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This Week in Data Science (June 07, 2016)

Here’s this week’s news on Big Data. Don’t forget to subscribe if you find this useful! Interesting Data Science Articles and News Computer science class fails to notice their TA was actually an AI chatbot – “Jill Watson,” a chatbot powered by IBM Watson, was added to the list of teaching assistants for Ashok Goel’s online course. The chatbot was so good at answering questions that students did not notice their TA was not human. Big Data Analytics And The Next President: How Microtargeting Drives Today’s Campaigns – Today, political candidates…

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Data Scientist vs Data Engineer, What’s the difference?

Co-authored by Saeed Aghabozorgi and Polong Lin. Data Scientists and Data Engineers may be new job titles, but the core job roles have been around for a while. Traditionally, anyone who analyzed data would be called a “data analyst” and anyone who created backend platforms to support data analysis would be a “Business Intelligence (BI) Developer”. With the emergence of big data, new roles began popping up in corporations and research centers — namely, Data Scientists and Data Engineers. Here’s an overview of the roles of the Data Analyst, BI…

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This Week in Data Science (May 31, 2016)

Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data. Don’t forget to subscribe if you find this useful! Interesting Data Science Articles and News Project Jacquard: Google And Levi’s Launch The First ‘Smart’ Jean Jacket For Urban Cyclists – Google and Levi combine fashion and technology to create a functional smart jacket. These musicians stayed popular longest, according to 6 decades of Billboard chart data – Josh Rosenblat uses data visualization to analyze and understand top musician’s staying power. Walk This Way: Let Your Shoes Tell You Where To…

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