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Analytics and Machine Learning at Georgia Institute of Technology

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

A solid Computer Science education at Georgia Tech has been available since 1964, with the start of their Information Science program. By 1970, it had become the School of Information and Computer Science (ICS), offering bachelor’s degrees in information science and doctorates in ICS. The College of Computing continues to maintain a leadership role, expanding […]

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Women in Technology: More Diversity Needed in Computer Science Studies

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The bi-annual Women in Technology Leadership Round Table was held at UC Berkeley in June, a few months after its organizers, Virginia Smith and Dr. Gitanjali Swamy, issued the report, Women In Tech: Addressing the Root Causes of Attrition. The report, which appeared after the Women in Technology inaugural Round Table in November, provided a […]

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The Life of a Data Scientist

By   /  August 9, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The worldwide demand for qualified Data Scientists continues to grow and one of the most common queries in many an industry insider’s mind is so, what is it that a Data Scientist does? When lay persons within an industry try to grasp the essence of a Data Scientist’s life, the confusion that boggles everyone is […]

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How Cognitive Computing is Changing What a “Computer” Is

By   /  July 21, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Adrienne Lafrance recently wrote for The Atlantic on the topic of cognitive computing, “People used to be computers. That is, for hundreds of years, computing was the work of humans, and very often women. Then, in the mid-20th century, machines began to take on the bulk of computing work, and the definition […]

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Big Data is Changing the Way We Solve Problems

By   /  February 10, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Zavain Dar of Venture Beat recently wrote, “Current ‘big data’ and ‘API-ification’ trends can trace their roots to a definition Kant first coined in the 18th century. In his Critique of Pure Reason, Kant drew a dichotomy between analytic and synthetic truths. An analytic truth was one that could be derived from a logical argument, […]

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New Big Data Professionals Don’t Need CS Degrees

By   /  September 9, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Clay Dillow of Fortune recently wrote, “In the U.S. alone, a McKinsey & Company report projects a shortfall of between 140,000 and 190,000 ‘deep analytical’ big data professionals by 2018 — that is, people with highly technical skills in machine learning, statistics, and/or computer science, the actual hands-on big data people that know how […]

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NYU Adds a Computational and Digital Journalism Major

By   /  May 4, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has added Computational and Digital Journalism to their list of majors. According to the website, “This new sequence of courses responds to trends

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