This Week in Data Science (June 14, 2016)
Posted on June 14, 2016 by cora
Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data.
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INTERESTING DATA SCIENCE ARTICLES AND NEWS
- The Impacts Of Big Data On Love, Relationships and Behaviors – By studying communication patterns, can Big Data be used to predict the future success of relationships?
- Outta My Way! How Will We Translate Google’s Self-Driving Honks? – Google’s self-driving cars are learning to honk politely in order to mimic the behavior of a “patient, seasoned driver.”
- White House Report: The Role of Big Data In Improving Lives of Americans – The White House has issued a report presenting four of the top areas that Big Data has the potential to improve our lives.
- Improving patient care by bridging the divide between doctors and data scientists – The continuous computerization of patient health records and use of data analytics can help doctors find out what is best for their individual patients.
- Data Storytelling: What It Is, Why It Matters – Data narratives and visualizations are most important in conveying insights. Learn the rules of effective data storytelling.
- 10 Data Acquisition Strategies for Startups – Learn the best strategies of data acquisition in order to ensure high-quality data sets from the beginning.
- Happiness and Income – Data analysis and visualization shows that happiness increases in a linear-log relationship with income. Can we make our happiness regardless of income?
- Three Times Big Data Made Amusement Parks Better – Amusement parks are using data analytics to help waste less time and better enjoy their experiences.
- The Most Exclusive Circles – Learn about the world’s richest people with this visualization that sorts the world’s top 50 billionaires by age, location, and more.
- Project Murphy Microsoft Bot Framework AI – Project Murphy is a AI bot that can be added to Skype and answers fun questions.
- Mobile Phone Records Reveal Largest Gathering in the History of Humanity – Mobile phone data analytics is used to study human group behavior.
- Analyzing Video, the Biggest Data of Them All – With the increase in access to video cameras and the increase in videos for entertainment, new opportunities in video analytics are rising.
- 7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python – Learn Python Machine learning from scratch.
- Data Scientists…Futureproof Yourselves! – Data scientists must learn to diversify in order to ensure that they are not left behind as the next generation of data scientists emerge.
UPCOMING DATA SCIENCE EVENTS
- Data Science Bootcamp – Attend a free summer bootcamp starting May 20th in Toronto. Get hands-on training and receive a badge upon completion.
- Data Science for Developers – BDU and Lighthouse Labs invite all developers to attend a free 3-hour workshop on June 25th in Toronto.
- Classification with Logistic Regression and Support Vector Machine – Learn about Logistic Regression and Support Vector Machines on June 28th in Toronto.
- Data Science Summit 2016 – Whether you are a developer, business leader, or data scientists, attend this year’s Data Science Summit in San Francisco on July 12th-13th in order to learn about the new possibilities in machine learning and data science.
- Faster Self-Service Analytics with Salesforce Data and Visualizations – Join this Data Science Central Webinar to learn about the power of self-service analytics on July 26th.