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Skytree Reaches 10 Billion Row Benchmark


Skytree, a leader in enterprise machine learning on big data, announced that it has built a machine learning model with 10 billion rows and 100 columns and ran and completed the first of its kind 1 trillion element benchmark using a sophisticated Gradient Boosted Trees (GBT) model.

The Promise of Remote Patient Intelligence

Jack Kreindler

In this special guest feature, Jack Kreindler of Sentrian discusses how remote patient intelligence (RPI) uses sophisticated machine intelligence to emulate the same decision process and pattern recognition in a doctor’s head – only faster, and on a larger scale.

IT Operations Analytics


In this special guest feature, Vishnu Nanduri of IBM makes sense out of the emerging field of IT Operations Analytics, making optimal decisions using data to drive business value. Vishnu is the Practice Leader for Data Science and Engineering in IT Operations Analytics at IBM.

Truedash Announces Introduces Advanced Collaborative Platform for Intelligent Business Analytics


London-based Truedash announces the launch of its Business Analytics (BA) platform, a dynamic, collaborative tool that gives businesses the agility to make informed decisions and get the most value from their data.

Using Machine Learning as a Data Storytelling Engine


In this special guest feature, Rob Patterson of ColdLight examines the benefits of leveraging machine learning to enhance the story that businesses are able to tell with their data. He expands on the importance of taking traditional BI tools a step further with machine learning to exponentially increase the analytical capacity of any organization.

Interview: Subash D’Souza – Big Data Day LA


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


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.

Data Science in Today’s Marketplace

Data Science

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


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

Data Science 101: How Deep Learning Powers Flickr


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 […]