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Sixteen useful Advices for Aspiring Data Scientists

Data Scientists at Work displays how some of the world’s top data scientists work across a dizzyingly wide variety of industries and applications — each leveraging her own blend of domain expertise, statistics, and computer science to create tremendous value and impact.

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Don’t Fear AI, Fear Human Stupidity

We’d be better served by focusing on human’s irrational thought patterns than fearing some AI-enabled bogeyman. Doing so would shed light on our illogical biases and thought patterns that can intrude into AI algorithms. It would also help understand how AI can overcome our inherent intellectual handicaps and boost productivity

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Artificial Intelligence – Uniting Humans & Machines

Today we are in the 4th Industrial Revolution and no doubt that this era would be driven by advancement in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. This is the era where man and the machine are going to co-exist, collaborate and work together. So the union of man and machine is inevitable and it is up to us as to how we would exploit this situation to our advantage and live happily ever after!

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Why understanding truth is important in Data Science?

Data science involves hypothesizing or discovering systematically observable properties of a phenomenon. It can be used to discover correlations (What phenomena occurred) but cannot be used to establish causality (Why the phenomena occurred).

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Automation won 2017: here’s what it means for businesses moving forward in 2018

Throughout the past couple of years, we’ve seen a growing rollout of robotic and software-process automation systems.  However, adoption rates have been fairly slow, which sped up quite a bit over the past year. It also means 2018 will be hugely impacted, maybe even disrupted, by even stronger growth and adoption rates of automation.

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We Aren’t Prepared for an Automated Future

We all need to focus on expanding our understanding of the automation revolution, and based on that understanding,  identify and develop the skills that will be necessary to survive and succeed in this new world.


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Five data-driven technology predictions for 2018 that will impact customer engagement

The year 2018 will be another landmark year in the database space as innovation in cloud and  AI continues to drive customer engagement. Here are five predictions for the year ahead that will impact data at a foundational level and influence the customer experience. 

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A method to the madness: How to think about security and privacy for IoT

IoT is expected to continue its explosive adoption trend, and it is important to continue to be mindful of the basic tenets of how to build and deploy connected devices in ways that deliver robust considerations of both security and privacy.

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Putting Data to Work Hospitals are Awash in Patient Data—Why is So Much of it Never Put to Use?

Many patients who experience adverse events, such as respiratory depression, do not follow any simple criteria for determining whether they will be at risk for obstructive or central sleep apnea. Combining analysis with real-time data at the point of collection creates a powerful tool for prediction and clinical decision support.

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Understanding the 3 Location Data conundrums

Understanding the implications of location data quality and the associated location intelligence is necessary for correct business decisions. Availability of location signals can guide audience building, audience behavior monitoring, provide insights about consumer activity in the physical world, and track, measure post-campaign activity in the physical world to name a few key use-cases. Furthermore, combining location signals with other data sources can guide broader business decisions.

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Fintech didn’t fail—the prophets did

Financial disruption doesn’t happen fast. There aren’t any outright winners. It would be great if there was a financial Uber or Airbnb that could flip the industry overnight, but that’s just not the nature of the space. Rather than criticizing the industry’s shortcomings or writing it off as a failure, we need to do a better job of recognizing just how much fintech has accomplished over the last few years.

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AI for the Enterprise: The Citizen Data Scientist

Enterprise AI is the new hot topic in technology, especially as the consumer space blossoms with sales and adoption. Consumers push the expectations of AI for the business to new heights – and if not carefully prepared, solutions will inevitably fail. 

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Top Skills Data Scientists Need To Learn in 2018

Data science jobs are among the most challenging to fill, taking five days longer to find qualified candidates than the market average. Employers are willing to pay premium salaries for professionals with expertise in these areas as well.  The most in-demand jobs in data science require advanced education, further driving up demand and salaries for professionals with these qualifications.

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Will robots supplant humans? Machines are fast and accurate, but cannot feel or wonder

Machines are fast, impartial and relentless. This helps them do amazing things. But this side of the robot apocalypse, the real challenge of AI is how it forces us to reconceive our humanity. We have long viewed ourselves as the smartest beings on earth. Intelligent machines may knock us off this pedestal.

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AI and Robots Aren’t About to Take Over the World, Yet

Has the hype around AI gone one step too far? Are we really on the brink of a rise-of-the-machines takeover, or should we view intelligent technology as a means to improve our marketing efforts and build a better relationship with consumers?

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Seven tips for executives considering Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

As part of intelligent automation investigations, robotic process automation (RPA) is being explored in many sectors across the globe, to increase the efficiency of operations and create new products and services. Are you exploring automation and AI for your organization?

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What is the Need for Customer Relationship Management?

A relation with a customer is not over after the delivery of a product or a service, in fact a relation with a customer goes way beyond making a sale. This is why businesses need customer relationship management, to help out a customer facing a problem with your service/product.

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The misconceptions of AI

Are AI-based systems the next step in a continuous tech evolution that’s allowing us to achieve more, or something alarming that society should be concerned about? Before leaning on either side of the coin, it is important to first understand the misconceptions of AI as portrayed in popular media.


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Change how you solve Churn at your Company with Artificial Intelligence

With more and more money pouring into internet companies, companies have been collectively spending billions of dollars in growing the user base on their platform and fight off the cutthroat competition to survive in their respective domain or vertical. Not many companies can survive at scale if the Churn problem is not mitigated as soon as possible.

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Six Future Technologies that are Trending!

Are you a tech geek? A business owner? Do you know how technology affects marketing? Are you constantly looking for solutions to make your processes easier? Here are some of the most interesting current and upcoming future trends in technology.

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Be careful of 'The Walking Dead' of IoT

Many companies are thinking about their survival after the apocalypse that will be produced by the mix of IoT, AI and blockchain. CEOs must make decisions that prevent their companies from disappearing or worse, becoming walking dead.

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Artificial Sentience vs Artificial Intelligence

There are really two meanings of “AI” and they are routinely conflated. To un-conflate what people mean by “AI,” I’m going to refer to this as “Artificial Sentience.” Then there is what people call “AI” today—basically, a variety of software that tries, tests, and auto-corrects its strategies for a given task.

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Big Data Basics for Tech Beginners

If you find data science a tempting opportunity, you’ll benefit from this overview of big data basics for beginners. We’ll discuss what the requirements for jobs are and which skills you should master in order to start a successful data science career.

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Machine Learning Trends

Machine Learning builds algorithms, which when exposed to high volumes of data, can self-teach and evolve. When this unique technology powers Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, the combination can be powerful. We can soon expect to see smart robots around us doing all our jobs – much quicker, much more accurately, and even improving themselves at every step.

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