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Good Security Protects Us From Ourselves

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Data you collect is vulnerable to hackers. They might make direct attacks or compile seemingly unrelated and non-threatening information. That ultimately puts people at risk. Victor Santoyo has made a living guarding against and swatting...
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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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What’s Next in AI?

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"Our intelligence is what makes us human, and AI is an extension of that quality." — Yann LeCun, renowned computer scientist at the New York University, Chief AI Scientist at Facebook and 2018 ACM...
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5 Actionable Tips for Summarizing Your Data for Presentations

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No matter what field you are in, giving a presentation is part and parcel of the job. You may have data to share with your team, your managers, or with stakeholders, and presentations are...
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Blockchain and Data Storage: 3 Promising Projects

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In our previous article, we outlined how blockchain technology can provide tokenized incentives for a more secure, more private, and more cost-effective model of data storage. With that, we could see significant disruptions to...
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Spotting The Wolf From The Sheep

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If you have been in any industry long enough, one thing becomes clear. There are three main types of people in this world, the ones who are smart and resilient, the ones who are...
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What’s in a name? Apples, oranges, and the quest for better sustainability data

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Consistent, specific and precise data is the key to understanding how a company is performing. This is not as easy as it should be when one looks at sustainability, and is currently one of...
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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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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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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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How to Not Be Creepy While Using Employee Data in Workforce Management

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Tech companies (ab)using personal data is today’s 1984. And while Facebook is at the forefront of our outrage, a growing industry in the HR Tech space is also experiencing challenges overcoming the creepiness factor...
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Infographic: Journey to the Clouds

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Smart business leaders understand the value of utilizing the cloud. As data storage needs grow, as they have been growing exponentially for decades, the means in which we manage that data grows as well....
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Anomaly Detection with Z-Score: Pick The Low Hanging Fruits

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This article introduces an unsupervised anomaly detection method which based on z-score computation to find the anomalies in a credit card transaction dataset using Python step-by-step. Anomaly detection techniques can be applied to resolve various challenging...
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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...
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What’s the Hype Surrounding GPT-3?

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It’s only been about two months since GPT-3 was released by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) research organization backed by Elon Musk. However, GPT-3 has since taken the technology industry by storm. Social media...
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Five Financial Applications Of Natural Language Processing

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The last five years have been revolutionary for the field of natural language processing. We went from glorified ctrl-f to a machine that can write programs for us based on natural language descriptions. While...
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Adapting to the Data Demands of Healthcare — What’s Needed?

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In recent years, data-driven tools have been nothing short of revolutionary for the healthcare sector. With smart, IoT-powered health tech, patients with chronic conditions now have more control over their day-to-day care and health...
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How IoT Solutions Are Shifting Opportunities in the Supply Chain

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The Internet of Things (IoT) may have started small, but it’s becoming a major factor in the world economy. In fact, IoT-related spending is expected to grow nearly 15% from 2017 to 2018 alone,...
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How Data Analytics Can Inform Real Estate Finance

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Data is the hot commodity of the 21st century. Because of its ability to fuel and inform nearly every industry in existence, data accumulation and usage should be focal points for any business, no...
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Infographic: Dangers of the Internet of Things

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For the 62% on US adults who own at least one connected device, it’s an easy call to say that IoT is the future of connectivity. From Alexa to Smart TVs, almost all IoT...