Web Data Extraction Guide: 11 Questions to Ask

Posted on August 31, 2017 by eranl

The following is an excerpt from our new Web Data Extraction Playbook. We’ll be publishing the second part next week, or you can grab the full guide here. The internet has become an undeniable force in our lives over the past few decades, changing everything from the way we do our shopping to the way...

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5 Great Reasons to Meet Us at Strata

Posted on August 24, 2017 by webhose

If you’re visiting this year’s Strata Data Conference in New York, you can find us at Booth #P17, and absolutely should. Here are 5 reasons why our (modest) booth is probably going to rock this year’s Strata Conference and be the biggest thing since distributed databases. 1. Because We’re Giving Away this Awesome Drone We’re...

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What is DaaS, BDaaS, DBaaS? And Why Should You Care?

Posted on August 8, 2017 by eranl

The proliferation of data services has created a wide range of confusing buzzwords and acronyms – but at its core DaaS is still a meaningful concept. We are living in the age of everything as a service (EaaS?). What started as the simple and fairly easy to understand concept of software as a service has,...

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Machine Learning Showdown: Python vs R

Posted on August 2, 2017 by eranl

Let’s say you have an amazing idea for a machine learning app. It’s going to be brilliant. It’s going to revolutionize the world of finance, mobile advertising, or… some other world, but it’s definitely going to revolutionize something. And gosh darn it, it’s going to be the smartest, most learned app the world has ever...

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Crawling the Dark Web to Detect the Next Market

Posted on July 25, 2017 by eranl

Over the past few days, the internet has been abuzz with talk of the recent blows dealt by law enforcement to two major dark web “marketplaces”, AlphaBay and Hansa market; and the subsequent suicide of Alexander Cazes – the Canadian programmer-turned-criminal mastermind behind AlphaBay, who ended his own life in a Thai prison while awaiting...

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Can Data Science Deliver a Fake News Detector?

Posted on April 4, 2017 by ohadf

Regardless of your political opinion, fake news has dominated the conversation since the 2016 US presidential election. The crux of the problem is that the very definition of what qualifies as fake news is in dispute. Still, most of us would like to know if the news story we’re reading reflects actual events – or...

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