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The Death of Discretionary Asset Management and Rise of Data-Driven Investment

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Data-driven services have made the active asset management industry experience a major shakeup, as these investment strategies (especially digital services) continue to grow in popularity. Their lower cost and greater efficiency make them more...
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A Wordy but Worthy Guide to Neural Networks

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The types of neural networks available for Machine Learning these days are so numerous that it deserves a wordy guide. At times, It can seem challenging to choose one for your project. In this...
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Data Driven Statistics, Trends & Facts 2018

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The most challenging part for me personally when writing a blog is to find the relevant data driven statistics about that particular topic. Often it takes a considerable amount of time to figure out...
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Rehumanizing Data and Analytics

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I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with social media. I read what others have to say to be pissed off enough to be inspired to write in hopes of stirring up a...
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The majority of business analytics and AI projects are still failing

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How new technologies cannot avoid the same old problems. Data is the new gold (or new oil – you pick). Data-driven companies rule the world. Data science is a game-changer. AI is shaping the future. There is no shortage...
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Has General AI Exceeded the Intellectual Capacity of Humans?

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Machines are outsmarting humans not only in games but also in the labor market. In many fields today, the use of pattern recognition and big-data analysis show how AI’s capacities have already exceeded those...
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Watch Out for the 9 Most Popular AI Jobs in 2020

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If you are ready to learn, retrain, reskill and upscale then AI is a field with tremendous opportunities for you. However, the key here is to stay ahead of the technology by upgrading your...
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Why You Should Consider Studying AI in Korea

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Artificial Intelligence Specialists topped LinkedIn’s ‘2020 Emerging Jobs Report’, with 74% annual growth in demand in the past five years. With an average salary of $112,132 in the United States and a fast-paced environment,...
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Blockchain and Data Storage: A Perfect Match?

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Data. It’s fast becoming one of the world’s most highly-prized resources. Indeed, its recent proliferation is virtually our raison d'être here at Data Driven Investor. Of course, us DDI folk are not the only ones who believe...
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Anatomy of a Phishing Scam

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Avoid Being Tricked By The Automated Army Of Hackers Part I: Identifying the Problem “Phishing” is the practice of fooling unsuspecting people into voluntarily giving away their most sensitive data—user names, passwords, social security number, birth dates, and...
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Is it Worth Pursuing a Career in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

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Transitioning into data science or an artificial intelligence career is a hard nut to crack. And it is not because of what you hear people talking rumors about how you need to learn mathematics,...
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An Introduction to Hadoop for Noobs

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The client-server model transformed the data industry because it helped break apart overloaded systems, however, client-server models of the 1980s wouldn’t be able to handle the processing required for big data. Along Comes Google.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2LzEvPU4jY As...
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Introduction to Time Series Forecasting of Stock Prices with Python

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In this simple tutorial, we will have a look at applying a time series model to stock prices. More specifically, a non-seasonal ARIMA model. We implement a grid search to select the optimal parameters...
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Visualizing the difference between Data Science and Business Intelligence & more…

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As 2018 winds down to an eventful end as the financial markets turned lower, while Cryptocurrencies bad run continued. At the same time technology driven initiatives continued to gather pace at the micro &...
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Utilizing Computing In The Fight Against SARS-CoV2

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“The world is facing a public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We all need to take this on.”      - The ELLIS Society All the scholars, researchers, scientists, and organizations around the...
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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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How to Use Automation to Get More Out of Your Data?

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News stories in the last year have talked nonstop about how advanced machine learning is becoming. Computers are now able to recognize natural language patterns and think more like humans. In some cases, they can...
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What Does a Data Scientist Do?

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Big Data era has generated new types of professions. These new professions are related to data and their approach to data. Some of the notable professions are Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer and IoT...
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Big Data Analytics in Telemedicine Reshaping the Healthcare Industry

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Telemedicine market is booming and Big Data analytics is transforming Telemedicine in a big way. Let’s see how… Recently, there has been a big explosion in the use of telemedicine, fuelled by the Coronavirus pandemic....
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Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence; How They are Perpetuating Each Other’s Progress

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Before I even delve into these, if not the most, existential topics known to modern man, let’s delve into how these topics relate to us as humans. So, neuroscience. Basically, the brain studying itself....