Wireless Communication Without a Battery

The University of Washington is developing wireless devices that can operate without a battery. The devices operate by reflecting radio waves in the air. Although I can think of many uses for these devices, the article points out one in particular. For example, sensors placed in a bridge could monitor the health of the concrete … Continue reading Wireless Communication Without a Battery

International School of Engineering Programs Beginning Soon

I recently received the following information. International School of Engineering is announcing their 3rd batch of live e-Learning certificate programs starting 4-Sep-2013 in “Engineering Big Data with R and Hadoop Ecosystem” and “Essentials of Applied Predictive Analytics” (http://goo.gl/kHckP). These programs helped Engineers and Managers transform into Hadoop Developers/Data Scientists, get industry certifications, revolutionize their workspace … Continue reading International School of Engineering Programs Beginning Soon

Undergraduate Programs in Data Science

While most of the degrees on the list of Colleges with Data Science Degrees are master's degrees, there are a few schools offering data science as an undergraduate program. College of Charleston - B.S. in Data Science University of San Francisco - B.S. in Data Science University of Iowa - B.A. in Business Analytics Northern … Continue reading Undergraduate Programs in Data Science

More Recommender Systems Resources

Last week I posted about Coursera's Introduction to Recommender Systems course. Well, I believe it is the first MOOC on the topic, but there are other material available online. Open.Michigan course on Recommender Systems - the course was offered in 2009 Virginia Tech course on Recommender Systems - This course is a bit older, it … Continue reading More Recommender Systems Resources