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PySpark for Data Science

KDnuggets

In this tutorial, we will learn to Initiates the Spark session, load, and process the data, perform data analysis, and train a machine learning model.

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3 Simple Steps that Took My Graph from Good to Great

Depict Data Studio

After enrolling in Depict Data Studio’s Great Graphs in Excel course and watching many of the videos, I was excited to apply what I had learned. My first chance came in the form of a front-end evaluation project for a children’s museum planning a new exhibition on dinosaurs. Measuring What Kids Already Know about Dinosaurs The museum wanted to understand what children and families already knew about dinosaurs – including whether they knew what other types of animals and plants existed at the sam

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Advantages of Using Big Data in Healthcare

TDAN

Knowledge truly is power, and at no time in human history have people had more access to information than they do today. Thanks to the internet, ordinary citizens can instantly access enormous volumes of data on pretty much any topic they wish to explore, no matter how esoteric it may be.

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Top Posts February 20-26: 5 SQL Visualization Tools for Data Engineers

KDnuggets

5 SQL Visualization Tools for Data Engineers • Free TensorFlow 2.

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Beyond the Basics of A/B Tests: Innovative Experimentation Tactics You Need to Know as a Data or Product Professional

Speaker: Timothy Chan, PhD., Head of Data Science

Are you ready to move beyond the basics and take a deep dive into the cutting-edge techniques that are reshaping the landscape of experimentation? From Sequential Testing to Multi-Armed Bandits, Switchback Experiments to Stratified Sampling, Timothy Chan, Data Science Lead, is here to unravel the mysteries of these powerful methodologies that are revolutionizing how we approach testing.

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7 CIOs on building a consultative IT culture

CIO Business Intelligence

How can we get our IT teams to be viewed as more consultative partners to the business? It’s one of the big questions I continue to hear from CIOs. While technology has changed dramatically over the past decade and become increasingly intertwined with the business’s success, many IT teams remain in order-taking mode, responding to requests and then scrambling to address the issues that arise after the fact.

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Choosing the Right Python Environment Tool for Your Next Project

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Setting up an environment is the first step in Python development, and it’s crucial because package management can be challenging with Python. And also Python is a flexible language that can be applied in various domains, including scientific programming, DevOps, automation, and web development. Given the length and breadth of third-party applications, your global environment […] The post Choosing the Right Python Environment Tool for Your Next Project appeared first on

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ChatGPT for Data Science Cheat Sheet

KDnuggets

The latest KDnuggets cheat sheet covers using ChatGPT to your advantage as a data scientist. It's time to master prompt engineering, and here is a handy reference for helping you along the way.

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Perspectives on how cloud computing & app development trends will take shape in 2023

CIO Business Intelligence

We’ve entered another year where current economic conditions are pressuring organizations to do more with less, all while still executing against digital transformation imperatives to keep the business running and competitive. To understand how organizations may be approaching their cloud strategies and tech investments in 2023, members of VMware’s Tanzu Vanguard community shared their insights on what trends will take shape.

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Azure Databricks: A Comprehensive Guide

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Azure Databricks is a fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform that is built on top of the Microsoft Azure cloud. A collaborative and interactive workspace allows users to perform big data processing and machine learning tasks easily. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at Azure Databricks, its key features, […] The post Azure Databricks: A Comprehensive Guide appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Streaming Ingestion for Apache Iceberg With Cloudera Stream Processing

Cloudera

Recently, we announced enhanced multi-function analytics support in Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) with Apache Iceberg. Iceberg is a high-performance open table format for huge analytic data sets. It allows multiple data processing engines, such as Flink, NiFi, Spark, Hive, and Impala to access and analyze data in simple, familiar SQL tables. In this blog post, we are going to share with you how Cloudera Stream Processing ( CSP ) is integrated with Apache Iceberg and how you can use the SQL Stream

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From Developer Experience to Product Experience: How a Shared Focus Fuels Product Success

Speaker: Anne Steiner and David Laribee

As a concept, Developer Experience (DX) has gained significant attention in the tech industry. It emphasizes engineers’ efficiency and satisfaction during the product development process. As product managers, we need to understand how a good DX can contribute not only to the well-being of our development teams but also to the broader objectives of product success and customer satisfaction.

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5 Data Analysis Projects For Beginners

KDnuggets

Are you a data analyst newbie looking to boost your resume to land your first job? If yes, then up your game as a beginner with these 5 projects that you can’t afford to miss.

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The Rome Call for AI Ethics: Should CIOs heed it?

CIO Business Intelligence

As enterprises increasingly look to artificial intelligence (AI) to support, speed up, or even supplant human decision-making, calls have rung out for AI’s use and development to be subject to a higher power: our collective sense of right and wrong. One such entity weighing in on the need for AI ethics is the Vatican, which exactly three years ago, on Feb. 28, 2020, brought together representatives from Microsoft and IBM to first sign the Rome Call for AI Ethics, a commitment to develop AI that

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Pytorch Tensors and its Operations

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction The advancement of interest in Deep Learning in recent years and the explosion of Machine Learning tools like TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc., will also be cited, which will provide ease of use and easy debugging of codes. Many popular frameworks such as MxNet, Tensorflow, Jax, PaddlePaddle, Caffe 2, Mindspore, and Theano will gain popularity because […] The post Pytorch Tensors and its Operations appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Why should you combine ChatGPT with Knowledge Graphs?

Ontotext

ChatGPT, a huge language model developed by OpenAI , has revolutionized the area of natural language generation by its ability to generate human-like text. However, like any machine learning model , it has its limitations. One of the limitations of ChatGPT is its lack of understanding of the context and background knowledge of the text it generates.

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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KDnuggets News, March 1: Essential A/B Testing Course for Data Science • The Importance of Probability in Data Science

KDnuggets

Essential A/B Testing Course for Data Science • The Importance of Probability in Data Science • 5 Statistical Paradoxes Data Scientists Should Know • Free TensorFlow 2.

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Mulesoft, Tableau uptake fuels Salesforce growth spurt

CIO Business Intelligence

Despite a tumultuous couple of months, strong user uptake of Tableau business intelligence and MuleSoft data automation and integration software fueled a surprising 14% year-over-year jump in revenue for Salesforce’s fourth quarter. Posting revenue of $8.38 billion after stock market trading closed on Wednesday, the company beat the expectations of analysts, whose average forecast for the quarter was $7.99 billion, according to data from Yahoo Finance.

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Learning the Basics of Deep learning, ChatGPT, and Bard AI

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Artificial Intelligence is the ability of a computer to work or think like humans. So many Artificial Intelligence applications have been developed and are available for public use, and chatGPT is a recent one by Open AI. ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence model that uses the deep model to produce human-like text. It predicts […] The post Learning the Basics of Deep learning, ChatGPT, and Bard AI appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Embedded BI Tools Bring Huge Benefits to Business Applications

Smart Data Collective

Business intelligence has made a huge mark on the world of business. According to Fortune Business Insights, businesses spent around $24.05 billion BI solutions in 2021. However, many workplaces are still trying to figure out how to leverage business intelligence effectively. This technology offers many potential benefits, but many companies don’t fully take advantage of the opportunities it provides.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Top 5 Advantages That CatBoost ML Brings to Your Data to Make it Purr

KDnuggets

This article outlines the advantages of CatBoost as a GBDTs for interpreting data sources that are highly categorical or contain missing data points.

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Australian businesses need new servers to drive sustainability and innovation

CIO Business Intelligence

Businesses are feeling growing pressure to act on climate change from all angles. However, despite data centres and transmission networks being responsible for nearly 1 per cent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, a new Deloitte study reports little over half (54 per cent) of businesses have converted to energy-efficient technologies. This number is concerning given emerging digital technologies such as blockchain, IoT, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are increasing demand

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30 Best Data Science Books to Read in 2023

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Data science has taken over all economic sectors in recent times. To achieve maximum efficiency, every company strives to use various data at every stage of its operations. Each aspect of data science, like data preparation, the importance of big data, and the process of automation, contributes to how data science is the future […] The post 30 Best Data Science Books to Read in 2023 appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Analytics Changes the Calculus of Business Tax Compliance

Smart Data Collective

Data analytics technology has had a profound impact on the state of the financial industry. A growing number of financial institutions are using analytics tools to make better investing decisions and insurers are using analytics technology to improve their underwriting processes. However, there is an area that is being shaped by analytics technology that has not gotten as much attention – tax compliance.

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How to Build an Experimentation Culture for Data-Driven Product Development

Speaker: Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product, Statsig

Experimentation is often seen as an aspirational practice, especially at smaller, fast-moving companies who are strapped for time and resources. So, how can you get your team making decisions in a more data-driven way while continuing to remain lean and maintaining ship velocity? In this webinar, Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product at Statsig, will teach you how to build an experimentation culture from the ground-up, graduating from just getting started with data-driven development to operating

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Top Free Data Science Online Courses for 2023

KDnuggets

Learn Data Science in 2023 for FREE with these online courses.

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AI value begins with managing the C-suite conversation

CIO Business Intelligence

Every futurist and forecaster I have talked to is convinced the transformative technology of the next seven years is artificial intelligence. Everyone seems to be talking about AI. Unfortunately, most of these conversations do not lead to value creation or greater understanding. And, as an IT leader, you can bet these same conversations are reverberating throughout your organization — in particular, in the C-suite.

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Python vs Scala for Apache Spark – Which is Better? 

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Apache Spark is a powerful big data processing engine that has gained widespread popularity recently due to its ability to process massive amounts of data types quickly and efficiently. While Spark can be used with several programming languages, Python and Scala are popular for building Spark applications. Both languages offer unique advantages and have […] The post Python vs Scala for Apache Spark – Which is Better?

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Deep Learning for Land Cover Mapping

Dataiku

With the advent of the Anthropocene era, the physical territory is subject to dramatic transformations and ecological degradations due to human action. Regular and detailed maps are required for us to find our way in this new historical period.

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The Path to Product Excellence: Avoiding Common Pitfalls and Enhancing Communication

Speaker: David Bard, Principal at VP Product Coaching

In the fast-paced world of digital innovation, success is often accompanied by a multitude of challenges - like the pitfalls lurking at every turn, threatening to derail the most promising projects. But fret not, this webinar is your key to effective product development! Join us for an enlightening session to empower you to lead your team to greater heights.

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Take a look at Domino Code Assist

Domino Data Lab

A picture is worth 1000 words, so let's get right into exploring Domino Code Assist (DCA). As I mentioned in my prior blog , with DCA you can import a dataset, make a few data visualizations, and deploy those data visualizations as a Python data app - all through a point-and-click interface. At the end of this, you have a perfectly executable Python or R script that follows the steps that you took in the UI.

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How Blacks in Technology Foundation is ‘stomping the divide’

CIO Business Intelligence

When Greg Greenlee joined the IT industry in 2008, the lack of representation of Black IT professionals among attendees and speakers at tech conferences and events was readily apparent. “It wasn’t a thing where I was made to feel out of place or that I did not belong,” Greenlee says, but it did make him wonder why Black technologists were few and far between in these spaces.

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Anomaly Detection on Google Stock Data 2014-2022

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Welcome to the fascinating world of stock market anomaly detection! In this project, we’ll dive into the historical data of Google’s stock from 2014-2022 and use cutting-edge anomaly detection techniques to uncover hidden patterns and gain insights into the stock market. By identifying outliers and other anomalies, we aim to understand stock market trends […] The post Anomaly Detection on Google Stock Data 2014-2022 appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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A List of 7 Best Data Modeling Tools for 2023

KDnuggets

Learn about data modeling tools to create, design and manage data models, allowing data scientists to access and use them more quickly.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.