FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it will deploy its proprietary datasets, both structured and unstructured, on Snowflake, the cloud data platform, providing investment professionals with immediate and scalable access to content in a cloud-built SQL data warehouse.Read Full Story
Travel Guard Travel Insurance Provider Debuts Expanded Trip Safety Information for Business Travelers
The AIG Travel Assistance App has been upgraded with a significant new feature through a partnership with GeoSure, developer of the most granular, real-time safety measurement platform available.
Company Working to Accelerate Adoption of STIR/SHAKEN Caller ID Authentication Standards
Neustar, Inc., a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, has been approved as an initial Secure Telephone Identity Certification Authority (STI-CA).
Editor’s Note: It is one to say theoretically that having multiple types of information at one’s disposal can lead to improved decision-making, it is another thing sometimes to actually have to live with the consequences. You may find that different types of information may lead to the same conclusions, or you may find that they conflict with one another.Read Full Story
inRiver, a leading provider of SaaS-based product information management (PIM) solutions, announced it is now available on Salesforce AppExchange to help businesses unite product details with customer connections, throughout their entire commerce journey.
The commerce landscape is evolving to adapt to buyer demands.
Personal Information, Research Data, Massive Lamba Scale, and The Moral Character of Cryptographic Work
Presidio — recognizers for personally identifiable information, assembled into a pipeline that helps you scrub sensitive text such as credit card numbers, names, locations, social security numbers, bitcoin wallets, US phone numbers, and financial data.
I recently developed an online course which provides information on the Career in Digital and Web analytics. The course is a result of the emails that I get from recent graduates and people who are looking to change their career.Read Full Story
With the increasing economic globalization and improvements in information technology, large amounts of financial data are being generated and stored. These can be subjected to data mining techniques to discover hidden patterns and obtain predictions for trends in the future and the behavior of the financial markets.Read Full Story
h1. information overload and twitter
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h2. How I use twitter
I have been an on and off user of twitter since it first came out. There are hidden gems in the tweets I get, but most of it is just plain junk. It can be quite daunting to add another stream of information to go through with all the emails, blogs, and other information we are already processing on a daily basis.
CR Note: Most of this survey is noise, but there is some information, especially on the labor market and the “Single Most Important Problem”.From the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB): October 2019 Report: Small Businesses Continue to Push the Economy ForwardThe small business half of the economy continued its remarkable economic streak, posting a 0.Read Full Story
The Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program at the UC Berkeley School of Information (I School) culminates with a synthetic capstone project.Read Full Story
When we launched the Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program in January of 2014, we knew that we were taking a calculated risk. The data science field was gaining momentum, but there weren’t many established professional data science master’s degree programs in existence.Read Full Story
One thing that’s particularly great about the Internet is the Sharing Economy. So much information, know-how, content is given out for free on a daily basis. Here’s three fascinating unpublished books that you can take a look at right now.Read Full Story
Ensure Safeguarding of Incoming Information upon Receipt from Customers and Partners.
Seclore, the leader in unifying best-of-breed data-centric security solutions, announced the release of the Seclore Data Protection Portal. Organizations often overlook securing sensitive and regulatory data they collect from customers and partners.
On January 21, the UC Berkeley School of Information (I School) recognized more than 100 summer and fall 2017 graduates with their families at the winter commencement. It was an intimate ceremony despite the online nature of the school’s Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program, moving some online students to reflect on their accomplishments.Read Full Story
The 21st century has opened up a boundless mass of headlines, articles, and stories. This information influx, however, is partially contaminated: Alongside factual, truthful content is fallacious, deliberately manipulated material from dubious sources.Read Full Story
UPDATED – January 2019
Many times I’m asked for more information on how to get started with Oracle’s Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics.
Wikipedia is one of the top 10 most widely used websites globally and a rich source of information. There are pages for every conceivable topic; the English version alone has over 5 million. Using Wikipedia it is both possible to rapidly get information about a topic and then to also delve deeper into the details.Read Full Story
In my last blog, I explained how to take advantage of an information leakage regarding the repeated backgrounds in Kaggle’s Denoising Dirty Documents competition. The result of that process was that we had done a fairly good job of removing the background. But the score from doing this was not good enough to get a good placing. We need to do some processing on the image to improve the score.Read Full Story
This post is a short not on an excellent recent paper on empirical Fisher information matrices:Kunstner, Balles and Hennig (2019) Limitations of the Empirical Fisher ApproximationI was debating with myself whether I should write a post about this because it’s a superbly written paper that you should probably read in full.Read Full Story