Category Archive: data analytics

Skills required during Interviews for a Data Scientist @ Facebook, Intel, Ebay. Square etc.

Skills required during Interviews for a Data Scientist @ Facebook, Intel, Ebay. Square etc.
 

Basic Programming Languages: You should know a statistical programming language, like R or Python (along with Numpy and Pandas Libraries), and a database querying language like SQL

Statistics: You should be able to explain phrases like null hypothesis, P-value, maximum likelihood estimators and confidence intervals. Statistics is important to crunch data and to pick out the most important figures out of a huge dataset. This is critical in the decision-making process and to design experiments.

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Curiosity is Vital: How Machine Inquisitiveness Improves the Ability to Perform Smartly

What happens when a computer algorithm merges with a form of artificial curiosity – to solve precarious problems?

 
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Meticulous researchers at the University of California, Berkeley framed an “intrinsic curiosity model” to make their learning algorithm function even when there is a lack of strong feedback signal. The pioneering model developed by this team visions the AI software controlling a virtual agent in video games in pursuit of maximising its understanding of its environment and related aspects affecting that environment. Previously, there have been numerous attempts to render AI agents’ curiosity, but this time the trick is simpler and rewarding.

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Drawing a Bigger Picture: FAQs about Data Analytics

When the whole world is going crazy about business analytics, you might be sitting in a corner and wondering what does it all mean? With so many explanations, notions run a gamut of options.

 
Drawing a Bigger Picture: FAQs about Data Analytics
 

It’s TIME to be acquainted with all the imperceptible jargons of data science; let’s get things moving with these elementary FAQs.

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Top Databases of 2017 to Watch Out For

Data processing is the most talked about topic of this year. From the figure below, you can comprehend that NoSQL and SQL databases are the ones most preferred by the respondents. 

 
Top Databases of 2017to Watch Out For
 

By putting together the percentage of respondents who found them fetching and who called them ‘extremely engaging’, we can conclude who the runner-up is. Here, NoSQL databases secure the second rank with 74.8%.

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Sherlock Holmes Has Always Been a Data Analyst. Here’s Why

The job of a data analyst or scientist revolves around gathering a bunch of disorganized data, and then using them to build a case through deduction and logic. Finally, following that you will reach a conclusion after analysis.

 
Sherlock Holmes Has Always Been a Data Analyst. Here's Why
 

Below quote from Sherlock Holmes is relevant –

 

“When you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains, no matter how Improbable it is must be the truth.”​

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Shadowing a Data Architect for a Day!

Shadowing a Data Architect for a Day!
 

A data architect is a noteworthy role in the present analytics industry. One can naturally evolve from a data analyst or a database designer to a data architect after gathering sufficient experience in the field. The prominence of this role showcases the emergence of the online websites and other internet avenues which require the integration of data from several unrelated data sources.

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Harnessing Big Data for Water Management

Appalling forces are re-establishing the relationship between humans and water.

 

In the past, communities developed slowly, while the weather remained constant. Water sources never depleted at tumultuous rates as it has today. Water is no longer a dependable resource. That’s why many countries and cities are embracing smart technologies to manage water efficiently and preserve it for the coming generations.

 
World Water Day: Save Water with Big Data
 

As we observe the United Nations World Water Day on Wednesday, 22nd March, it is apt to assess the development being made in conserving this diminishing resource.

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Knock! Knock! It’s Time to Change Your Bad Data Habits

Knock! Knock! It’s Time to Change Your Bad Data Habits
 

Do you follow your instincts instead of data and insights?

Do you prefer storing data in different databases, in separate formats with varying values?

Habits are subject to change. Though it may take some time, but eventually it evolves. Good and bad habits make a person. Good habits don’t demand attention, but bad habits often need to be looked into.

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How is data science helping NFL players win Super bowl?!

Recently, a discussion was held, which invited data scientists and analysts all over the world, to take part in the Science of Super Bowl discussion panel, this discussion was held by Newswise.

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We found one notable discussion topic, which answered three very important questions related to data science that the sports industry could use:

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You Must Put These Data Analytics Books in Your Reading List This Year

To be a successful data analyst, you must share two very important attributes that you must possess:

 

  1. You must be a voracious reader in order to keep up with the developments in the industry
  2. You must be willing to share your knowledge with the people in a simplified manner, so that everyone around you also gets access to this knowledge
     
    You Must Put These Data Analytics Books in Your Reading List This Year

 

That is because the universe around us deals in the common currency of information and wisdom, which should flow freely without any price tags on it.

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