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New platform aims to help you meet your data science needs

Adi Gaskell | Posted 02.16.2017 | Business
Adi Gaskell

Making data based decisions makes instinctive sense, and evidence is mounting that it makes strong commercial sense too. For instance, the McKinsey G...

What Product Breakthroughs Will Recent Advances in Deep Learning Enable?

Quora | Posted 01.19.2017 | Technology

What product breakthroughs will recent advances in deep learning enable? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling ...

Building a Satisfying Career in Data Science

Quora | Posted 01.18.2017 | Technology

What is the best advice for a satisfying career in data science or machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network wher...

The Challenges of Building a Data Team From the Ground Up

Quora | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business

What are the challenges of building a data team at a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ...

Four Easy Steps to Starting Your Career as a Data Scientist

Quora | Posted 01.11.2017 | Business

How can I become a data scientist? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with...

The Impact of Machine Learning on Healthcare

Quora | Posted 11.14.2016 | Technology

What according to you are the use of machine learning and data science in the health-care? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing networ...

This Is How I Became A Leading Data Scientist

Quora | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology

What was your path like from childhood to today? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

Where Will Data Science Be in Five Years?

Quora | Posted 10.06.2016 | Science

How will data science change in the next five years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answe...

What Tools Do Elite Data Scientists Use?

Quora | Posted 09.21.2016 | Technology

What is the recommended tool set of a data scientist at your level? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

Mixpanel's CEO on the Astounding Power of Data

Quora | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology

What are some of the most interesting ways data is currently being used? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling...

Get 'em While They're Young: The Hearts and Minds of Coding and Data Science

Phil Simon | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

"We live in a culture where we're dissuaded to do things that are technical," says Diana Navarro, an 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science m...

Why The Nonprofit Sector Needs Predictive Data

Jason Saul | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Jason Saul

In the nonprofit and public sector we invest first, and then measure to see what we got. That may be a key reason why we aren't making as much progress as we could be. Predicting the success of social programs before we fund them holds great promise for the future of social impact

Why Big Data Is an Increasingly Big Deal in Colleges

Phil Simon | Posted 06.09.2016 | Education
Phil Simon

Not too long ago, I announced a pretty significant career change. Yes, I'm returning to academia to teach at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Ar...

The History of Data Science

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology

If you had to explain what Data Science is to someone with no prior knowledge, how would you do it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge shari...

Where to Start if You Want to be a Data Scientist

Quora | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology

What knowledge/skills must an entry-level Data Science engineer have? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

Wind Obsessed: How One Kitesurfer Is Using Data Science to Hack an Extreme Sport

Kara Mulder | Posted 04.12.2017 | Science
Kara Mulder

Wind is among the most necessary elements of kitesurfing -- but it's one of the most difficult to predict with any precision. Although existing forecasting applications do a decent job, one kitesurfer believes he can build a better platform.

Ex-Summly Team Launches Cosmify, a Knowledge Discovery Platform

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 03.09.2017 | Technology
Sriram Krishnan

Executives behind Summly, the startup that was sold to Yahoo for $30 million in 2013, announced their latest venture, Cosmify, a knowledge discovery p...

Quid CEO Neville Crawley, An Artist Turned Entrepreneur

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 03.15.2017 | Technology
Sriram Krishnan

Neville Crawley is the CEO of Quid, a platform that searches, analyzes and visualizes the world's collective intelligence to help answer strategic que...

Peter Wittek, a roving adventurer between machine intelligence and quantum physics

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 02.28.2017 | Science
Sriram Krishnan

Peter Wittek and I met more than a decade ago while he was an exchange student in Singapore. I consider him one of the most interesting people I've me...

Facebook Just Smashed 'Six Degrees Of Separation' To Bits

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology

You've heard of six degrees of separation? It's the theory that you and pretty much any random stranger can be linked through a chain of up to six soc...

The Skynet is Falling!: Which Data Science Outsider are You?

Zev J. Eigen | Posted 01.08.2017 | Technology
Zev J. Eigen

"The Intern" is a movie about a retired septuagenarian workhorse from another era who lands an internship at a hip internet startup. Could he possibly...

Sentiment Analysis - A Help or a Hindrance in Understanding?

Gail S. Thornton | Posted 01.04.2017 | Technology
Gail S. Thornton

Do you want to know what your employees or customers are thinking? Do you want to better understand their opinions and experiences? It is never been e...

Talking Analytics with Frank Armour of American University's Kogod School of Business

Phil Simon | Posted 12.07.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

As I wrote in Too Big to Ignore, the era of Big Data and analytics is here. To this end, many colleges and universities are getting with the times.

NIPS Conference workshop chair Dmitry Storcheus shares his view on career in machine learning

Pete Soder | Posted 12.01.2016 | Technology
Pete Soder

Dmitry Storcheus is an Engineer at Google Research NY, where he is doing scientific work on novel machine learning algorithms. Dmitry has a Masters of...

The Five Biggest Surprises That Can Kill a Quarter

K. V. Rao | Posted 12.01.2016 | Technology
K. V. Rao

Watch a National Football League game on any given Sunday (or Thursday or Monday night) and you're bound to see it: A quarterback is looking down fiel...