SmartDataCollective

  • Big Data Gets Bigger with the iPhone and Apple Watch in Healthcare Industry
    Apple and IBM reached a new agreement of using big data analytics software to turn digital health to much more than a step counter. It’s the conjunction between these and others in the healthcare environment would impact each part of the health pro…
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  • Is Blockchain Making the Cryptocurrency Market More Efficient?
    It has been nearly nine years since the anonymous hacker going by the name Satoshi Nakamoto invented the bitcoin currency. The same hacker released it along with another invention, the blockchain algorithm. Blockchain has played a crucial role in pre…
    - 4 days ago 13 Oct 17, 8:34pm -
  • An Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to BlockChain [Infographic]
    A big reason the internet is booming as an avenue for trade and commerce is because it is so convenient. It doesn’t restrict you to your city, state or country, nor does it limit what you can and can’t get in one website. With cryptocurrencies, t…
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  • Real Estate Business Intelligence: Letting Agency Hype
    Historically, real estate has relied heavily on disparate and outdated systems, using CRM tools and spreadsheets as the main tools to keep tonnes of data. However, these systems don’t talk to each other, which causes huge problems for asset manager…
    - 4 days ago 13 Oct 17, 1:21pm -
  • How Big Data Analytics Solving Product Promotion Issues
    Following quite a long while of careful excitement, the showcasing and promoting innovation segment is currently grasping enormous information in a huge way. That is the uplifting news. The hindrance is that most organizations still do not have the a…
    - 5 days ago 12 Oct 17, 8:23pm -

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…
    - 12 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…
    - 76 days ago 2 Aug 17, 7:56pm -
  • 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…
    - 78 days ago 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…
    - 84 days ago 26 Jul 17, 3:01am -
  • 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…
    - 91 days ago 18 Jul 17, 5:16pm -

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…
    - 98 days ago 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…
    - 1 Feb 17, 1:55am -

IBM BigData and Analytics Hub

  • Three considerations for your unified data platform journey
    Although there are many new and emerging classes of data integration, quality and governance software tools available in the market, many large organizations are coming to the conclusion that they're best served by a single unified enterprise data in…
    - 6 days ago 11 Oct 17, 7:07pm -
  • Making Data Simple: Will machines take our jobs?
    In this episode of Making Data Simple we hear insights from IBM Machine Learning Hub data scientists Jorge A. Castañón and Óscar Lara-Yejas as they discuss what machine learning is and is not. They also answer the most controversial question today…
    - 7 days ago 10 Oct 17, 5:29pm -
  • Picking a data management solution just got easier
    Organizations are collecting terabytes of data, so it’s not surprising that organizations are scrambling to identify a data management solution that fits their unique environment. The freedom of choosing the right data source to fit an organization…
    - 8 days ago 9 Oct 17, 12:59pm -
  • 5 reasons Analytics University is the analytics event of 2017
    IBM Analytics is coming to Berlin and New Orleans this October. Here are five traits that make the conference unique. Can't make it? Join the Facebook livestream on October 10 or watch the replay to hear the opening session keynotes from Joel Shapiro…
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  • Top companies seek out diverse data types
    Over the past few years, two major trends have overtaken the world of analytics and data-driven decision-making.
    - 12 days ago 5 Oct 17, 6:55pm -

Predictive Analytics