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Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform

DataFloq

By Elizabeth Culliford. Reuters) - Facebook Inc for the first time on Thursday disclosed numbers on the prevalence of hate speech on its platform, saying that out of every 10,000 content views in the third quarter, 10 to 11 included hate speech.

Data Engineering 101 – Getting Started with Apache Airflow

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Understanding the need for Apache Airflow and its components We will create our first DAG to get live cricket scores using Apache Airflow. The post Data Engineering 101 – Getting Started with Apache Airflow appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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The Human Microbiome and its Application to the World of Data Science

DataFloq

How do you feel knowing that there are other living things having a fun-filled day on your skin and inside your guts? In fact, different regions of our body have a distinct number of organisms living on them which differs from one person to another. Examples of these microorganisms are bacteria, archaea, fungi, and viruses. The sum-total of all these microorganisms living on and inside us is the human microbiota.

CX Champions: How CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success

Corinium

Delivering a great CX is among many business leaders' top priorities, but it's hard to know where to devote time and resources to make it happen. To help businesses plan accordingly, Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around CX maturity and CX success.

The Best Data Retention Policy & Template To Get You Started

In this whitepaper from Onna, we will walk you through data retention best practices and provide you with a downloadable template to help you get organized and gain better visibility into your data’s lifecycle.

Culture matters as Phocas scales up

Phocas

Myles Glashier, our co-founder and co-CEO explains the evolution and development of Phocas on the popular podcast,'Scaling Up'. Myles chats with Ed Cowan about the story behind the data analytics business. The genesis for Phocas came when Myles was a backpacker in London and met ERP owner Paul Magee.

Top 13 Python Libraries Every Data science Aspirant Must know! (and their Resources)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Know which are the top 13 data science libraries in python Find suitable resources to learn about these python libraries for data science. The post Top 13 Python Libraries Every Data science Aspirant Must know! and their Resources) appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Deciphering The Seldom Discussed Differences Between Data Mining and Data Science

Smart Data Collective

The Data Scientist profession today is often considered to be one of the most promising and lucrative. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of data scientists will increase from 32,700 to 37,700 between 2019 and 2029.

Metalogic and Phocas partnership brings iMetal customers fast ERP reporting

Phocas

A new partnership between Metalogic (part of the Jonas Metals Group) and Phocas business intelligence launches. The software pairing helps metal manufacturers, processors and distributors get fast ERP reporting and extend the data analytics functionality of the iMetal solution.

Introduction to Clustering in Python for Beginners in Data Science

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Extracting knowledge from the data has always been an important task, especially when we want to make a decision based on data. The post Introduction to Clustering in Python for Beginners in Data Science appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Vietnam says Taiwan's Foxconn starts factory to make displays

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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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Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Why Your Startup Needs Data Science

TDAN

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.

Phocas makes it easy for Litex Industries to find hidden data

Phocas

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.

IT 145

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.

3 Obscure Challenges Companies Face when Implementing AI

DataFloq

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have been making their way into pretty much every single industry, as the ability for companies to track their progress and analyze data at the push of a button certainly has mass appeal for both its convenience and potential to save money.

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.

Announcing the 2020 Data Impact Award Winners

Cloudera

What a fantastic 24-hours it has been here at Cloudera. During the first-ever virtual broadcast of our annual Data Impact Awards (DIA) ceremony, we had the great pleasure of announcing this year’s finalists and winners.

Financial data visualizations - how they help businesspeople communicate

Phocas

Humans are wired to love numbers over text, pictures over written content, and dashboards over spreadsheets. To make business decisions with spreadsheets, the finance team has to pore over thousands of rows of data.

Exclusive Interview with 2x Kaggle Master Gilles Vandewiele!

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction “I think one of the nice things about the data science field is that it is so multi-disciplinary and that anyone who aspires. The post Exclusive Interview with 2x Kaggle Master Gilles Vandewiele! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Bitcoin hits nearly three-year peak, homes in on record

DataFloq

By Tom Wilson and Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss. LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin on Tuesday soared to its highest level since December 2017 as the asset's perceived quality as a hedge against inflation and expectations of mainstream acceptance lured institutional and retail demand.

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.

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

Cloudera

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.

Homeware supplier, Caprice makes better inventory management choices with Phocas

Phocas

Caprice homewares uses Phocas business intelligence (BI) software to make better inventory management choices. Managing director Harvey Lewis says using the software is one of the smartest things he’s ever done.

Want to Build a Career in Data Science? Learn from these 5 Data Science Videos!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Here is a list of 5 Data Science Career Related Webinars Feel free to add other data science career webinars in the comments. The post Want to Build a Career in Data Science? Learn from these 5 Data Science Videos! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Twitter names famed hacker 'Mudge' as head of security

DataFloq

By Joseph Menn. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social media giant Twitter Inc, under increased threat of regulation and plagued by serious security breaches, is appointing one of the world's best-regarded hackers to tackle everything from engineering missteps to misinformation.

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.

Combating Fraud in Insurance with Data

Cloudera

Well, it is International Fraud Awareness Week, focused on promoting fraud prevention and education. A fantastic initiative! Maybe I am naïve but I feel a bit sad that there is a need for “fraud week”. The insurance industry has a long and intimate relationship with fraud in many different ways.

Absolutely Essential AI Cybersecurity Trends to Follow in 2021

Smart Data Collective

Artificial intelligence is at the forefront of the digital revolution. One of the most important ways that AI is transforming our lives is through cybersecurity.

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A Hands-on Tutorial to Learn Attention Mechanism For Image Caption Generation in Python

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Understand the attention mechanism for image caption generation Implement attention mechanism to generate caption in python Introduction The attention mechanism is a.

A look at how blockchain technology is taking over the world by storm

DataFloq

As blockchain technology increases and industries are beginning to see the wider effect of it, more and more consumers are becoming interested in the technology.

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.

Fraud Detection using Deep Learning

Cloudera

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.

10 Spectacular Big Data Sources to Streamline Decision-making

Smart Data Collective

The market for big data is surging. It is expected to be worth $274 billion within the next two years. The increasing demand for big data is not surprising. We are living at a time when there is heavy reliance on big data, which often comes from online information.

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.

Apple, GroupM, others ask for tough protection for data in Google lawsuit

DataFloq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc, advertising giant GroupM and others asked the judge hearing the Justice Department's lawsuit against Alphabet's Google on Friday to allow them to designate certain data used by the government as "highly confidential," to ensure that no-one from Google could see it.

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.