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Machine Learning at Spotify, Madison Big Data Meetup, Andy Sloane

Machine Learning at Spotify, Big Data Madison, Andy Sloane

Andy Sloane from Spotify spoke at the Madison Big Data Meetup January 27th about how Machine Learning helps the music service make recommendations to listeners for related artists and radio. Spotify’s recommendable catalogue comprises more than 4 million tracks with each ‘play event’ registered once a song has finished playing.  In this talk Sloane explains the discover page which is rebuilt daily ...

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Tackling Cancer with Machine Learning – IBM Emerging Technology Centre

Tackling Cancer with Machine Learning – IBM Emerging Technology Centre

Cancer currently accounts for roughly 13% of all deaths globally and, interestingly, this statistic is the same across developed and undeveloped countries where the best chance of effective treatment with cancer is through early detection allowing patients and medical staff to make early remedial planning decisions. IBM’s Hursley Labs in the UK comprise a small team of specialised researchers and ...

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10 Machine Learning Lessons Harnessed By Netflix

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Netflix invests considerable resources into Deep Learning in order to create a service which gives users what they want, ideally before they know it. That is to say modestly, using resources available to them through AWS without needing an entire data centre full of dedicated machines in order to create a Neural Network. For these networks multiple models will usually ...

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Machine Learning For Journalism at The New York Times

Machine Learning For Journalism at The New York Times

Daeil Kim is a Data Scientist at the New York Times, a role which has crystallised his research work into the niche between Machine Learning and Journalism. Kim spoke at the New York Data Science Meetup last week about how to make journalists work easier by using Machine Learning, a Bayesian perspective on big data and a discreet section on ...

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How Machine Learning Will Change Our World, Jeremy Howard, Melbourne Data Science

How Machine Learning Will Change Our World. Jeremy Howard, Melbourne Data Science

This post aims to cram in a synopsis of Jeremy Howard’s talk at the inaugural Data Science Melbourne MeetUp at Inspire9 in Richmond on 12th May so may be a little disjointed in it’s flow. Jeremy freestyled his delivery once he had established from the members pretty quickly with a show of hands what it was he should be talking ...

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