90 Active Blogs on Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science, Machine Learning (updated)

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Stay up-to-date in the data science with active blogs. This is a list of 90 recently active blogs on Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Artificial intelligence (newly checked at 01-2017).
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Big Data and the Internet of Things don’t make business smarter, Analytics and Data Science do

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Big Data does not convert data into actionable information. Big Data does not create value. But Data Science does, and it does not have to be complex or expensive, or even big.
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Big Data to Big Profits: Strategies for Monetizing Social, Mobile, and Digital Data with Data Science, Mar 23-24, San Francisco

Join Northwestern University&#8217s Master of Science in Analytics for an Executive Education CourseBig Data to Big Profits: Strategies for Monetizing Social, Mobile, and Digital Data with Data ScienceCourse Dates: March 23 – 24, 2017Location: Northwestern University San Francisco Space, 44 Montgomery St. Suite 1800, San Francisco, CACourse Instructors: Russell Walker, Ph.D. and Edward Malthouse, Ph.D.Presenter: Diego Klabjan, Ph.D.For a full program description and proposed schedule, please visit our course webpage.This course, Big Data to Big Profits: Strategies for Monetizing Social, Mobile, and Digital Data with Data Science, led by professors Russell Walker and Edward Malthouse, will examine how firms can take big data to big profits through data monetization strategies and the best use of data science for growth and innovation across your organization.In this course, you will learn: How to create, measure, and manage valuable digital, social, and mobile…
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Amazon IISc Young Scientist Big Data Fellowship, Bangalore

At: Indian Institute of ScienceLocation: Bangalore, IndiaWeb: www.csa.iisc.ac.inThe Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore is seeking applicants for the inaugural “Amazon IISc Young Scientist Big Data Fellowship”, sponsored by Amazon India and hosted by IISc. This is an 18-month postdoctoral fellowship targeted at outstanding researchers working on:Foundations of data science, or Interface between theoretical and practical aspects of machine learning. The fellow should be able to lead an independent research program and will be expected to publish high-quality papers during the fellowship period. He/She will be hosted at the Department of Computer Science & Automation at IISc, Bangalore and will have the opportunity to interact with the faculty and graduate students at IISc as well as with researchers at Amazon India. The fellowship offers a handsome stipend with a substantial research grant.Contact:For more details and to apply, visitwww.csa.iisc.ac.in/opportunities/amazon-fellowship.phpApplication deadline: January…
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A Funny Look at Big Data and Data Science

For the holiday week, we bring you a less than serious look at Big Data and Data Science, thanks to Happy Data Scientist Andrii at @TheSmartJokes and comic.browserling.com If you don’t get the point of some jokes, then you probably need to work on your Data Science skills. Nice vs Naughty Data Dashboard: An SQL Query walks into a bar and sees two tables.It walks to them and says “Can I join you?” There’s a band called 1023MB … They haven’t had a gig yet. Happy New Year to all who’ve ever had an off-by-one (or two) error!
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I’m A Data Guy And I Don’t Get Why Everyone’s Obsessed With Data

By Alex Kirk, Head Of Systems & Automation at MediaCom. If there’s a single and repetitive pattern in corporate life it’s this – when something new comes along we not only feel the need to jump on board with it, but also to trash what went before. This has been particularly true when it comes to the advances of recent years in data. Big Data, the graph, analytics, modelling – all have been held up as THE ACTUAL FUTURE so many times it’s hardly worth mentioning. According to those on the side of the machines, automation will take all our jobs and robots will click and whirr and bleep away while we all live on a universal income. Everything of value that came before is to be ignored, the dusty and inky-fingered relics of a time already consigned to the…
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Over 600 data science, machine learning, Big Data eBooks/videos for only $5 (until Jan 9)

Packt have more than 600 data science, analysis, machine learning and Big Data eBooks and video courses. And right now every single one is available for just $5. Why? Because until January 9th 2017, every single eBook and video on their website is $5. That makes it the perfect time to prepare for 2017 and build your own personal library of tech resources. Whether you want to hone your skills and reset your focus, or expand your horizons from data to Docker to DevOps to design, with Packt you can. Start your $5 search with Packt now. Packt have also put together a range of handpicked bundles – so you can grab 5 related eBooks for $25. That means you can be confident you’re getting a truly comprehensive set of content for one awesome price.
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Take a Test Drive of the Linux Data Science Virtual Machine

If you’ve been thinking about trying out the Data Science Virtual Machine on Linux, but don’t yet have an Azure account, you can now take a free test drive — no credit card required! Just visit the Linux DSVM Marketplace page and click the blue button: The Linux Data Science Virtual Machine includes all of the tools a modern data scientist needs, in one easy-to-launch package. With it, you can try exploring data with Apache Drill, train deep neural networks for computer vision with MXNet, develop AI applications with the Cognitive Toolkit, or create statistical models with big data in R with Microsoft R Server 9.0. For details on how to test drive Linux Data Science Virtual Machine, follow the link below. Cortana Intelligence and Machine Learning Blog: New Additions to the Data Science Virtual Machine – Test Drive, Community Forums,…
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