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  • How A Data Scientist Can Improve Productivity

    …ata/Posts.xml data/Posts.tsv python # Split training and testing dataset. Two output files. # 0.33 is the test dataset splitting ratio. 20170426 is a seed for randomization. $ dvc run python code/split_train_test.py data/Posts.tsv 0.33 20170426 data/Posts-train.tsv data/Posts-test.tsv # Extract…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/05/data-scientist-improve-productivity.html

  • A Neural Network in 11 lines of Python

    ...;y = np.array([[0,0,1,1]]).T 17 18. # seed random numbers to make calculation 19. # deterministic (just a good practice) 20. np.random.seed(1) 21 22. # initialize weights randomly with mean 0 23. syn0 = 2*np.random.random((3,1)) - 1 24 25. for iter in xrange(10000): 26...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/10/neural-network-python-tutorial.html

  • 2018’s Top 7 R Packages for Data Science and AI

    ...he flights data set. First, let’s do some data preparation: library(nycflights13) library(dplyr) library(ggplot2) library(stringr) library(infer) set.seed(2017) fli_small <- flights %>% na.omit() %>% sample_n(size = 500) %>% mutate(season = case_when( month %in% c(10:12, 1:3) ~...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/01/vazquez-2018-top-7-r-packages.html

  • How to Build Your Own Logistic Regression Model in Python

    ...e of random function, so that it can generate some random numbers on multiple execution of the code on the same machine or on different machines. The seed value chosen is 10 with 10000 data points. The multivariate normal is a generalization of the one-dimensional normal distribution to higher...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/10/build-logistic-regression-model-python.html

  • What my first Silver Medal taught me about Text Classification and Kaggle in general?

    ...of the competition, everyone was trying to get the best possible rank on the public LB. It is just human nature. A lot of discussions was around good seeds and bad seeds for neural network initialization. While it seems okay in the first look, the conversation went a stage further where people...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/05/silver-medal-text-classification-kaggle.html

  • H2O Framework for Machine Learning

    ...e parameters. param = { "ntrees" : 400, "max_depth" : 4, "learn_rate" : 0.01, "sample_rate" : 0.4, "col_sample_rate_per_tree" : 0.8, "min_rows" : 5, "seed": 4241, "score_tree_interval": 100 } predictions_xgb = xgb.predict(test) print((predictions_xgb["predict"] == test["y"]).mean()) There are...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/01/h2o-framework-machine-learning.html

  • July 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...ytics Corp, makers of software for solving complex power/energy problems buff.ly/1o5eVpm Jul 29: Peel-Works, Mumbai-bases SaaS and #BigData analytics venture, gets $2M from IDG Ventures, Inventus buff.ly/1n06Zko Jul 29: ThetaRay, Tel-Aviv Cyber Security and #BigData Innovator, closes $10M Series B...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/july-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Feb 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...lp manufacturers get a handle on their data #BigDataCo t.co/lJL3jWkV6x Feb 28: #Startup DatastreamX, an online #marketplace for #realtime data raises seed funding t.co/yHagxK8RCw #BigDataCo t.co/z4uYnRNkV7 Feb 27: TrendKite, PR #Analytics #Startup, raises $5M to help brands measure the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/february-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Stacking the Deck: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data

    ...on some of my comments from the conference. Importantly, the lens through which I make these observations is from our role as a seed and early stage venture capital investor, which means we are looking at where market opportunities will develop over the next 3-5 years, not necessarily where the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/05/stacking-deck-next-wave-opportunity-big-data.html

  • Positioning a Machine Learning Company

    ...part of a pitch. Beyond that, showing evidence of these predictions generating a return on investment for customers is ideal but not expected at the seed stage. You should, at least, include a ROI model with reasonable assumptions to show that you know how customers think about their purchase of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/04/positioning-machine-learning-company.html

  • Panel Report: A Data Scientist Guide to Startups

    ...the team is the chief executive officer (CEO). The team must be coupled with an idea that addresses some real pain or major opportunity. To get major venture capital funding, the business plan should be for a $1 billion-plus business. 5. If you want to assess the success prospects of an established...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/panel-report-data-scientist-guide-startups.html

  • Top Datapreneurs in data science

    …rved as CEO of Omniture, a SaaS-based web analytics company that he co-founded in 1996 and took public in 2006. Omniture was the number one returning venture investment out of 1,008 venture capital investments in 2004, as well as the number two performing technology IPO of 2006. He was named the…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/09/top-datapreneurs-data-science-analyticsvidhya.html

  • Where are the Opportunities for Machine Learning Startups?

    By Libby Kinsey, Venture Investor. Machine Learning and AI are fast becoming ubiquitous in data driven businesses, that is to say, an awful lot of businesses. Here I choose a few areas where it’s possible that big corporations haven’t already eaten everybody’s lunch. It’s not uncharted territory —...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/opportunites-machine-learning-startups.html

  • Build an Artificial Neural Network From Scratch: Part 2

    ...ful dataset generators, so we don’t need to write the code ourselves. We will go with the make_moons function. from sklearn import datasets np.random.seed(0) feature_set, labels = datasets.make_moons(300, noise=0.20) plt.figure(figsize=(10,7)) plt.scatter(feature_set[:,0], feature_set[:,1],...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/03/build-artificial-neural-network-scratch-part-2.html

  • Hands on Hyperparameter Tuning with Keras Tuner

    ...sian optimization for hyperparameter tuning. As for Hyperband, its main idea is to optimize Random Search in terms of search time. For every tuner, a seed parameter can be defined for experiments reproducibility: SEED = 1.   Random Search   The most intuitive way to perform hyperparameter...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/02/hyperparameter-tuning-keras-tuner.html

  • Introduction to Geographical Time Series Prediction with Crime Data in R, SQL, and Tableau

    ...These could be re-written to pull directly from reporting stored procedures with date parameters for a more productionized version of the code. # Set seed set.seed(1001) # Read in data dbhandle <- odbcDriverConnect('driver={SQL...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/02/introduction-geographical-time-series-crime-r-sql-tableau.html

  • Exoplanet Hunting Using Machine Learning

    ...ce in Accuracy. Now let’s try to solve the same problem with neural networks(ANN) using Keras python library. from tensorflow import set_random_seed set_random_seed(101) from sklearn.model_selection import cross_val_score from keras.wrappers.scikit_learn import KerasClassifier from...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/01/exoplanet-hunting-machine-learning.html

  • 10 Useful Machine Learning Practices For Python Developers

    ...mes. If many people are working on the same project, everyone starts making different methods. This can create unproductive chaos.   2. Fix your seed at the top   Reproducibility of experiments is a very important thing, and seed is our enemy. Catch hold of it. Otherwise, it leads to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/05/10-useful-machine-learning-practices-python-developers.html

  • R squared Does Not Measure Predictive Capacity or Statistical Adequacy

    ...ion. The following R code produces predictor and response values based on two separate true models – one is linear, and the other is exponential: set.seed(1); # set seed for replicability x <- seq(1,10,length.out = 1000) # predictor values y <- 1 + 1.5*x + rnorm(1000, 0, 0.80) # response...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/07/r-squared-predictive-capacity-statistical-adequacy.html

  • Will Apache Spark Finally Advance Genomic Data Analysis?

    ...he Spark’s processing engine has caught the eye of researchers who are needing new data architectures to mine, process and analyze their work. Cotton Seed, senior principal software engineer at Broad Institute said that he and his team use genomic research platform they built on Spark, leveraging...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/apache-spark-advance-genomic-data-analysis.html

  • Avoiding Another AI Winter

    ...ntegration, latency, availability, etc. The mix of applied research and product development skills defines the elusive machine learning engineer: Via Seedcamp’s AIisNow event Andrew Ng has also highlighted the need for AI product managers and (on the buy-side) proposed that it is time for relevant...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/01/avoiding-artificial-intelligence-ai-winter.html

  • Showcasing the Benefits of Software Optimizations for AI Workloads on Intel® Xeon® Scalable Platforms

    ...ining –model-name transformer_mlperf –num-intra-threads 28 –num-inter-threads 1 –data-location transformer_data –random_seed=11 train_steps=100 steps_between_eval=100 params=big save_checkpoints=”No” do_eval=”No” print_iter=10; inference, docker...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/09/showcasing-benefits-software-optimizations-ai-workloads-intel.html

  • How to Create a Simple Neural Network in Python">Gold BlogHow to Create a Simple Neural Network in Python

    ...ode. Here is the entire code for this how to make a neural network in Python project: import numpy as np class NeuralNetwork(): def __init__(self): # seeding for random number generation np.random.seed(1) #converting weights to a 3 by 1 matrix with values from -1 to 1 and mean of 0...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/10/simple-neural-network-python.html

  • U. of Tartu: Junior Group Leader (Senior Research Fellow) in Data Analytics

    ...rs the salary of the group leader, two postdoc positions, three PhD studentships, and other expenses for this initial period. Even though the initial seed grant is for five years, the Junior Group Leader will be hired on an indefinite contract with the title of Senior Research Fellow. University of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/18/07-11-utee-group-leader-data-analytics.html

  • Feature selection by random search in Python

    ...eep this in mind. Now, we can implement a random search with, for example, 300 iterations. result = [] # Number of iterations N_search = 300 # Random seed initialization np.random.seed(1) for i in range(N_search): # Generate a random number of features N_columns =...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/08/feature-selection-random-search-python.html

  • Random Forests® vs Neural Networks: Which is Better, and When?">Silver BlogRandom Forests® vs Neural Networks: Which is Better, and When?

    ...ad_csv('./data/{0}.csv'.format(dataset_id)) x_cols = [c for c in df.columns if c != 'target'] X = df[x_cols] y = df['target'] for repeat in range(5): seed = 1707+repeat X_train, X_test, y_train, y_test = \ sklearn.model_selection.train_test_split(X, y, test_size = 0.3, random_state=seed) automl =...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/06/random-forest-vs-neural-network.html

  • How to correctly select a sample from a huge dataset in machine learning">Silver BlogHow to correctly select a sample from a huge dataset in machine learning

    ...a factor variable created by using the first 10 letters from the alphabet uniformly distributed. Here follows the code to create such a dataset. set.seed(100) N = 1e6 dataset = data.frame( # x1 variable has a bias. The first 500k values are taken # from a normal distribution, while the remaining...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/05/sample-huge-dataset-machine-learning.html

  • Custom Optimizer in TensorFlow

    ...0): ''' returns distance of each step*MAX_STEP w.r.t minimum (1,1) ''' x1_data = tf.Variable(initial_value=tf.random_uniform([1], minval=-3, maxval=3,seed=0),name='x1') x2_data = tf.Variable(initial_value=tf.random_uniform([1], minval=-3, maxval=3,seed=1), name='x2') y =...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/01/custom-optimizer-tensorflow.html

  • Crafting an Elevator Pitch for your Data Science Startup

    ...that founders of startups use as they seek funding. Obviously, this type of pitch is longer and more detailed, and it occurs when such founders seek seed money to begin or to seek additional funding, once they have launched and need investment dollars to expand. As a data science founder, you are...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/08/elevator-pitch-data-science-startup.html

  • Nothing but NumPy: Understanding & Creating Neural Networks with Computational Graphs from Scratch">Gold BlogNothing but NumPy: Understanding & Creating Neural Networks with Computational Graphs from Scratch

    ...etwork. Let’s use the architecture defined in Figure 77 for XOR data. # define training constants learning_rate = 1 number_of_epochs = 5000 np.random.seed(48) # set seed value so that the results are reproduceable # (weights will now be initailzaed to the same pseudo-random numbers, each time) #...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/08/numpy-neural-networks-computational-graphs.html

  • Tensorflow Tutorial, Part 2 – Getting Started

    …np import math import matplotlib.pyplot as plt # generation some house sizes between 1000 and 3500 (typical sq ft of house) num_house = 160 np.random.seed(42) house_size = np.random.randint(low=1000, high=3500, size=num_house ) # Generate house prices from house size with a random noise added….

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/09/tensorflow-tutorial-part-2.html

  • The Data Science of “Someone Like You” or Sentiment Analysis of Adele’s Songs

    ...frequencies lyrics_wc_df <- data.frame(word=names(word_freqs), freq=word_freqs) lyrics_wc_df <- lyrics_wc_df[1:300,] # plotting word cloud set.seed(1234) wordcloud(words = lyrics_wc_df$word, freq = lyrics_wc_df$freq, min.freq = 1,scale=c(1.8,.5), max.words=200, random.order=FALSE,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/09/sentiment-analysis-adele-songs.html

  • Implementing Your Own k-Nearest Neighbor Algorithm Using Python

    ..., accuracy_score # setting up main executable method def main( ) : # load the data and create the training and test sets # random_state = 1 is just a seed to permit reproducibility of the train/test split iris = load_iris( ) X_train, X_test, y_train, y_test =...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/01/implementing-your-own-knn-using-python.html

  • Neural network AI is simple. So… Stop pretending you are a genius">Platinum BlogNeural network AI is simple. So… Stop pretending you are a genius

    ...l network using Nvidia GPUs and moved it to the phone…   In that above 11 lines of code something that is wrong (or not implemented) is that the seed is not set. Without setting the seed I can’t guarantee that I will get the same random numbers in a second pass as in the first pass. As a...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/02/neural-network-ai-simple-genius.html

  • Sentiment Analysis Innovation Summit 2014: Day 1 Highlights

    ...y disallow large-scale annotation efforts or building intricate models   Talking about inference and phrase learning, she mentioned that labeled seed features (‘great’, ‘terrible’) and anchor features (‘but’, ‘and’) give auto-labeled phrasal features. Recursively infer phrasal features i.e....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/05/sentiment-analysis-summit-san-francisco-talks-day-1.html

  • May 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...try to bring more Attribution to Google Analytics #BigDataCo buff.ly/1se7AT0 Flatiron OncologyCloud Big Data platform, gets $100M round led by Google Ventures #BigDataCo buff.ly/1ntcETm Sense, new Data Science startup, builds a “#DataScience Platform of the Future” #BigDataCo...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/may-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Data Version Control: iterative machine learning

    …ata/Posts.xml data/Posts.tsv python # Split training and testing dataset. Two output files. # 0.33 is the test dataset splitting ratio. 20170426 is a seed for randomization. $ dvc run python code/split_train_test.py data/Posts.tsv 0.33 20170426 data/Posts-train.tsv data/Posts-test.tsv # Extract…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/05/data-version-control-iterative-machine-learning.html

  • July 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...+ #IoT= Win: @PredixionSW and t.co/tnFTXOfCFs partner to add Advanced #Analytics to #IoT #BigDataCo t.co/Fyxcd3uN02 Jul 16: Workday Launches Workday Ventures To Fund #MachineLearning Startups #BigDataCo t.co/n3hvuJFZOe Jul 28: Virgin Australian buys #analytics firm Torque Data, plans to expand its...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/08/july-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • IBM Watson’s Next Step: Partnership with Universities

    …tson through the Watson Developer Cloud. They will work in teams to develop cognitive applications, and the winning entry will be awarded $100,000 in seed funding from IBM. I recently had a talk with Professor David K A Mordecai, who is the director of the Capstone Project Course at NYUCDS, and to…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/watson-next-stop-partnership-universities.html

  • Doing Data Science: A Kaggle Walkthrough Part 6 – Creating a Model

    ...ch - Used to find best combination of parameters XGB_model = xgb.XGBClassifier(objective= 'multi:softprob' , subsample= 0.5 , colsample_bytree= 0.5 , seed= 0 ) param_grid = { 'max_depth' : [ 3 , 4 , 5 ] , 'learning_rate' : [ 0.1 , 0.3 ] , 'n_estimators' : [ 25 , 50 ] } model =...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/doing-data-science-kaggle-walkthrough-creating-model.html

  • How to Rank 10% in Your First Kaggle Competition

    ...score are in complete sync after I started stacking. During the last two days of the competition, I did one more thing: use 20 or so different random seeds to generate the ensemble and take a weighted average of them as the final submission. This is actually a kind of bagging. It makes sense in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/11/rank-ten-precent-first-kaggle-competition.html

  • November 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...ov 17: Scaled Inference gets $8M from Khosla to build a Cloud-Based #AI Platform for all #BigDataCo t.co/WTqJb7AaYX Nov 17: Vero Analytics gets $550K seed round to simplify prep work for visualizing data #BigDataCo t.co/ljdHuJwnvj Nov 17: Hortonworks, a top player in Hadoop #BigData market, gets...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/12/november-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • October 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...east investment raised – @CBinsights reports t.co/jJY5hS8qZU Oct 14: Map-D, SF #BigData visualization startup, raised $1.5M from Nvidia, Google Ventures, others t.co/yp69VtNlPZ Oct 14: VoloMetrix, Seattle firm, raises $12 M Series B for Analytics to improve Organizational Performance...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/october-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Algorithmia – How Marketplaces are Fostering Innovation?

    ...el who currently serve as the CEO and CTO respectively. The startup has raised $2.4 million in seed money from a group of investors including Madrona Venture Group, Deep Fork Capital, Rakuten Ventures, Oren Etzioni, and Charles Fitzgerald. Based in Seattle, Algorithmia is a cloud service for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/algorithmia-marketplace-innovation.html

  • Top Big Data influencers of 2014, according to HadoopSphere

    ...er. 33,600 tweets, 25700 followers.   Angel Investors: Naval Ravikant, Entrepreneur, angel investor, co-founder of AngelList. Data Collective, a seed and early stage venture capital fund that invests in big data companies.   Thought Leaders: Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer of Cloudera....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/hadoopsphere-top-big-data-influencers-2014.html

  • Platinum BlogThe Death of Big Data and the Emergence of the Multi-Cloud Era">Gold BlogPlatinum BlogThe Death of Big Data and the Emergence of the Multi-Cloud Era

    ...ata may be processed in real-time to produce a simple two-word alert that may be as simple as “slow down” or “buy now.” We are seeing the concept of “digital twins” being created in the industrial world for objects by PTC, GE, and other product lifecycle and manufacturing companies as well as in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/07/death-big-data-multi-cloud-era.html

  • Apache Spark Introduction for Beginners">Silver BlogApache Spark Introduction for Beginners

    ...ced in 2010 under a BSD license. It was given to Apache programming establishment in 2013, and now Apache Spark has turned into the best level Apache venture from Feb-2014. And now the results are pretty booming. Survey & Real-time Use Cases Market rules and big agencies already tend to use...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/10/apache-spark-introduction-beginners.html

  • Introducing Cloud Hosted Deep Learning Models

    ...ne of these top tech company? Very few people in the world know how to use these tools. “Machine learning is a complicated field,” S. Somasegar says, venture partner at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. “If you look up the Wikipedia page on deep learning,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/07/algorithmia-cloud-hosted-deep-learning-models.html

  • Top AI Resources – Directory for Remote Learning

    ...cribe here. nathan.ai Newsletter by Nathan Benaich – A market intelligence newsletter covering AI in the technology industry, research lab, and venture capital market – subscribe here. NLP News – Get the highlights from Natural Language Processing & Machine Learning research...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/03/top-ai-resources-remote-learning.html

  • Mining Massive Datasets, free Stanford online course, starts Oct 11

    ...uthor of the Stanford Network Analysis Platform, a general-purpose network analysis and graph mining library. Anand Rajaraman, a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and academic, based in Silicon Valley. He founded two successful startups, Junglee (acquired by Amazon) and Kosmix (acquired by...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/09/stanford-mining-massive-datasets-course.html

  • How I started with learning AI in the last 2 months">Silver BlogHow I started with learning AI in the last 2 months

    …date my skills as a developer, my mindset as a product guy and my philosophy as an entrepreneur to become data oriented. As Spiros Margaris, renowned venture capitalist and thought leader in AI and Fintech so eloquently said to me, If startups and companies rely only on cutting-edge AI and machine…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/10/how-started-learning-ai.html

  • 2013 Nov: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Data Science Posts

    ...Science and its Relationship to Big Data, The Quantified Self, and Apache Drill: Interactive Ad-Hoc Analysis at Scale. Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online – Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/index.html

  • 2013 Nov Publications: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Data Science

    ...Science and its Relationship to Big Data, The Quantified Self, and Apache Drill: Interactive Ad-Hoc Analysis at Scale. Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online – Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/publications.html

  • Automakers Must Partner Around Big Data

    ...rties involved, create new virtuous cycles and result in high-satisfaction consumer transportation experiences. Bio: Evangelos Simoudis is a seasoned venture investor and senior advisor to global corporations. His investing career started 15 years ago at Apax Partners and continued with Trident...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/automakers-must-partner-around-big-data.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n27, Nov 13

    ...Google, for many people: overqualified; Bristol: Senior postdocs in machine learning/data mining, health applications Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online – Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n27.html

  • Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg

    ...ase CB Insights; 2012 was the biggest year of deals so far, seeing 19.5% growth from the previous year. Roger Ehrenberg ( @infoarbitrage ) founder of venture capital firm IA Ventures, has harnessed this admittedly “fruit of the day” moment by raising money to invest in startups solely...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/roger-ehrenberg-big-data-generates-big-returns.html

  • Meet the 11 Big Data & Data Science Leaders on LinkedIn

    ...ively. DJ frequently shares content on LinkedIn. 5. Tomasz Tunguz, Venture Capitalist at Redpoint – 172K Tomasz Tunguz is a Partner at Redpoint Ventures where he works with Axial, Looker, Electric Imp, Expensify, ThredUp, Quantifind and Erply. He writes data-driven blog posts about key...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/10-big-data-data-science-leaders-linkedin.html

  • The Next Big Inflection in Big Data: Automated Insights

    …particularly through the use of insightful applications. I will explore this topic more fully in the next post. Bio: Evangelos Simoudis is a seasoned venture investor and senior advisor to global corporations. His investing career started 15 years ago at Apax Partners and continued with Trident…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/02/next-big-inflection-big-data.html

  • AI in Healthcare: A review of innovative startups

    ...posted with permission.   Bio: Yuliya is a co-founder and COO of DataRoot Labs, where she oversees operations, sales, communication, and Startup Venture Services. She brings onboard business and venture capital experience that she gained at a leading tech investment company in CEE, where she...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/09/ai-healthcare-review-innovative-startups.html

  • Data Tamer startup from Michael Stonebraker, Still in Stealth Mode

    ...of a number of database companies, including Ingres, Illustra, Cohera, StreamBase Systems, Vertica, VoltDB, and Paradigm4. See also Data Tamer raises seed funding from Google Ventures and NEA to collect and curate messy data, Boston Globe, Fen 1, 2013 Data Tamerprofile in Business Insider, June 4,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/data-tamer-startup-from-michael-stonebraker-still-stealth-mode.html

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Neural Networks with R!

    ...st set. # Convert Private column from Yes/No to 1/0 Private = as.numeric(College $ Private)- 1 data = cbind(Private,scaled.data) library(caTools) set.seed(101) # Create Split (any column is fine) split = sample.split(data $ Private, SplitRatio = 0.70) # Split based off of split Boolean Vector train...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/08/begineers-guide-neural-networks-r.html

  • Key Takeaways from Strata + Hadoop World 2017 San Jose, Day 2

    …n this direction is the SNAP (Scalable Nucleotide Alignment Program) system (developed by Matei Zaharia et al.) based on a simple hash index of short seed sequences from the genome. Michael Jordan, Professor, UC Berkeley gave an exciting talk on his research work “Ray: A Distributed Execution…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/03/strata-hadoop-san-jose-key-takeaways-day2.html

  • Retina.AI: Sr. Data Scientist

    ...e insights for business leaders. Our mission is to empower all businesses to tell their own data story. We are VC-backed and have recently closed our seed funding. We’re looking for our our first hires, who will be instrumental in shaping the product and success of the company. Our office is...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/17/10-19-retina-ai-data-scientist.html

  • Are Deep Neural Networks Creative?

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    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/deep-neural-networks-creative-deep-learning-art.html

  • Does Your Company Need a Data Scientist?

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    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/04/your-company-need-data-scientist.html

  • 21 Must-Know Data Science Interview Questions and Answers, part 2

    ...iltering technique. Pandora uses the properties of a song or artist (a subset of the 400 attributes provided by the Music Genome Project) in order to seed a “station” that plays music with similar properties. User feedback is used to refine the station’s results, deemphasizing...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/02/21-data-science-interview-questions-answers-part2.html

  • OpenText Data Visualization – Red Carpet Edition

    …merican Hustle,” and “Gangs of New York” were the biggest losers – all of them got 10 nominations but didn’t win anything. Visualizing Indie Film ROI Seed & Spark, a platform for crowdfunding independent films, teamed up with the information design agency Accurat to create a series of gorgeous…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/opentext-red-carpet-edition.html

  • Retina.AI: Sr. Data Engineer

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    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/17/10-19-retina-ai-data-engineer.html

  • Evolutionary Algorithms for Feature Selection

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    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/11/rapidminer-evolutionary-algorithms-feature-selection.html

  • Financial Entity Identification and Information Integration Challenge 2018

    ...Friday June 15, Houston, TX USA The 2018 FEIII challenge task is to enhance a given “ego” network dataset. Each ego network starts with a seed financial entity. We provide properties for entities as well as information about relationships to other entities. We also include information...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/03/financial-entity-identification-challenge.html

  • TekIQ: Machine Learning / Software Engineer

    At: TekIQ Location: North Reading, MA Position: Machine Learning / Software Engineer _Contact_: Email ai @ tekiq . io. TekIQ is a seed stage startup developing AI based apps. We are currently looking for a Machine Learning / software engineer to develop proof of concept for a product idea. This...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/18/05-11-tekiq-machine-learning-engineer.html

  • Choropleth Maps in R

    ...ch of the states. (Please note that this score is randomly generated and does not reflect the true dancing talent :P). # Creating our own dataset set.seed(100) State_count = length(states_shape$NAME_1) score_1 = sample(100:1000, State_count, replace = T) score_2 = runif(State_count, 1,1000) score =...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/03/choropleth-maps-r.html

  • Using Genetic Algorithm for Optimizing Recurrent Neural Networks

    ...eras.models import Model from deap import base, creator, tools, algorithms from scipy.stats import bernoulli from bitstring import BitArray np.random.seed(1120) data = pd.read_csv('train.csv') data = np.reshape(np.array(data['wp1']),(len(data['wp1']),1)) # Use first 17,257 points as...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/01/genetic-algorithm-optimizing-recurrent-neural-network.html

  • An Introduction to Monte Carlo Tree Search

    ...chases. Now let’s look at the calculations in R and check which price was performing best during the first day of our experiment. library(bandit) set.seed(123) visits_day1 <- c(4000, 4060, 4011, 4007) purchase_day1 <- c(368, 355, 373, 230) prices <- c(99, 100, 115, 120) post_distribution =...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/12/introduction-monte-carlo-tree-search.html

  • Docker for Data Science">Gold BlogDocker for Data Science

    ...ave on not installing packages in itself makes this framework worth it. Reproducible Research: I think of Docker as akin to setting the random number seed in a report. The same dependencies and versions of libraries that was used in your machine are used on the other person’s machine. This makes...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/01/docker-data-science.html

  • U. of Tartu, Institute of Computer Science: Professor of Data Science

    ...6 days of annual leave and a sabbatical semester per 5-years period of appointment. Relocation support will be provided if applicable. In addition, a seed funding package shall be negotiated. Besides access to EU funding instruments, Estonia has a merit-based national research funding system that...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/11-05-utartu-professor-data-science.html

  • Aug 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science Acquisitions, Startup roundup

    ...atform , raised $7.5M in a Series A #BigDataCo t.co/KySjcdEjKZ Aug 27: Zephyr Health, #healthcare #analytics firm, raises $17.5M Series C from Google Ventures #BigDataCo t.co/utT2LkKqxX Aug 15: Sysomos, social analytics firm, buys Expion, an enterprise social marketing platform #BigDataCo...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/09/august-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • NASA Disk Detective – Find the Birthplace of Planets

    ...our curiosity, the possibilities for unexpected discoveries are vast. Disk Detective is the first NASA led and funded Zooniverse project. It is also the first NASA led and funded crowdsourcing project whose main goal is to produce publishable scientific results. It was built using seed money from...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/02/nasa-disk-detective-find-birthplace-planets.html

  • June 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...BigDataCo. Here are the tweets, in reverse chronological order MapR, maker of #Hadoop-based open-source, #BigData platform raises $110M led by Google Ventures #BigDataCo buff.ly/1r6OstL Coherent Path, Cambridge-MA analytics startup, raises $6.25M to help retailers tailor their efforts #BigDataCo...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/07/june-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • August 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...ring tools for building native mobile apps #BigDataCo buff.ly/1s6PcMS Aug 4: Social Cops, Indian startup which sources data from phones, raised $320K seed funding from 500 Startups #BigDataCo buff.ly/1omzSrx Aug 1: Scaled Inference, a stealth start-up, wants to be the Google Brain for all, gets...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/09/august-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • DuPont Pioneer: Data Scientist

    ...Pioneer Location: Johnston, IA Web: www.pioneer.com   DuPont Pioneer is aggressively building Big Data capabilities in order to deliver improved seed genetics and services to our customers. We seek a strong data scientist with background in machine learning and data mining to join our team....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-15-dupont-pioneer-data-scientist.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Sep 16-17: Using Twitter Data with R, updated; Skills needed for machine learning jobs

    ...ites to ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm tcrn.ch/167RJQV US Military Scientists Solve the Key Problem of Viral Marketing: finding the “seed group” who can spread the message bit.ly/14ZWP0X DMRadio: join experts @KDnuggets, @DeanAbb, @KirkDBorne for discussion of Best Practices...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/top-tweets-sep16-17.html

  • Data Scientist

    Company: Pioneer Location: Johnston, IA Web: www.pioneer.com DuPont Pioneer, a global leader in delivering improved seed genetics and services to maximize agricultural productivity, seeks an expert on machine learning and data mining to join a new team focused on developing and applying analytic...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/06-08-pioneer-data-scientist.html

  • Research Scientist

    Company: DuPont Pioneer Location: Johnston, IA Web: www.pioneer.com DuPont Pioneer, a global leader in delivering improved seed genetics and services to maximize agricultural productivity, seeks an expert on machine learning and data mining to join our Breeding Technologies team. Breeding...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/05-09-pioneer-research-associate.html

  • Founders of Yahoo! and MySQL Invest in Import.io

    Web-data platform, import.io has raised a $3m ‘super seed’ round that will help them expand their new San Francisco office. The investment comes from a number of high profile investors including MySQL co-founders David Axmark as an angel, and Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang through AME Cloud...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/09/founders-yahoo-mysql-invest-import-io.html

  • U. Tartu: Professor of Data Management and Analytics

    ...6 days of annual leave and a sabbatical semester per 5-years period of appointment. Relocation support will be provided if applicable. In addition, a seed funding package shall be negotiated. Besides access to EU funding instruments, Estonia has a merit-based national research funding system that...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/14/12-19-utartu-professor-data-management-analytics.html

  • Using Ensembles in Kaggle Data Science Competitions – Part 2

    ...fits: It is simpler than stacking. It wards against an information leak: The generalizers and stackers use different data. You do not need to share a seed for stratified folds with your teammates. Anyone can throw models in the ‘blender’ and the blender decides if it wants to keep that model or...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/06/ensembles-kaggle-data-science-competition-p2.html

  • Curated, Cleansed Datasets can Make A World of Difference

    …out of our belief in the power of crowdsourcing and its ability to help accelerate data science and add value to the quality of big data analysis. To seed the platform, our data contains the open datasets that we’ve prepared as a result of over 90+ projects executed for leading global enterprises….

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/09/crowdanalytix-curated-cleansed-datasets.html

  • April 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...alytics to Air New Zealand & Aimia #BigDataCo t.co/Cg84pbc487 t.co/mhy4JmCllo Apr 08: Merkle, leading data-driven marketing agency, buys #Seattle Digital #Analytics Consultancy Pointmarc #BigDataCo t.co/Xegu7RPF96 Apr 20: Localytics, #Boston app #analytics/marketing firm, buys Splitforce to add...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/april-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • New Hybrid Rare-Event Sampling Technique for Fraud Detection

    ...in theory, assume that all of the data are homogeneously distributed over all of the samples selected, it is good practice to vary the random number seed(s) used in selecting the training, validation, and test datasets and to build several models with the resampled data to ensure that our results...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/new-hybrid-rare-event-sampling-technique-fraud-detection.html

  • December 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...mainly from top VC @a16z, for $865M Valuation #BigDataCo t.co/rbJUNZbX1D Dec 23: Oracle buys Datalogix, which connects offline consumer spending with digital marketing #BigDataCo t.co/Yw1TFvJslX Dec 22: Hampton Creek, #SanFrancisco #BigData Food Tech Innovator, gets $90M Series C, to expand,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/december-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Interview: Emmanuel Letouzé, Data-Pop Alliance on Big Data and Human Rights – A Complex Affair

    ...idea. After several months of discussions, they asked how much it would take to actually set it up, and asked for a proposal. We got $400,000 in core seed funding, which for me was beyond anything I would have hoped for a few months earlier. The last important piece was finding a space in NYC where...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/interview-emmanuel-letouze-data-pop-alliance-human-rights.html

  • How To Unit Test Machine Learning Code

    ...tic. It would really suck to have a test fail in a weird way, only to never be able to recreate it. If you really want randomized input, make sure to seed the random number so you can rerun the test easily. Keep the tests short. Don’t have a unit test that trains to convergence and checks against a...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/11/unit-test-machine-learning-code.html

  • Coursera Andrew Ng on Online Revolution: Education for Everyone

    …king this one of the largest experiments in online education ever performed. Since the beginning of 2012, we have transitioned this effort into a new venture, Coursera, a social entrepreneurship company whose mission is to make high-quality education accessible to everyone by allowing the best…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/08/coursera-andrew-ng-on-online-revolution-education-for-everyone.html

  • Modeling Scientist/Engineer

    ...Global 250 Top Private Companies, Quantcast is used by the world’s leading advertisers, the top 10 media agencies and 100+ million web destinations. Launched in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners, Revolution Ventures and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/03-27-quantcast-modeling-scientist-engineer.html

  • Top Big Data VC Investors

    ..., SpliceMachine. Andreessen Horowitz, 9 companies, including ClearStory, DataGravity, FourSquare, Factual, github, GoodData, Platfora, Twitter Khosla Ventures, 8 companies, including Ayasdi, ClearStory Data, Kaggle, Metamarkets, bitly Battery Ventures, 8 companies, including Kontagent, splunk,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/top-big-data-vc-investors.html

  • Data Scientist

    ...ew approach to solving the problems of modern e-Commerce. We’ve just raised $7.5 million in Series A funding from one of the UK’s biggest venture capitalists. Come and join the growing team as we embark on the brightest chapter in QuBit’s history. Although we’ve now grown to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/03-08-qubit-data-scientist.html

  • Best Blogs for Data Miners and Data Scientists

    ...eking with Greg , by Greg Linden, inventor of Amazon recommendation engine and internet enterpreneur IA Ventures blog, by one of the leading Big Data venture capitalists Roger Ehrenberg and his team Occam’s Razor, by Avinash Kaushik, brilliant Digital Marketing Evangelist at Google R-bloggers...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/04/best-blogs-for-data-miners-data-scientists.html

  • Angoss acquired by Peterson Partners for $8.4 million

    ...ed by Angoss President and CEO Martin Galligan or his associates for $0.525 per share in cash. The common shares of Angoss were delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange at the close of business on April 29, 2013. “This transaction bolsters our financial position moving forward and enables us to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/angoss-acquired-by-peterson-partners.html

  • Accel launches 100M Big Data Fund 2 for the 2nd Wave of Big Data Startups

    TechCrunch, Colleen Taylor, June 17, 2013. … According to venture capital firm Accel Partners, the excitement around the big data space is not set to die down any time soon – it’s just about to enter into a new phase. Accelis announcing that it has dedicated $100 million for a...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/accel-100m-big-data-fund-2-2nd-wave-big-data-startups.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic News Briefs, Mar 2013

    ...that invest in Big Data. Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg – Mar 15, 2013. An interview with Roger Ehrenberg, founder of venture capital firm IA Ventures is a leading investor in startups solely around a big data theme. Ehrenberg talks about Big data, what he looks for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/news-briefs.html

  • RapidMiner gets $5M funding, rebrands, plans expansion

    ...to industry standard for predictive analytics built on an open stack, today announced it closed a $5 million Series A funding round, led by Earlybird Venture Capital and Open Ocean Capital, which is backed by the founders of MySQL. The company will use the capital to expand domestic and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/rapidminer-gets-5m-funding-rebrands-plans-expansion.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic Publications News, May 2013

    ...s on ENRON emails JDMDH: New Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, submissions due Jun 25 – May 25, 2013. Journal of Data Mining & Digital Humanities will publish original research, review papers with the focus on Digital Humanities Data. First issue is planned in August, and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/publications-news.html

  • Data Elite: Andreessen Horowitz Big Data incubator

    ...new Big Data lab called Data Elite was announced on Thursday, backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Joe Lonsdale’s Formation8 and a group of other top venture and tech leaders. The new lab in the SoMa district of San Francisco will nurture between five and 10 Big Data startups at a time, funding...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/10/data-elite-andreessen-horowitz-big-data-incubator.html

  • Skytree Launches Second Opinion Predictive Analytics Program

    ...and churn prediction. Skytree launched its flagship analytics software platform, Skytree Server, in February 2012 with investment from USVP, Javelin Venture Partners, UPS and Samsung. The company has assembled the “Who’s Who” of Big Data analytics for its advisory board, which...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/skytree-launches-second-opinion-predictive-analytics-program.html

  • BattleFin Big Data Combine competition

    ...our industry. In anticipation we are launching our biggest initiative yet! We want to put crowdsourcing and big data to the test, we are launching a venture capital initiative to invest in early stage predictive models used to design innovative liquid hedge fund strategies. Finalists for our...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/battlefin-big-data-combine-competition.html

  • Research Team – Research Engineer

    ...od knowledge of some of these: Ruby, Rails, MySQL, Postgres, Java, Linux, R, Capistrano, Big Data _Contact_: Apply online. About Castlight: ‘#1 Venture-Backed Company’ – Wall Street Journal ‘A name you need to know in 2011’ – Forbes Castlight Health is...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-11-castlighthealth-research-engineer.html

  • Staff Scientist

    ...ientist The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-25-firstfuel-staff-scientist.html

  • Angoss acquired by Peterson Partners for $8.4 million

    ...ed by Angoss President and CEO Martin Galligan or his associates for $0.525 per share in cash. The common shares of Angoss were delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange at the close of business on April 29, 2013. “This transaction bolsters our financial position moving forward and enables us to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/angoss-acquired-by-peterson-partners.html

  • Boston Data Festival and Next Trends in Big Data

    ...Data@CSAIL industry initiative, co-founder of Vertica, and a leading researcher in databases, Big Data, and mobility. Chris Lynch, a partner at Atlas Venture, focusing on Big Data technologies and business models. Chris is a serial entrepreneur and was most recently SVP & GM of HP Data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/boston-data-festival-next-trends-big-data.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 14:n12, May 21

    ...ce, and the most widely used #BigData tool in the future. Stacking the Deck: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data – May 20, 2014. A leading venture capitalist explains why Big Data infrastructure market is mostly mature and where lies the next big area of opportunities related to Big...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/n12.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 14:n14, Jun 10

    ...ice for Winners – Jun 5, 2014. Our exclusive interview covers OnlyBoth and Vivisimo startups, Scientific Discovery, legendary Herbert A. Simon, venture capital, Big Data, advice for winners, and more. Interview: Kirk Borne, Data Scientist, GMU on Decision Science as a Service and Data Science...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/n14.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic News, Sep 2013

    ...th a statistical background. BattleFin Big Data Combine competition – Sep 3, 2013. To test crowdsourcing and big data, BattleFin is launching a venture capital initiative to invest in early stage predictive models used to design innovative liquid hedge fund strategies. Top news in August: The...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/index.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n22, Sep 10

    ...ations and developing new Big Data capabilities. Machine Learning Engineer at Adobe, San Jose, CA – Aug 28, 2013. Help build next generation of digital marketing products to maximize revenue and expand brand presence, by predicting on-line ads performance, building models of online users...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n22.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n08, Mar 27

    ...e top Kaggle competitors. Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg – Mar 15, 2013. An interview with Roger Ehrenberg, founder of venture capital firm IA Ventures is a leading investor in startups solely around a big data theme. Ehrenberg talks about Big data, what he looks for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n08.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n14, Jun 5

    ...g Data in Motion. JDMDH: New Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, submissions due Jun 25 – May 25, 2013. Journal of Data Mining & Digital Humanities will publish original research, review papers with the focus on Digital Humanities Data. First issue is planned in August, and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n14.html

  • 42 Big Data Startups

    ...on, VA. Here is Jeff Vance full list of 42 Big Data startups. To his list, I would also add these, which are among top 20 Big Data startups by raised venture capital amount: Mu Sigma, Northbrook, IL + India. Opera Solutions, San Diego, CA + India. 10gen, New York, NY Guavus, San Mateo, CA....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/42-big-data-startups.html

  • SiSense Prism 10X In-Chip Analytics Data Monster

    ...iting and dashboards. You can try SiSense dashboard online at CRUNCHANALYTICS Dashboard, which uses Crunchbase data for interactive visualizations of venture capital investments and startups. (See also our analysis of Crunchbase/SiSense interactive startup dashboard: Are Big Data investments...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/sisense-prism-10x-analytics-faster-than-in-memory-using-in-chip-technology.html

  • Senior Hadoop Engineer, Machine Learning

    …mp; early investor in Admob), Kathy Leake (co-founder Media6Degrees), and Michael Muse; and is backed by Cava Capital, Vodafone Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures, Extreme Venture Partners, Progress Ventures, Jim Pallotta and others. LocalResponse works with Fortune 500 advertisers such as Audi,…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/07-23-localresponse-senior-hadoop-engineer.html

  • IBM Opens the Watson Cognitive Platform for Developers

    ...move aims to spur innovation and fuel a new ecosystem of entrepreneurial software application providers – ranging from start-ups and emerging, venture capital backed businesses to established players. Together with IBM, these business partners share a vision for creating a new class of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/ibm-opens-watson-cognitive-platform-for-developers.html

  • SDSC: Supercomputer Data Mining in San Diego

    ...s split on whether Big Data reached the Hype Peak ) or is it still growing? NB: We’ve only scratched the tip of the Big Data iceberg. I’d venture to say that there are many sectors that don’t yet realize the potential value hidden in their unstructured data. Even though Big Data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/sdsc-supercomputer-data-mining-san-diego.html

  • Big Data Investment Keeps Climbing in 2013

    …12, we’d seen $4.9 billion invested in Big Data companies but given 2013 activity-to-date, it’s obvious that interest and activity levels are ramping up. The top 10 most active investors in Big Data over the last year are: Lightspeed Venture Partners New Enterprise Associates Battery…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/08/big-data-investment-keeps-climbing-2013.html

  • Additions to KDnuggets Directory in April

    ...cBridge, What’s the Big Data, by Gil Press. Gil covers the Big Data space and also writes a column on Big Data and Business in Forbes. FiveThirtyEight Blogby Nate Silver, a very popular and non-technical blog covering analytics applied mainly to politics and sports. IA Ventures blog, by one...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/added-to-kdnuggets-in-april.html

  • Big Data Investment Keeps Climbing in 2013

    ...12, we’d seen $4.9 billion invested in Big Data companies but given 2013 activity-to-date, it’s obvious that interest and activity levels are ramping up. The top 10 most active investors in Big Data over the last year are: Lightspeed Venture Partners New Enterprise Associates Battery...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/big-data-investment-keeps-climbing-in-2013.html

  • December Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Companies and Startups Activity

    ...op, Big Data Analytics Hits An Inflection Point buff.ly/19Cugac Trinity gets $15M to sell Analytics to Big Pharma, Biotech buff.ly/19CtN7T Dell $300M Venture Fund Targets #BigData, Cloud, Next-Gen Technologies buff.ly/1jF8cCd Answers.com to buy ForeSee, a customer experience analytics company, for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/01/december-analytics-big-data-mining-company-activity.html

  • FirstFuel: Data Scientist

    ...ientist The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-16-firstfuel-data-scientist.html

  • Big Data Could Revolutionize Healthcare. Will We Let it?

    ...high profile initiatives already making a huge difference to our future. As the benefits become more tangible, the naysayers will change their tune. Venture capitalists invested nearly $700 million into US digital health startups in just the first quarter of 2014—that’s 87% year-over-year growth...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/big-data-revolutionize-healthcare.html

  • PredictionIO: Machine Learning Evangelist

    ...are developers. PredictionIO is backed by Stanford University’s StartX, Mozilla’s WebFWD and $2.5M funding from well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Now is a great time to get involved! Why Should I Join? It is a rare opportunity to be the early hero of a fast-growing...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/02-04-predictionio-machine-learning-evangelist.html

  • Interview: Arno Candel, H2O.ai on the Basics of Deep Learning to Get You Started

    ...e to take the models directly into production (e.g., with Storm), which many enterprise customers find useful. H2O and its methods are also backed by venture capital and some of the most knowledgeable experts in Machine Learning: Stanford professors Trevor Hastie, Rob Tibshirani and Steven Boyd....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/interview-arno-candel-0xdata-deep-learning.html

  • Boston Data Festival Celebrates Big Data Community, Nov 3-8

    ...nData Festival, www.bostondatafest.com , Nov 3 – 8. The events will be held at multiple locations: Thomson Reuters, Cambridge Innovation Center/Venture Café, Harvard Business School, hack/reduce, Microsoft NERD Center, DataXu, and Foley Hoag. There will a series of energetic and insightful...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/10/boston-data-festival-nov-3-8.html

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