Articles by Ian Allison
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Parking Lot Surveillance And Other Trading Strategies

There are four essential areas that investment firms need to know about in order to compete, said Tammer Kamel, CEO of Quandl. These are: statistics 101; data science (the icing on the cake is machine learning and AI); some non-financial domain knowledge; and good old capital markets know-how.
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NVIDIA Teaches World About Deep Learning In Finance

NVIDIA's DGX1 system, a powerful out-of-the-box deep learning starter appliance for a data science team, comes with a cloud software registry containing deep learning frameworks in pre-built, plug-and-play software containers.
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Can Ocean Democratize Data?

Ocean founder Trent McConaghy says there's a need for a global data commons — data that ought to be out in the open, free for anyone to use.
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Bullish On Bitcoin

CoinDesk’s latest report finds digital assets are nearly 20 times more lucrative than property, gold and stocks — combined.

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US Sanctions Venezuela First Lady, Key Maduro Allies

The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s wife and key allies including the vice president and defense minister, accusing them of plundering the country’s wealth and helping Maduro maintain his grip on power.