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Global Data Science Competition Gathered Brilliant Minds to Solve Social Problems

For over two months, 50 teams representing 34 nationalities competed for a spot in the top ten of the World Data League (WDL) – a quest to find long-lasting solutions for social-oriented problems using data.

Multi-Billion Dollar Businesses Benefit From Web Scraping. Can Yours?

In this contributed article, Andrius Palionis,VP of Enterprise Solutions at Oxylabs, discusses how businesses of all sizes can benefit from web scraping. Billion-dollar businesses got to where they are today by leading the industry in technological innovation. That’s because data continues to increase in importance and literally “fuels” the digital age. Smaller companies now have the opportunity to leverage the same technology that provides the critical data needed to thrive on today’s competitive business landscape.

Geospatial Tech: A Silver Lining in the Pandemic

In this contributed article, Ajay K. Gupta, CISSP, MBA, CEO at HSR.health, discusses how geospatial data is now at the core of how most states in the US are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no doubt that GIS is demonstrating its incredible power during COVID. Integrating geospatial data with relevant statistics can help understand and evaluate the transmission and spread of a viral contagion.

4 Digital Experience Strategies You Need to Consider

In this special guest feature, Garrett Schwegler, Program Manager for Digital Commerce at Lucidworks, offers four strategies you should consider to help you focus and improve the digital experience for your users. More is better—more data, more insights, more happy customers and employees. More can also feel like ‘too much’ if you don’t know where to start.

TensorRT 8 Provides Leading Enterprises Fast AI Inference Performance

NVIDIA today launched TensorRT™ 8, the eighth generation of the company’s AI software, which slashes inference time in half for language queries — enabling developers to build the world’s best-performing search engines, ad recommendations and chatbots and offer them from the cloud to the edge.

insideBIGDATA Guide for Higher Education

This insideBIGDATA technology guide co-sponsored by Dell Technologies and AMD, insideBIGDATA Guide for Higher Education, discusses how higher education leaders today want to improve student and institutional success through digital transformation. Dell Technologies is uniquely positioned to help at every step of the way, leveraging a robust portfolio of solutions for data analytics, AI and HPC and coupled with a deep understanding of the missions, visions, and strategies of higher education institutions.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – June 2021

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the arXiv.org preprint server for subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the month.

Why Autonomous AI is (finally) Disrupting Corporate Finance for Good

In this special guest feature, Kunal Verma, CTO and Co-Founder of AppZen, discusses how technology like RPA and AI are having their breakout moments as company leaders realize they are no longer nice to have, but a business-critical tool to stay ahead of the competition.

Video Highlights: A Path Into Data Science

Are you interested in getting ahead in data science? On this TalkPython podcast episode, you’ll meet Sanyam Bhutani who studied computer science but found his education didn’t prepare him for getting a data science-focused job. That’s where he started his own path of self-education and advancement. Now he’s working at an AI startup and ranking high on Kaggle.

High Tech Pivoting

In this contributed article, Verl McQueen, Product Marketing Manager for Aras Corporation, discusses how agility counts in innovation and even more so when pivoting to new business models. But if your existing tool set resists or cannot change, pivoting can be slow and painful. Some vendors encourage customization of their base offering and some even provide a low-code pathway to enact such changes.