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Why Every Organization Needs a Data Analyst

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There is so much hype around the data scientist role these days that when a company needs a specialist to get some insights from data, the first idea is to look for a data...
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The Seductive Business Logic of Algorithms

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Certain machine behaviors never cease to amaze me. I’m astounded by their ability to learn from their accomplishments and from their interactions with we humans. Unfortunately, many business managers still think of artificial intelligence (AI)...
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Alternative Data Analysis – RS Metrics MetalSignals

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Alternative data is now being hailed as the new oil. These data sets give a unique and timely view of the market and various industries. They provide valuable insights and help us predict events...
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Demystifying the Correlation Matrix

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Correlation and the correlation matrix are two terms that you will often come across in statistics, probability theory or Machine Learning.  The notations, formulae and numbers involved may seem overwhelming at first. But once...
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Top 10 Online Courses in Machine Learning and Data Science

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The internet is now full of courses on Data Science and Machine Learning and it’s not surprising looking at the high prospects this field offers in terms of career. But it might be overwhelming...
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Data Driven Trends & Statistics — Feb. 2019

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While the easiest way to look for visual content is to just “google” them, it would be much more convenient if you can find the data at one place & that is exactly what...
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Living Life on the Edge

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Old Ideas Redesigned for Edge and Hybrid Computing It’s a data grab out there! It feels like everyone in every industry is trying to generate, store and process more data.  Despite the excess of privacy breaches...
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Hacking Disease and Death

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To address urgent global challenges over the next fifteen years, the United Nations began implementing a transformative plan of action by releasing its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This plan is based on 17 specific...
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Linear Discriminant Analysis in the Financial Market

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When it comes to finance, every investor wants to make sure they are putting their money in the right places. The last thing they need is having one of their debtors or investments go...
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Algorithms Are Not Inherently Biased, It’s A Result Of Expectations With Unintended Consequences

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There have been plenty of criticisms about how tech companies use algorithms in their software that tends to favor their political ideology or biases. Companies like Twitter, Facebook and Google have been criticized for...
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For Investors, Property Tech Goes Far Beyond a Smart Home

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At first listen, the term “property tech” seems to fit comfortably within the context of ultra-luxurious modernism. We picture something at home within sleek glass-and-metal walls and minimalist design. We imagine an AI-powered abode...
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How do Regression Trees Work?

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Previously we spoke about decision trees and how they could be used in classification problems. Now we shift our focus onto regression trees. Regression trees are different in that they aim to predict an...
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Patient Data & Privacy: An Update

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Medical entities are tasked with handling a patient’s diagnosis and subsequent treatment with the utmost sensitivity and confidentiality. Complying with current healthcare regulations is crucial to maintain a patient’s trust and protect the healthcare...
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Artificial Intelligence and the new frontiers of “brainsourcing”

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Towards the technological singularity? Alan Turing, father of Artificial Intelligence, already in 1937 asked himself: «but can machines think?». The phenomenon of AI, which is nothing more than the simulation of human intelligence through computer systems,...
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What Is A Data Catalog and How Does It Enable Machine Learning Success?

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A data catalog is jet fuel for your machine learning and data analytics. Without it, you will have to spend a lot of time and effort on explaining your data, cleaning your data, and...
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Internet of Things and Clusit Report (part II)

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There are basically five sectors that will benefit most, in terms of competitiveness, from IoT technology: - Industrial IoT (manufacturing, with predictive technologies to improve production; agriculture; mining; energy and smart grid; smart cities); - Commercial...
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Demo Data vs. Mocking Data

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How to demonstrate complex products without empty states Imagine you’re managing a complex digital product that has quite a few customers and a lot of features. Your users can input different kinds of data into...
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Anomaly Detection Use Case: Credit Card fraud detection

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The fraudster’s greatest liability is the certainty that the fraud is too clever to be detected. — Louis J. Freeh The fact is that fraudulent transactions are rare; they represent a diminutive fraction of activity...
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COVID19 and Venture Capital

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Venture Capital market analysis from the Great Recession to COVID19 When analyzing a startup, especially the ones at early-stage, investors focus on three main factors: team, market and product. Times of crisis don’t make an...
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How Web Scraping and Data analysis can Help to Grow Your Business?

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You’ve probably heard how data analysis is impacting our lives. It is much easier for Businesses and Enterprises to analyze their customers’ behaviors and market demands with valuable data in hands. Wal-Mart, in order to...