Yahoo Releases 13.5 TB Of User Interaction Data For Machine Learning Researchers To Deploy …

In another example of corporations contributing to the academia, Yahoo Inc. has decided to make the largest-ever machine learning dataset, available to the research community. The company made the announcement today morning, via a blog post. The massive, 13.5 TB of data contains information — all anonymized of course– about interactions between about 20 million users from the course of February 2015 through May 2015, over webpages including the Yahoo homepage, Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, and Yahoo Real Estate. The data contains stuff like age range, gender along with title, summary, and key phrases of the news article under consideration time and also some device information. Unsurprisingly, the data will prove to be a virtual treasure trove of information for researchers — particularly that in the direction of…


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