Yahoo Rolls Out World’s Largest Machine Learning Dataset to Researchers

Internet behemoth Yahoo is doing its best to obtain an advantage in the machine learning niche, as it has just rolled out what it claimed as the “largest-ever machine learning data set.” The elusive information is heading towards the academic research community. Yahoo stated its objective is to accelerate recommender systems and large-scale machine learning. The company also yearns to aid close the gap between the industrial research and academic communities. Suju Rajan, director of research at Yahoo Labs (pictured) said in a statement, “Many academic researchers and data scientists don’t have access to truly large-scale datasets because it is traditionally a privilege reserved for large companies.” He added further that, “We are releasing this dataset for independent researchers because we value open and collaborative relationships with our academic colleagues,…


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