The video below comes to us from the Strata Conference 2014: How Companies are Using Spark, and Where the Edge in Big Data Will Be. While the first big data systems made a new class of applications possible, organizations must now compete on the speed and sophistication with which they can draw value from data. […]
Last week saw evidence for the big data industry steamroller effect as the Strata Conference 2014 in Santa Clara came and went. With thousands of attendees, an abundance of informative presentations, and a very healthy exhibitor ecosystem, the show defined the current state-of-the-art for all that is big data. If you missed the big event, O’Reilly Media has graciously made available the slides and videos for some of the presentations.
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The father of the S language which ultimately became R, Dr. John Chambers, sits down with Professor Trevor Hastie of the Stanford University Statistics Department to discuss the long and fascinating history of the R language.
I am convinced we’re at an important inflection point in the timeline of the discipline of computer science. When compared to other disciplines like mathematics, physics and biology, computer science is a very young field, starting around 1964. But something is happening now, in 2014, that is propelling the field into a new evolutionary period.
The “How Machine Learning Works” lecture series concludes by developing some machine learning python code from scratch. We use real valued numbers sampled from two different Gaussians with different priors.
Machine learning technologies have seen many inroads into the advertising industry primarily to make for more intelligent buys and placements in order to deliver a brand message to a selected audience. Here are some compelling SLIDES from a lecture at the New York University Stern School of Business by Foster Provost, Professor of Information Systems: “Machine Learning for Display Advertising.”
The recent Data Day Texas 2014 featured a session given by Josh Wills, Cloudera’s Senior Director of Data Science: “From The Lab To The Factory: Building A Production Machine Learning Infrastructure.”