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UMass Amherst Computer Scientists Develop New Techniques to Measure Social Bias in Software

Today, banks are increasingly using software to decide who will get a loan, courts to judge who should be denied bail, and hospitals to choose treatments for patients. These uses of software make it critical that the software does not discriminate against groups or individuals, say computer science researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. […]

Text Analytics – Unstructured Data Analysis

Presented by noted data scientist Derek Kane, this video provides an introduction to text analytics for advanced business users and IT professionals with limited programming expertise. The topics covered include search engine building, categorization (supervised and unsupervised), clustering, NLP, and social media analysis.

5 Skills You Need to Become a Data Analyst

In this contributed article, freelance technology journalist Josh McAllister outline what it takes to become a data analyst, a high demand position among today’s companies, with a corresponding shortage of qualified analysts.

Virtualitics: Caltech & NASA Scientists Build VR/AR Analytics Platform using AI & Machine Learning

Virtualitics is a transformative start-up company that merges artificial intelligence (AI), big data and virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR) to gain insights from big and complex data sets. Furthermore, Virtualitics leverages AI and easy-to-use machine learning tools so even non-expert users can uncover multidimensional relationships present in complex data sets with the click of a button.

The Benefits of Having a Data Scientist Career

Our friends over at Simplilearn provided us the infographic below which explores the advantages of the a data science career and shows you the various roles available in this career path, along with projected salaries from around the globe.

Impetus Workload Migration Solution, StreamAnalytix and OLAP on Big Data solution

In this video from the DataWorks Summit / Hadoop Summit 2017 conference in San Jose (June 13-15, 2017), insideBIGDATA’s Managing Editor and resident data scientist Daniel D. Gutierrez chats with Larry Pearson, VP Marketing of Impetus Technologies, Vineet Tyagi, CTO of Impetus Technologies, and Ajay Anand, VP Products of Kyvos Insights.

Couchbase Research Reveals a Majority of Organizations Expect to Fail in Four Years if Digital Transformation Approach Is Unsuccessful

Despite spending millions of dollars on digital transformation in the past year, enterprises still feel they are at significant risk of being left behind by their industries, research from Couchbase shows. In the survey of 450 heads of digital transformation for enterprises across the U.S., U.K., France, and Germany, 80 percent are at risk of being left behind by digital transformation while 54 percent believe organizations that don’t keep up with digital transformation will go out of business or be absorbed by a competitor within four years.

Top 12 Interesting Careers to Explore in Big Data

Our friends over at Simplilearn provided us the infographic below which explores the top 12 interesting careers in big data. Big data is no longer a buzzword for our future capabilities, but is already being used by businesses in a range of industries. From data driven strategies to decision making, the true worth of big data has been realized, and has led to opening up of amazing career choices. Power to the data!

AI Suggests Recipes Based on Food Photos

There are few things social media users love more than flooding their feeds with photos of food. Yet we seldom use these images for much more than a quick scroll on our cellphones. Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) believe that analyzing photos like these could help us learn recipes and better understand people’s eating habits.

CASK Data Application Platform Moves Forward

In this video from the DataWorks Summit 2017 conference in San Jose (June 13-15, 2017), insideBIGDATA’s Managing Editor and resident data scientist Daniel D. Gutierrez chats with Nitin Motgi, Founder/CTO at CASK Data.