Recent posts by Byte

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    AI vs Machine Learning vs Deep Learning: What's the Difference?

    By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 5:17:55 AM

    When Deepmind’s AlphaGo won 4 out of 5 matches against the then Go Champion Lee Se-dol, the entire world took notice. Heralded as a triumph for Artificial Intelligence, this moment was an important step towards making sophisticated AI powered machines a reality.

    Topics: Machine Learning AI Data Science
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    A Beginner's Guide to Deep Learning

    By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 5:15:02 AM

    As long as there has been Science Fiction, the idea that machines are smarter than humans has always captivated our collective imagination. But while Artificial Intelligence (AI) has not reached that level yet, we have made considerable advances towards developing machine intelligence, as evidenced by Google, Tesla, and Uber experimenting with self-driven cars. The reason why AI has successfully burst out of universities and research labs into product is largely due to the scalability and usefulness of Deep Learning, the Machine Learning technique making this technological progress possible.

    Topics: Deep Learning Machine Learning AI Data Science
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    Blockchain Backtrack: Spread of Cryptocurrency

    By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 5:12:29 AM

    The advent of cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin, has seen widespread and rapid use to the point where high-profile companies are beginning to take an interest by allowing electronic currency to be used for their transactions.

    Blockchain, which was developed alongside Bitcoin, revolutionized this field by acting as a sort of ledger that records every transaction and storing this information on a global network, preventing the tampering of digital currency and building security and trust between Blockchain and its users, making it an increasingly popular method of electronic payment.  Below learn more from news excerpts.  For more blockchain education, check out Byte Academy's course.

    Topics: FinTech news Blockchain
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    From Concept to Company – 5 Tips for Every Entrepreneur

    By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 5:09:31 AM

    Taking the decision to start your own venture is never easy. But once you overcome your initial hesitation and take the plunge, your life will take a turn for the better. Here are our 5 tips for every aspiring entrepreneur to keep in mind as they embark on this journey.

    Topics: Startup Careers Programming Tips
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    Teamwork: Know Your Crew On The First Day of Bootcamp

    By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 5:05:47 AM

    Byte Academy’s welcome breakfast for its new cohort the Traders became a bonding session with the inaugural integration of Know Your Crew, a mobile app which uses creative questions to connect groups.  Over bagels, fruit and coffee, the Traders, instructors and staff filled in the blanks to questions such as “my biggest pet peeve is______.” By doing so, students gained valuable insight into people that they would spend the next three months with.  The Traders also had an opportunity to get a heads up on Byte Academy team members as they watched them answer questions regarding each other such as “who is the most likely to give unsolicited advice?”  Of course that and all answers remain confidential ...


    Topics: byte academy trends learning teamwork
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    Python vs R. Which language should you choose?

    By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 4:15:22 AM

    Data science is an interdisciplinary field where scientific techniques from statistics, mathematics, and computer science are used to analyze data and solve problems more accurately and effectively. It is no wonder, then, that languages such as R and Python, with their extensive packages and libraries that support statistical methods and machine learning algorithms are cornerstones of the data science revolution. Often times, beginners find it hard to decide which language to learn first. This guide will help you make that decision.

    Topics: R Python Data Science Programming Tips
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    Preparing For Facebook's Data Science Interview

    By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 4:13:02 AM

    Read on how to prepare and ace the Data Science interview from our Data Scientist, Lesley Cordero. Lesley describes her experience taking the technical test at leading tech companies, including Facebook and Foursquare.

    Topics: facebook Careers Data Science Interview
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    Interpreting and Visualizing AutoCorrelation

    By Byte on Aug 14, 2020 9:08:34 AM

    By Jithin J and Karthik Ravindra, Byte Academy

    Topics: autocorrelation Data Science
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    How to Ride the Big Data Wave in 2017

    By Byte on Aug 14, 2020 9:05:18 AM

    Due to an exponential increase in data in the 21st century, a new term "Big Data" was coined few years back.

    Topics: Big Data Careers Data Science

    Our Blockchain Bootcamp in Bloomberg

    By Byte on Aug 14, 2020 9:04:25 AM

    Bloomberg has a great article on rising demand of blockchain developers and the lack of supply. Our course starts on October 25th, Apply now or contact us to find out more about the course.

    Topics: bloomberg Careers news education Blockchain