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Privacy vs. Alpha: A Conversation

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You are the CEO of a well-known asset management company and are sitting in a meeting with a new data vendor, your new portfolio manager (PM) who is an expert in alternative data, and...
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Why Data will Transform Investment Management

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Some have called it “the new oil.” But while it bears little resemblance to the black gold, its ongoing commoditization – and its function as the ‘fuel’ of this digital era – is earning...
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Guide to Using Free Alternative Datasets to find Trading Ideas

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Alternative Datasets Traditional metrics used when making investing decisions while broad, tend to come from the same set of data points: Financial metrics, Business Operations, Competitor Performance, etc. Alternative data extends the definition of data...
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Deep Learning Explained in 7 Steps

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Self-driving cars, Alexa, medical imaging - gadgets are getting super smart around us with the help of deep learning. But why does deep learning work? Why does Alexa recognize me and how can a car...
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Quandl 2020 Alternative Data Conference

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Alternative data conferences connect actors in the buy-side ecosystem to explore novel use cases as the demand for alternative data is increasingly intense.  Only the largest and most sophisticated players with distinctly unique roles...
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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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Machine Learning for Algorithmic Trading

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When a friend of yours uploads your new beach-body photo on Facebook and the platform suggests to tag your face, it is not because Mark Zuckerberg is secretly stalking you and knows your name....
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8 Skills You Need to Become a Data Scientist

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  Numbers do not scare you? There is nothing more satisfying than a beautiful excel sheet? You speak several languages, but only in code? Then it might be time for you to explore how to become...
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The Most Common Vulnerability Of All

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Rethinking Email for Privacy and Security Most of the people I know in the world of cybersecurity rightly focus on deeply entrenched matters: server virtualization and containerization, software sandboxing, and helping to train employees to avoid...
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Big Data in Financial Services

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Data has become the most precious commodity as we enter the fourth industrial revolution powered by Artificial Intelligence. The foundation of the this edition of industrial revolution has been built on the increased automation...
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Is AI Technology Outpacing the Law?

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New technology often presents exciting possibilities. Whether there's potential for new discoveries about our universe, or it simply makes our day-to-day lives a little easier, we’re always keen to explore it. The rise of...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 4

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Time does fly by... another week gone and I have loads of information packed into these useful infograpahics headed your way. Enjoy the visuals! Artificial Intelligence (AI): Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies: Cyber Security: Digital Transformation: Tech Disruption: Edge Computing: Emerging Technology: Banking: FinTech: Inventions: Internet: Internet of Things: Machine Learning: Economy: Finance: Quantum...
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Five Data Science and Machine Learning Trends That Will Define Job Prospects in 2020

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Data Science and ML have been one of the most talked-about trends in 2019 and without any surprise, they will continue to be so in 2020 as well. From shopping online, hailing rides, ordering food...
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The ABCDs of Fintech

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Fintech industry has evolved by leaps & bounds ever since the last Financial crisis of 2008 and the advent of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies in 2009. These two events actually provided just the right catalyst...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 1

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I tweet & retweet a lot of useful info graphics (FinTech, AI, Big Data, Computing, Markets etc.) everyday on my Twitter handle but you can never get to everyone who is looking for such...
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The New age of Digital identity & its challenges

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We are living in a world increasingly driven by data in every aspect of our lives with emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Big data, Blockchain & Cloud computing acting as the driving forces behind...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 2

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Here's a doze of this week's Info graphics special. Please feel free to comment or provide any feedback. Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies: Chatbots: City of the Future: Cyber Security: Data Science: Encryption: FinTech: Industry...
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A complete visual guide on how Machine Learning works, different methods & its evolution

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We are entering a phase of massive digital transformation powered by the use of AI systems & Machine Learning algorithms. These technology enablers are seeing an exponential growth in enterprise level solutions. According to...
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CatalyzeX: A must-have browser extension for machine learning engineers and researchers

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A FREE browser extension that finds code implementations for ML/AI papers anywhere on the internet (Google, Arxiv, Twitter, Scholar, and other sites) Code is one of the fundamental building blocks in machine learning research. Engineers...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 6

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Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Companies: Content Marketing: Countries Labels: Cyber Security: Digital Marketing: Learning: ICOs: Internet: Internet of Things (IoT): Languages: Markets: Robotics: Self Driving Cars: SEO: Social Media: Space Tech: Startups: Motivation: Research: Web Development: Economy: Stay in touch:  Twitter | StockTwits | LinkedIn | Telegram| Tradealike Related Reads: Info graphic Digest — Vol. 1, Info graphic Digest — Vol. 2,Infographics Digest — Vol. 3 , Infographics Digest — Vol. 4, Infographics Digest — Vol. 5