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Review: Scikit-learn shines for simpler machine learning

Well-tended Python framework offers wide selection of robust algorithms, but no deep learning

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12 New Year's resolutions for your data

Your data is a mess. Stop procrastinating and put your best intentions to work with this handy priority list

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RStudio's new enterprise platform moves out of beta

On the eve of its annual user conference, RStudio announced that its RStudio Connect publishing platform is out of beta and available for a free 45-day evaluation.

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Apache Beam unifies batch and streaming for big data

Beam offers a high-level API and programming paradigm for streaming and batch systems

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Microsoft’s R tools bring data science to the masses

Open source R is key for big data analytics, and Microsoft has infused many of its tools with the language

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Tech luminaries team up on $27M AI ethics fund

A team of philanthropists and tech luminaries have put together a fund that’s aimed at bringing some more humanity into the AI development process. It’s called the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, and it will...

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U.S. workers beware: Japanese insurer to replace humans with A.I.

By 2021, intelligent systems and robots may take up to 6 percent of U.S. jobs, according to Forrester Research

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'Transfer learning' jump-starts new AI projects

Machine learning, once implemented, tends to be specific to the data and requirements of the task at hand. Transfer learning is the act of abstracting and reusing those smarts

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3 things small businesses can learn about data science from Apple

Small businesses can begin to unlock the power of big data by looking at examples from one of the largest companies in the world: Apple

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Busted! 5 myths of digital transformation

Let’s get digital: Serious opportunities await those who can cut through the bull surrounding everything that can make an organization digital

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Review: Caffe deep learning conquers image classification

Caffe offers a strong brew for image processing, but the project shows signs of stalling

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Face-off: Oracle vs. HPE for data warehousing

Considering a data warehouse system? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival products from Oracle and HP Enterprise, based on reviews written by enterprise users of the products

Computerworld Tech Forecast 2017 - Tech Trends to Double-Down on Now

5 key technologies to double down on now

IT leaders plan to use these key technologies to deliver business results in 2017

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Devs will lead us to the big data payoff at last

Enterprises have gotten little satisfaction from their early adventures in big data, so developers are charting their own course in the cloud

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Q&A: Hortonworks CTO unfolds the big data road map

Hortonworks' Scott Gnau talks about Apache Spark vs. Hadoop and data in motion

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CrateDB packs NoSQL flexibility, SQL familiarity

The open source database includes Elasticsearch-style full-text search, SQL querying, uncomplicated clustering, and unpack-and-go installation

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Why the cloud? In 2016, it was the lure of the new

This year the cloud became not only the new normal, but also an irresistible ecosystem of the most exciting new enterprise tech

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First look: IBM's Watson Analytics comes to the iPad

The app is designed for quick data discovery on the go but has some omissions compared to the web version

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