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Running Streaming Jobs Once a Day For 10x Cost Savings – The Databricks Blog

This is the sixth post in a multi-part series about how you can perform complex streaming analytics using Apache Spark. Traditionally, when people think about streaming, terms such as “real-time,” “24/7,” or “always on” come to mind. You may have cases where data only arrives at fixed intervals. That is, data appears every hour or once a day. For these use cases, it is still beneficial to perform incrementa ...

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Essential Differences between Deep Learning and Conventional Neural Network 

There has been a resurgence in interest in Neural Network since 2006, because of some breakthroughs known collectively as Deep Learning. A Deep Learning based solution uses deep neural network with multiple hidden layers. However, the learning techniques are different from conventional neural networks. Key Differences Conventional Neural Network A conventional neural network, uses back propagation of error ...

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Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence | TechCrunch

AI’s next frontier requires ethics built through policy. Will Donald Trump deliver? With one foot in its science fiction past and the other in the new frontier of science and tech innovations, AI occupies a unique place in our cultural imagination. Will we live into a future where machines are as intelligent — or frighteningly, more so — than humans? We have already witnessed AI predict the outcome of the l ...

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How Barclays data scientists created an algorithm to anonymise data at scale | Computing

IT industry should be doing more to create privacy solutions for the big data age, says Raffael Strassnig. Is there a technical fix to allow privacy to keep pace with advances in big data technologies? That, in essence, was the topic addressed by Raffael Strassnig, VP data scientist at Barclays retail bank, in his presentation at the Computing Big Data Summit last week."Research into the anonymisation of da ...

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China Wants to Tap Big Data To Build A Bigger Brother – China Real Time Report – WSJ

Near the end of a draft released this week of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan, the authors of the voluminous national development blueprint inserted a six-character phrase that could nearly have been missed amid the draft’s 27,000 characters.The term translates to “social credit system.” The government, it said, must “strengthen the establishment of a national population-based information repository and improve ...

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The Data Infrastructure Meta-Analysis: How Top Engineering Organizations Built Their Big Data Stacks – The Data Point

In the process of validating the market for our recent RJMetrics Pipeline launch, we kept running across data points that we had never anticipated getting. It turns out that the “How we built our data infrastructure at [company name]” is approaching meme-like status on engineering blogs across the internet. We’ve found many such blog posts in the past several months, and have enjoyed reading each of them: Z ...

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Takeaways from “Detecting and Preventing Fraud With Data Analytics in 2015”

Last week, experts in data analytics and fraud detection came together for a webinar about how data analytics can help companies fight fraud. The panel included George Gallinger from CohnReznick; Joe Sremack, director at Berkeley Research Group; Dr. Ian Howells, CMO at Argyle Data; Maribeth Vander Weele, President of Vander Weele Group, and Cliff Porter, from McGladrey. There are many new advancements in ho ...

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