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The Future of AI – A Fireside Chat by Yann Lecun, Facebook

In the thought-provoking video below, Professor Yann LeCun, Director of AI Research at Facebook, sat down for a fireside chat at December 2014’s edition of Data Driven NYC to discuss deep learning and the future of artificial intelligence.

Data Just Right: A Practical Introduction to Data Science Skills

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The presentation below is from the DataEDGE 2013 conference sponsored by the UC Berkeley School of Information – “Data Just Right: A Practical Introduction to Data Science Skills,” featuring Michael Manoochehri, Developer Programs Engineer, Google.

Why Data Science Will Power the Future

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The presentation below, “Why Data Science Will Power the Future,” is brought to you by our friends over at Udacity. Featured are members of the Udacity team including CEO Sebastian Thrun, and Vice President of Engineering and Data Science Nitin Sharma.

Big Data: A Data Driven Society?

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The video presentation below, “Big Data: A Data Driven Society?” by Roberto Zicari of Goethe University, is provided courtesy of the Stanford University Center for Professional Development – Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series (EE380).

Data Science 101: NoSQL Data Modelling

With the big data education resource below, you can learn about data modelling in a NoSQL environment.

Video: Data and Goliath – Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

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“And, to me, the point of this talk is that the world is changing. There is money going to be made by the bucketful, and it isn’t going to go to Larry Ellison and his gang. It’s going to go to smart people like you who know how to leverage open-source.”

Data Science 101: Cassandra Tutorial for Beginners

Provided by our friends over at Edureka, Module 1 of their Apache Cassandra course below discusses the fundamental concepts of using a highly-scalable, column-oriented database to implement appropriate use cases.

Data Science 101: Support Vector Machines

Support Vector Machines (SVM) is an important and widely used machine learning algorithm. In order to fully understand SVMs, you need to have a fundamental understanding of how the statistical learning method functions. Here is a useful lecture on SVM coming from MIT OpenCourseware.

BeyondCore V Delivers One-Click Smart Pattern Discovery in Minutes

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Business analytics innovator BeyondCore has announced the production release of BeyondCore V, one-click business analytics software designed for business users, setting the new industry gold standard for automated business analytics.

Deep Learning, Self-Taught Learning and Unsupervised Feature Learning

The video presentation below is a highly compelling talk by Stanford University professor and Coursera co-founder, Dr. Andrew Ng. Andrew addresses a graduate summer school audience at UCLA’s IPAM (Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics) on the topic – Deep Learning, Feature Learning.