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Deep Learning for Text Understanding from Scratch; New Poll: Computing platform; 10 Steps to Success in Kaggle Data; Cartoon: US Chief Data Scientist Most Difficult Challenge; SQL-like Query Language for Real-time Streaming Analytics.

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  • Automatic Statistician is here: Dr. Mo - Mar 21, 2015.
    Dr. Mo, Automatic Statistician is here! Using Artificial Intelligence, self-learning algorithm, multimodel technology Dr. Mo achieves Super Accuracy and Speed. Simple use and simple output for non-statisticians.

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  • TMA Predictive Analytics Data Mining Training [Wash. DC, May | Toronto, Aug] - Mar 24, 2015.
    Successful analytics in the big data era does not start with data and software, but with hands-on, immersive training and goal-driven strategy - get it from The Modeling Agency in Washington DC (May), Toronto (Aug)
  • PACE Data Mining Bootcamps, San Diego, April - Mar 17, 2015.
    Every class is taught by SDSC experienced data scientists, delivering practical, hands-on training in an intimate classroom setting limited to 25 participants. Early bird till Mar 31.
  • NYC Data Science Courses, Bootcamps, Meetups - Mar 17, 2015.
    NYC Data Science Academy spring schedule includes 3 classes, 3 Meetups, 7 bootcamp events on Data Science, R, Python, Machine Learning, scikit-learn, and related topics.
  • Coursera: Process Mining: Data science in Action, April 2015 - Mar 14, 2015.
    Due to the big success of the first run, this 6 week online course is repeated on Coursera, starting April 1. This free course provides data science knowledge that can be applied directly to analyze and improve processes in a variety of domains.
  • Simplilearn Big Data and Analytics Courses - CAREER30 - Mar 12, 2015.
    Get Big Data and Analytics certification - a big plus for your career - with Simplilearn courses on Analytics, Big Data, Hadoop, SAS, R, Cloud Computing, and more, now at 30% discounted prices until Mar 30.

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  • White House report on Big Data and Differential Pricing - Mar 14, 2015.
    White House report examines how companies are using big data and analytics to charge different prices to different customers (price discrimination), looks at both benefits and risks, and concludes that many concerns can be addressed by existing anti-discrimination and consumer protection laws.
  • Top Big Data influencers of 2014, according to HadoopSphere - Mar 13, 2015.
    Top big data influencers of 2014 include analysts Mike Gualtieri and Curt Monash, IBM and TDWI media, Spark and Scala products, Ben Lorica @bigdata and Gregory Piatetsky @kdnuggets on social media, Data Collective and AngelList co-founder.

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  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Mar 19-22 - Mar 23, 2015.
    Tensor methods for #MachineLearning: fast, accurate, scalable, need open-source libs; #DataScience and Reproducibility: Explaining when the experiment does not work; Google #DeepLearning FaceNet is the best ever for recognizing faces; Tibco survey #BigData top use cases: Customer & Experience Analytics, Risk/Threat.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Mar 16-18 - Mar 19, 2015.
    Also Sirius - a free, open-source version of Siri;
    #PI art: the first 13,689 digits of pi;
    Great tutorial + #Python code: 1-Layer Neural Networks.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Mar 12-15 - Mar 16, 2015.
    Cartoon: top challenge for US Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil; In-depth intro to #MachineLearning, #Statistics, R: 15 hours of videos; Amazing! Forget coding word meaning, grammar, syntax - now #DeepLearning can learn everything.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Mar 09-11 - Mar 12, 2015.
    Comprehensive learning path from noob to Kaggler in Python;
    10 steps for success in Kaggle competitions;
    Machine learning packages #Python #Java #BigData #Lua #Clojure #Scala, R;
    Very useful LeaRning Path on R - Step by Step Guide.

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This is you, these are bureaucratic and legal obstacles, and that is the government data you want. Welcome aboard, US Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil. Cartoon: US Chief Data Scientist Most Difficult Challenge