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This Week in Data Science (July 26, 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 Facebook Moves One Step Closer to Light-Based Wireless Communication – Looking to bring internet access to more people in the world, Facebook researchers are using light to wirelessly transmit internet signals. Creating a Beer Recommendation Engine – Chernetsky, a data scientist and beer fanatic from San Francisco, walks us through how he created a beer recommendation engine. A neural network tried to write a 9th…

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Welcome to the new BDU!

After several months of hard work, we are proud to unveil our web site with a new look and feel!  We hope you like it! Though you may have already seen it through our bigdatauniversity.com site, we now have completely migrated all user information (including information about completion certificates previously earned), and we now have enabled final exams and badges. Here is a summary of all changes made: Migration from the Moodle learning management system to OpenEdx Migration of all user information Improved course structure to include Review Questions at the end…

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This Week in Data Science (July 19, 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 This mind-blowing photo app makes Instagram’s filters look so lame – Prisma acts like your very own Picasso in your pocket. It uses advanced neural networks and artificial intelligence to paint from a picture. ‘Smart Highway’ Coming to S.F. Bay Area – The SMART Corridor project will add advanced metering lights, lane-closure warnings and variable speed-limit signs in a San Francisco highway. Machine Learning Algorithm…

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This Week in Data Science (July 12, 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 Musicmap – Learn about the Genealogy and history of popular music genres through an interactive data visualization. IBM is making a music app that can create entirely new songs just for you – IBM Watson will soon be able to work as a creative assistant with humans to create entirely new music on an app. Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling…

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