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insideBIGDATA Latest News – 8/11/2021

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

KDD 2021 – Largest International Data Science Conference to Showcase the Latest in Knowledge Discover and Data Mining

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) announced KDD 2021, the group’s flagship conference, will take place virtually Aug. 14-18. The premier interdisciplinary data science conference, KDD 2021 will bring together researchers and practitioners from data science, machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence to fuel the innovation of tomorrow.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for July 2021

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels.

Video Highlights: FeatureTerminatoR Package for R

FeatureTerminatoR is an R package to remove unimportant variables from statistical and machine learning models automatically. The motivation for this package is simple, while there are many packages that do similar things, few of them perform automated removal of the features from your models. The author provides the video presentation below to help get you familiar with how the package works.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/29/2021

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.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 7/24/2021

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

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.

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.

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.