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The Most Important Aspects of a Data Science

Often touted as one of the top jobs of the 21st century, a data scientist is an increasingly common requirement across firms of different sizes and from a variety of verticals. This comes from the fact that: 

  • Massive amounts of data are flowing into most companies
  • This data is looked at as potentially a great source of valuable strategic insights

In the course of a data science career, a data scientist handles a number of…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on June 8, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - Implementation using R (Part 2)

This the second part of Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning). If you would like to understand the RL, Q-learning, and key terms please read Part 1.

In this part, we will implement a simple example of Q learning using the R programming language from scratch. It is expected from you to understand the basics of R programming and complete the reading of Part 1 of this article.

Import libraries

We are coding the algorithms using the R base package…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - An Introduction (Part 1)

Have you heard about AI learning to play computer games on their own and giving tough competitions to expert Human gamers?

A very popular example being Deepmind whose AlphaGo program defeated the South Korean Go world champion in 2016. Other than this there are other AI agents developed with the intent of playing Atari games like…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Simulated Statistics is the New Black

Over the years I’ve often been asked by beginners where they should start in statistics, what they should do first, and which parts of statistics they should prioritise to get them to where they want to be (which is usually a higher…

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Added by Lee Baker on May 26, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Data Science is Changing the World for the Better: Here’s How

Data science, by definition, is an interdisciplinary field which makes use of scientific processes, methods, systems, and algorithms for extracting insights and knowledge from multiple structured and unstructured data.…

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Added by Veronica Hanks on May 8, 2020 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Building Up Stable Data Science Teams

Most of the big organizations are struggling with AI transformation. Data science projects are either taking too long to complete or would never get into production. 

Among various reasons, the most common is the lack of a stable data science team. Due to high demand, the turnover rate is very high in data science, unfortunately. Data science managers or leaders typically go around this problem by focusing on the following:

  • acquire best data science talent
  • retain…
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Added by Nasir Mahmood on May 5, 2020 at 1:30am — No Comments

Promising Careers for Data Scientist Besides the Data Science Industry

You’re a data scientist, but you didn’t end up in the data science industry.

Are you worried about not making it?

Fret not, we’ve got multiple career options molded perfectly for you.

Ever since data science and big data analytics became the buzzwords in the industry, career options in these fields never went amiss. Job roles in both the data science and the big data analytics industry continue to reign as some of the most coveted jobs a tech professional could…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on April 7, 2020 at 11:44pm — No Comments

A Typical Day of a Data Scientist

Did you ever wonder what’s a typical day of a data scientist like? A data scientist needs to explore data given to us and provide actionable insights, but how do we do that and is that all we do? Do we just sit in-front of a computer and code all day? Do we spend most of our day reading papers? Or is it something completely different? Let me walk you…

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Added by Angelia Toh Choon Muay on March 26, 2020 at 5:12am — No Comments

5 Most Important Skills of a Data Scientist

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…

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Added by Angelia Toh Choon Muay on March 18, 2020 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Top 19 Data Science Interview Questions for Beginners

Job interviews make everyone nervous. But this is what they are designed to do. It is the most common medium to assess a candidate’s presence of mind and his/her ability to remain calm and composed in a tense situation.  In order to ace the interview, you need to have in-depth knowledge of the role you are interviewing for and what is expected. Presence of mind and strong subject knowledge assumes added significance when you are preparing for a Data…

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Added by Rahul Dharia on February 20, 2020 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

How the data science certifications help the Big Data industry

In the past few years, Big Data has emerged as a prospective game-changer for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. Possible – and actual – use cases include better customer targeting, improved employee hiring and benefits, better ad targeting, and reduced overall costs.

 

This growth in demand for Big Data has meant that a number of people now want to either get into or grow further in the data science industry. One of the most popular routes…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on February 19, 2020 at 2:19am — No Comments

How Machine Learning Is Changing the World

Machine learning (ML) is an application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that provides the system with the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience rather than explicit programming. This is possible because today a large amount of data is available which lets machines to be trained rather than programmed. It is…

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Added by Vijay Singh on February 18, 2020 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Advanced Analytic Platforms – Changes in the Leaderboard 2020

Summary: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms is just out the big news is how much more capable all the platforms have become.  Of course there are also some interesting winner and loser stories.

 

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms is just out for 2020.  The really big news is how many excellent choices are now available.  In a remarkable move, the whole field of…

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Added by William Vorhies on February 17, 2020 at 12:19pm — 2 Comments

Visually Explained: What Companies Get Wrong About Failure?

Many traditional businesses hate to fail. They embrace concepts such as Fail Fast in public, but deep inside their hearts, they are scared to fail. Failure is what gives corporate employees sleepless nights. In fact, many corporate initiatives fail, such as data science projects, for example. Why is failure so unloved, and what can we do about it? We have to change the way we think about failure.



Failure is not an event, it's a process.

This distinction is…

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Added by Rafael Knuth on February 13, 2020 at 6:51am — No Comments

Apache Flink in 10 Minutes

What is Flink?

Apache Flink is an open-source stream processing framework. It is widely used by a lot of companies like Uber, ResearchGate, Zalando. At its core, it is all about the processing of stream data coming…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on February 6, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Sentiment Analysis with Naive Bayes and LSTM

In this notebook, we try to predict the positive (label 1) or negative (label 0) sentiment of the sentence. We use the UCI Sentiment Labelled Sentences Data Set.

Sentiment analysis is very useful in many areas.…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on February 4, 2020 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

A Pivotal Year for Data Scientists- 2020

Data scientist remains to be one of the best jobs in 2020.

According to McKinsey, the US will be facing a shortfall of 250,000 data scientists by 2024. Though the jobs market is in constant change, a data scientist job still hits the top list. With many organizations looking for professionals adept in data science skills, a data science career is an ideal choice.

Why learn data science in 2020?

Companies worldwide are generating data.…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on February 4, 2020 at 1:52am — No Comments

Top 8 Google AI Tools

There is no doubt that Google is an absolute giant in the IT world. It creates various software tools for almost any imaginable area of activity existing today. Whatever you could want, Google, probably, has a solution. Either it is a smart voice helper or an…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on January 23, 2020 at 11:30pm — No Comments

How Can Companies Get The Most Value Out Of Their Data

Having spent the better part of the last decade helping organisations in the U.S. and the U.K. use data to drive profit, efficiency, and performance improvements, I thought it would be helpful to jot down best practices for organizations that are looking to get the most value out of their enterprise-level financial and operational data sets.

Every organisation entering the roaring 20s knows that they must use their data as a strategic differentiator to gain a competitive advantage and…

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Added by Fahad Zaidi on January 19, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments

Top Data Science Use Cases in HR

Data Science methods and techniques allow new approaching the solution of complex tasks in terms of mathematics, and statistics for the various aspects and areas of our life, work, and business. Therefore, this makes it possible to produce the most unobvious…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on January 16, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

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