Given the growing health and wellness movement among U.S. consumers, conventional wisdom would suggest that soft drinks would suffer. But in reality, the opposite is happening, particularly in the alcoholic beverage space. And amid the juxtaposition of the sober-curious consumers and the premium spirits drinkers, soft drinks have plenty of room to grow.Read Full Story
The company said it would remove videos altered by artificial intelligence in ways meant to mislead viewers.Read Full Story
Nearly Half of Consumers Would Pay More for Experience That Exceeds Their Expectations
Consumers who had a frustrating shopping experience are three times more likely than satisfied consumers to not buy from the retailer or brand again, but companies that consistently exceed customer expectations could significantly increase revenues by charging a premium for the experience, according to new resea
“Study the past if you would define the future.”― Confucius
The first decade for Martech-as-a-service is coming to its end. What was the year 2019 like for the industry? As part of our Predictions Series 2020, we bring you this unique Infographic Rewinding 2019 as a recap of top Martech news and announcements of 2019.
We live in a world where speed is of the essence. Consumers would rather look for alternatives than wait for a website that takes 2 minutes to load, which is why mobile applications are the next best thing. With information and data right at your fingertips, it’s the go-to solution for companies looking to expand their customer base and increase their ROI.Read Full Story
How would you best describe your journey through technology?
My journey through technology is based on diverse experiences.
Yes, this is business fiction. It’s the day before Thanksgiving. Why would there be business-defining content on the day before Thanksgiving?So here, enjoy this. And if this isn’t your thing, simply delete and we’ll see you on Monday.Read Full Story
20% of OTT subscribers say they would have reconsidered cancelling if they could have put hold on subscription
Parks Associates research finds, among the US broadband households that cancelled an OTT service in the past year, 20% say they would have reconsidered if they’d had the ability to put the subscription on hold to use later.
The company said the ads would not be directed specifically to audiences based on their public voter records or political affiliations.Read Full Story
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On Wednesday, Google announced that it would start limiting the abilities of political advertisers to target their messaging in the coming months.
Are you wondering how would the life-cycle of a data science project be? Here you go.. Problem Identification: Have you ever heard the phrase “Here’s the data, can you do some analysis find some insights?” Often, management approach Data Scientists with vague or even undefined goals.Read Full Story
“If I were starting a NoSQL-in-the-enterprise startup, I would focus on ETL. ETL is a mess, and is a precursor for any fancy uses of data.” – @jaykreps
“@jaykreps ETL is the coal mining of the information age: dirty, important work that fuels the economy.” – @peteskomoroch
One of the largest obstacles facing companies who seek to derive value from data isn’t data’s size.
How can we get a sense of what someone tweets about? One way would be to identify themes, or topics, that tend to occur in a user’s tweets. Perhaps we can look through the user’s profile, continually scrolling down and getting a feel for the different topics that they tweet about.Read Full Story
Thirty years ago, a lot of US states thought it would be a good idea to compute someone’s drivers license number (DLN) from their personal information . In 1991, fifteen states simply used your Social Security Number as your DLN. Eleven other states computed DLNs by applying a hash function to personal information such as name, birth date, and sex.Read Full Story
I would like to personally invite you to attend a unique and interesting conference: AIoT Dev Summit which I believe is an exciting step forward in Data Science and the application within AI/ML and IoT.
Since Memorial Day in the U.S. is the unofficial start of the summer season, I figured today would be a good time to launch the SUMMER OF DATA SCIENCE 2017!!!
The Summer of Data Science is a commitment to learn something this summer to enhance your data science skills, and to share what you learned.
I was just pondering some ways to discuss machine learning terminology in a way that would be accessible to beginners, and figured I’d share my semi-thought-out ideas here. I’m sure this has been done before, but here are some common machine learning terms couched in the language of cooking and food.Read Full Story
** Nuit Blanche is now on Twitter: @NuitBlog ** Julien just sent me the following:Bonjour Igor, I would like to advertise the following event, which should be of interest for the readers of Nuit Blanche: https://project.inria.fr/paiss/This is an AI summer school located in Paris, which will take place from October 3 to 5th. (Application deadline is September 6th).Read Full Story
Happy New Year everyone! I started last year with a blog on the trends we would see in 2015 and beyond. I highlighted eight key predictions on Master Data Management, Data Quality, Data Governance and Data as a Service that we collectively call information quality solutions.Read Full Story
In calc 101, the derivative is derived as . So, if you want to estimate a derivative, an easy way to do so would be to just pick some small and estimate:
This can work OK.