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How Big Data Assists in Disaster Relief and Preparedness

Dataconomy

Disasters are dangerous, but Big Data can help improve disaster relief and preparedness to cut back on lives lost and community damage. Historically, public policies have proved ineffective in providing adequate help for disaster-stricken citizens. A year after hurricane Harvey in 2017, for example, residents are still in the midst. The post How Big Data Assists in Disaster Relief and Preparedness appeared first on Dataconomy.

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A first step into the ‘Wild West’ of text analytics

Data Science Connect

If data science is the new frontier for businesses, text analytics is certainly the ‘Wild West’. But start talking about it to Joe Sutherland , PhD candidate at Columbia University, and you’ll quickly understand that while text analytics is still a growing and changing field, it is already revolutionizing the intersection between technology and society.

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OMSCS CS7642 (Reinforcement Learning) Review and Tips

Eugene Yan

OMSCS CS7642 (Reinforcement Learning) - Landing rockets (fun!) via deep Q-Learning (and its variants).

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Tableau Conference Keeps on Getting Bigger and Better

DataRobot Blog

by Jen Underwood. Tableau’s right place, right time, right solution market momentum continues to fuel what seems to be unstoppable growth over the past five years. Hosted in New Orleans at the massive. Read More.

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, using deliverables as tracers.

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Text analysis with named entity recognition

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This is the second post of my series about understanding text datasets. If you read my blog regularly, you probably noticed quite some posts about named entity recognition. In this posts, we focused on finding the named entities and explored different techniques to do this.

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Dec 6 2018: Recapping Amazon re:Invent & HPE Discover

DataCentric podcast

In this episode of the DataCentric podcast, hosts Matt and Steve discuss the large number of datacenter-impacting announcements at Amazon’s premier cloud event re:Invent, including news of Amazon deploying their custom-built ARM parts, bringing cloud on-prem, and more. The team also recaps the highlights from HPE Discover in Madrid, where the focus was on edge computing, composable infrastructure and intelligent storage. * Here are some links to explore, should you want to go deeper: * We've

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How to Ignore Most Startup Advice and Build a Decent Software Business

Explosion

“In this talk, I’m not going to give you one "weird trick" or tell you to ~* just follow your dreams *~. But I’ll share some of the things we’ve learned from building a successful software company around commercial developer tools and our open-source library spaCy.

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Stand Out in Your Job Search with an Interactive Tableau Resume

Tableau

Tamsin Rowntree. Academic Program Specialist, Tableau. Marissa Michelotti. July 5, 2018 - 9:53pm. December 8, 2022. We get it, applying for jobs is hard work. With recruiters spending just 6 seconds skimming each resume , it's now more important than ever to make your resume standout. . No, I'm not going to recommend printing your resume on a cake.

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Helping AI Uncover the Mysterious Veil of Chinese Characters

ML Review

This article is part of the Academic Alibaba series and is taken from the paper entitled “Learning Chinese Word Embeddings with Stroke n-gram Information” by Shaosheng Cao, Wei Lu, Jun Zhou, and Xiaolong Li, accepted by the 2018 Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. The full paper can be read here. The field of natural language processing (NLP) has recently seen an increasing amount of attention given to word representation learning.

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NeverLAN CTF 2018 Writeups

Shreyansh Singh

These are the writeups of the problems I solved over the weekend for the NeverLAN CTF 2018. Scripting Challenges 1. Basic Math We are given a file with some numbers which we had to sum. File So, we write a simple python script to do it. This gives the flag — 49562942146280612 2. More Basic Math This time we have a larger list of numbers. However, we can just run the script again on the new file.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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How Blockchain is Boosting Renewable Energy

Dataconomy

The explosion in renewable energy projects on blockchain is already promising—there are 122 startups operating in the space, with nearly half launching since 2017. More impressively, these startups have raised over $320 billion between the second quarter of 2017 and the first of 2018. Electricity is undoubtedly one of the. The post How Blockchain is Boosting Renewable Energy appeared first on Dataconomy.

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Making a smart meter out of a dumb one for 4 $

Christian Haschek

As a geek who has a few servers and other devices at home I can't stop thinking about my power out

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OMSCS CS6460 (Education Technology) Review and Tips

Eugene Yan

OMSCS CS6460 (Education Technology) - How to scale education widely through technology.

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Industry Pulse September 2018 Highlights

DataRobot Blog

by Jen Underwood. Long time, no news summaries…what happened? I’ll share the scoop on that soon. In the meantime, Cloudera and Hortonworks announced a merger that was really “big” news yesterday. That merger. Read More.

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Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

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Named entity recognition with Bert

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In 2018 we saw the rise of pretraining and finetuning in natural language processing. Large neural networks have been trained on general tasks like language modeling and then fine-tuned for classification tasks. One of the latest milestones in this development is the release of BERT.

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Dec 19 2018: 2018 Datacenter Trends

DataCentric podcast

In this episode of the DataCentric podcast, hosts Matt and Steve from Moor Insights & Strategy discuss the trends that drove the past year in enterprise compute. They touch on the just-released market numbers for enterprise server and storage, talk about how the realities of cloud are impacting innovation in a hybrid-cloud world, Nutanix, Microsoft Azure, and more. 00:00 Introductions 01:20 3Q18 Server and Enterprise Storage Numbers 02:20 The Impact of China on the Enterprise Hardwarwe Marke

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How I hacked my Xiaomi MiBand 2 fitness tracker — a step-by-step Linux guide

Machine Learning World

This is a step by step guide into how I hacked my Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) fitness tracker so I could control it from Linux. This story started from a Facebook post I made talking about a problem of the absence of an API for fitness trackers, and why that’s not helping data scientists make cool stuff for them. The post generated quite a lot of discussion and after caught the attention of my friend Volodymyr Shymanskyy who tried to help me and found some code on Github from Leo Soares for my fi

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Building new NLP solutions with spaCy and Prodigy

Explosion

“Commercial machine learning projects are currently like start-ups: many projects fail, but some are extremely successful, justifying the total investment. While some people will tell you to embrace failure, I say failure sucks — so what can we do to fight it? In this talk, I will discuss how to address some of the most likely causes of failure for new NLP projects.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Stand Out in Your Job Search with an Interactive Tableau Resume

Tableau

Tamsin Rowntree. Academic Program Specialist, Tableau. Marissa Michelotti. July 5, 2018 - 9:53pm. December 8, 2022. We get it, applying for jobs is hard work. With recruiters spending just 6 seconds skimming each resume , it's now more important than ever to make your resume standout. . No, I'm not going to recommend printing your resume on a cake.

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Behind the Chat: How E-commerce Robot Assistant AliMe Works

ML Review

How can you tell whether your shop assistant is a person or a robot? The most significant innovation in AI these recent years, smart chatbots, personal assistants, are only a glimpse of what the future holds. Technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Apple are at the forefront of personalized interactive products where intelligent human-computer interactions (IHCI) technology will continue to play a central role in automated messaging, task assistance and the Internet

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Apollo.io Incident

Twilio Segment

Segment was impacted by Apollo.io’s recent security incident. Here’s what you need to know.

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15 GLOBAL INFLUENCERS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

Dataconomy

It’s easier to get a job if you are an Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine Learning (ML) ‘expert’, and investors want to bet on companies which use the words AI or ML in their mission statements. And why should that not be the case? McKinsey estimates AI techniques have the. The post 15 GLOBAL INFLUENCERS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING appeared first on Dataconomy.

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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Reverse engineering your mobile banking app

Christian Haschek

Our Austrian banks (seemingly) hate developers as they don't give you an API to check banking stat

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OMSCS CS6601 (Artificial Intelligence) Review and Tips

Eugene Yan

OMSCS CS6601 (Artificial Intelligence) - First, start with the simplest solution, and then add intelligence.

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My Favorite Shark Week Infographics

DataRobot Blog

by Jen Underwood. Grab the popcorn and a cool beverage. Shark Week (#SharkWeek) is upon us once again. Truth be told – I look forward to it. Shark Week is an annual, week-long TV programming. Read More.

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Understanding text data with topic models

Depends on the Definition

This is the first post of my series about understanding text datasets. A lot of the current NLP progress is made in predictive performance. But in practice, you often want and need to know, what is going on in your dataset.

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Beyond the Basics of A/B Tests: Highly Innovative Experimentation Tactics You Need to Know

Speaker: Timothy Chan, PhD., Head of Data Science

Are you ready to move beyond the basics and take a deep dive into the cutting-edge techniques that are reshaping the landscape of experimentation? 🌐 From Sequential Testing to Multi-Armed Bandits, Switchback Experiments to Stratified Sampling, Timothy Chan, Data Science Lead, is here to unravel the mysteries of these powerful methodologies that are revolutionizing how we approach testing.

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AngstromCTF Writeups

Shreyansh Singh

These are the writeups to the problems I solved during the AngstromCTF. MISC 1. Waldo1 We are given a zip file — flags.zip containing flags of countries. The file flag5.png, we see on opening has the flag. Flag-Waldo1 2. Waldo2 In this problem, we are given multiple flag images in a folder. Judging by the problem, it seems that one image is different.

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How Deep Learning can solve the problem of global climate change

Dataconomy

With the help of a use case, Dr Patrick Vetter, Head of Competence Center Data Science at Supper and Supper GMBH explains how a deep learning methodology can locate and segment wind turbines on satellite imagery. As a pioneer in fighting global climate change, Germany is increasingly investing in renewable. The post How Deep Learning can solve the problem of global climate change appeared first on Dataconomy.

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Six Ways Big Data Can Refine Your Digital Marketing Efforts

Dataconomy

What’s the one thing that all digital marketers must know? The fact that data is king on today’s marketing landscape. Having comprehensive and accurate data is essential for making effective marketing decisions. It can help executives identify industry trends and discover potential customers, making big data analysis important for optimizing. The post Six Ways Big Data Can Refine Your Digital Marketing Efforts appeared first on Dataconomy.

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How learning processes in Artificial intelligence (AI) can improve business decisions

Dataconomy

In today’s IT world, everything is about being fast, flexible and efficient. We work agile, build prototypes and use fast-scaling adoptive cloud infrastructure. At the same time, the advances in the fields of AI and machine learning seem to make a business world possible, in which many tasks are optimized. The post How learning processes in Artificial intelligence (AI) can improve business decisions appeared first on Dataconomy.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene