Why Is This Man Running for President? (Ep. 362 Update)

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A year ago, nobody was taking Andrew Yang very seriously. Now he is America’s favorite entrepre-nerd, with a candidacy that keeps gaining momentum. This episode includes our Jan. 2019 conversation with the leader of the Yang Gang and a fresh interview recorded from the campaign trail in Iowa.
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Big Data Sets Impressive New Standards On Integrated Business Systems

In 2013, Wired published a very interesting article about the role of big data in the field of integrated business systems. Author James Kobielus, the lead AI and data analyst for Wikibon and former IBM expert, said that there are a number of ways that integrated business systems are tapping the potential of AI and big data.

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What To Know About The Essence Of AI In Video Editing In 2020

Artificial intelligence is playing a very important role in the future of video editing. Anybody that works in the profession should learn how to use AI technology to get the most value out of their videos.
How can you use AI to benefit as a video editor? Intelligent HQ founder Dinis Guarda has talked about some of the benefits of artificial intelligence for video editing in this article.

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Dreamforce Update: Optimizely for Salesforce Data and Attribution Application Arrives

For a very long time, CMOs had to rely on disparate Marketing Attribution and Optimization techniques to understand how various online activities impact your offline conversion metrics. But, things are changing very quickly with maturity of the CRMs and Customer Data Platforms (CDPs).

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Image Tasks on H2O Driverless AI

I’d like to thank Grandmaster Yauhen Babakhin for reviewing the drafts and the very useful corrections & suggestions.
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Introduction
In this talk Kaggle GrandMaster and Data Scientist at H2O.ai: Yauhen Babakhin shows us a few prototype demos of how DriverlessAI’s upcoming release will work with Image Data and the related tasks.

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Netflix Prize Summary: Factorization Meets the Neighborhood

(Way back when, I went through all the Netflix prize papers. I’m now (very slowly) trying to clean up my notes and put them online. Eventually, I hope to have a more integrated tutorial, but here’s a rough draft for now.)
This is a summary of Koren’s 2008 Factorization Meets the Neighborhood: a Multifaceted Collaborative Filtering Model.

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How to Become an Influencer in Your Industry

Influencer marketing has skyrocketed since it first made its mark.
That’s very much due to the way purchasing decisions have changed over the years. In 2018, a study found that only 4% of people trusted celebrity endorsements. This is probably because they prefer to seek product and service recommendations from those who are, above all, knowledgeable and credible.

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Fast.ai courses: Part 2: Deep Learning from the Foundations

** Nuit Blanche is now on Twitter: @NuitBlog ** One of the very appealing aspects of Machine learning these days is the ability to learn from very good people. Jeremy Howard at fast.ai does that very well and he just announced a new course entitled Part 2: Deep Learning from the Foundations.

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Introducing Google Marketing Platform

The online world was very different when DoubleClick debuted in 1996. Things we take for granted today, like texting emoji, sharing funny YouTube videos, or taking smartphone selfies were all years away. Of course, changes in technology have meant changes for digital marketers. There’s been an explosion of channels, formats and data.

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Roulette Wheel Selection Using SQL

Roulette wheel selection is a very useful algorithm found in many applications such as Genetic Algorithm(GA). In GA solutions with higher fitness values are given larger probabilities of being selected to produce children, just like natural evolution. I implemented an Oracle SQL version of the Roulette wheel selection algorithm.

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Business secrets from terrible people

I get bored reading management books very easily and lately I’ve been reading about a wide range of almost arbitrary topics. One of the lenses I tend to read through is to see different management styles in different environments.
It turns out that some truly f—ng horrific people have some smart management ideas. This is not maybe surprising.

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Big Data and SQL

I happen to think that SQL is a very viable option for analyzing big data.  I was thinking about this when I a book review recently:For instance, Siegel reports, people who buy small felt pads that adhere to the bottom of chair legs (to protect the floor) are more likely than others to be good credit risks. For some people, results like this conjure up magic.

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To all my friends back East, we’re all doing just fine here in LA

Though air quality is always a concern, other than a few hazy days, very few of us have been directly affected by the fires. Homelessness remains a huge problem on a humanitarian level, but the streets do not run with sewage, used needles do not litter the sidewalks and the housed do not cower in fear.

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Deepgram – Audio Search with Deep Learning

A very interesting podcast by Sam Charrington who is interviewing Scott Stephenson from DeepGram. DeepGram is using deep learning activations for creating indexes that allows to search text in voice recordings.DeepGram have released Kur which is a high level abstraction of deep learning framework to allow quickly defining network layouts.

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