Tag - August

Analysis of the #7FavPackages hashtag

(This article was first published on Variance Explained, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Twitter has seen a recent trend of “first 7” and “favorite 7” hashtags, like #7FirstJobs and #7FavFilms. Last week I added one to the mix, about my 7 favor...

Are Scientists Doing Too Much Research?

At the heart of this reproducibility problem is the statistical inference methods used to validate research findings—specifically the concept of “statistical significance.” By Peter Bruce, Statistics.com. comments It sounds almost heretical to ask th...

Artificial Intelligence Conference – Exclusive Offer

The O'Reilly AI Conference comes to San Francisco Sept 17-20. Early Price ends August 4, and space is limited. Save an extra 20% on most passes with KDnuggets exclusive code PCKDNG. The Artificial Intelligence Conference delivers unparalleled depth a...

Big Data Day LA 2018

Get ready for the local big data event of the year! The 2018 edition of Big Data Day LA is taking place on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the University of Southern California. This full-day conference is a great way to immerse yourself in everything d...

Cartoon: Machine Learning takes a vacation

August is a popular time for vacation, and even hard-working AI may want to take a few epochs off from its training. KDnuggets Cartoon looks at how this might go. By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets. comments August is a popular time for vacation, and ev...

Deep Learning with Cloudera, Webinar Aug 24

Deep learning expands boundaries of the possible. Detecting fraud. Predicting claims. Diagnosing cancer. Deep learning solves these problems and many others. Find out more with Cloudera, Aug 24. Deep Learning with Cloudera Webinar | August 24th, 2017...

Descartes Labs

Advancing the science of soy forecasting Last month, we were excited to unveil our 2016 U.S. Corn Yield Forecast. Today, we’re adding soybeans to our weekly production forecasts. The first Descartes Labs weekly soy forecast is 47.89 bushels per acre...

Go, Marvin Minsky, and the Chasm that AI Hasn’t Yet Crossed

An exclusive inside look at how artificial intelligence and machine learning work at Apple On July 30, 2014, Siri had a brain transplant. Three years earlier, Apple had been the first major tech company to integrate a smart assistant into its operati...