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This Week in Data Science (November 29, 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 Machine Learning for Everyday Tasks – Machine learning is often thought to be too complicated for everyday development tasks. I have always felt like we can benefit from using machine learning for simple tasks that we do regularly. An Interactive Tutorial on Numerical Optimization – Numerical Optimization is one of the central techniques in Machine Learning. I thought that it might be fun to provide…

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This Week in Data Science (November 22, 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 Maths zeroes in on perfect cup of coffee – Mathematicians are a step closer to understanding what makes a perfect cup of coffee. Black Friday 2016: Mobile vs Desktop User Behaviour – Black Friday statistics are analyzed to understand user purchasing behavior. How data science and rocket science will get humans to Mars – In a recent op-ed to CNN, President Obama re-affirmed America’s commitment to…

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This Week in Data Science (November 15, 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 What Artificial Intelligence Can and Can’t Do Right Now – Lately the media has sometimes painted an unrealistic picture of the powers of AI. Can deep learning help solve lip reading? – New research paper shows AI easily beating humans, but there’s still lots of work to be done. Trump, Failure of Prediction, and Lessons for Data Scientists – The shocking and unexpected win of…

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This Week in Data Science (November 08, 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 NASA Is Harnessing Graph Databases To Organize Lessons Learned From Past Projects – The space agency has a new tool to discover unexpected patterns in past projects. Tracking How the World is Feeling – Spur Projects, an Australian organization focusing on suicide prevention, has published the data from its “How Is the World Feeling?” mental health survey. Machines Can Now Recognize Something After Seeing It…

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Partnering with Big Data University – UMUC Case Study

Big Data University (BDU) is an IBM led initiative that aims to democratize access to practical skills for working with big data. To that end, BDU has made everything that you need to learn, free. Free courses, free access to all the tools, free data – and not for a few days or weeks – forever. Not only does BDU offer free access to courses and tools to users on the Big Data University website, it also makes them available to select academic institutions and learning providers at no charge…

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This Week in Data Science (November 01, 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 Democracy in the age of the Internet of Things – With the release of Swipe the Vote in spring 2016, Tinder, the ultimate hook-up app, broke new ground in the United States by claiming to be able to match young voters with their dream-perfect presidential candidate. 5 Simple Math Problems No One Can Solve – Easy to understand, supremely difficult to prove. Building an efficient…

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