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Interview: Subash D’Souza – Big Data Day LA

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The upcoming event in Los Angeles, Big Data Day LA on June 27, serves as a model for the industry where bringing a quality no-cost conference to the tech community is top priority. I caught up with one of the organizers, Big Data guru Subash D’Souza, to get his thoughts on this conference and what makes it a success.

R vs. Python – The Infographic

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I always enjoy a good down-in-the-trenches battle story – Godzilla vs. King Kong, Klingons vs. Romulans, Yankees vs. Red Sox, etc. And now there’s one for data science aficionados – R vs. Python.

Why Marketing Organizations Need More than a Team of Data Scientists

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In this special guest feature, Dr. Olly Downs of Globys, discusses the missing link between the promise of data science for today’s marketer and actually driving value from real-world applications.

Data Science in Today’s Marketplace

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In the video presentation below, Charles Martin, Chief Scientist at Calculation Consulting, spoke to a class at Cal Berkeley’s Haas Business School. Given the business oriented audience, the discussion is high-level and not too technical but rather very practical in nature.

Data Science 101: Introduction to Deep Learning with Python

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In the presentation below, Alec Radford, Head of Research at indico Data Solutions, talks about deep learning with Python and the Theano library.

5 Reasons Data Analytics in the Cloud Will Take Center Stage in 2015

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In this special guest feature, Dave Wang of Databricks enumerates the main reasons that data analytics in the cloud are becoming a top priority for enterprises in 2015.

Data Science 101: How Deep Learning Powers Flickr

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In recent years, deep learning is making tremendous strides in the field of machine learning. To provide insights into how businesses are using this technology, the video presentation below looks behind the scenes at a company with a very recognizable name – Flickr. The presenter is Dr. Pierre Garrigues, Researcher in Machine Perception & Learning […]

Adatao Data Intelligence Platform Announced

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Adatao, the data intelligence and machine learning company, announced general availability of their Adatao Data Intelligence Platform.

DataFest Competition Brings Big Data to College Students

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Students from more than 20 prestigious colleges and universities recently tried their hand at “Big Data” analysis at seven different campuses around the country during DataFest, an annual month-long data-analytics competitive event sponsored by the American Statistics Association.

Struggling to Adopt Advanced Analytics? Think the Power of Small Data

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In this special guest feature, Lauren Tucker of Cooler Heads Intelligence provides her assessment for why companies seem to be struggling to adopt advanced analytics and offers her 3 misconceptions fueled by the big data hype.