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3 Ways Technology Can Improve Creative Briefs and Project Intake to Drive Greater Efficiency in Marketing

Technology won’t make you more creative, but it can give you more space to be creative. It’s a part of the Marketing Technology stack that deserves some focus because Marketing leaders are clearly investing in creative teams and technology can drive greater efficiency.
CMOs have been building in-house creative teams for the last 10 years.

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Revenue Analytics Unveils FareVantage™, Next-Generation Revenue Management for Passenger Rail

Revenue Analytics’s First-of-its-Kind Software will Give Modern Train Operators Big Gains in Ridership, Revenue, Team Efficiency, and Customer Experience
Revenue Analytics, pioneers in revenue management and predictive analytics solutions, announced the launch of FareVantage , a breakthrough Revenue Management System (RMS) for the passenger rail industry.

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Looker Achieves Top Rankings in BARC’s ‘The BI Survey’ For Second Consecutive Year

Customers Give Looker’s Data Platform a 100% Recommendation Score
Looker, a leading data platform company, announced that it received top-rankings and a perfect customer recommendation score in its second appearance in The BI Survey 19 from the Business Application Research Centre (BARC).

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Give me five

Give me five is an open source Chrome extension that allows you to recommend the content you push to Lateral based on the content of the page you’re currently visiting. It’s the same code base that the NewsBot Chrome extension is built upon. The screencast shows the extension in action:
You can find the source code to Give me five on GitHub.

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For Predictive Modeling, Big Data Is No Big Deal

That is what I will be speaking about when I give a keynote talk a the Predictive Analytics World conference on Monday, September 30th in Boston.For one thing, data has always been big. Big is a relative concept and data has always been big relative to the computational power, storage capacity, and I/O bandwidth available to process it.

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The 2020 Twitter Election: Explore the 20+ Democratic Candidates

Our goal at Juice is to give everyone the ability to design and share compelling data stories. We’re always inspired by the The New York Times information design group (and many other data story authors). We want to bring this kind of data communication to every organization.However, we sometimes forget to share publicly all the cool stuff we can do.

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Verifing Minecraft User Accounts | zacstewart.com

When I need to give my brain a rest, I like to play Minecraft on an interesting
server known as Civcraft. The unique thing about this server is that it is
an experiment in anarchy of sorts. There are no rules except not to exploit
software glitches that could give you an unfair advantage. Robbery, murder,
griefing and trolling of all sorts are completely legal within the rules of the
server.

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This Is What Happens When You Accidentally De-Index Your Site from Google

Posted by Jeff_BakerDoes reading that title give you a mini-panic attack?
Having gone through exactly as the title suggests, I can guarantee your anxiety is fully warranted.
If you care to relive my nightmare with me — perhaps as equal parts catharsis and SEO study — we will walk through the events chronologically.
Are you ready?
August 4th, 2019
It was a Sunday morning.

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Beginner’s Guide: Data Science vs Big Data vs Data Analytics

In today’s day and age, dominated by technology and mass consumerism, data is almost literally everywhere.
Just to give you an idea of the amount of data out there, IBM reports that in 2012, 2.5 billion GBs of data were generated on average every day. And that was 7 years ago, which in technology years is practically a whole era.

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World Models Experiments | 大トロ

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In this article I will give step-by-step instructions for reproducing the experiments in the World Models article (pdf). The reference TensorFlow implementation is on GitHub.
Other people have implemented World Models independently. There is an implementation in Keras that reproduces part of the CarRacing-v0 experiment.

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Insight-ICON Monthly Progress Report

Hello ICON Blockchain! Insight-ICON here to give the first of the monthly status updates for our P-Rep election campaign for ICON. As many of you know, there is an election underway to find 22 qualified teams to decentralize the validation network for the ICON Blockchain. While we at Insight are mainly focused on tech, we are executing a broad strategy to grow the ICON ecosystem as a whole.

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Using MySQL as a Cache Layer for BigQuery

BigQuery is great at handling large datasets, but will never give you a sub-second response, even on small datasets. It leads to a wait time on dashboards and charts, especially dynamic, where users can select different date ranges or change filters. It is almost always okay for internal BIs, but not for customer-facing analytics.

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