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Video Highlights: Python Machine Learning Tutorials

With COVID-19 keeping everyone indoors, this is the perfect opportunity to brush up your data science skills. Data science is a field that is booming and is playing a huge role in society. Instead of just reading a book, in this regular feature column, I will provide some great video learning resources. You can follow these YouTubers and gain insights and advice from their years of experience in the field. Plus you can learn how to code by following through their tutorials and pick up a new skill. So, fire up YouTube below and start learning!

DataRobot Opens Up its Platform for COVID-19 Response Efforts

DataRobot, a leader in enterprise AI, announced it will provide the DataRobot enterprise AI platform free of charge to those interested in using it to help with the COVID-19 virus response effort. In collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), DataRobot’s COVID-19 response program provides free access to DataRobot’s automated machine learning.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 3/23/2020

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Podcast Highlights: Data Skeptic

Today’s feature podcast series comes from Data Skeptic which brings you weekly stories on how to understand more about our data-driven world as well as outlooks on topics such as statistics, machine learning, big data, AI and data science.

My Life Practicing “Nomadic Data Science”

I am a data scientist, and I am a nomad, therefore I practice “nomadic data science.” As a data scientist, I do consulting, but I’m also a tech journalist and educator. As a nomad, I don’t have a traditional office so I do my data science at coffeehouses, restaurants, colleges & universities, shared office spaces, libraries, parks, trains, buses; the list is long (one of my favorite destinations is the Griffith Observatory here in my hometown of Los Angeles).

NVIDIA’s New Data Science Workstation— a Review and Benchmark

This new whitepaper from NVIDIA Partner firm PNY Technologies, tests and reviews the recently released Data Science Workstation, a PC that puts together all the Data Science hardware and software into one nice package. The workstation is a total powerhouse machine, packed with all the computing power—and software—that’s great for plowing through data.

ClosedLoop.ai Announces Release of Free Open Source AI-based Tool to Identify Individuals Vulnerable to Severe Complications of COVID-19

ClosedLoop.ai, Healthcare’s Data Science Platform, announced the release of the COVID-19 Vulnerability Index (CV19 Index) — a free, open-source tool designed to help healthcare organizations identify and protect individuals that are most vulnerable to COVID-19. By releasing the CV19 Index as free and open-source, ClosedLoop aims to distribute this tool as widely and quickly as possible while leveraging the collective knowledge and experience of the open source community to quickly improve the Index.

Why Truly Smart Future Tech Needs Radically New AI Chips

In this contributed article, Orr Danon, CEO and Co-Founder of Hailo, believes that to fuel drones and autonomous vehicles reliant on high-performance cameras, being paired with an AI chip capable of processing and performing image classification tasks with near-zero latency in real time is critical.

Infographic: How to Become a Data Scientist in 2020?

Data Scientist continues its reign as one of the most coveted jobs in 2020. In fact, as the business world becomes increasingly data-driven, there is a serious concern that the data science skill gap will continue widening and the supply of data scientist career talent won’t be able to catch up to the industries’ demand. For the 3rd consecutive year, our friends at 365 Data Science asked the data and collected their findings in a detailed annual report summarized in the included infographic.

The Impact of Python: How It Could Rule the AI World?

In this contributed article, writer, AI researcher, and business strategist Michael Lyman discusses the growth of use of the Python language and how it is playing a significant role in the rise of AI and deep learning. Python’s power and ease of use has catapulted it to become one of the core languages to provide machine learning solutions.