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How to Develop a Random Subspace Ensemble With Python
Random Subspace Ensemble is a machine learning algorithm that combines the predictions from multiple decision trees trained on different subsets of columns in the training dataset. Randomly varying the columns used to train each contributing member of the ensemble has the effect of introducing diversity into the ensemble and, in …
Geely's EV maker Polestar recalls all Polestar 2 sedans again
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Electric vehicle maker Polestar, owned by Volvo Cars and its parent China's Geely, is recalling its new Polestar 2 cars for the second time in a month, it said on Thursday. The company, which made its last recall on Oct. 2 after several cars had lost power …
✚ Visualization Tools and Resources – October 2020 Roundup
Here's the good stuff for October.Tags: roundup
Ten Simple Databricks Notebook Tips & Tricks for Data Scientists
Often, small things make a huge difference, hence the adage that “some of the best ideas are simple!” Over the... The post Ten Simple Databricks Notebook Tips & Tricks for Data Scientists appeared first on Databricks.
Illustrations show how to reduce risk at small gatherings
Risk of coronavirus infection changes depending on the amount of contagious particles you…Tags: coronavirus, El Pais, illlustration, mask, risk, ventilation
Gruntled vs disgruntled
My wife and I were talking this morning and the phrase”less disingenuous” came up. I thought about how sometimes a positive word fades into obscurity while the negative form lives on. The first example that came to mind is gruntled vs disgruntled. Yes, the former is an English word, but …
2021 Trends in Data Modeling: Attaining the Universal Data Model Ideal
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper offers a number of important trends in data modeling for 2021, specifically inroads for attaining the universal data model ideal. Common data models are speedily becoming a necessity for organizations to determine all relevant data for any singular use case, the most …
Political search interest in 2020
In Waves of Interest, a collaboration between the Google News Initiative and Truth…Tags: Google News Initiative, politics, search, Truth & Beauty
TikTok owner ByteDance launches education technology brand Dali for China
By Yingzhi Yang and Brenda Goh BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing-based ByteDance announced a standalone education technology (edtech) brand Dali for the Chinese market on Thursday, becoming another major tech player looking to capitalise on the sector's boom driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dali, meaning “forceful strength” in Chinese, will host …
Spotify adds more subscribers as music streaming gets back on track
STOCKHOLM/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spotify Technology SA on Thursday added more subscribers in the third quarter than Wall Street had expected and forecast strong growth in the current quarter as more users tuned in to its streaming music service. With more than double the number of subscribers than its nearest …
EU court sets conditions for EU antitrust regulators to access Facebook documents
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators can access some Facebook <FB.O> documents under certain conditions, Europe's second-top court said on Thursday in a case triggered by what the U.S. social media giant says are excessive demands for data. The Luxembourg-based General Court said Facebook will transmit requested documents related to …
Tougher new rules for tech giants, more power to enforcers: EU's Vestager
By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Tech giants will have to do more to weed out illegal and harmful content while online gatekeepers will be bound by a list of dos and don'ts under new rules aimed at reining in their power, Europe's antitrust chief said on Thursday. European …
Huawei lawyers to question Canada border official in fourth day of Meng U.S. extradition case
By Moira Warburton (Reuters) - In a case dating back two years, lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on Thursday will resume questioning a Canada border officer who intercepted Meng before the federal police arrested her. Scott Kirkland, an officer with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), told …
From Facebook to TikTok, U.S. political influencers are paid for posts
By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) - A voter registration project is compensating Latina mothers for social media posts about climate change, while a political action committee (PAC) is paying eight TikTok influencers for videos to help get the youth vote out for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The tactic of paying …
How your state makes electricity
The way we make electricity in America is changing. For The New York…Tags: electricity, New York Times
[Updated] 23 Top US Schools Offering a Masters Program in Data Science
[Continually Updated] MastersInDataScience.org has culled together a list of 23 of the best US Universities/Colleges that offer a Masters in Data Science. Read More The post [Updated] 23 Top US Schools Offering a Masters Program in Data Science appeared first on Starbridge Partners.
Nvidia targets Arm's customer network, CEO tells SoftBank's Son
By Sam Nussey TOKYO (Reuters) - The chief executive of Nvidia Corp <NVDA.O> said his planned acquisition of Arm from SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> cost an "arm and a leg," but that the chip designer's valuable network of customers made it worthwhile. Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank announced in September it …
Microsoft detects cyberattacks from Iran-linked actor engaged in intelligence collection
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp <MSFT.O> said on Wednesday that it detected and attempted to stop a series of cyberattacks from Phosphorus, which the company described as an 'Iranian actor', with the attacks aimed to target over 100 high-profile individuals. "Phosphorus, an Iranian actor, has targeted with this scheme potential attendees …