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Are Vectorized Random Number Generators Actually Useful?

I reported that you can multiply the speed of common (fast) random number generators such as PCG and xorshift128+ by a factor of three or four by vectorizing them using SIMD instructions. Is this actually useful in practice? comments By Daniel Lemire...

Are you monitoring your machine learning systems?

How are you monitoring your Python applications? Take the short survey - the results will be published on KDnuggets and you will get all the details. By Robert Dempsey. Sponsored Post. When it comes to monitoring machine learning systems, how to moni...

Avoiding Another AI Winter

This post is a look at the factors -- public fears and a loss of investor appetite -- that could thwart AI progress... if we don’t pay them enough attention. comments By Libby Kinsey, Venture Investor. 2016 was a big year for AI. The banner conferenc...

Beating the 4-Year Slump: Mid-Career Growth in Data Science

This article provides a list of resources for data scientists who are transitioning from early-career/entry-level positions to more established roles. Surveys have shown a sharp decrease in satisfaction starting around 4 years into the profession, an...

Building A Data Science Product in 10 Days

At startups, you often have the chance to create products from scratch. In this article, the author will share how to quickly build valuable data science products, using his first project at Instacart as an example. comments By Houtao Deng, Data scie...

Business intuition in data science

Data Science projects are not just use of algorithms & building models; there are other steps of the project which are equally important. Here we explain them in detail. comments By Jahnavi Mahanta. Often when we think of a __data science assignment...

Conclusion

Feature extraction and similar image search with OpenCV for newbies I think all of you saw Google Image Search and asked yourself “How it works?”, so today i will give you an answer on this question and we will build simple script for making image se...

corrr 0.2.1 now on CRAN

(This article was first published on blogR, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) @drsimonj here to discuss the latest CRAN release of corrr (0.2.1), a package for exploring correlations in a tidy R framework. This post will describe corrr features a...

Cute Gibbs sampling for rounded observations

I was attending a course of Bayesian Statistics where this problem showed up: There is a number of individuals, say 12, who take a pass/fail test 15 times. For each individual we have recorded the number of passes, which can go from 0 to 15. Because...