Summary: The annual Burtch Works salary survey tells us a lot about which industries are using the most data scientists and the difference between higher and lower skilled data scientists. Salary increases show us whether demand is increasing, and finally we take a shot at determining which skills are most in demand.
Added by William Vorhies on July 1, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments
Our model for recognizing specific animals in images is a neural network consisting of multiple layers, and the initial layers are already good at understanding the world in general. So instead of “re-inventing the wheel,” we only need to train the final layers.
I was excited to work on a recent project with one of our partners, Wild Detect, because it aligns with one of our goals at Appsilon — to use data science consulting to aid in the…Continue
Added by Michał Frącek on June 25, 2019 at 1:13am — No Comments
Big Brother? No, no, no, Big Data.
If someone tells you about the Big Data concept in the course of a conversation, do not think that your interlocutor is addicted to the programs of reality TV (a term used by your audience) or trash (as you like to call your detractors). Although it sounds similar, that's the Big Brother. Although in the background and tangentially, you can find certain similarities, or relationships, between the television phenomenon Big Brother and the latest…Continue
Added by Ricky Brown on June 14, 2019 at 3:14am — No Comments
Value of adopting Data Science Skills
Data Science is responsible to provide meaning to the large amounts of complex data called big data. It involves different fields of work in statistics and computation to interpret data for decision-making.
Advances in the internet and social media is increasing access to big data. Extraction of meaningful information requires the use of AI and ML by data science. Big data is used in every…Continue
Added by Yoey Thamas on June 4, 2019 at 2:33am — No Comments
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Summary: Finally there are tools that let us transcend ‘correlation is not causation’ and identify true causal factors and their relative strengths in our models. This is what prescriptive analytics was meant to be.
Just when I thought we’d figured it all out, something comes along to make…Continue
According to the “Future of Jobs 2018” report, it is said that with advancement in machines and artificial intelligence it is likely that these technologies will replace 75 million jobs by 2020. Data scientist remains to be one of the trending careers, and those interested in pursuing data science as a career must first have the right skill set to land a job in this field.
As more companies become data-driven, professionals skilled in data science…Continue
I am working on transactional data on a banks portfolio and I would like to spot outliers both for credit risk and fraudulent activities. What methods would you recommend?
Added by Alex Din on April 4, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments
This month, Panoply is running an Instagram Data Challenge! The gist is, you can pull your own Instagram data into a Panoply database with a few clicks, make a visualization or tell a data story with the data about your own posts, and enter to win one of several $1000 awards.
To kick off the challenge, I did a bit of exploration…Continue
Added by Trevor Fox on April 4, 2019 at 7:16am — No Comments
We have been in existence for over 10 years now, with content in many different places, lists, categories, and databases. This is an attempt to put everything together in one place, and help our readers (re-)discover some great articles and resources that were lost on the Internet over the years, but still sit on our web servers. We are making them come back to life. We are in the process of organizing it in a way that is user-friendly. Some of the resources below are very recent, and some…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 3, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments
“It’s much easier to double your business by doubling your conversion rate than by doubling your traffic.” —Jeff Eisenberg, CEO of BuyerLegends.com
It is but only now that medium and small retailers have started to realize why Amazon and other e-commerce companies…Continue
Added by Hemant Warudkar on April 1, 2019 at 7:30pm — No Comments
We investigate a large class of auto-correlated, stationary time series, proposing a new statistical test to measure departure from the base model, known as Brownian motion. We also discuss a methodology to deconstruct these time series, in order to identify the root mechanism that generates the observations. The time series studied here can be discrete or continuous in time, they can have various degrees of smoothness (typically measured using the Hurst exponent) as well as long-range or…Continue
The gaming industry is on its rise nowadays. With more than 2 billion players all over the world gaming industry is a resource of enormous revenues and…Continue
Added by Igor Bobriakov on March 31, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Real estate is changing. Not only are investors and technology companies such as Zillow expecting the market to favor buyers in 2020, new innovations are going to drive forward a changing landscape in 2019.
In the U.S., analysts are predicting that the value of consumer homes will rise for one more year, up to 5.9%, until the market…Continue
Added by Dariya Lopukhina on March 20, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments
We’ve all experienced the great data rush as companies push to use analytics to drive business decisions. After all, the proliferation of data and its intelligent analysis can change entire company trajectories. But to make the quintillions of data created each day truly useful, as well as all that has come before, it must be understandable to an artificial intelligence (AI) system.
Dealing with numbers is one thing, but human language is…Continue
Added by Rosaria Silipo on March 18, 2019 at 7:41am — No Comments
I propose a new word for data science for sparking new thinking. Signuology is defined as the study of sets of characteristic predictive signals contained within data in the form of combined features of the data that are characteristic of an observation of interest within the data.
The terms data mining and data structure imply rigid and discrete characteristics. A signal has more flexibility, borrowing from ideas contained in the superposition principle in physics. One can take the…Continue
Added by Steve Bowling on March 15, 2019 at 6:11am — No Comments
Background: Civis began a data technology partnership with McDonald’s North America Marketing and Data Science teams in late 2017, and — after a year and a half of keeping our heads down — we jointly presented some of our key learnings recently at Advertising Week in New York.…
Added by Civis Analytics on March 6, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments
Data Science is a combination of data inference, algorithms, and technology that solves complex problems. The core of this technology is data that is initially raw, then is streamlined, and stored in a data warehouse. These vast amounts of data can help generate significant business values.…Continue
Added by Amit Dua on March 3, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Web scraping or crawling is the process of extracting data from any website. The data does not necessarily have to be in the form of text, it could be images, tables, audio or video. It requires downloading and parsing the HTML code in order to scrape the data that you require.
Since data is growing at…Continue
Added by Hiren patel on February 24, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments