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Top August Stories: Python overtakes R, becomes the leader in Data Science, Machine Learning platforms


Also 42 Steps to Mastering Data Science; Deep Learning is not the AI future; Data Science Primer; The Rise of GPU Databases; What AI Can and cannot do.



Here are the top stories in for the month of August, looking at the most popular posts based on unique page views (UPV) and also based on social shares.

Platinum Blog, August 2017Most Viewed - Platinum Badge
(>24,000 UPV)

  1. Python overtakes R, becomes the leader in Data Science, Machine Learning platforms, by Gregory Piatetsky (*)


Gold Blog, August 2017Most Viewed - Gold Badges (>12,000 UPV)

  1. 42 Steps to Mastering Data Science, by Matthew Mayo
  2. Deep Learning is not the AI future, by Fabio Cucci
  3. Data Science Primer: Basic Concepts for Beginners, by Matthew Mayo


Silver Blog, August 2017Most Viewed - Silver Badges (>6,000 UPV)

  1. The Rise of GPU Databases, by Ami Gal
  2. Machine Learning Algorithms: A Concise Technical Overview - Part 1, by Matthew Mayo
  3. 37 Reasons why your Neural Network is not working, by Slav Ivanov
  4. What Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Can Do - And What It Can't, by Ingo Mierswa
  5. A Guide to Instagramming with Python for Data Analysis, by Nour Galaby (*)
  6. What is hardcore data science - in practice?, by Mikio Braun (*)



Platinum Blog, August 2017Most Shared - Platinum Badge
(>2,400 shares)

  1. Python overtakes R, becomes the leader in Data Science, Machine Learning platforms, by Gregory Piatetsky
  2. Deep Learning is not the AI future, by Fabio Cucci (*)


Gold Blog, August 2017Most Shared - Gold Badges (>1,200 shares)

  1. What Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Can Do - And What It Can't, by Ingo Mierswa
  2. The Rise of GPU Databases, by Ami Gal (*)


Silver Blog, August 2017Most Shared - Silver Gold Badges (>600 shares)

  1. Machine Learning Algorithms: A Concise Technical Overview - Part 1, by Matthew Mayo
  2. 37 Reasons why your Neural Network is not working, by Slav Ivanov
  3. 42 Steps to Mastering Data Science, by Matthew Mayo
  4. A New Beginning to Deep Learning, by Raksham Pandey
  5. Data Science Primer: Basic Concepts for Beginners, by Matthew Mayo
  6. What is hardcore data science - in practice?, by Mikio Braun
  7. How I Used Deep Learning To Train A Chatbot To Talk Like Me, by Adit Deshpande
  8. 4 Industries Being Transformed by Machine Learning and Robotics, by Kayla Matthews (*)
  9. What is the most important step in a machine learning project?, by Shahar Cohen (*)
  10. Making Predictive Models Robust: Holdout vs Cross-Validation, by Robert Kelley (*)
  11. How to Become a Data Scientist: The Definitive Guide, by Jose Portilla (*)
  12. Machine Learning vs. Statistics: The Texas Death Match of Data Science, by Tom Fawcett and Drew Hardin (*)
  13. DeepMind Relational Reasoning Networks Demystified, by Harshvardhan Gupta (*)
(*) indicates that badge added or upgraded based on these monthly results.

Most Shareable (Viral) Blogs

Among the top blogs, here are the 5 blogs with the highest ratio of shares/unique views, which suggests that people who read it really liked it.
  1. DeepMind Relational Reasoning Networks Demystified
  2. 4 Industries Being Transformed by Machine Learning and Robotics
  3. Machine Learning vs. Statistics: The Texas Death Match of Data Science
  4. Making Predictive Models Robust: Holdout vs Cross-Validation
  5. Python overtakes R, becomes the leader in Data Science, Machine Learning platforms