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Learn TensorFlow and Deep Learning Together and Now!

I get a lot of questions about how to learn TensorFlow and Deep Learning. I’ll often hear, “How do I start learning TensorFlow?” or “How do I start learning Deep Learning?”. My answer is, “Learn Deep Learning and TensorFlow at the same time!”. See, it’s not easy to learn one without the other. Of course, you can use other libraries like Keras or Theano, but TensorFlow is a clear favorite when it comes to libraries for deep learning. And now is the best time to start. If you haven’t noticed,…

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This Week in Data Science (December 20, 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 5 Tips for Leveraging Big Data to Increase Holiday Sales – Running an e-commerce store? A small business? Big data could help you nab more sales this holiday season and get the revenue flowing in. IBM and BMW want Watson to help drive your car – IBM Watson could soon be helping you to drive your car, as IBM’s cognitive computing unit is set to…

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This Week in Data Science (December 13, 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 The 5G Revolution Is Coming — What to Know Before It’s Here – It doesn’t seem long ago when telecom companies were prepping their networks for the next wireless standard of the time — 4G. Here we are on the eve of 5G. Amazon’s Grocery Store Doesn’t Have a Single Checkout – You can simply scan your phone, pick your food up off the shelf,…

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New York Data Science Bootcamp And Validated Badges

This post is about our New York Data Science Bootcamp. Interested? Find data science bootcamps in your city. The Data Science Bootcamp journey for Big Data University started in China back in September. At the time, we were in Bejing for the CDA (Certified Data Analyst) Summit, which had an attendance of more than 3,000 data analysts, data scientists, data engineers, students, and professors. After that, we held a Data Science Bootcamp in Mexico which was a 4-day affair with an attendance of 80 participants in the city of Guadalajara. More recently, IBM’s Big Data…

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This Week in Data Science (December 06, 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 The Top 7 Big Data Trends for 2017 – Let’s have a look at the seven top big data trends for 2017. Self-learning software that builds itself – Researchers at Lancaster University in England have developed a machine-learning system that can assemble code components into a program to meet goals set by the human developers. IBM and Apple Set To Transform Education Through IBM Watson…

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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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