Sebi is acquiring capabilities to monitor and analyse social media posts to keep a tab on possible market manipulations, its Chairman Ajay Tyagi said on Thursday. He said the capabilities will involve use of artificial intelligence, machine learning , big data analytics and natural language processing tools to spot market manipulation. The new plan involves creating a "data lake" project to augment analytical capabilities, he said while speaking at the Speaking at the National Institute of Securities Markets at Patalganga near here. In efforts to curb possible manipulations in the securities market, Sebi has been keeping a watch on social media and there have been cases where social media posts have helped in acting against manipulative activities. "Catching malpractices in the market using the standard tools that analyse only structured data of price and volume is increasingly getting difficult," Tyagi said. "We want to acquire technology and unstructure data analysis because … [Read more...] about Sebi to tap AI, big data analytics to curb market manipulations: Chairman
We used a crowdsourcing approach because scholarly publications don't always include the original data needed to allow global comparisons. Even when these data are shared by archaeologists, they use many different formats from one project to another, making it difficult to combine for large-scale analysis. Our goal from the beginning was to make it easy for anyone to check our work and reuse our data — we've put all our research materials online where they can be freely accessed by anyone. … [Read more...] about Anthropocene? Humans Have Been Changing the Planet for Millennia.
MongoDB has been very public about the MongoDB Realm roadmap that will include the fusing together of several parts. Besides GraphQL as the query language, Realm as the mobile database and synchronization platform, MongoDB is also blending in its serverless platform which includes functions and triggers, authentication, data access rules, and server-side code deployment. Serverless platforms are popular with mobile developers because they don't have to worry about having to provision servers for unpredictable and highly spikey workloads. … [Read more...] about MongoDB GraphQL release points to broader revamp of serverless platform
The first Pacific Islanders arrived in the late 13th century, and within 200 years, about 40 percent of the islands' bird species had vanished, studies show. Rats traveling with the settlers drove the extinction of smaller bird species, while human hunters vanquished the megafauna, including the nine species of large, flightless moa. [Wipe Out: History's Most Mysterious Extinctions] … [Read more...] about Penguins Rapidly Conquered New Zealand After Humans Ate Rivals
"These large insects are predatory, and they eat smaller insects. It's possible that birds may have also eaten small insects, as many modern birds do," Clapham said. "If they are competing for the same resourse, birds may have been better competitors for these food sources." … [Read more...] about Giant Insects Shrunk As Birds Entered Prehistoric Skies