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Data Science

Four Keys To Building Your Data Science Function From DJ Patil, DataScience.com's New Board Advisor
DJ Patil, the first U.S. Chief Data Scientist, has joined the Advisory Board of DataScience.com, an enterprise platform designed to foster scalable collaboration between business, IT and data science teams. According to William Merchan, Chief Strategy ... @ 2017-11-21T15:01:00
DataScience.com Adds Former U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil to Advisory Board
Former U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil will be lending his expertise to DataScience.com’s product, engineering, and R&D teams as they expand the features of the company’s enterprise data science platform. Sponsored Post. Los Angeles, CA, November 20 ... @ 2017-11-21T07:49:00
How (& Why) Data Scientists and Data Engineers Should Share a Platform
while the Data Science teams tend to have their own, separate set of tools and processes and generally work locally on their laptops. This creates inefficiencies, which I heard about firsthand from the Data Scientists at the EARL conference. Many of them ... @ 2017-11-20T20:42:00

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Hype Is Distracting Us From Proven Benefits Of Artificial Intelligence
Chief Technology Officer at Digital Reasoning, leading technology vision, strategy and direction. I’m an enthusiastic realist when it comes to technology. What motivates me is not the machine, but what it can do to help us to solve problems. More ... @ 2017-11-21T15:08:00
The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their ... @ 2017-11-21T14:53:00
Everyone is freaking out about artificial intelligence stealing jobs and leading to war — and totally missing the point
43% of respondents to a Sage survey in the United States and 46% of respondents in the United Kingdom admitted that they have ‘no idea what AI is all about.’ Adopting technologies like artificial intelligence can make your business more productive by ... @ 2017-11-21T02:59:00

Extra - If You Have Time

Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself?
are now the class of machine learning that seems most opaque. Just like old-fashioned neural nets, deep neural networks seek to draw a link between an input on one end (say, a picture from the internet) and an output on the other end (“This is a picture ... @ 2017-11-21T09:00:00
Estimating an Optimal Learning Rate For a Deep Neural Network
Source: Andrew Ng’s Machine Learning course on Coursera The training should ... Please send me a message if you know other interesting tips and tricks for training deep neural networks. @ 2017-11-21T14:34:00
Run Deep Learning Frameworks with GPU Instance Types on Amazon EMR
Today, AWS is excited to announce support for Apache MXNet and new generation GPU instance types on Amazon EMR, which enables you to run distributed deep neural networks alongside your machine learning workflows and big data processing. Additionally ... @ 2017-11-21T14:41:00