Machine Learning Times
Machine Learning Times
EXCLUSIVE HIGHLIGHTS

Industry News

NBA Moneyball: The Celtics have hired a 23-year-old stats wunderkind to advise coach Brad Stevens

 NBA Moneyball: The Celtics have hired a 23-year-old stats wunderkind to advise coach Brad Stevens By: Kelly Dwyer, Editor, Ball Don’t Lie Originally published at Yahoo! Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge made a calculated gamble in hiring former Butler head coach Brad Stevens to man his C’s for the next six years, and Stevens

Chatting with your Computer: How the iPhone’s Siri Compares with IBM’S Watson

 IBM’s Watson computer, which defeated the two all-time human champs on the TV quiz show Jeopardy! in 2011, is a glowing example of the heights achievable by predictive analytics. This is a machine that answers questions—about any...

Book Review: Data’s Darker Overtones Ignored

 Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, by Eric Siegel, John Wiley & Sons, RRP£18.99/$28 The jacket for Eric Siegel’s Predictive Analytics: the Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie,...

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Human Behavior

 In light of recent revelations of wholesale spying on American citizens by the National Security Agency (NSA), significant media attention has focused not only on how much data is being collected and under what authority it was...

EHR Oracles: Merging Big Data Streams Could Create Mission Control for Healthcare

 What if “electronic health records” could become “electronic health oracles” – not just recording the past, but helping to predict and influence the future? Thanks to a proliferation of data, “electronic health oracles” are well on their...

Numbers Game: Will Predictive Analytics Decide September’s Federal Election?

 A week after November’s United States presidential election and Nate Silver was everywhere. Already an established member of the American political commentariat via his blog FiveThirtyEight.com, Silver’s name went into the stratosphere after he correctly predicted the...

What the NSA Can’t Do With Your Data (Probably)

 The National Security Agency probably isn’t spying on you. It’s just measuring you for risk, according to two experts on the science of predictive analytics and data mining. The NSA’s Prism program, it has now been revealed,...

Why Data Analysts Can Peer Into Your Future

 Today, data is BIG: It disrupts, defines, and determines a spate of outcomes, from elections to medical treatments. Data “embodies a priceless collection of experience from which to learn,” according to Siegel. “Every medical procedure, credit application,...

Data Visualizations: Do You Prefer Destroyed Farms or Fancy Pies?

  Analytics and big data are becoming business imperatives. One big element that separates them from unstructured data pools or BI drill-down reports is that analytics can be used to “tell a story,” typically with visualizations. The...

Orbitz Finds a More Efficient Route to Updated Price Quotes

 The travel company cuts costs, improves pricing accuracy and speeds page loads. Travel booking and comparison shopping web site Orbitz Worldwide is making a case for hiring staff with math skills. With a statistical analysis, its hotels...

Page 53 of 56 1 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56

Pin It on Pinterest