BigData News Sunday, May 13 Sql training course, Red-hot data talk, Artificial intelligence & more…

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This $15 online course actually makes SQL sound exciting

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  • This $15 online course actually makes SQL sound exciting – – – – – – – Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.
  • Attain data wizard status.Image: Webucator – – By Team CommerceMashable Deals2018-05-13 11:00:00 UTC – – – – – – Other faster and more elegant methods of talking to databases may exist, but its SQL you need to learn if you want to start a career in data science or related…
  • If youve been putting off your SQL education up until this point, you may have just run out of excuses, because the Introduction to SQL Training Course is currently on sale for 84% off its usual price.
  • Over its 16-hour duration, the readings, trainer presentations, and exercises in the Intro to SQL course will lay out the basics and intricacies of data manipulation and extraction via SQL.
  • Your full course load will include: – – – Relational Database Basics, including relational databases, popular databases, and SQL statements – – Simple SELECTs, including an intro to the infamous Northwind database, exploration of tables, sorting records, and more – – Advanced SELECTs, including calculated fields, aggregate functions and grouping,…

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Will Artificial Intelligence Bring Karl Marx’s Ideas to Life?

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  • Speaking atthe conference, Jack Ma, the CEO ofChinas number one tech company Alibaba, said that withinthe next few decades, Big Data will be able torevive the panned economy which will become highly efficient.
  • This opinion was fully echoed byProfessor Feng Xiang, who believes that AI and Big Data must not be allowed toend upin private hands.
  • He warned that if artificial intelligence falls underthe control ofmarket forces, this could lead tothe emergence ofBig Data oligopolies where new oligarchs will snap upthe entire material wealth created byrobots, while people will lose their jobs and will end upas social outsiders.
  • Not so undera planned economy or the Chinese model ofsocialist market economy, which ensure a fair distribution ofboth resources and the added value amongall people.
  • IT expert Liu Xingliang believes that artificial intelligence should not belong toone company or even one country, because if it does, the result will be a slide back tothe planned economy model China had before.

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African ‘clicks’ outwit artificial intelligence

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  • Joseph Greenberg, the US linguist classified African languages into four stocks, one of which is the Bantu language that is spoken from Tanzania to South Africa.
  • Even though isiXhosa is not that difficult for Bantu language speakers it is very difficult for artificial intelligence machines.
  • It turns out, that the Xhosa language has the highest incidence of clicks among African languages in South Africa.
  • The word that is spoken in isiXhosa is deconstructed using Fouriers method so that it can be broken down into cycles that the AI machine can be able to understand.
  • With the Xhosa language one should turn the cocktail problem on its head and not filter out the clicks, which are conventionally deemed as noise by AI machines, but be able to take them into account so that the artificial intelligence machine can hear them, understand them and transmit them….

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From Salon Marketplace: Why you should learn Big Data skills today

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  • But despite the demand for skilled workers who know how to assess, manipulate and analyze large datasets, there’s a significant talent gap in fact,Bain Company reports thatonly 4% of companies make good use of data analytics.
  • Learning how to work with Big Data can drive significant innovation in any workplace here’s why opting into a career focused on Big Data and business analytics is a smart choice: – – – The demand for Big Data analytics is high.
  • A study conducted in 2014 by IDG Enterprise Big Data Research showed thatan average enterprise will spend about $8M on Big Data related initiatives meaning that if you enter a career in the field, your salary will likely be (at the least) competitive, and you won’t lack the resources to…
  • The top five industries looking for Big Data workers include Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (25%), Information Technology (17%), Manufacturing (15%), Finance and Insurance (9%), and Retail Trade (8%).
  • Usually,The Big Data Bundle is $781, but you can get it now for $45, or 94% off.

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Palaeontologist Steve Brusatte: we owe Jurassic Park a debt of gratitude

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  • The first thing I would say, says Brusatte, in a pub on a cold and wet day in the village of Carlops in the Scottish Borders, is that were all guilty I am too of talking about dinosaurs going extinct.
  • Not dinosaur fossils there are none in Scotland other than on the Isle of Skye but of tinylittle creatures like miniature clams that lived in these parts over 400m years ago, when it was some kind of subtropical lagoon.
  • People are finding new species of dinosaur once a week on average, which is nuts, says Brusatte, sipping on a well-earned scotch.
  • Until the 90s, says Brusatte, there just wasnt the computational power to do basic things like build family trees of dinosaurs.
  • On the door of Brusattes office is an A4 poster stating This Is A Velociraptor-Free Workplace, with an image of the dinosaur made famous by Jurassic Park, within a circle with a diagonal cross running through it.

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