— In the News —
The Apple-FBI case has many companies scrambling to make sure their own customers' data stays out of reach.
A perfect storm of citizen sentiment, new regulation and networked business models will change the way businesses view data.
In a lot of ways, the Internet of Things is about data. Here's a nice overview of the industry in 2016, including a chart that organizes the landscape of nearly 1300 companies.
Forget everything you think you know about cannabis. Legal cannabis needs data to grow and it's all so new, there are no incumbents - only innovators.
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— Tools and Techniques —
Owning a large, domain-specific dataset can be a significant source of competitive advantage. Here are 10 ways to get started.
Nice exploration of recommender systems using implicit feedback. Includes descriptions, code snippets and links to data.
There's a lot that goes into building and maintaining a data system. Here are the key capabilities you should have in place.
— Resources —
Detailed guide to setting up your machine for deep learning research. Includes instructions to install drivers, tools and various deep learning frameworks.
PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the Python community. Happy watching!
— Data Viz —
Not long ago, the ability to create smart data visualizations was a nice-to-have management skill. Not anymore. This article in the Harvard Business Review explores how visual communication is quickly becoming an essential skill for decision-makers.
In this Data Stories episode, Scott Hughes from MIT describes how data sonification allowed scientists to “listen” to the sound of two colliding black holes. This is a great episode with lots of cool sound clips. Be sure to check out the show notes for links to other projects to explore.
— About —
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