SmartDataCollective

  • !Business Transformations caused by Business Intelligence
    We live in an age that is witnessing a technological take over in virtually every area of our lives. New software is developed every day to bring lasting solutions to issues that have been considered challenges for quite some time. The business secto…
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  • !How AI Play a Crucial Role in Customer Success
    Customer success plays a crucial role in any organization. The ultimate success of a business relies on it. It has become increasingly difficult to compete for customers because businesses have become deliberately aggressive. Fortunately, the emergen…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 7:25am -
  • BigQuery Service: Next Big Thing Unveiled By Google on Big Data
    Have you heard about Google making its unusual move from Software as a service (SaaS) to its BigQuery big data platform? Yes, with the help of the new BigQuery Data Transfer Service, the tech giant unveiled its general availability at the Google Clou…
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 17, 10:39am -
  • Approaches to Big Data Visualization
    Displaying results Data visualization is when you manually or otherwise organize and display data in a pictorial or graphic format in an attempt to enable your audience to: See the results of your analysis efforts more clearly Simplify the complexiti…
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  • Day Parting Email Marketing Campaigns – Big Data Shouldn’t Lead You Astray
    I used to be heavily involved in the digital marketing profession before becoming the editor for Smart Data Collective. I got into the profession about 10 years ago. It is amazing how quickly some things can change, while core elements of the profess…
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AirBnB - Nerds

  • Congratulations to three inspiring women at Airbnb being recognized by the Women of Color in STEM…
    Congratulations to three inspiring women at Airbnb being recognized by the Women of Color in STEM ConferenceAt Airbnb, we value the diversity of our workforce, our guests, our hosts, and the world around us. Today, we’d like to congratulate three i…
    - 49 days ago 5 Oct 17, 4:10pm -
  • Prototyping with React VR
    At Airbnb, we’ve been using React to build user interfaces for our website since 2014. React has radically changed our approach to building UI, and we’ve been active contributors to the open source community with projects such as Enzyme, Hypernov…
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  • Accelerating Services at Airbnb by Building — and Open Sourcing — a Blazing Fast Thrift Binding for…
    Accelerating Services at Airbnb by Building — and Open Sourcing — a Blazing Fast Thrift Binding for RubyIntroducing Sparsam, Airbnb’s implementation of Thrift Serializer in Ruby. Sparsam is up to 25x faster than the old Thrift Ruby Bin…
    - 31 Jul 17, 6:18pm -
  • BinaryAlert: Real-time Serverless Malware Detection
    Today, Airbnb is proud to announce the open-source release of BinaryAlert: a serverless, real-time framework for detecting malicious files. BinaryAlert can efficiently analyze millions of files a day with a configurable set of YARA rules and will tri…
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  • Building Mixed-Language iOS Project with Buck
    At Airbnb, we recognize that developer experience is key to good engineering. Our team specifically — Mobile Developer Infra — has a goal of optimizing our mobile apps’ build times.In June, we got Buck to successfully build our iOS app…
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Data Center Knowledge

The Unofficial Google Data Science Blog

  • Unintentional data
    by ERIC HOLLINGSWORTHA large part of the data we data scientists are asked to analyze was not collected with any specific analysis in mind, or perhaps any particular purpose at all. This post describes the analytical issues which arise in such a sett…
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  • Fitting Bayesian structural time series with the bsts R package
    by STEVEN L. SCOTTTime series data are everywhere, but time series modeling is a fairly specialized area within statistics and data science. This post describes the bsts software package, which makes it easy to fit some fairly sophisticated time ser…
    - 11 Jul 17, 8:55pm -
  • Our quest for robust time series forecasting at scale
    by ERIC TASSONE, FARZAN ROHANIWe were part of a team of data scientists in Search Infrastructure at Google that took on the task of developing robust and automatic large-scale time series forecasting for our organization. In this post, we recount how…
    - 18 Apr 17, 12:02am -
  • Attributing a deep network’s prediction to its input features
    By MUKUND SUNDARARAJAN, ANKUR TALY, QIQI YANEditor's note: Causal inference is central to answering questions in science, engineering and business and hence the topic has received particular attention on this blog. Typically, causal inference in data…
    - 13 Mar 17, 8:54pm -
  • Causality in machine learning
    By OMKAR MURALIDHARAN, NIALL CARDIN, TODD PHILLIPS, AMIR NAJMIGiven recent advances and interest in machine learning, those of us with traditional statistical training have had occasion to ponder the similarities and differences between the fields. M…
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IBM BigData and Analytics Hub

  • Oversight, insight and execution: Is your data governance strategy working?
    Allocating IT budget is a tricky business. Companies need to make choices and manage investment tradeoffs. However, recent Aberdeen research suggests that foundational activities to protect, oversee and manage the data environment through a unified a…
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  • Data Science for All: What is it? Why care? How do I get it?
    Organizations everywhere, from massive governments to the smallest start-ups, are in a race for the best-possible data expertise and tools. To help your team understand the data science journey, IBM created the Data Science for All webcast.
    - 6 days ago 17 Nov 17, 3:47pm -
  • The mainframe isn't going anywhere soon — except maybe to Mars
    Long before humans go to the moon or Mars, we'll need to send unmanned missions to establish the early infrastructure. Don Haderle, a scholar of the mainframe, recently suggested that mainframe computer systems will become the obvious solution for th…
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 17, 9:53am -
  • IBM launches new Integrated Analytics System with Machine Learning
    Information analytics has never been a “one size fits all” proposition. That applies to the hardware and software technologies organizations employ, the information being parsed and the goals of specific projects.
    - 7 days ago 16 Nov 17, 7:30pm -
  • Making Data Simple: How data science is helping to improve aviation
    What are your major concerns before flying on a trip? Would you ever give up your seat due to overbooking? How do airlines predict weather patterns and take proactive action to minimize delays? In this episode of Making Data Simple, Yianni Gamvros, G…
    - 7 days ago 16 Nov 17, 2:00pm -

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