How Do Variables Work In Unix?

The UNIX operating system runs in a command-line interface on a mac or linux pc.  In UNIX, variables are used to move info from the shell to the software.  The variables are often used to retrieve information stored in the operating system to the command...
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Overview of KNN (K Nearest Neighbors) Algorithm

The K Nearest Neighbors algorithm is one of the essential algoritms for machine learning.  The algorithm finds all of the neighbors close to a specific point, but in a predefined and mathematical way.  This algorithm is available to users of the Python package SciKitLearn. The...
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What Is Cluster Analysis Used For In Machine Learning?

Cluster analysis groups similar objects together into clusters.  It’s useful in many different fields: for identifying customer segments or even for studying evolution. There are 2 main types of clustering: agglomerative and divisive. Agglomerative clustering gradually merges similar items together into bigger and bigger clusters...
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What Is Quantum Computing?

One area of research by IBM is in the field of quantum computing.  The hope behind quantum computing is that computing time will be much more efficient than it is currently.  It can transform fields such as finance, medicine, marketing, and distribution. Quantum computing uses...
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What is OpenAI?

Elon Musk most recently started a brand-new nonprofit organization in 2015 called Open AI. What they’re looking to do is to allow ordinary people to have access to safe artificial intelligence. Open AI’s research is in the areas of gathering feedback as well as in making machine learning more accessible....
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What Do Cytokines Do?

Cytokines are a major component of cellular function. They are produced by the immune system, specifically by immune system cells such as helper T cells. Cytokines are also responsible for things such as inflammation.  These cytokines are small proteins which are created by the immune...
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What Vitamins Do You Need To Live?

There’s always a lot of talk about nutrition and vitamins.  However, there are some nutrients and vitamins that the human body cannot live without.  Here is a quick list of what your body finds essential to survive: Fat Soluble Vitamins: These are absorbed through fat...
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How Does The Heart Work?

The heart is made up of 4 chambers, divided between top and bottom.  The left chamber receives blood and the right chamber sends blood out to the lungs.  It’s the motor that is used to move blood throughout your body.  Arteries carry blood, and distribute...
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How Does The Hyperloop Work?

The hyperloop is a new transporation concept which is designed to carry travelers at a very rapid pace between distant points.  The concept of the Hyperloop is not complex: it has been around for quite some time.  The idea of the hyperloop is to combine...
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