Google’s Private Web Browsing Promise Takes Shape; Embrace a “Cookie-free” Economy by 2022

Apple Safari was the first browser to implement ITP. Firefox had also decided to block third-party cookies. Now, Google Chrome is expected to follow these browsers by rendering third-party cookies obsolete. 
By 2023, Google Chrome will secure its web browsing technology, banning third-party cookies from accessing user’s browsing history.

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How to Manage Your Entire Marketing Budget [Free Budget Planner Templates]

Let’s say your company decided to invest in a website redesign so you can improve lead generation, and you’re responsible for managing the project. Naturally, one of the first questions you have is, “How much is this website redesign going to cost?”
The answer, of course, is “it depends.

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Data Science 101 would like to welcome Community and Sponsored Posts

After receiving some interest, I have decided to open up the posting more to the data science community. There are more details on the Contribute Page.
If there is enough interest, I will be posting community contributed posts on Wednesdays and sponsored posts on Thursdays.
What is the difference?
Community contributed posts are free and are intended for individuals.

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iPhone Dev Camp 3

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A few days ago I decided to attend “iPhone Dev Camp 3”:http://www.iphonedevcamp.org/ at Yahoo’s Head Quarters in Sunnyvale, CA. It was a 3 day event starting Friday evening. Most of the event consisted of a hackfest where teams built a project of their choice and present it towards the end of the conference.

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Natural Language Processing in a Kaggle Competition for Movie Reviews

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I decided to try playing around with a Kaggle competition. In this case, I entered the “When bag of words meets bags of popcorn” contest. This contest isn’t for money; it is just a way to learn about various machine learning approaches.
The competition was trying to showcase Google’s Word2Vec.

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Building a budgeting service

A post-hoc analysis, part 2
As I wrote in my last blog post, around 3 years ago I decided to try to build a budgeting service like mint.com for the norwegian market. After around a year, having reached the prototype stage, I decided to take a short break from further building, to think about the business details. This quickly turned into an … extended break.

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Connecting Python to Postgres . . . An Arduous Task

I’ve decided that I want to learn a bit more about Python.  So, I downloaded Python onto my Mac running OS 10.8.x and decided to connect it to my local Postgres database.  Several days later, I have succeeded! Along the way, I may have learned a thing or two that would help others.  Hence, this description of my experience and my solutions.Mac OS X comes with Python 2.7.

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Machine Learning is not BS in Monitoring

Recently I came across provocatively titled “Machine Learning in Monitoring is BS” and decided to reply but the response came out longer than typical comment so I posted it separately.
Ambiguity of the data – true point. It’s impossible to build a single universal model that eats any data and alert when it’s wrong.

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A Divergence Bound For Hybrids of MCMC and Variational Inference and …

At ICML I recently published a paper that I somehow decided to title “A Divergence Bound for Hybrids of MCMC and Variational Inference and an Application to Langevin Dynamics and SGVI”. This paper gives one framework for building “hybrid” algorithms between Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) and Variational inference (VI) algorithms.

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