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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Added by Vincent Granville on March 18, 2020 at 8:49am — No Comments
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.
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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.
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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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Since Korea confirmed the first case of Coronavirus on January 20th 2020, the total number of infected has reached 7,869 as of March 12nd. Although this pandemic outbreak shows a sign of being contained in the country, it’s still uncertain how long it will take before we completely beat the…
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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 15, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Due to COVID19, we already have 1000 deaths in Italy.
Two months ago, these folks, many of them elderly, would have been celebrating Christmas and looking forward to the next Christmas – knowing that northern Italy has one of the best healthcare systems in the world
But apart from the human cost, the…Continue
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If you have learned temporal parallelism used to speed up CPU execution, you came across instruction pipelines aka pipeline processing. In pipeline processing, you will have many instructions in different stages of execution. The term "Data Pipeline" is a misnomer representing a high bandwidth communication channel used for data transportation between a source system and a destination. In certain cases the destination is called a sink. Pipelines by definition allow flow of a fluid…Continue
Added by Janardhanan PS on March 14, 2020 at 6:51am — No Comments
Much like we have Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, it is time to formalize of field of Data Engineering. This is a special two-part series on trends and requirements leading to the formalization of the Field of Data Engineering.
“Data is the new oil…in much the same way that oil fueled economic growth in the 20th century, data will fuel economic growth in the 21st century.”
To further raise…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on March 14, 2020 at 5:00am — No Comments
As I write this blog, we are still in the early stages of the coronavirus crisis. It is a scary situation which has caused hoarding, panic, fake news, lies, stock market turmoil and irrational behaviors. All indications suggest we will survive this crisis, but it is truly not one of mankind’s best moments.
But learnings abound in…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on March 13, 2020 at 5:30am — No Comments
First, Pandas is an open source Python library for data analysis. It contains data manipulation and data structures tools designed to make spreadsheet-like data for loading, manipulating, merging, cleaning, among other functions, fast and easy in…Continue
Added by Mehmet Gökce on March 13, 2020 at 5:00am — No Comments
Python is one of the powerful, high-level, easy to learn programming language that provides a huge number of applications. Some of its features, such as being object-oriented and open source, having numerous IDE’s, etc. make it one of the most in-demand programming languages of the…Continue
Here is our selection of featured articles and technical contributions posted since Monday.
Added by Vincent Granville on March 12, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments
We are very happy to announce that DSC has found a new home: Tech Target (Nasdaq: TTGT), the global leader in purchase intent-driven marketing and sales services, has a 20 year history of creating high-quality editorial content across more than 140 highly-targeted technology-specific websites. The acquisition was recently announced…Continue
Chatbots, voice-activated assistants and other AI-powered devices have been in use for over a decade. Over this time, human-to-machine interactions improved due to sophisticated data science and machine learning techniques. AI-powered tools and natural language processing (NLP) are rapidly evolving and gaining greater efficiency even as their cost goes down.
Statista predicted in 2019 that the NLP market is anticipated to grow to 43.9 billion dollars by 2025. As a result, many…Continue
Added by Serhii Maksymenko on March 12, 2020 at 12:00am — No Comments
A few years ago, in a Q&A session following a presentation I gave on data analysis (DA) to a group of college recruits for my then consulting company, I was asked to name what I considered the most important analytic technique. Though a surprise to the audience, my answer, counts and frequencies, was a no brainer for…Continue
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