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Book Review: Introduction to Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang

In this book review, I take a close look at the 5th edition of “Introduction to Linear Algebra” (Wellesley-Cambridge Press) by MIT mathematics professor Gilbert Strang. This book is a must-have for any serious data scientist.

Turi Launches GraphLab Create 2.0, Turi Distributed and Turi Predictive Services

Turi, formerly Dato, announced the launch of GraphLab Create 2.0, Turi Distributed and Turi Predictive Services, machine learning products that allow data scientists and software developers to add machine learning features to applications faster.

How Machine Learning Will Transform the Way Employers and Candidates Connect

In this contributed article, Sham Mustafa, Co-founder & CEO of Correlation One, explores leveraging the benefits of machine learning for HR professionals during the hiring process for job applicants,

Interview: Fernando Lucini, Chief Technology Officer, Big Data HPE

I recently caught up with Fernando Lucini, Chief Technology Officer, Big Data Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, to discuss the future of machine learning at HPE Big Data. Fernando leads HPE IDOL software portfolio and is the global business leader for the Haven OnDemand platform, as part of the Big Data Platform business group in HPE Software.

FocusMotion Releases ‘Preview’ App, Allows Access to Entire Motion Tracking Platform

FocusMotion, a motion recognition algorithm company dedicated to improving health through tracking and translating human movement, today announced its Preview app, which allows access to all FocusMotion tracking technology, including automatic movement identification and activity classification.

Intelligent Crowdsourcing Platform Transforms Businesses’ Unstructured Data Into Actionable Insights

Spare5 announced general availability of its Intelligent Crowdsourcing Platform to provide product leaders the human insights they need to act on their unstructured data.

Machine Learning Experts Gather in Boston

RE•WORK will host it’s annual East Coast events on Deep Learning and the Internet of Things in Boston on 12 & 13 May. Over 300 machine learning and IoT enthusiasts and experts will come together to hear keynote presentations, panel discussions, fireside chats and to explore the startup showcase area.

Sinequa Ushers in The Era of Cognitive Computing with New Version of Its Cognitive Insight Platform

Sinequa announced the general availability of Sinequa ES Version 10. Powered by Machine Learning capabilities at its core, this ground breaking version helps deliver deep analytics of contents and user behavior, offering information with continually improving relevance to users in their work environments.

Data Science 101: Clustering Approaches & Techniques

The presentation below by Derek Kane provides an overview of clustering techniques, including K-Means, Hierarchical Clustering, and Gaussian Mixed Models.

Why Machine Learning Offers New Frontiers to Marketers

In this contributed article, Kevin Lester, Vice President of Engineering, Search and Discovery at Shutterstock discusses why machine learning offers new frontiers to marketers.