SmartDataCollective

  • !Virtual Reality And Machine Learning Go Hand In Hand
    According to some experts, the origins of virtual reality can be traced back to the 1950s, although the first virtual reality display wasn’t invented until 1968. The field has obviously evolved over the past half of a century. However, it is changi…
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  • 4 Big Data Marketing Strategy Issues Holding You Back (And How To Fix Them)
    We are living in a data-driven world where Big Data is influencing almost every aspect of the digital marketing landscape. It has proven instrumental in creating customer-centric campaigns. That’s why the growing need for Big Data analyt…
    - 3 days ago 14 Jul 18, 10:30am -
  • How Payroll AI and Machine Learning Are Transforming Businesses
    Payroll management is a function that most companies and employees take for granted. However, it is highly complicated and difficult to run efficiently. This only becomes evident to people after payroll errors surface. A growing number of companies a…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 9:59pm -
  • How To Use Social Media Analytics To Increase Your Business Success
    Marketing has changed immensely in the digital age, with more stress on improving the reach that a company has. Increasing this reach can lead to sales, brand recognition, and overall consumer trust of a small or large company. Social media is the be…
    - 4 days ago 13 Jul 18, 3:00pm -
  • The Benefits Of The Hybrid Cloud For Entrepreneurs
    Cloud solutions are getting popular with enterprises adopting modern cloud infrastructure to move from traditional systems to an agile structure. There are lots of benefits to adapting the hybrid cloud for entrepreneurs. Most of them already have the…
    - 4 days ago 13 Jul 18, 12:30pm -

AirBnB - Nerds

  • Airbnb Engineering in Seattle
    Airbnb’s tech-focused Seattle team has moved into a new home. The 42,000 square foot office in downtown Seattle is the company’s third engineering hub.Want to know what it’s like to work in Airbnb’s new office?Ari Steinberg, Director of Engi…
    - 15 days ago 2 Jul 18, 6:02pm -
  • React Native at Airbnb: The Technology
    The technical detailsThis is the second in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with React Native and what is next for mobile at Airbnb.React Native itself is a relatively new and fast-moving platform in the cross-section of And…
    - 22 days ago 25 Jun 18, 3:57pm -
  • What’s Next for Mobile at Airbnb
    Bringing the best back to nativeThis is the fifth in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with React Native and what is next for mobile at Airbnb.Exciting Times AheadEven while experimenting with React Native, we continued to…
    - 26 days ago 21 Jun 18, 8:28pm -
  • Sunsetting React Native
    Due to a variety of technical and organizational issues, we will be sunsetting React Native and putting all of our efforts into making native amazing.This is the fourth in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with React Native a…
    - 26 days ago 21 Jun 18, 8:28pm -
  • Building a Cross-Platform Mobile Team
    Adapting mobile for a world with React NativeThis is the third in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with React Native and what is next for mobile at Airbnb.In addition to the countless technical pros and cons of React Native…
    - 26 days ago 21 Jun 18, 8:28pm -

Data Center Knowledge

The Unofficial Google Data Science Blog

  • Compliance bias in mobile experiments
    by DANIEL PERCIVALRandomized experiments are invaluable in making product decisions, including on mobile apps. But what if users don't immediately uptake the new experimental version? What if their uptake rate is not uniform? We'd like to be able to…
    - 22 Mar 18, 4:32pm -
  • Designing A/B tests in a collaboration network
    by SANGHO YOONIn this article, we discuss an approach to the design of experiments in a network. In particular, we describe a method to prevent potential contamination (or inconsistent treatment exposure) of samples due to network effects. We present…
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  • 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…
    - 13 Oct 17, 1:26am -
  • 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 -

IBM BigData and Analytics Hub

  • Making Data Simple: An interview with Ember Crooks
    In this episode of Making Data Simple, Ember Crooks, Db2 Lead DBA and Delivery Manager at Xtivia, IBM Champion and IBM Gold Consultant, sits down to talk about her experience in the data science field. She shares her industry expertise, career goals,…
    - 6 days ago 11 Jul 18, 7:45pm -
  • How analytics superhero Mike Tamir uses data to fight fake news
    How can we always be sure the stories we’re reading are accurate? Is there an agenda to distort facts to change opinions? Does a story assert falsehoods, misquote its subjects or rely on hyperbole? In short: is the news we’re consuming the truth?…
    - 8 days ago 9 Jul 18, 6:00pm -
  • How advanced analytics pulls insights from the weather, part 1
    Natural disasters seem inescapable, leaving us feeling vulnerable in the hands of nature. How is this possible, given all the data and technology that surrounds us today? Can’t experts get better at prediction, and even try to stave off more natura…
    - 12 days ago 5 Jul 18, 6:36pm -
  • Making Data Simple: Team dynamics and happy meter
    Whether you are a start-up or a large corporation, you need to engage your team to drive engagement and business results. Katharine Kearnan, senior communication manager, IBM Analytics, and Alexa Youssefian, communications and social media specialist…
    - 12 days ago 5 Jul 18, 4:49pm -
  • What has the catalog ever done for us?
    So what happens now when we go beyond the frontiers of the data warehouse and into the world of the data lake? – the world of Hadoop, of NoSQL, the world of schema on read, of discovering the data as is? For many organizations, the holy grail is to…
    - 15 days ago 2 Jul 18, 3:34pm -

Predictive Analytics