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by Irina Radchenko

PeerLibrary

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Facilitating the global conversation on academic literature.

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The Dawn Of A New Frontier, Smart Cities | Live Trading News

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As global migration towards cities grows, Dubai and other urban centers are looking to compete on a new frontier of smart technology Urbanisation is happening at an unprecedented pace across the world. An estimated 50% of the world’s inhabitants, or 3.6-B people, now live in cities and this is expected to rise to 60%, or 5-B people by Y 2030, according to management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Cities are now the main source of global economic growth and productivity, according to the firm, while accounting for the most resource consumption and Greenhouse gas emissions. Rabih Dabboussi, UAE managing director and general manager of technology firm Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), goes further in stressing on the changing global competitive landscape, stating that in the future, economic competitiveness is going to be between cities and not nations. But the measures of attractiveness of the past are not the battlefront for the cities …


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Save the Titanic: Hands-on anonymisation and risk control of publishing open data | Guides | Open Data Institute

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Open Access Heatmap

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Number of Open Access Journals per Country Open Access Heatmap

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scrapekit: get the data you need, fast. — scrapekit 0.1 documentation

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Scrapekit provides a set of useful tools for these that help with these tasks, while also offering you simple ways to structure your scraper. 


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Leada - Ask Peter Norvig

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Peter Norvig is a Director of Research at Google Inc; previously he directed Google’s core search algorithms group. He is co-author of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, the leading textbook in the field, and co-teacher of anArtificial Intelligence class that signed up 160,000 students, helping to kick off the current round of massive open online classes. He is a AAAI Fellow, ACM Fellow, and American Academy of Arts & Sciences Member.


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Home - Data Catalogs

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Data Catalogs, A Comprehensive List of Open Data Catalogs from Around the World, is redisigned and migrated 
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Out in the Open: This Man Wants to Turn Data Into Free Food (And So Much More) | Enterprise | WIRED

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The aim is a simple one: 25-year-old software developer Max Ogden wants to make it easier for governments to share their data with a world of software developers.

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UCI Machine Learning Repository

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UC Irvine is providing 295 ”classic” datasets for learning machine learning.


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John Wilbanks: Let’s Pool Our Medical Data - datascience@berkeley

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In this TED Talk, data scientist John Wilbanks discusses how strict privacy laws inhibit scientific research efforts, and asks us to imagine what potential discoveries could result from a giant pool of freely available anonymized health and genomic data.


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