Meet Aurora – Finland’s AI Assistant Answer to Siri and Alexa
In December 2017, Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment released its first report outlining the country’s artificial intelligence...

AIAI|Artificial IntelligenceGovernmentAccelerate AIposted by Alex Amari Sep 19, 2018

In December 2017, Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment released its first report outlining the country’s artificial intelligence...
9 Reasons Why You Should Go To a Career Fair

9 Reasons Why You Should Go To a Career Fair

Career FairJobsODSC LondonODSC WestAccelerate AIposted by Alex Landa Sep 10, 2018

Tech companies have been known to ask… interesting…questions during interviews, such as the famous “How many golf balls can you fit...
What Are the Best European Cities for Jobs in Data Science?

What Are the Best European Cities for Jobs in Data Science?

AIcareersData Scienceeuropejobs in data scienceAccelerate AIposted by Jacquelyn Elias Sep 7, 2018

Within the past few months, European cities have entered the global stage to compete in an artificial intelligence (AI)...
How Businesses Can Use AI to Automate Predictive Modeling

How Businesses Can Use AI to Automate Predictive Modeling

Accelerate AIposted by Alex Amari Sep 6, 2018

In business, the value of being able to accurately predict outcomes – asset failures, market fluctuations, or customer churn,...
The Importance of Explainable AI

The Importance of Explainable AI

AIArtificial Intelligenceexplainable AIAccelerate AIposted by Daniel Gutierrez Sep 6, 2018

AI algorithms can be trained to perform many disparate tasks, but these systems often are opaque and operate in...
How to invest in AI (with $50 or less)

How to invest in AI (with $50 or less)

Accelerate AIposted by Alex Amari Sep 4, 2018

AI is the big thing in investing right now. The internet abounds with posts about the explosive growth of...
Legislation Limits NYC Drivers, But is Data Science Needed to Fix the Industry?

Legislation Limits NYC Drivers, But is Data Science Needed to Fix the Industry?

GovernmentuberAccelerate AIposted by Jacquelyn Elias Aug 30, 2018

Taking a cab is now more of an expression than a reality with changing dynamics in the transportation industry;...
Comparing Features of 4 Popular Machine Learning Platforms
Machine learning, the term and the technology, has been of paramount importance and relevance in the context of computational...

Machine LearningModelingposted by Manoj Rawat Sep 26, 2018

Machine learning, the term and the technology, has been of paramount importance and relevance in the context of computational...
A Beer Lover’s BFF?  An Introduction to Geospatial Interpolation via Inverse Distance Weighting

A Beer Lover’s BFF? An Introduction to Geospatial Interpolation via Inverse Distance Weighting

Modelingposted by Brandon Dey Sep 26, 2018

Beer is good. It’s also increasingly easier and easier to come by thanks to the proliferation of American craft...
Save a Neural Net, Use a Linear Model

Save a Neural Net, Use a Linear Model

linear modelNeural Networksimple modelModelingposted by Spencer Norris Sep 25, 2018

Anyone that got their computer science degree in the past five years is probably familiar with this presentation: “We...
A Technical Look at How Criminals Use AI

A Technical Look at How Criminals Use AI

cybersecurityModelingposted by Caspar Wylie, ODSC Sep 25, 2018

Machine learning is one of the most exciting new features used in technology today. However, it is undoubtedly controversial...
Overview of the YOLO Object Detection Algorithm

Overview of the YOLO Object Detection Algorithm

Deep LearningDeep Learningposted by Daniel Gutierrez Sep 24, 2018

Let’s review the YOLO (You Only Look Once) real-time object detection algorithm, which is one of the most effective...
What Overfitting is and How to Fix It

What Overfitting is and How to Fix It

Modelingposted by Spencer Norris Sep 24, 2018

Overfitting is the bane of machine learning algorithms and arguably the most common snare for rookies. It cannot be...
Building a Microservice for Twitter Real-Time Data Collection and Sentiment Analysis.

Building a Microservice for Twitter Real-Time Data Collection and Sentiment Analysis.

Modelingposted by Alexander Osipenko Sep 21, 2018

First of all, I would like to point out that the skill of building MVP and microservices for a...

Learn more about how complex algorithms can enable decisions that violate people’s legal, human, and constitutional rights from Cathy O’Neil, PhD, bestselling author of ‘Weapons of Math Destruction’ from her talk at ODSC East 2018.

Shared Control For Dynamic Systems Between Humans and Robots
Engineering and computer science researchers at Northwestern University devised a model that forsakes user-only control in favor of an...

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Sep 14, 2018

Engineering and computer science researchers at Northwestern University devised a model that forsakes user-only control in favor of an...
Classification Models Predict Community-Specific Interest in News Articles With High Accuracy

Classification Models Predict Community-Specific Interest in News Articles With High Accuracy

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Sep 11, 2018

A research team hailing from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Raytheon BBN Technologies used features from article content to create...

LSTM enables researchers to track the learning status of class participants in massive open online courses.

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 15, 2018

Computer scientists at the Harbin Institute of Technology designed a model that makes accurate learning status predictions about MOOC...

In a world where privacy seems increasingly rare, machine learning may help create email notification systems that disclose information in a context-sensitive manner.

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 8, 2018

Researchers from Northwestern University and Microsoft Research developed machine learning algorithms that predict a user’s comfort with an email...

Using a generative adversarial network, artificial medical images can be created to help train tumor classification models.

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 1, 2018

Researchers across NVIDIA, MGH and BWH Center for Clinical Data Science, and the Mayo Clinic devised a method for...
Monthly Summary of Selected Trends, Activities and Insights for R – August 2018
Data for the trends and activities summarized here were obtained from popular websites used by the R community such...

Rposted by R Central Sep 20, 2018

Data for the trends and activities summarized here were obtained from popular websites used by the R community such...
Understanding the Hoeffding Inequality

Understanding the Hoeffding Inequality

Toolsposted by Spencer Norris Sep 20, 2018

If you read my last post on mathematically defining machine learning problems, then you’ll be familiar with the terminology...
Snakes in a Package: Combining Python and R with Reticulate

Snakes in a Package: Combining Python and R with Reticulate

PythonRPythonposted by Adnan Fiaz Sep 18, 2018

When I first started working as a data scientist (or something like it) I was told to program in...
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