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Big data in agriculture (DDW2.1)

January 5, 2016
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Big data in agriculture (DDW2.1)

The Data-Driven Weekly is kicking off 2016 by exploring how big data and analytics is powering data-driven business in different …Continue reading →

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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.7

December 23, 2015
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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.7

It turns out I’m not the only one who thinks AI alarmism is a bit out of hand. The ITIF …Continue reading →

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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.6

December 16, 2015
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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.6

Right on cue, this past week heralded in an announcement of OpenAI, a new non-profit started by a number of …Continue reading →

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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.5

December 9, 2015
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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.5

This week, we continue the parallel themes of deep learning and natural language processing. Last week I mentioned some papers …Continue reading →

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Modeling data with functional programming – lists

December 8, 2015
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Modeling data with functional programming – lists

The latest update of my book includes a chapter on lists. This chapter explores the list data type and how …Continue reading →

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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.4

December 1, 2015
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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.4

With the holiday shopping season officially kicked off, sales data is on everyone’s mind. But that’s not the only data …Continue reading →

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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.3

November 24, 2015
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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.3

This week we explore two different themes related to data. The first is how to value big data. The second …Continue reading →

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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.2

November 17, 2015
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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.2

Last week witnessed a number of exciting announcements from the big data and machine learning space. What it shows is …Continue reading →

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Data-Driven Weekly (2015-11-09)

November 9, 2015
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Data-Driven Weekly (2015-11-09)

This is the initial installment of a weekly post on notable articles on the data-driven trend. Topics covered include self-service …Continue reading →

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SparkR quick start that works

October 4, 2015
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SparkR quick start that works

If you’re following along the SparkR Quick Start, you’ll notice that the instructions are not consistent with a more recent …Continue reading →

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