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  • Poker, Probability, Monte Carlo, and R
    My daughter just started a business analytics Master's program. For the probability sequence of the core statistics course, one of her assignments is to calculate the probability of single …
    steve miller
  • What a CEO needs to know about Machine Learning algorithms
    During my first project in McKinsey in 2011, I served the CEO of a bank regarding his small business strategy. I wanted to run a linear regression on the bank's data but my boss told me: "Don't do it. They don't understand statistics". (We did not use Machine…
    Pedro URIA RECIO
  • Are You Ready To Become A Chief Data Scientist?
    You know who you are. A high-calibre machine learning magician, a well-versed wrangler of data... but you want a bit more from your role. That may be progression, more money or the chance to work on new, more exciting projects, but where do you go from here?   Many companies are looking to increase investment […]
    Matt Reaney
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Retail Market to hit $8bn by 2024
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Retail Market size is set to exceed USD 8 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.  The AI in retail market is driven by the increasing investments in it across the globe. The growing investment in the technology is attributed to the wide applications […]
    Sagar
  • Summarize and explore the data using SmartEDA
    Created an R package for exploratory data analysis. Package name is SmartEDA now available on CRAN. This package includes multiple custom functions to perform initial exploratory analysis on any input data describing the structure and the relationships present in the data. The generated output can be obtained in both summary and graphical form. The graphical form […]
    Dayanand

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Understanding the Dark Side of Physics

Excerpt “We go deep under the earth to shield ourselves from cosmic-ray radiation so that we can use our detector technology to ‘listen’ for the passage of dark matter through the earth,” says Cooley. “Dark matter is currently believed to be a non-luminous form of matter which makes up 85 percent of the matter in the universe.”

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JP Morgan Algorithm knows you are a rogue employee before you do

Excerpt “JPMorgan’s surveillance program, which is being tested in the trading business and will spread throughout the global investment-banking and asset-management divisions by 2016, offers a glimpse into Wall Street’s future. An industry reeling from billions of dollars in fines for the actions of employees who rigged markets, cheated clients and aided criminals is turning to technology to police itself better. Failure to do so will provide ammunition for those pushing to separate trading operations from retail banks.”

 

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