamental Oil Data To Reassert

As the pivotal OPEC-NOPEC November 30 meeting approaches, the current state of global fundamental oil data is likely to reassert whatever decisions …

Business

Photonic quantum state transfer between a cold atomic gas and a crystal

Letter<p>Nicolas Maring<br>• , Pau Farrera<br>• , Kutlu Kutluer<br>• , Margherita Mazzera<br>• , Georg Heinze<br>• & Hugues de Riedmatten<p><i>Nature</i> <b>551</b>, 485–488 (23 November …

Quantum Mechanics

Spike-Triggered Regression for Synaptic Connectivity Reconstruction in Neuronal Networks

1. Introduction<p>Activities of neurons are central to information encoding and processing in the brain. There have been advances in recording neuronal …

Neuroscience

Google collected Android users’ location without permission

Since the beginning of 2017, Android phones have been collecting the addresses of nearby cellular towers—even when location services are disabled—and …

Google

Tips for A/B Testing with R

(This article was first published on <b>INWT-Blog-RBloggers</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Which layout of an advertisement leads to more clicks? …

Statistics

Identify Default Versus Custom RDS DB Parameter Groups

You might need to review customized parameters for a custom parameter group to make a change or because you have encountered an …

Cloud Computing

How to Build Your Own Blockchain Part 4.2 — Ethereum Proof of Work Difficulty Explained

We’re back at it in the Proof of Work difficulty spectrum, this time going through how Ethereum’s difficulty changes over time. This is part 4.2 of …

Bitcoin

“Ok, Google — How do you run Deep Learning Inference on Android Using TensorFlow?”

There are many situations when running deep learning inferences on local devices is preferable for both individuals and companies: imagine traveling …

Machine Learning

From Solving Equations to Deep Learning: A TensorFlow Python Tutorial

There have been some remarkable developments lately in the world of artificial intelligence, from much publicized progress with self-driving cars to …

Deep Learning

xray: The R Package to Have X Ray Vision on your Datasets

(This article was first published on <b>R - Data Science Heroes Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>This package lets you analyze the variables of …

R Language

Topic modeling and sentiment analysis to pinpoint the perfect doctor

<i>“Every good work of software starts by scratching a developer’s personal itch.” -Eric Raymond</i><p>I recently moved to San Francisco to join the Insight …

Health Care

Practical Machine Learning with R and Python – Part 6

<b>Introduction</b><p>This is the final and concluding part of my series on ‘Practical Machine Learning with R and Python’. In this series I included the …

Machine Learning

Four Ways Data Visualization Affects Decision Making In Human Resources

Data is perhaps the most rapidly increasing entity in this digital world today. Be it any activity across any walk of life taking place at any …

Data Visualization

A Gentle Introduction to Deep Learning Caption Generation Models

By onNovember 22, 2017 in Natural Language Processing<p>Caption generation is the challenging artificial intelligence problem of generating a …

Deep Learning

Amazon Rekognition Announces Real-Time Face Recognition, Support for Recognition of Text in Image, and Improved Face Detection | Amazon Web Services

Amazon Rekognition today announces three new features: detection and recognition of text in images, real-time face recognition across tens of …

Machine Learning

Data Visualization with Tableau Desktop 9 Bundle | Mashable Shop

<b>Tableau Desktop 9 Qualified Associate Training</b><p>Get Up to Speed with One of the Top Data Visualization Tools on Earth<p>Tableau 9 is one of the leading …

Data Visualization

Book: A Guide to Data Science for Fraud Detection

<b>Detect fraud earlier to mitigate loss and prevent cascading damage</b><i>Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive, Predictive, and Social Network Techniques</i> is an …

Money Laundering