Will AI Kill the Data Scientist?

Humans see less data as businesses collect more of it, which means we need something beyond data scientists. Long before data science became “a thing,” I trained as a “real” scientist, researching arcane and less-than-world-changing topics in physical chemistry. At the heart of that work was data, collected mostly manually during late-night experimental runs in

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How to write a technology resume in 2018

Every New Year brings new opportunities — including, for many, career opportunities. Technology professionals know that many companies are competing for talented employees with unique perspectives, skills and talents. In this environment, you must be clear and concise without adding to the noise. Part of presenting a polished professional IT or tech image is your

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This week in Germany: Snapchat, Jodel, Propertybase

What happened in the world of German startups this week? FinTech startup Fincompare pulls in €2.5 million The Berlin FinTech startup Fincompare (German) raised €2.5 million (€2.8 million) in a seed round with help from Speedinvest, an Austrian venture capital firm and Uniqa, a Austrian insurance company. Several Berlin-based business angels, like André Bajorat, also invested

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Will Berlin Become Europe’s Top Tech Hub?

­ <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=258384337829807&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ /> <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none;” alt=”” src=”https://analytics.twitter.com/i/adsct?txn_id=nurig&p_id=Twitter&tw_sale_amount=0&tw_order_quantity=0″ /> <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none;” alt=”” src=”//t.co/i/adsct?txn_id=nurig&p_id=Twitter&tw_sale_amount=0&tw_order_quantity=0″ /> With more than 2,500 startups in Berlin, why is Germany such a hotspot for entrepreneurship an what are the opportunities for business leaders? That was the focus of a live Twitter Q&A with two

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Europe’s hottest startups 2016: Berlin

Population 3.6 million Size 892km2 Global cities index ranking 16 The Berlin startup scene used to be all about Rocket Internet, the company-building giant (or clone factory, depending on your point of view). The company has developed a portfolio – including star performers Delivery Hero and HelloFresh – that’s valued at €6 billion. “The Rocket

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Big Data Moves From Hype To Reality, CompTIA Finds

Organizations are moving past the hype and into actual value when it comes to big data and analytics implementation, according to a new survey by CompTIA. But challenges remain, including a skills gap and the struggle to wrangle the growing quantity of data generated. 14 Ways IoT Will Change Big Data And Business Forever (Click

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Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals

Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals Couchbase says the coming Multi-Dimensional Scaling feature will bring read/write, indexing, and query advantages over MongoDB and Cassandra. Companies adopting NoSQL databases are graduating from experiments and early deployments to running scores of production applications, according to Couchbase. Mission-critical demands are going to make Multi-Dimensional Scaling, a new

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