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How Much Did Data Scientists in Asia and Europe Earn in 2019?

Curious to see how data scientists in Asia and Europe were valued in 2019? The global data science recruitment company Big Cloud just released their annual Data Science and Machine Learning salary report for 2020. This report covers their most data-rich survey yet, with 2000+ participants across the two continents. The reports cover a lot of...

Four Collections Templates: A Starter Pack for Collections And AR Teams

Probably the least pleasant part of the accounts receivable professional’s job is running a customer through a collections process. It is time-consuming and can be stressful. Truth be told, you probably are swamped just with your regular duties, emailing requests for payments and making phone calls to answer payment questions for customers.  Still,...

Probing Metro Manila Geospatial Associations in Tagalog Text Embeddings

This is a follow-up to my post on exploring geographic associations in the Tagalog FastText embedding. In the last post, we focused on associations with the provinces of the Philippines. This time, we zoom in on Metro Manila and check out city associations. For more details on the models used and analysis performed, it would be best to check out my...

Jesse or Celine? Text Classification on Before Sunrise Dialog: Part II

In the last article, we converted movie dialog into numbers using a bag-of-words approach. Here we go in another direction and use an embedding model to represent text in a dense manner. So instead of capturing stylistic tendencies of Jesse and Celine (via word choice in a bag-of-words model), we will try to capture the semantic differences between...

Beginner’s Guide: Data Science vs Big Data vs Data Analytics

In today’s day and age, dominated by technology and mass consumerism, data is almost literally everywhere. Just to give you an idea of the amount of data out there, IBM reports that in 2012, 2.5 billion GBs of data were generated on average every day. And that was 7 years ago, which in technology years is practically a whole era. According to Forbes,...

Probing Provincial Geospatial Associations in Tagalog Word Embeddings

https://www.analyticsvidhya.comWord Embedding Models NLP has progressed tremendously over the past few years. One of the most exciting advancements in the field is the concept of word embeddings. When one deals with text in a machine learning setting, he has to find a way to turn words into numbers, since machine learning models are only able to take...

The AI Revolution

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a buzzword in the industry for the past few years. However, the field of AI actually dates back to 1943, when Alan Turing posed his famous “Turing Test” to see the limits of computational cognition. Techjury recently released an infographic detailing the history of AI from 1943 up to 2014, during which the Turing...

Bitcoin and Taxes: What You May Not Know

You might be aware that your Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency transactions have a possible taxable impact. However, you might not know exactly how to report them. Read on for more guidance on cryptocurrency taxes. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a worldwide payment system where users buy virtual currency using an exchange. Bitcoin is stored in a digital...

Top Blockchain Applications Making Waves in Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate (CRE) industry is comprised of many different types of service providers, including property management, brokerage firms, banks, and other types of lenders. When a CRE transaction takes place, there are various operators involved, requiring extensive sharing of official property documents, and financial information which need...

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