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Dataset Search: Google launches new search engine to help scientists find datasets – The Verge

Google is launching a new service for scientists, journalists, and anyone else looking to track down data online. It’s called Dataset Search, and it will hopefully unify the fragmented world of open data repositories. — Read on http://www.theverge.com/2018/9/5/17822562/google-dataset-search-service-scholar-scientific-journal-open-data-access Advertisements

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Markov, Trump and Counter Radicalization

Here’s a video of a talk I did at DDD12, it’s more a functional demo of an idea really.  https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/DDD/DDD12-Developer-Day-2017/Markov-Trump-and-Counter-Radicalization

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Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

The head of the Department of Health’s National Data Guardian (NDG) has criticised the NHS for the deal it struck with Google’s DeepMind over sharing patient data. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39934316

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Microsoft is Building Literate Machines

…now, the company’s leading AI experts are working on systems that can do something even more complex: Read passages of text and answer questions about them. https://blogs.microsoft.com/next/2017/05/04/microsoft-is-teaching-systems-to-read-answer-and-even-ask-questions/?wt.mc_id=71250_fb_promo&utm_source=m.facebook.com&utm_medium=referral#sm.0000wygsjczd2elcx9m27dj5znxaz

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10 great GitHub repositories focusing on IPython, TensorFlow and Theano

This is a collection of 10 great GitHub repositories focusing on IPython, TensorFlow, Theano and related topics, for data scientists. The last one is not on GitHub. http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/top-10-ipython-tutorials-for-data-science-and-machine-learning?utm_content=bufferef7f4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Crimson Hexagon uses social media to predict stock movements

LONDON – You may not have heard of Crimson Hexagon, but the chances are it’s heard of you. http://uk.businessinsider.com/analytics-firm-crimson-hexagon-uses-social-media-to-predict-stock-movements-2017-4?r=US&IR=T

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Global Fishing Watch catches illegal fishing vessel

The island nation of Kiribati suspected that Marshalls 203 had violated its recently created no-fishing zone, but it didn’t have sufficient proof. That’s where Global Fishing Watch came in. http://uk.businessinsider.com/global-fishing-watch-catches-illegal-fishing-vessel-2016-11

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