ConcreteDirect Selects Here as Mapping and Location Service Provider

ConcreteDirect, a brand of LafargeHolcim, has selected HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services, as its mapping and location services provider to support the future growth of this digital solution.
ConcreteDirect is a simple way to manage orders and track deliveries of concrete through a mobile application, available on iOS and Android.

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Best Christmas and New Year Mobile Apps of 2019

Holidays are here, and whether you are at home, at work or shopping at your favorite retail outlet, there are countless ways you can prepare for Christmas and the New Year. US retailers and online e-commerce companies offer exciting discounts to smartphone users who download and make payments through mobile apps, e-wallets, and social media links.

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Newsvendor Problem – The Tale of the First Formula in the Textbook

Introduction
Near our offices here at Stitch Fix, there’s a weekly farmers market.
We’ve noticed an interesting pattern. When the market opens, seasonal produce, bread, and nuts fill tables and food stands. By the end of the day, however, the table with the strawberries is almost empty, while you can still select from a range of nuts at another table.

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Filtering for English Tweets: Unsupervised Language Detection on Twitter

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While working on a Twitter sentiment analysis project, I ran into the problem of needing to filter out all non-English tweets. (Asking the Twitter API for English-only tweets doesn’t seem to work, as it nonetheless returns tweets in Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, and a couple other languages.

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Analyzing Sentiment in Caltrain Tweets

Many of us here at SVDS rely on Caltrain, Silicon Valley’s commuter rail line, to commute to and from the office every day. As part of an ongoing R&D effort, we have been collecting and analyzing various sources of Caltrain-related data with the goal of determining where each train is, and how far behind schedule it’s currently running.

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What does ‘Bandersnatch’ teach us about data storytelling?

“TV of tomorrow is now here.” So says The Guardian. The TV show that brought us into the future is Bandersnatch, the recently released interactive television show from the Black Mirror anthology. Bandersnatch is sort of modern reincarnation of the Choose Your Own Adventure books of your childhood.

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Here is how you fix America’s Science Education problem

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I finally got to visit Maker Faire for the first time and I must say that you should definitely go check it out. The event makes me think of Burning Man for children where tens of thousands of children and adults come together to show their love of building things in all shapes in forms.

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Autonomous Monday at OpenWorld 2019 – List of Must See Sessions

Here you go folks…OpenWorld is so big this year so to help you get the most from Monday I have put together a cheat sheet listing all the best sessions. Enjoy your Monday and make sure you drink lots of water!
If you want this agenda on your phone (iPhone or Android) then checkout our smartphone web app by clicking here
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Calculating new stats in Major League Baseball with Amazon SageMaker

The 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason is here after an exhilarating regular season in which fans saw many exciting new developments. MLB and Amazon Web Services (AWS) teamed up to develop and deliver three new, real-time machine learning (ML) stats to MLB games: Stolen Base Success Probability, Shift Impact, and Pitcher Similarity Match-up Analysis.

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Calculating new stats in Major League Baseball with Amazon SageMaker | Amazon Web Services

The 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason is here after an exhilarating regular season in which fans saw many exciting new developments. MLB and Amazon Web Services (AWS) teamed up to develop and deliver three new, real-time machine learning (ML) stats to MLB games: Stolen Base Success Probability, Shift Impact, and Pitcher Similarity Match-up Analysis.

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Fascinating Developments in the Theory of Randomness

I present here some innovative results from my most recent research on stochastic processes. chaos modeling, and dynamical systems, with applications to Fintech, cryptography, number theory, and random number generators. While covering advanced topics, this article is accessible to professionals with limited knowledge in statistical or mathematical theory.

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Oh, There’s A Pricing Thing Going On Here

Here was our business from yesterday … and it’s clear that volume shifted out of early November into the Cyber Monday window.But what about pricing issues? Did this company discount everything, or did this company do something clever to manage Cyber Monday?Let’s look at the average price per item sold:November = $21.26.Thanksgiving – Cyber Monday = $21.38.December = $21.

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