Here is our selection of featured articles and technical resources posted since Monday:
Added by Vincent Granville on August 8, 2019 at 11:08am — No Comments
With the right business problem, data, and applied techniques predictive analytics can deliver exceptional return on investment (ROI) by, for example, assessing and managing risk, detecting and preventing fraud, optimizing workflow and business processes, and prioritizing resources. Predictive analytics provides…Continue
Added by Paul Derstine on August 8, 2019 at 8:28am — No Comments
StackOverflow’s annual developer survey concluded earlier this year, and they have graciously published the (anonymized) 2019 results for analysis. They’re a rich view into the experience of software developers around the world — what’s…Continue
Added by Sean Owen on August 8, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments
Digital advertisement spends are surpassing traditional ad spends (TV, print, outdoor). Most brands have…Continue
Added by Ridhima Kumar on August 8, 2019 at 7:40am — No Comments
Last time I wrote on using Python/Pandas as an adjunct to loading PostgreSQL tables. In this sequel, I demo how R can be used to collaborate with the database in…Continue
Added by steve miller on August 8, 2019 at 6:22am — No Comments
By Siddartha Mani, MinIO
Few would argue with the statement that Hadoop HDFS is in decline. In fact, the HDFS part of the Hadoop ecosystem is in more than just decline - it is in freefall. At the time of its inception, it had a meaningful role to play as a high-throughput, fault-tolerant distributed file system. The secret sauce was data locality.
By co-locating compute and data on the same nodes, HDFS overcame the limitations of slow network access to…Continue
Added by Jonathan Symonds on August 6, 2019 at 1:03pm — No Comments
The term ‘data visualization’ was coined a couple of years ago. But storytelling finds its roots in the earliest of times. Using characters, events, event sequences, locations, time periods, emotions, numbers, etc., storytelling has always fascinated the humankind.
Today, data visualization narrates events, causes & consequences…Continue
Added by Bhushan Patil on August 6, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments
This article was written by Matteo Gianpietro Zago.
When talking about blockchains, we commonly think of its applications in the future. “Blockchain will solve this, blockchain will achieve that”. It’s easy to forget that blockchains are already deployed in the wild.
Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on August 6, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments
Till your good is better and better is best!
Yes, the above quote is so true. We humans have ability to rate things and find some or the other matrices to measure things and evaluate them or their performances. Similarly, in Data Science you can measure your model’s accuracy and performance! The very first model that you build, you can set its matrices from the results and these matrices become your…Continue
Added by Neeraj on August 6, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments
To begin with, data scientists are professionals in the field of information mining, collecting, and analyzing. Since these people solve existing and potential problems in the companies of any kind, they are highly appreciated on the market.
I suppose you already know this. Maybe, you even work in data science but want to develop in your sphere. Then check out the following.…Continue
Added by Josh Thompson on August 5, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments
Summary: As the Automated Machine Learning (AML) movement got underway a few years back there was an early branch between proprietary platforms and open source platforms. In this article we’ll update you on leading open source AML tools. Since they continue to require fluency in Python or R we label them “professional”.
Added by William Vorhies on August 5, 2019 at 7:11am — No Comments
Like many emergency rooms in the United Kingdom, the A&E department at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester, faces high congestion. This results in treatment delays and access issues. The Data Science team at the Northern Care Alliance (NCA) National Health Service (NHS) Group of hospitals is implementing support mechanisms to ease wait times, using machine learning and regression to…Continue
The business, economic and social good that can be delivered courtesy of data science is almost unbounded; it has the potential to improve healthcare, public safety, transportation, education, environment, manufacturing, communities and the overall quality of life. If what your organization seeks is to exploit the potential of data science to power your business models; then your next question is “How do I achieve that?” And that’s the topic of…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on August 5, 2019 at 4:07am — No Comments
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.
Added by Vincent Granville on August 4, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Added by ajit jaokar on August 4, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments
In Ontario, there has been a push for education to become more “monetizeable.” The education that people receive should better reflect the needs of the market. This is actually a challenging proposition - even if people are entirely in agreement - given the elusive nature of the market. I am a big market proponent myself. This has led me to question where or not my undergraduate degree has any commercial value at all. I have a degree in environmental studies. My thesis was on the…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on August 4, 2019 at 6:18am — No Comments
Below are some extracts from an interesting Quora discussion on this topic.
Since the start of the renaissance era, technology started to take over the lives of the humans and to gown to greater heights in the coming decade with completely replacing man from few spots in terms of the manual work or heavy work, they most influenced sector was the industrial sector. Since, it’s more oriented to the manual work which has rapidly changed the face of the industrial sector.
But now when the machines already captured most of the manual workspaces from man, now they…Continue
Added by Packt Publishing on August 2, 2019 at 3:15am — No Comments
Artificial intelligence is touted to be one of the most impactful trends of businesses today. Around 73% of global consumers said that they are willing to adopt AI provided it makes their life easier. The applications of AI have become a crucial part of our lives, whether we believe it or not.
From booking a trip online to receiving a book…Continue
Added by Yoey Thamas on August 1, 2019 at 9:40pm — No Comments