Tue.Nov 17, 2020

Invaluable Tips for Selecting Internet Service in the Age of Big Data

Smart Data Collective

Big data is changing the dynamics of the consumer experience in countless ways. One variable that we don’t think as much about is the nature of our Internet service in the big data era.

A Must-Read Guide on How to Work with PySpark on Google Colab for Data Scientists!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Understand the integration of PySpark in Google Colab We’ll also look at how to perform Data Exploration with PySpark in Google Colab. The post A Must-Read Guide on How to Work with PySpark on Google Colab for Data Scientists! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Phocas makes it easy for Litex Industries to find hidden data


Litex Industries (Litex), designs, sources and manufactures ceiling fans, lighting fixtures and patio furniture for customers across America. The company sells thousands of products from dozens of vendors.

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Kaggle Grandmaster Series – Exclusive Interview with Kaggle Rank #8 and Competitions Grandmaster Ahmet Erdem

Analytics Vidhya

“Ignore the gatekeepers who expect you to have a Ph.D. A relevant study can be more useful than a Ph.D.” ” – Ahmet Erdem Golden.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Vietnam says Taiwan's Foxconn starts factory to make displays


By Khanh Vu. HANOI (Reuters) - Taiwan-based electronics maker Foxconn turned out the first batch of display screens this week at its $26-million factory in Vietnam, the government of the southeast Asian nation said on Wednesday.

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#ClouderaLife Spotlight: Teresa Morris, Sr. Manager, Technical Partner Support


Meet Teresa Morris! year Clouderan working as a Sr. Manager, Technical Partner Support. Her role entails building and managing support partnerships – it’s one she finds rewarding. “It’s It’s not a one project kind of thing, it’s a whole experience of managing partnerships that bring more business.

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Fraud Detection using Deep Learning


One of the many areas where machine learning has made a large difference for enterprise business is in the ability to make accurate predictions in the realm of fraud detection.

NXP, Amazon partner to connect cars to cloud computing services


(Reuters) - Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors on Tuesday said it had entered a strategic relationship with Amazon.com's cloud computing unit to help cars communicate with data centers.

Adding Common Sense to Machine Learning with TensorFlow Lattice

The Unofficial Google Data Science Blog

by TAMAN NARAYAN & SEN ZHAO A data scientist is often in possession of domain knowledge which she cannot easily apply to the structure of the model. On the one hand, basic statistical models (e.g. linear regression, trees) can be too rigid in their functional forms.

TikTok expands features to give parents more control of their teenagers' accounts


(Reuters) - Video-sharing app TikTok said on Tuesday it is giving parents more control options, including the ability to monitor what their teenagers can view on the platform.

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Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Analyzing Large P Small N Data – Examples from Microbiome

Domino Data Lab

Guest Post by Bill Shannon, Founder and Managing Partner of BioRankings. Introduction. High throughput screening technologies have been developed to measure all the molecules of interest in a sample in a single experiment (e.g.,

Canada border officials' testimony to resume in Huawei CFO's U.S. extradition case


By Tessa Vikander and Moira Warburton.

Zen and the Art of Data Maintenance: Data ‘Mine’ing and Universal Data Semantics


There is a great deal of talk in our industry about the importance of having common, standard data semantics and language and the value this brings. However, I think one of the greatest obstacles in achieving this is what I call data ‘mine’ing.

Truckmaker Scania to invest in battery assembly plant


STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish truckmaker Scania plans to invest more than 1 billion Swedish crowns ($116 million) over several years in a battery assembly plant in Sodertalje, near Stockholm, it said in a statement on Tuesday.

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5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Recommendation Engines: How They Work (in Plain English!)


In the previous posts in the How They Work (in Plain English!)

Apple, ChargePoint team up on electric vehicle charging info


(Reuters) - Electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint said on Tuesday that it will team up with Apple Inc to integrate a wide range of EV charging information in Apple's CarPlay infotainment system.

Doing Power BI the Right Way: 8. Planning for separation – data models & reports

Paul Turley

Part of the the series: Doing Power BI the Right Way Back in the day, when we created BI solutions, reports and data models were separate. If you created a cube or Tabular model with Analysis Services, it was developed with Visual Studio and deployed to a server.

Daimler to develop next-generation engines with China's Geely


BERLIN (Reuters) - German carmaker Daimler will cooperate with China's Geely [GEELY.UL] to build a next-generation combustion engine for use in hybrid vehicles, it said on Tuesday.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.


Timo Elliott

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Tesla value jumps $40 billion as S&P 500 beckons


(Reuters) - Shares of Tesla Inc rose as much as 12% on Tuesday, adding more than $40 billion to the value of the electric carmaker and giving another boost to the fortune of billionaire Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk.

DAMA International Community Corner: November 2020 Update


Announcements and News from DAMA International and Local Chapter members!

Twitter launches disappearing 'fleets' worldwide


By Elizabeth Culliford. Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it was globally launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature that is popular on Snapchat and Facebook's photo-sharing app Instagram.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Well-Publicized Data Breaches of 2020


Cybercriminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to carry out highly advanced cyberattacks on many industries and companies of different sizes.

Facebook, Twitter CEO's to testify Tuesday to U.S. Senate panel over content moderation decisions


By Nandita Bose. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief executives of Facebook and Twitter are set to testify before a congressional hearing on Tuesday that will explore their content moderation practices as Republicans accuse social media companies of censoring conservative speech.


A Beginner’s Guide to NoSQL


Whether you’re opening a website or running a business, it’s very likely that you’re going to be using some sort of digital database, especially since the days of writing everything on punch-cards are thankfully behind us.

Protecting Your Excel Reporting by Connecting Directly to Your SAP Data

Jet Global

SAP’s library of pre-defined reports for Finance and Controlling (FICO) is great for addressing some of the core tasks associated with finance and accounting. Those reports align well with accounting standards under GAAP and IFRS.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

The Role of Data in Politics


One of the rules in political science is to not let data drive your theories. In other words, one should try to come up with a theory before looking at the data on which it will be tested. This minimizes the risk of misinterpreting correlation for causation, a common mistake in social sciences.

5 reasons why SCADA systems get a failing grade

3AG Systems

In our discussions with general managers, industrial engineers and continuous improvement managers, we encounter a common refrain: supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA ) systems are not easy to use.

Why Your Startup Needs Data Science


Top-quality data currently represents one of the most important resources for any company. This is especially true for young businesses that don’t have much experience in their market and that still don’t know enough about their customers.

Moving? New Home Cleaning Tips

Tre Pryor

Moving into a new home can be very stressful. Even if you have done it several times before. Your new place may have looked spotless the first time you went in for a visit and fell in love with it. But when the time comes to get it ready for your move, you are bound … Continue reading "Moving?

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Rethinking Information Governance In The Age of Unstructured Enterprise Data

Today’s organizations are faced with the overwhelming challenge of managing, finding, and leveraging their information. This eBook discusses a newly discovered information discipline and is filled to the brim with helpful information.