Have you ever experience a situation where you want to import and combine hundred of datasets? If you do this manually, then it will take too much time. On the other hand, we can use a simple R programming to solve this problem in easily and quickly. Therefore, I would like to share two methods of combining all small files in a directory into a single dataset…
Edge computing moves workloads from centralized locations to remote locations and it can provide faster response from AI applications. Edge computing devices are getting deployed increasingly for monitoring and control of real world processes like people tracking, vehicle recognition, pollution monitoring etc. The data collected at the devices gets transported to centralized cloud servers over data pipelines and are used to train machine learning models. Training models needs lot…Continue
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To extract data from websites, you can take advantage of data extraction tools like Octoparse. These tools can pull data from websites automatically and save them into many formats such as Excel, JSON, CSV, HTML, or to your own database via APIs. It only takes a few minutes to extract thousands of lines of data, and the best part is…Continue
Added by Erika Foo on March 22, 2020 at 9:30pm — No Comments
In a previous blog (The difference between statistics and data science), I discussed the significance of statistical inference. In this section, we expand on these ideas
The goal of statistical inference is to make a statement about something that is not observed within a certain level of…Continue
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Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week. To subscribe, follow this link. …Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 22, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused organizations to find different ways to maintain their operations amid calls for increased social distance. In some cases, employees have been asked to work from home in order to reduce the amount of social interaction in the workplace. Due to this emerging distance between these workers and their employers, I suggest that quantitative reduction will become more likely: for these employees, performance will be increasingly unrelated to their social presence…Continue
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How do we increase diversity amongst our event speakers? To improve something, we must first measure it. The Face API allows us to collect some of these demographics from past events that we may not otherwise be able to collect, which may allow us greater insight into how we can improve these trends.
The Facial Recognition API is part of the Microsoft AI Cognitive Services suite. The Face service detects human faces in an image and returns the rectangle coordinates of their…Continue
Added by alicia moniz on March 21, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments
If you've been keeping up on the statistics for Covid-19 in the last week (and who hasn't?), you've probably noticed a wide variety of projections for deaths in the United States, ranging from the "best-case" scenario (327 people) to the "doomsday" figure (2.2 million). Recent statistics published include:
With the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, we look at the data and use a simple model inspired by China’s example to predict when the outbreak will abate in various countries.
Forecasts: https://www.codoma.tech/blog/covid19-forecast/ (updated daily)
The forecasts tell us that we, every human being, need to keep following the measures (social distancing,…Continue
Added by Russell W Anderson on March 20, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments
The world of today is digital! Every business, every person across the world has felt the impact of a digital transformation, and the field of HR has been no exception to this rule.
The theme of HR technology trends of late has been the force of digitalization: digitally-forward initiatives, strategies, and tools are taking the place of traditional practices of HR…Continue
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Here is our selection of featured resources and articles posted since Monday.
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At time of crisis, everyone is scrambling for the latest news for signals of changes and make decisions to mitigate risk. Average person uses common sense to draw inference on relevancy. For example, as the Coronavirus Crisis evolves, many decided to hog up bathroom tissue. As much as it is common sense for many, it simply does not make sense. However, when it is evaluated against aggregated common sense, we can eliminate many of these signals.
In financial modeling, analyst…Continue
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Data scientist was coined the sexiest job of the 21st century and with good reason. In LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Reports, Artificial intelligence was named the ‘Jobs of Tomorrow’ due to its strong presence. Furthermore, the potential application of data science in multiple industries has attracted people from all…Continue
With gigantic amounts of data regarding products and/or services, sales, marketing, customers, etc. exchanging hands on a daily basis, data sharing is essential for an enterprise. Regardless of whether data is distributed within different parts of the organization or with other entities, doing so in a secure fashion is critical for carrying out an effective and efficient digital operation.
In other words -…Continue
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My original intent with this article was to write about how to understand statistics in general. However, with the global pandemic on everyone's minds right now, it seems blithe to write an article on understanding statistics without a nod to current events. If you're uncomfortable or unfamiliar with statistics, you might find the facts and figures surrounding Covid-19 hard to decipher. Let's break down the key statistics into plain English and shed a little light on a few…Continue
Added by Janardhanan PS on March 16, 2020 at 9:16pm — No Comments
Summary: Mid-career switching into data science is difficult. But if you already have substantial data base experience becoming a Data Engineer can be a great career by itself, or even the first stepping stone to becoming a Data Scientist.
Added by William Vorhies on March 16, 2020 at 11:26am — No Comments
In developing global businesses practices, many corporate houses are adapting better technological solutions and systems. This mandates smooth data migration from older to newer systems while maintaining data integrity. Many organizations face tough time in migration initiatives due to complicated and sluggish procedures owing to IT issues.
Most of the data migration efforts are challenging as well as time consuming due to inherent nature of such an undertaking. When moving from one…Continue
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