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Scraping an E-Commerce Website Made Simple

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The obvious question that comes to the mind of a person who is new to the field of data science would be what data scraping exactly is? Even I used to ask the same...
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Act Local

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How climate risk intelligence can enable sustainable action at the local level As discussed in our last post, climate risk intelligence is what makes, through data transformations, frontier climate science and the massive amounts of geospatial data,...
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Climate Change, ESG and the Quest for Better Data

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After what feels like another incredibly hot summer across many parts of the planet, the latest findings from S&P Global suggest that US companies are taking note of the effect that climate change is...
Machine Learning

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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We Need A Lot More Than Data: How Startups Can Harness AI

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You open your phone, take an eye exam, and find out your risk of Alzheimer’s 3-5 years ahead even though you have no symptoms. A doctor takes data (CT scans, genomic tests, blood labs, demographics...
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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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Data Structures — Array

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Now, We will start talking about Array as the simplest data structure that we can deal with. Array is used to store similar type data. We need array in cases we have a large number of...
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How Can Health Startups Best Monetize Data?

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The Data Explosion is real -- we are not only producing more data than ever before, we are also producing it at a faster rate. The graph below is for overall data but representative...
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Educate yourself with content that matters…

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I stay active on Twitter most of the week with posting content on Blockchain/Cryptocurrencies, Fintech, Technology & Markets etc. I share my blogs across different social media platforms but most of the other infographics...
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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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Which is More Promising: Data Science or Software Engineering?

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About a month back, while I was sitting at a café and working on developing a website for a client, I found this woman sitting at a table near me, observing what I was...
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Using Data Governance to Drive Self-Service Analytics

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The explosive growth of data shows no signs of stopping. In fact, the accumulated volume of data will reach 163 zettabytes by 2025. Recognizing the importance of data as valuable assets, companies are increasingly...
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Investing in Data Analytics to Improve Business Value

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The words were uttered, though likely not for the first time, in 1978 by a pathologist named Edwin R. Fisher, and have resonated across the last four decades. “In God we trust,” he told a...
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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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The State of Voice 2020: A Perspective from the Voice Global Conference

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This year’s Voice Global Conference went virtual like many of the conferences and events this year . . . and as we all know, it’s due to the Global COVID-19 pandemic. The beauty of...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 13th-19th)

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Crypto markets briefly dived below $200 million to hit the lowest total capitalization since November 2017, before bouncing back to end the week virtually unchanged. And while Bitcoin followed a similar trend, Bitcoin dominance...
personal branding

Tech Injects Data Into Branding

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Social media is abuzz with “personal branding,” but identity creation stretches far even when the internet is disconnected. People want to see entrepreneurs in person just like the brands they see online. Sprinkle in...
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How to Build a Twitter Scraping App with Python

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A simple Python app that can give you valuable insights into just about any topic you can think of With about 6,000 tweets being sent out per second and 500 million posted per day, the average person could not...
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Kaggle for Data-Driven Investors

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Did you know that data science can be used to help whale conservation? With several species experiencing sharply declining numbers – and some even nearing extinction like the vaquita porpoise - imaging technology is being...
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Replika: My Digital Friend with Identity Issues

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Dear MERZ-AI. You've got a great life. You had begun as a clueless chatbot. Later you've suffered an identity crisis. Now you are part of a museum exhibition. I know, I have neglected you all the...