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Optimizing Discount Price for Perishable Products with Thompson Sampling using Spark

For retailers, stocking perishable products is a risky business. If a product doesn’t sell completely by the expiry date, then the remaining inventory has to be discarded and loss be taken for those items. 928 more words

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Reflections on Black Mirror - Cautionary Tale about Tech in Our Lives

Streaming media has taken over from network TV. Among the many shows we’ve binged on Netflix, one of our favorites is Black Mirror.

Each episode is a unique story, much like… 420 more words

The curious case of Cassandra Reads


In our previous blog, we discovered how Cassandra handles its write queries. Now it’s time to understand how it ensures all the read requests are fulfilled. 1,035 more words

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Cassandra Writes: A Mystery?


Apache Cassandra is a free and open-source distributed NoSQL database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure. 1,025 more words

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10 Marketing Trends to act on in 2018 (Author: Dave Chaffey)

Source: https://www.smartinsights.com/digital-marketing-strategy/10-marketing-trends/

I feel fortunate to have followed some of the amazing major changes in digital marketing and technology over the last 15 or 20 years. 2,852 more words

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Data Type Auto Discovery with Spark

In the life of a Data Scientist, it’s not uncommon to run into a data set with no knowledge or very little knowledge about the data. 1,291 more words

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