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5 Infographics About Infographics To Master Basics in Five Minutes

5 Infographics About Infographics To Master Basics in Five Minutes | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
In my forthcoming book, "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit," co-authored with KD Paine,  my favorite chapter was about the sense-making process of measurement - called "Measurement and the Aha!
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What is Deep Learning? - OpenMind

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What is deep learning? The future networks will copy the way our brain works. That means, robots and machines will be able to learn.
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We're Pushing Nature's Network Architecture To A Catastrophic Crash

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Nature can compensate for failure. Until one too many things go wrong.
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Why big data needs a unified theory of everything

Why big data needs a unified theory of everything | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
As I learned from my work in flight dynamics, to keep an airplane flying safely, you have to predict the likelihood of equipment failure. And today we do that by combining various data sets with real-world knowledge, such as the laws of physics.
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How DARPA Took On the Twitter Bot Menace with One Hand Behind Its Back

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When DARPA ran a competition to find Twitter bots designed to influence online debates, it inspired a new generation of anti-bot strategies.
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How PayPal Boosts Security with Artificial Intelligence

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The payments giant keeps fraud losses below industry averages by teaching computers to play detective.
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2015 World Press Freedom Index

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The Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index highlights the worldwide deterioration in freedom of information in 2014. Press freedom, challenged by conflicts, the growing threat from non-state operatives, violence during demonstrations or resulting from the financial and economic crisis, is in retreat on all five continents. The organization examines this disturbing trend in seven thematic analyses.
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Unlocking Predictive Analytics to Improve Student Engagement and Retention -- Campus Technology

Unlocking Predictive Analytics to Improve Student Engagement and Retention -- Campus Technology | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
The year 2015 was a turning point for data analytics technology. Now is the time for higher education institutions to put data to use and give students the advising support they need to succeed.   
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MOOCs Are Largely Reaching Privileged Learners, Survey Finds – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOCs Are Largely Reaching Privileged Learners, Survey Finds – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
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World’s most international universities 2016

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions
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AI tool scours all the science on the web to find new knowledge

AI tool scours all the science on the web to find new knowledge | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
Semantic Scholar makes light work of digesting the planet's scientific discoveries to make connections and unearth key information
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Best of 2015: Wikipedia-Mining Algorithm Reveals World’s Most Influential Universities | MIT Technology Review

Best of 2015: Wikipedia-Mining Algorithm Reveals World’s Most Influential Universities | MIT Technology Review | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
An algorithm’s list of the most influential universities contains some surprising entries. From December …
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Now AI Machines Are Learning to Understand Stories | MIT Technology Review

Now AI Machines Are Learning to Understand Stories | MIT Technology Review | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
Face and speech recognition is now child’s play for the most advanced AI machines. But understanding stories is much harder. That looks set to change.
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A Learning Advance in Artificial Intelligence Rivals Human Abilities - The New York Times

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Machine learning algorithm uses mobile phone records to tell whether you can read or write

Machine learning algorithm uses mobile phone records to tell whether you can read or write | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
A machine learning algorithm has learned to tell whether individuals can read or write by analyzing their mobile phone records.
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Inside OpenAI, Elon Musk’s Wild Plan to Set Artificial Intelligence Free

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OpenAI wants to give away the 21st century's most transformative technology. In the process, it could remake the way people make tech.
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10 Machine Learning Terms Explained in Simple English

10 Machine Learning Terms Explained in Simple English | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it

If you’re relatively new to Machine Learning and it’s applications, you’ll more than likely have come across some pretty technical terms that are often difficult to understand…


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Big Computing: Setting up the Twitter R package for text analytics

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Twitter R API setup using the TwitteR Package
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Lets get this straight, Bitcoin is an experiment in self-organizing collective intelligence. — Deep Code — Medium

Lets get this straight, Bitcoin is an experiment in self-organizing collective intelligence. - Deep Code - Medium
There have been a lot of conversations about Bitcoin over the years. Is it a currency or an equity or a commodity? Is it…
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The Twitter Timeline Apocalypse Is Here and It’s Not So Bad

The Twitter Timeline Apocalypse Is Here and It’s Not So Bad | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
Twitter power users may be totally happy with the service as it exists, but that doesn’t mean Jack Dorsey and Co. are done tinkering.
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8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs

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Explore an exclusive interactive tool, based on data released by edX, that provides fresh insights about who takes massive open online courses.
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Six of our favorite data visualization tools | ClickZ

Six of our favorite data visualization tools | ClickZ | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
These six data visualization tools can present your bundles of information in an easy and people-friendly format.
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Marvin Minsky Reflects on a Life in AI | MIT Technology Review

Marvin Minsky Reflects on a Life in AI | MIT Technology Review | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
A founding father of artificial intelligence talks about the great breakthroughs of his early years.
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IBM's Watson Can Figure Out A Lot About You--Just By Looking At Your Social Media

IBM's Watson Can Figure Out A Lot About You--Just By Looking At Your Social Media | Learn big, data! | Scoop.it
IBM's Watson teamand anyone using their API can infer dozens of traits about your personality just from your social media posts.
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