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11 technologies developers should explore now

From machine learning to digital twins, opportunities abound in emerging (and converging) tech trends

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Data science could keep United out of more trouble

The right data analytics can sometimes prevent you from doing stupid things that alienate your customers

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Who needs IoT? Smartphones are the new tracking devices

Arity, a startup spun out of Allstate, uses smartphone apps to collect data that once required dedicated telematics devices

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3 reasons why data scientist remains the top job in America

For the second straight year, 'data scientist' is the top job in America. Why is the position in such high demand and will it stay there in the years to come?

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Python vs. R: The battle for data scientist mind share

Here’s how the general-purpose favorite of scientists stacks up against the stat head’s data-honed tool of choice

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5 web analytics tools every business needs

For deep insights into how users interact with your website or app, look no further than these affordable tools

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3 Kaggle alternatives for collaborative data science

If you're dismayed that Kaggle is now part of the Alphabet soup, these sites continue the tradition of crafting a bounty-paying, competitive venture out of research

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The role of the developer in the machine learning workflow

As machine learning becomes a top of mind business strategy for organizations, developers need to adapt to the changing role.

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6 reasons stores can't give you real-time offers (yet)

Retailers collect tons of data about you and what you like, but don't expect brick-and-mortar stores to provide 'special offers' based on that data soon

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Anaconda Fusion melds Excel with Python data science

A new offering from the creator of a Python distribution for data science uses Microsoft Excel as a front end for Jupyter notebooks and other data-centric apps

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Back to the future of application development

What will computing look like in the next 10 years, and what does the future hold for app developers? These trends are driving major transformation to the role

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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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'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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Microsoft tunes R Server 9.0 for machine learning

Microsoft is tooling R Server to be a resource for working with data where it already lives

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Deep learning is already altering your reality

If we’re living in an algorithmic bubble, we should know how it’s bending and coloring whatever rays of light we’re able to glimpse through it

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Redis module speeds Spark-powered machine learning

The newly released Redis-ML component for the popular in-memory data store accelerates machine learning functions with Apache Spark

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Spark picks up machine learning, GPU acceleration

The originator of the Apache Spark big data processing framework has outfitted its cloud service with easy access to GPU-accelerated machine learning libraries

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