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Is Data Science the Fourth Pillar of the Scientific Method?

Apr 15, 2019 |

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang revived a decade-old debate last month when he said that modern data science (AI plus HPC) has become the fourth pillar of the scientific method. While some disagree with the notion that statistical analysis alone can reveal undiscovered laws, the argument may be moot if data science continues its current course being an extremely useful and in-demand tool for all manners of scientific discovery. Read more…

Inside IBM’s Rejiggered Watson Lineup

Apr 5, 2019 |

Think you know Watson? Think again, as IBM has made extensive changes to the lineup of AI and cognitive products and services that bears the name of its founder. Sumit Gupta, the VP of IBM’s AI, machine learning, and HPC efforts, walks Datanami through the Watson re-positioning. Read more…

AI Hype Rockets, Hadoop Twins, and Other Learnings from Strata

Mar 28, 2019 |

Strange similarities have been discovered to exist between Cloudera and Hortonworks now that the two former Hadoop rivals have merged into a single company. In fact, the resemblances are so great that they appear to be like “twins separated at birth,” Read more…

When Citizen Data Science Meets Basketball Analytics

Mar 27, 2019 |

Basketball, like all sports these days, is getting more data-driven all the time. Teams are looking to data to tell them where to play, what to shoot, and who to double-team in the hopes of eking out a competitive edge. Read more…

What’s Behind SAS’s $1-Billion AI Investment

Mar 25, 2019 |

SAS’s announcement last week that it plans to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence over the next three years may have taken some by surprise. The Cary, North Carolina company, after all, is the standard-bearer for the previous age of business analytics. Read more…

Rockset Cranks Up Serverless Analytics Engine

Mar 20, 2019 |

Cloud-based serverless data preparation tools are gaining traction among data analysts seeking to move beyond traditional approaches to organizing low-quality but potentially valuable data. That approach promises to provide data scientists with an alternative to standard ETL routines developed to plumb data warehouses. Read more…

Nvidia Sees Green in Data Science Workloads

Mar 19, 2019 |

We already knew that GPUs are useful for lots of things besides making Fortnite uncomfortably realistic. All the biggest supercomputers in the world use GPUs to accelerate math, and more recently they’ve been used to power deep neural networks in public clouds. Read more…

Kubeflow Emerges for ML Workflow Automation

Feb 11, 2019 |

Many data scientists today find it burdensome to manually execute all of the steps in a machine learning workflow. Moving and transforming data, training models, then promoting them into production – all of it requires the data scientist’s close attention. Read more…

The ‘Big Bang’ of Data Science and ML Tools

Feb 8, 2019 |

The tools used for data science are rapidly changing at the moment, according to Gartner, which said we’re in the midst of a “big bang” in its latest report on data science and machine learning platforms. Read more…

What’s Driving Data Science Hiring in 2019

Jan 30, 2019 |

Data science jobs are among the highest paying jobs around the world, thanks to the rapid pace of data creation and budding need to make sense of it all. Whether you’re a card-carrying data scientist or just a developer looking to round out your resume with new data science abilities, you can increase your marketability by knowing what types of skills employers are looking for in 2019. Read more…

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