This Week in Data Science (August 02, 2016)
Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data.
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Interesting Data Science Articles and News
- How To Ace A Data Science Interview – Here’s what to expect at each stage of a data science interview.
- What Has Pokemon Got To Do With Big Data? – When there is participation at the levels of Pokemon, many behavioral insights can be gained from this real-time Big Data.
- How I built a Slack bot to help me find an apartment in San Francisco – Vik Paruchuri walks us through how he built a Slack bot that scrapes housing listings from Craigslist, filters them, posts them on Slack, and deploys it to a server.
- First Wi-Fi-Enabled Smart Contact Lens Prototype – Researchers at the University of Washington developed a way for embedded devices to harvest Bluetooth radio signals and use them to broadcast Wi-Fi transmissions.
- 8 Things Your Company Needs to Know About Cyber Security – Learn about the best security protocols to implement in order to stay safe from cyber attacks.
- NYC Subway Math – Erik Bernhardsson, Head of Engineering at One Zero Capital, analyzes New York City’s subway real-time API in order to find the best strategy when waiting for the subway.
- Only 9% of America Chose Trump
and Clinton as the Nominees – This dynamic data visualization displays the surprising information about the primary elections.
- Fly The Frustrating Skies – The results of various sentiment analyzers are compared in order to identify the most effective strategy for identifying customer complaints towards 6 major U.S. airlines.
- Up-and-Coming Programming Languages – Stay up to date by learning about these five up-and-coming programming languages.
- How to Start Learning Deep Learning – Here is an overview of deep learning with some advice on how to best move forward with learning Deep Learning.
- Yahoo Has a Tool that Can Catch Online Abuse Surprisingly Well – A team at Yahoo recently developed an algorithm capable of catching abusive messages better than any other automated system to date.
- Approaching (Almost) Any Machine Learning Problem – Abhishek Thakur walks us through the general methods used to preprocess data and apply machine learning models.
- 4 Predictions for the World of Big Data – With the rise of massive data availability, what changes will Big Data have on our lives?
Upcoming Data Science Events
- Big Data & Analytics for Pharma Summit – Join some of the world’s top analytics professionals within the pharmaceutical industry on November 3 & 4 in Philidelphia for kenote speeches, workshops, and more.
- eMetrics Summit – Marketing analytics practitioners, experts and visionaries discuss capturing and applying insights from data on October 23 – 27 in New York.
- BDU on 2016 Hadoop Summit – Join BDU at the Hadoop Summit in Australia on September 1st as they discuss spatial-temporal trajectory analysis with Spark.