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Secrets of a successful Data Scientist: Data Science Skills Report 2018

The current pace of data creation stands at 2.5 quintillion bytes being generated every single day. This is a staggering amount of data, and the most interesting part is that 90% of all the data available in the world right now has been generated just in the past two years. These vast amounts of data … Continue reading Secrets of a successful Data Scientist: Data Science Skills Report 2018

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What does the cloud industry hold in store for aspiring job seekers?

Cloud computing as a concept has been around for a long time, and it’s constantly evolving nature has given way to a big growth spurt in terms of industry penetration and job growth. For enterprises of all sizes across the world, cloud computing has the potential to cuts costs and improve efficiencies through virtualization and … Continue reading What does the cloud industry hold in store for aspiring job seekers?

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Analytics Opportunities in Kolkata

“An impressive 85% of companies that are succeeding with analytics (i.e. those organizations that consider themselves to be analytics pacesetters in their markets and have an enterprise-wide analytics strategy in place) are seeing revenue growth greater than 7%. Less than a quarter of analytics laggards reach that percentage,” according to Forbes Insights/Cisco research. Hence, an … Continue reading Analytics Opportunities in Kolkata

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Why is an Artificial Intelligence Generated Piece of Art Worth $432,500?

October 25th, 2018 was a turning point in the world Artificial Intelligence-generated art. That was the day when “Portrait of Edmond Belamy”, was auctioned off for an unprecedented price at Christie’s. It was ‘painted’ by Obvious who are a collective of French students, using a Generative Adversarial Network algorithm (GAN). The price that the auction … Continue reading Why is an Artificial Intelligence Generated Piece of Art Worth $432,500?

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4 Ways Analytics is Fueling the Energy Sector

One would assume that a conservative industry like energy (oil and gas, power utilities, etc.) would cringe at the mention of innovative solutions offered by the digital economy. But thanks to big data analytics, a makeover for the energy vertical is in order. Senior leaders at energy companies are committing to fact-based decision making increasingly … Continue reading 4 Ways Analytics is Fueling the Energy Sector

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Our ‘Technological Reality’

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence The term “Artificial Intelligence” dates back to 1956 coined by a Stanford canvasser John McCarthy, who defined the key task of AI as a sub-field of computer science. To call a machine intelligent, it must produce a response that is indistinguishable from a human response. AI is making a computer to … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Our ‘Technological Reality’

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What is Deep Learning?

We humans developed calculators and computers. Then we started feeding it algorithms to perform specific advanced functions. While we thrived on the computational wonders of machines earlier, we are now in an era where we are enabling machines to learn by hit and trial, using past data points, and reinforcement methods. Such fast-evolving technological changes … Continue reading What is Deep Learning?

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