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We love these infographics from DataCamp which compare some of the many job titles in data science, the "sexiest" of the career of the 21st century according to Harvard Business Review. The infographics lay out the roles and skills needed for the following job titles:
Topics: Big Data Careers Data Science
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The financial industry is no stranger to the power of technology. After all, it has developed its own legion of Quants who use advanced quantitative analysis and programming techniques to exploit big opportunities in the capital markets. Despite being highly regulated, the FinTech industry is booming with the entry of smaller startups looking to disrupt the space with the latest technologies, with data science being at the topmost of the list.
Topics: FinTech Data Science
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FinTech startup VendorMach provided lessons in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and big data on the Byte campus recently. Topics covered by Chaney Ojinnaka, CEO, and Ivan Kotorov, VP, Enterprise, included: KYC (Know Your Customer), supply chain, trust scoring and programming languages. They explained why they chose Python over Ruby for their product. Python's ability to analyze numbers and frameworks are key (as a Python school we're thrilled:). VendorMach also discussed FinTech cultural attitudes in London (original headquarters) and New York City (second office location). By the end of the event the audience felt much much comfortable with "hot" technology buzzwords including artificial intelligence, machine learning, supply chain and more.
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Topics: Machine Learning Tensorflow Data Science
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Natural Language Processing or NLP for short is a field of computer science, artificial intelligence (AI) and computational linguistics concerned with the interactions between computers and human natural language. It's a relatively new field and a "hot" area in technology today. Read some more about it from our Data Science instructor, Lesley Cordero. Byte Academy offers a Natural Language Processing mini-course for those who would like to study this area.
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Podcasts have got to be everybody’s favorite mode of consuming knowledge. They pack a lot of information in a single show, provide you with a fun conversational tone for all topics and are absolutely perfect for those boring, long commutes. Listening to Data Science podcasts is a great way to stay up to date on the latest advancements in the field, coming right from the leading voices of the industry. Here are 10 of our favorite picks -
Topics: Data Science learning
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NLG (Natural Language Generation), a subfield of Artificial Intelligence, is a hot topic in the technology news today. We hear a lot about AI that can soon replace writers and journalists beginning the era of machine creativity. But, what’s all this fuss about? In this article, we unveil what NLG really is and show that it can bring a lot of benefits to businesses and consumers.
Topics: NLG Data Science nlp
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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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In machine learning, we are often in the realm of “function approximation”. That is, we have a certain ground-truth (y) and associated variables (X) and our aim is to use identify a function to wrap our variables in that does a good job in approximating the ground-truth. This exercise in function approximation is also known as “supervised-learning”.