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What's the difference between data products and intelligent systems?

Basically, both are software systems that are based on data and algorithms.
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Tools and protocol for reproducible data science using Python

I am working on a data science project using Python. The project has several stages. Each stage comprises of taking a data set, using Python scripts, auxiliary data, configuration and parameters, and ...
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Do you need a virtual machine for data science?

I am brand new to the field of data science, want to break into it, and there are so many tools out there. These VMs have a lot of software on them, but I haven't been able to find any side-by-side ...
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Does anyone use Julia programming language? [closed]

Is anyone using Julia (http://julialang.org/) for professional jobs? Or using it instead of R, Matlab, or Mathematica? Is it a good language? If you have to ...
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Best languages for scientific computing [closed]

It seems as though most languages have some number of scientific computing libraries available. Python has Scipy Rust has <...
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Google prediction API: What training/prediction methods Google Prediction API employs?

The details of the Google Prediction API are on this page, but I am not able to find any details about the prediction algorithms running behind the API. So far I have gathered that they let you ...
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Opensource tools for help in mining stream of leader board scores

Consider a stream containing tuples (user, new_score) representing users' scores in an online game. The stream could have 100-1,000 new elements per second. The ...
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Which Big Data technology stack is most suitable for processing tweets, extracting/expanding URLs and pushing (only) new links into 3rd party system?

(Note: Pulled this question from the list of questions in Area51, but believe the question is self explanatory. That said, believe I get the general intent of the question, and as a result likely able ...
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Running an R script programmatically [closed]

I have an R script that generates a report based on the current contents of a database. This database is constantly in flux with records being added/deleted many times each day. How can I ask my ...
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What is the difference between Hadoop and noSQL

I heard about many tools / frameworks for helping people to process their data (big data environment). One is called Hadoop and the other is the noSQL concept. What is the difference in point of ...

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