Brainwaves hackathon on Machine Learning
This hackathon aims at attracting top developers for a 30-hour build session focused on Machine Learning. The first qualifying event will be held online in October.
on Sep 28, 2016 in Data Science, Hackathon, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics
Neural Designer: Predictive Analytics Software
Neural Designer advanced neural network algorithms, combined with a simple user interface and fast performance, make it a great tool for data scientists. Download free 15-day trial version.
on Sep 26, 2016 in Classification, CUDA, Forecasting, GPU, Neural Networks, Predictive Analytics
NIJ Crime Forecasting Challenge – help improve policing and public safety with data science!
The nation needs brilliant, creative minds to lead the next generation of crime forecasting. Enter the competition sponsored by National Institute of Justice to help improve policing and public safety with data science. $1.2 Million will be awarded.
on Sep 22, 2016 in Challenge, Competition, Crime, Forecasting, Police, Safety
New sequence learning data set
A new data set for the study of sequence learning algorithms is available as of today. The data set consists of pen stroke sequences that represent handwritten digits, and was created based on the MNIST handwritten digit data set.
on Sep 17, 2016 in GitHub, Image Recognition, Machine Learning, MNIST, Sequences
Microsoft Machine Learning Competition – Improve Women Health
Enter Microsoft Women Health Risk Assessment competition, develop machine learning solutions to accurately categorize young women for their particular health risk. Enter now - submissions due Sep 30.
on Sep 16, 2016 in Competition, Health, Microsoft, Women
2 must-have tools for blazing fast Python performance
Intel has two must-have, highly optimized tools to help you get faster performance out of the box - with the least amount of effort.
on Sep 15, 2016 in Data Analytics, Intel, numpy, Python, SciPy
SlangSD: A Sentiment Dictionary for Slang Words
The Slang Sentiment Dictionary (SlangSD) includes over 90,000 slang words together with their sentiment scores, facilitating sentiment analysis in user-generated contents.
on Sep 14, 2016 in Natural Language Processing, NLP, Sentiment Analysis
Behind the Dream of Data Work as it Could Be
This post is an insider's overview of data.world, and their attempt to build the most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource in the world.
on Sep 13, 2016 in Data Analysis, Data Engineering, Data Preparation, Data Preprocessing, Data Science, Data.world