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BRAIN Initiative Challenges Researchers to Unlock Mysteries of Human Mind | The White House

BRAIN Initiative Challenges Researchers to Unlock Mysteries of Human Mind | The White House | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

Today at the White House, President Obama unveiled the “BRAIN” Initiative—a bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

The BRAIN Initiative — short for Brain Research through Advancing InnovativeNeurotechnologies — builds on the President’s State of the Union call for historic investments in research and development to fuel the innovation, job creation, and economic growth that together create a thriving middle class.

The Initiative promises to accelerate the invention of new technologies that will help researchers produce real-time pictures of complex neural circuits and visualize the rapid-fire interactions of cells that occur at the speed of thought. Such cutting-edge capabilities, applied to both simple and complex systems, will open new doors to understanding how brain function is linked to human behavior and learning, and the mechanisms of brain disease.

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What is DATA GOVERNANCE? What does DATA GOVERNANCE mean? DATA GOVERNANCE meaning & explanation

What is DATA GOVERNANCE? What does DATA GOVERNANCE mean? DATA GOVERNANCE meaning - DATA GOVERNANCE definition - DATA GOVERNANCE explanation. Source
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An Intuitive Explanation of Convolutional Neural Networks | Open Data Science

An Intuitive Explanation of Convolutional Neural Networks | Open Data Science | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Convolutional Neural Networks (ConvNets or CNNs) are a category of Neural Networks that have proven very effective in areas such as image recognition and
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If you want to learn Data Science, start with one of these programming classes

If you want to learn Data Science, start with one of these programming classes | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
A year ago, I was a math enthusiast with no coding background. After trying an online programming course, I was so inspired that I enrolled…
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Introduction: Deep Learning for Chatbots | Open Data Science

Many companies hope to develop bots to have natural conversations indistinguishable from human ones by using NLP & Deep Learning techniques to make it possible.
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The European Commission releases new Guidelines on Data Management... and B2SHARE is part of it! - EUDAT

The European Commission releases new Guidelines on Data Management... and B2SHARE is part of it! - EUDAT | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
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Data Science

Data Science | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Organize anything, together. Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, know what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
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OpenText pitches big data service, first in a planned series for analytics

OpenText pitches big data service, first in a planned series for analytics | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Its built-in columnar database is up to 1,000 times faster than traditional relational databases, the company claims

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Data analysis: Create a cloud commons

Data analysis: Create a cloud commons | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

Major funding agencies should ensure that large biological data sets are stored in cloud services to enable easy access and fast analysis, say Lincoln D. Stein and colleagues.

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Data Analytics Dominates Enterprises' Spending Plans For 2015

Data Analytics Dominates Enterprises' Spending Plans For 2015 | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

Companies will spend an average of $7.4M on data-related initiatives over the next twelve months , with enterprises investing $13.8M, and small & medium businesses (SMBs) investing $1.6M.

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Text Analytics Tutorials

Text Analytics Tutorials | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

What is text analytics and how can it be beneficial to my business, skillset, or predictive models?  If you’ve searched out this website, it is likely that you are here to learn the how of text analytics. In this case, we will primarily address the how with IBM/SPSS Modeler.  But, we will also answer the question of why.  Why will be answered several times over in the use case section, but in overview the broader question is “What is text analytics?”

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Big Data: Telling The Story Of Falling Oil Prices

Big Data: Telling The Story Of Falling Oil Prices | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Figure 1: Network Diagram for the period before the falling of Oil pricesBig Data is indeed disrupting our industries and to a data scientist, the best way to prove that and show it to people is to play around with some data!The fall of Oil prices is one of the most prominent topics in our world nowadays, so its a matter of curiosity for any data enthusiast to see what Big Data can tell us about the Oil market's scene. We analyzed hundred of thousands of news article mentioning the Oil & Gas discussions before and after the fall of Oil prices in a 6 months’ time frame. We used the G
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Data Mining Reveals A Global Link Between Corruption and Wealth | MIT Technology Review

Data Mining Reveals A Global Link Between Corruption and Wealth | MIT Technology Review | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Social scientists have never understood why some countries are more corrupt than others. But the first study that links corruption with wealth could help change that.
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How one of the world’s largest archives is managing the move from parchment to pixels

How one of the world’s largest archives is managing the move from parchment to pixels | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
From the Domesday Book to modern government papers, the National Archives' collection of more than 11m historical government and public records is one of the world’s largest. It includes paper and parchment…

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Python for big data - webbedfeet - XMind: The Most Professional Mind Map Software

Python for big data - webbedfeet - XMind: The Most Professional Mind Map Software | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

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Enterprise Machine Learning in a Nutshell

Enterprise Machine Learning in a Nutshell | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Machine learning enables computers to learn from large amounts of data without being explicitly programmed to do so. We can already see how machine learning gives rise to new intelligen
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The Best Data Visualization Tools of 2016

The Best Data Visualization Tools of 2016 | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
We test and compare the leading data visualization tools, from those dedicated to building infographics to those with direct querying capabilities across multiple data sources.
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Common Probability Distributions: The Data Scientist's Crib Sheet - Cloudera Engineering Blog

Common Probability Distributions: The Data Scientist's Crib Sheet - Cloudera Engineering Blog | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Data scientists have hundreds of probability distributions from which to choose. Where to start?
Data science, whatever it may be, remains a big deal.  “A data scientist is better at statistics than any software engineer,” you may overhear a pundit say, at your local tech get-togethers and hackathons. The applied mathematicians have their revenge, because statistics hasn’t been this talked-about since the roaring 20s. They have their own legitimizing Venn diagram of which people don’t make fun. Read More
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90+ Active Blogs on Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science, Machine Learning

90+ Active Blogs on Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science, Machine Learning | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
90+ Active Blogs on Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science, Machine Learning http://t.co/NfPPMukiBm

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Big Data Problems Solved Fast On An Open Source Platform

Big Data Problems Solved Fast On An Open Source Platform | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
RapidMiner produces analytics without coding, and makes the process and results comprehensible to business mortals without advanced math degrees.
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I still have to try 'RapidMiner', but this might be a solution for us professional mortals who can't code or know programming.....? Comments?

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It’s All in the Data – My, My, Hey, Hey

It’s All in the Data – My, My, Hey, Hey | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
Welcome to my new column on the new pages of TDAN.com. This quarterly column will address data from a personal perspective and is written to get you to think about the importance of data in our daily lives. I cannot tell you how often I tell people, after lengthy discussions about seemingly unconnected subjects, that […]
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Russia: MDM Perspectives 2012, by Dmitry Kovalchuk

Russia: MDM Perspectives 2012, by Dmitry Kovalchuk | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

About the MDM Market in Russia

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Data + Science = Sexy

Data + Science = Sexy | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it
I remember the days of Bezdek, fuzzy c-means clustering. My humble team developed algorithms to classify landmines in Angola. We spent a lot of time looking at the data, matrices and vectors before selecting a random sample group. Principal component analysis was another popular method to compress the data to decrease the cost of algorithms. It was not too long ago that I wrote my dissertation on it in 2010.

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Carla Gentry CSPO's curator insight, February 26, 2015 7:40 AM

These were the days that MATLAB crashed over and over, had problems with averaging and filtering. We all needed to validate what we were doing. I was wondering if we still need to validate what we are doing with data and try to learn from the nature of the data? Or else, are we a step further that all datasets are the same? Can we trust to commercial products and press a button to puke graphs and histograms? Is that why data science became so sexy?

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Tim O'Reilly Explains the Internet of Things

Tim O'Reilly Explains the Internet of Things | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

Tim O’Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the Internet since it went commercial. In fact, he helped take it there: In August 1993 he released the Global Network Navigator, a web page containing information, catalogs and a marketplace, which may have been the first site with advertising.

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Announcing MongoDB 3.0 | MongoDB

Announcing MongoDB 3.0 | MongoDB | Data Management Thread | Scoop.it

Today we are announcing MongoDB 3.0. This release marks the beginning of a new phase in which we build on an increasingly mature foundation to deliver a database so powerful, flexible, and easy to manage that it can be the new DBMS standard for any team, in any industry.

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