The designers helping us embrace robots

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Machines are talking about you behind your back. So reads a notice on the wall at Hello, Robot: Design Between Human and Machine – an exhibition which could change the way you think about automatons. The show's already been a big hit in Vienna, Austria. This summer it travels to Winterthur, in Swit...





Perfect way to build a Predictive Model in less than 10 minutes

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In the last few months, we have started conducting data science hackathons. These hackathons are contests with a well defined data problem, which has be be solved in short time frame. They typically last any where between 2 – 7 days. If month long competitions on Kaggle are like marathons, then the...


Machine Learning vs. Statistics

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Throughout its history, Machine Learning (ML) has coexisted with Statistics uneasily, like an ex-boyfriend accidentally seated with the groom's family at a wedding reception: both uncertain where to lead the conversation, but painfully aware of the potential for awkwardness. This is caused in part b...


Anomaly Detection in R

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Inspired by this Netflix post, I decided to write a post based on this topic using R. There are several nice packages to achieve this goal, the one we re going to review is AnomalyDetection. The definition for abnormal, or outlier, is an element which does not follow the behaviour of the majority....