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LinkedIn says these jobs will be on the rise in 2020

For many people, looking for a new job is at the top of their list of New Year’s resolutions.
And according to jobs and career information site LinkedIn, if you want to get in on some of the up and coming industries, you might want to brush up on your engineering skills.
On Tuesday, LinkedIn released its list of emerging jobs for 2020.

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USA Has Highest Number of CCTV Cameras per Person in the World

According to a recent report released by PreciseSecurity.com, the USA has the highest number of CCTV cameras per person in the world.
This is despite China having four times as many CCTV cameras in total compared to the USA.
CCTV Cameras Expand All Over The World
Data shows China is a leading country in terms of surveillance.

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Amazon Advertising This Cyber Monday: Too Good an Opportunity to Miss

According to Amazon, last year’s Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day event in history. It was part of a record-breaking holiday season that included Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the weekend, i.e., the “Cyber Five.”
Marin’s ad management platform showed that during last year’s Black Friday weekend, clicks and ad spend were up in the US by 53% and 81%, respectively.

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TAG Study Shows 88% Less Fraud in TAG Certified Distribution Channels, Notable Improvement Over Prior Year

According to 614 Group Analysis, Fraud Rates in TAG Certified Channels Dropped from 1.68% to 1.41%, as Industry Adopted Higher Standards
The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, released the results of its 2019 benchmark fraud study.

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Why your re-targeting is not as effective as could be

According to a latest report by Merkle Inc. advertisers spend 33% of their advertising budget on Retargeting efforts.  That is a huge chunk of the budget!  According to another study, the average Click Through Rate for Display ads is 0.07%, while those for Retargeting is ten times that number i.e. 0.7%, . However, that is still dismal.

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Performance Measures for Multi-Class Problems

For classification problems, classifier performance is typically defined according to the confusion matrix associated with the classifier. Based on the entries of the matrix, it is possible to compute sensitivity (recall), specificity, and precision. For a single cutoff, these quantities lead to balanced accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) or to the F1-score (recall and precision).

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The Dollars Attached to a Career in Data Science

The median data scientist salary in the United States is $118,370, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than twice as high as the national median salary1and not far off from what doctors and attorneys make. It’s important to note, however, that the BLS categorizes data scientist roles within a broader category: computer and information research scientists.

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Python for Data Science

Programming languages that build the apps, programs and environments you use are sophisticated and, according to the TIOBE Index, there are more than 250 programming languages currently in existence. One of the most popular of these is Python, an open-source language that’s been around since February of 1991.

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OpenAI: A new non-profit AI company

A new non-profit artificial intelligence research company has just been founded. According to the announcement made from the company’s website, the goal of the company is to advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole, unconstrained by a need to generate financial return.

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How using analytics and AI to detect payment fraud netted an immediate $16 million ROI

According to the Price Waterhouse Cooper 2018 Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey, the reported rate of economic crime is on the rise, up to 49% in 2018. That makes the use case I want to share particularly relevant, no matter what industry or sector you’re in.

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