Kurtosys Releases the Real Growth Podcast With VP of Global Marketing Leeya Hendricks

Kurtosys is excited to be reinvigorating their podcast series, bringing you some excellent insights from industry leaders in financial services, as well as taking a deep dive into the services that Kurtosys provide.
In this first edition of 2020, host Elliot Burr talks to VP of Global Marketing, Leeya Hendricks, who discusses Kurtosys’ new rebrand.

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What Is a Blog, & Why Should You Create One

Even if you’re not sure what a blog is, you’ve no doubt come across one at some point in time. Perhaps you’ve stumbled across a blog when you’ve searched “healthy dinner recipes”.
Alternatively, maybe you used a blog to get more information on SEO strategies.
In fact, if you’re reading this, guess what? You’re on a blog. (Very meta, I know.

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How to Turn Customers Into Fans

How do some brands attract word-of-mouth buzz and radical devotion around products as every day as car insurance, surfboards, and underwear?
Ultimately, they embody the most powerful marketing force in the world — die-hard fans.
As a massive fan of live music (I’ve seen over 790 live shows including 75 Grateful Dead concerts), the idea of “fandom” has fascinated me for decades.

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Facebook bans most ‘deepfake’ videos as election season heats up

Facebook is taking new steps to crack down on so-called “deepfake” videos, but won’t ban some forms of the videos entirely from its social-media platform.
Facebook said that it will now remove videos that appear to have been changed to make it look as if a person is saying something they actually didn’t say.

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How to Create an HTML Form That Sends You an Email

Sometimes, improving UX can cost a lot of money.
And oftentimes, some of the problems website visitors have are easy, simple fixes.
That begs the question: How can you find out if customers are enjoying their website experience?
The answer may be simpler than you think.
Having forms on your website is an effective way to get customer feedback about their experience during their visit.

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AI the Perfect Solution to the Identity Fraud Epidemic

Fraud has been an ongoing problem for quite some time now. Our technology may have become more sophisticated but so are criminals. It feels more secure now that we have several modes of verification but it’s still unsettling to see news of big companies like Facebook or Yahoo getting their data compromised.
Fraud is not a small problem. The global cost of it is $4.2 trillion.

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Inverse trig function implementations

Programming languages differ in the names they use for inverse trig functions, and in some cases differ in their return values for the same inputs.
Choice of range
If sin(θ) = x, then θ is the inverse sine of x, right? Maybe. Depends on how you define the inverse sine. If -1 ≤ x ≤ 1, then there are infinitely many θ’s whose sine is x. So you have to make a choice.

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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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Comparing production-grade NLP libraries: Accuracy, performance, and scalability

A comparison of the accuracy and performance of Spark-NLP vs. spaCy, and some use case recommendations. This is the third and final installment in this blog series comparing two leading open source natural language processing software libraries: John Snow Labs’ NLP for Apache Spark and Explosion AI’s spaCy.

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R Objects

R objects
To quickly recap, so far we’ve just worked with some single values to get to grips with how some of the various operations work. Of course, we rarely work with a single value! If we did, we could just use a calculator.
This instalment you’ll get to grips with some different ways of storing data and how to manipulate your datasets in the “traditional” way.

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One simple chart: Who is interested in Apache Pulsar?

Multi-layer architecture, scalability, multitenancy, and durability are just some of the reasons companies have been using Pulsar.With companies producing data from an increasing number of systems and devices, messaging and event streaming solutions—particularly Apache Kafka—have gained widespread adoption.

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Mailchimp to Sendy: How I Cut Email Costs by 100x – victorzhou.com

Disclaimer: some links in this post are affiliate links. These help support the blog by allowing me to receive a bonus if you sign up.
When I started this blog, I used Mailchimp to create an email newsletter so readers could sign up to get new posts in their inbox. This was an easy choice: Mailchimp has a good free tier, is super easy to setup, and is a pleasure to use.

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Google Tag Manager (GTM) Training – From Zero to Hero – Online Course and In-Person Workshop

New to Google Tag Manager or struggling with some tag implementation? This course will cover every thing you need to know to start using Google Tag Manager with confidence.This course, Google Tag Manager (GTM) Training Course – From Zero to Hero is the Highest Rated GTM course on Udemy.

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