Data Science Survey: The Results Are In!

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Last week we ran a Data Science survey asking four simple questions to our community. In this post, I’ll show you the results of our survey and provide you with a Jupyter notebook; just in case you want to play with the data yourself. Disclaimer 2,233 people participated in the survey. This is a statistically significant […]

Quantum Computing Will Revolutionize Artificial Intelligence

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by BDW Editor on October 26, 2017 Guest post by Finnegan Pierson. Quantum computers have far more computing power than even the most powerful classical computers. Therefore, they have the ability to advance artificial intelligence and make it more intelligent. Here are some ways that artificial intelligence will change as a result of quantum computing. Artificial […]

What skills do I need to become a data scientist?

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Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data scientists at enterprise-level, across all industry verticals. Whether it is to refine the process of product development, help improve customer retention, or mine through the data to find new business opportunities—organizations are increasingly relying on the expertize of data […]

Review of top 10 online Data Science courses

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As more and more of life’s day-to-day work and personal activities are being simplified by Big Data technologies, the need for data scientists has risen remarkably for the past several years. Companies around the world scamper desperately to grab people with data science skills, and are willing to shell out big bucks to keep these data-crazed […]

R – What’s in it for me?

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Although R has been around since the 90’s it’s only become widely known in the last few years. The explosion of data being produced by websites, the Internet of Things etc has led to great interest in how to analyze and use that data to best effect which is where R comes in. Simple, robust […]

Cognitive Class Uses Machine Learning to Help SETI Find Aliens

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This month the team at was in Galvanize San Francisco with Adam Cox and Patrick Titzler, running a Code challenge that will help SETI (Search for extraterrestrial intelligence) look for Aliens. The goal of the event was to help the SETI Institute develop new signal classification algorithms and models that can aid in the […]