Tutorial: Quantum Teleportation in Python

Quantum teleportation sounds like science fiction but is a fully working communication protocol to teleport a quantum state from one place to another. This tutorial walks through the steps to program a simple quantum computer to teleport a text message using quantum teleportation. This is part two

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Tutorial: Getting started with Quantum Computing in Python

Quantum computers might sound a bit exotic and far into the future, but in reality, they are now accessible in the cloud or through emulators for everyone to write quantum code. In this tutorial, we’ll go through how you can program a simple quantum computer to generate random numbers. This is part

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Transform an iPad into a digital photo frame for £10 (no tools)

Just spent £xxx on that new iPad and struggling to justify your purchase? Look no further, and join me in transforming it into a digital photo frame. I’ve wanted a digital photo frame for a while to display pictures, but these can often be expensive and ugly looking. So, instead I wanted to use my i

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Comparison between Naïve Bayes and Logistic Regression

Naïve Bayes and Logistic regression are two popular models used to solve numerous machine learning problems, in many ways the two algorithms are similar, but at the same time very dissimilar. This blog post highlights some of the similarities and dissimilarities between these two popular algorithms.

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Quantifying Londoners discontent towards Tube strikes using NLP

This post was inspired by the tube strike that was set to take place on Thursday 5th of October 2017, which was ultimately cancelled. For that reason, we decided to revisit an older dataset we had containing happy and angry tweets during a tube strike earlier this year. Tube strikes are an unavoida

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Three things to know about machine learning

Machine learning is about learning from data The first thing to know about machine learning is that it’s often referred to as Artificial Intelligence by the popular media and they make it sound like the computer has become super intelligent and self-aware. In reality, machine learning - or AI - is j

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The data driven renaissance of artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence or to be more specific machine learning has been around for decades, for example the widely popular Support Vector Machine (SVM) was invented in 1963 by Vladimir N. Vapnik and Alexey Ya. Further Neural Nets which is one enjoying a renaissance today originated back in the 1940

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Reading RR intervals from EliteHRV with Pandas

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is a measure of the time interval between each heart beat and is a measure that in contrast to beats per minute can quantify the variation between each heartbeat. This blog post explains how HRV readings done with the mobile application EliteHRV can be read and plotted w

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Fear not - AI won’t take over in the imminent future

Fear not - AI won’t take over in the imminent future When breaking down Artificial Intelligence (AI) at its current state, one quickly unveils its shortcomings and lacking ability to take over the world. On the contrary, the AI-system might release you from your current occupation, allowing your ca

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Ethical challenges that Data Science faces

Challenges such as data quality, models, algorithms, processing power and processing speed are well spoken challenges within data science, but one highly important challenge that rarely get mentioned is the ethical aspect of Data Science (Presthus, 2012). With the rise of even more connected devices

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