Data Science and AI news for May 2019 Google IO, MSFT Build, Version Control, AWS DeepRacer
At Springboard, we recently sat down with Michael Beaumier, a data scientist at Google, to discuss his transition into the field, what the interview process is like, the future of data wrangling, and the advice he has for aspiring data professionals.
Looking for datasets for your next project? You are in luck because Google just launched Dataset Search. The name is self-explanatory. Go try it out.
Google has recently released a Jupyter Notebook platform called Google Colaboratory. You can run Python code in a browser, share results, and save your code for later. It currently does not support R code.
Martin Zinkevich, Research Scientist at Google, just compiled a large list (43 to be exact) of best practices for building machine learning systems. Rules of Machine Learning: Best Practices for ML Engineering If you do data engineering or are involved with building data science systems, this document is worth a look.
Recently, a number of resources for publicly available datasets have been announced. Kaggle becomes the place for Open Data - I think this is big news! Kaggle just announced Kaggle Datasets which aims to be a repository for publicly available datasets. This is great for organizations that want to release data, but do not necessarily … Continue reading Recent Resources for Open Data
Decoding Brain Signals Microsoft has recently announced a machine learning competition platform. As part of the launch, one of the first competitions is the prediction of brain signals. It has $5000 in prizes, and submissions are accepted thru June 30, 2016. Big Data Viz Challenge Google and Tableau have teamed up to offer a big … Continue reading A Couple of Current Data Science Competitions
Somewhat lost in the hype of Google's Cloud Machine Learning announcement (which is itself neat), was the release of Google's Public Data Sets. I think this has been previously happening, but now Google has an official location for these public data sets stored in BigQuery. You can: Access and use the data in your applications … Continue reading Google Announces Public Data Sets
Google recently announced the launch of their own Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course is titled, Making Sense of Data, and it begins tomorrow, March 18, 2014. The prerequisites are quite simple. All that is needed is: a google account, a web browser, and a basic knowledge of spreadsheets. The content of the course … Continue reading Google Data Science MOOC
The Real Data on Facebook vs. Google+ is a great article about the popularity of different social networks. All the big social networks (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterests, and even Myspace) are included. If you have ever wondered whether Google+ is dead or not, this article will help you out. After the data was gathered … Continue reading Facebook dominates Social Networking