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The Amazon growth story has been a remarkable one so far. On the top line, the company has grown every single year since its inception. Even in going back to 2004, Amazon generated a much more modest $6.9 billion in revenue compared to the massive $469 billion for 2021. Most of these sales come from their retail and ecommerce operations, which the company has come to be known for. That's because 74% of Amazon's operating profit comes from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Data-Driven Evolutionary Optimization: Integrating Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning and Data Science (Studies in Computational Intelligence, 975): Jin, Yaochu, Wang, Handing, Sun, Chaoli: 9783030746391: Books


Intended for researchers and practitioners alike, this book covers carefully selected yet broad topics in optimization, machine learning, and metaheuristics. Written by world-leading academic researchers who are extremely experienced in industrial applications, this self-contained book is the first of its kind that provides comprehensive background knowledge, particularly practical guidelines, and state-of-the-art techniques. New algorithms are carefully explained, further elaborated with pseudocode or flowcharts, and full working source code is made freely available.

Amazon will have the biggest personal data repository soon; and it's not good news


If you ask Alexa, Amazon's smart speaker, that she is spying on you. She replies, "I only send audio back to Amazon when I hear you say the wake word. For more information and to view Amazon's privacy notice, visit the help section of your Alexa app." This reply sounds so naive and gives little hint of the sea of data Amazon's smart speaker captures and stores. To understand the data collection size of'Echo' speaker, Dave Bryant, who has created and sold a multi-million dollar e-commerce store, requested all of his personal data from Amazon.

Machine Learning: Zhou, Zhi-Hua, Liu, Shaowu: 9789811519666: Books


Zhi-Hua Zhou is a leading expert on machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is currently a Professor, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Dean of the School of Artificial Intelligence, and the founding director of the LAMDA Group at Nanjing University, China. Prof. Zhou has authored the books "Ensemble Methods: Foundations and Algorithms" (2012) and "Machine Learning" (in Chinese, 2016), and published more than 200 papers in top-tier international journals and conferences. He founded the ACML (Asian Conference on Machine Learning), and served as chairperson for many prestigious conferences, including AAAI 2019 program chair, ICDM 2016 general chair, IJCAI 2015 machine learning track chair, and area chair for NeurIPS, ICML, AAAI, IJCAI, KDD, etc. He is editor-in-chief of Frontiers of Computer Science, and has been an associate editor for prestigious journals such as the Machine Learning journal and IEEE PAMI.

Python for Data Science: A Hands-On Introduction: 9781718502208: Computer Science Books @


Yuli Vasiliev is a programmer, freelance author, and consultant with more than two decades of experience. He began as a developer of database-driven applications, using Oracle database technology. The need for data analysis led him eventually to the field of ML and AI. His present professional interests are in the area of natural language processing (NLP). He runs the @stocknewstip_bot in Telegram, which is available at

The 2021 Apple TV 4K is on sale for $120, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals


It's a good time to stock up on travel-friendly accessories before your next trip. A number of Anker portable batteries, wireless chargers and other accessories are on sale, and you can save even more if you're an Amazon Prime member. Those who need to work while on the go can pick up Samsung's T7 Shield SSD for the cheapest price we've seen, while Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro drop to an al-time-low price just days after the company announced the latest version of the earbuds in the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro. On top of all that, the Apple TV 4K is on sale for only $120 and you can pick up a base iPad for as low as $299. Here are the best tech deals from this week that you can still get today.

Remote Cloud Software Engineer openings in Austin, United States on August 12, 2022 – Cloud Tech Jobs


Role requiring'No experience data provided' months of experience in Austin This role is for the IT SecOps product group. Organizations are scaling their data environments at an increasing rate. These evolving, heterogeneous environments can be difficult to manage, as IT and security teams struggle to see who and what is running on their networks. In order to effectively implement a security solution, organizations must first declutter their data environments. IT hygiene (Falcon Discover) provides this needed visibility.

Anker's Eufy robot vacuums are up to 47 percent off at Amazon


Some folks who are in the market for a robot vacuum might be looking beyond Roomba after it emerged Amazon is buying parent company iRobot. Anker's budget brand Eufy has been around for a few years and is a solid option. Right now, many Eufy models are on sale for up to 47 percent off, including the RoboVac G30 Edge. That's down from $340 to $180 on Amazon, the lowest price we've seen for it to date. Anker says the vacuum uses logical route planning to navigate your home.

The Roomba's Unpredictable, Oddly Mesmerizing Path to Amazon WSJD - Technology

The first robot that many human beings welcomed into their homes was a peculiar creature born 20 years ago with a funny name. It didn't look the way we imagined robots, and it didn't perform the tasks we envisioned outsourcing to robots. We got a self-driving vacuum cleaner. But this robot that became more popular than anyone could have predicted was more powerful than it looked and far more influential than you might suspect.

Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Cognitive Procurement


Data analytics is the process of examining data sets in order to draw conclusions about the information they contain, increasingly with the aid of specialized systems and software. Data analytics technologies and techniques are widely used in commercial industries to enable organizations to make more-informed business decisions. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is where we first heard the term cognitive technology. Technology experts began seeing the benefits of AI among consumer and business application. Amazon's Alexa and chatbots are two that come to mind that is now ubiquitous in homes and businesses.