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Announcing ODSC East 2020!
With 2019 almost in the history books, we’re happy to announce some of the first details for the first conference of the next decade – ODSC East 2020 April 13-17! Our flagship event is expected to contain up to 18 unique tracks per day, with 400+ hours of content,... Read more
Web Scraping News Articles in Python
This article is the second of a series in which I will cover the whole process of developing a machine learning project. If you have not read the first one, I strongly encourage you to do it here. The project involves the creation of a real-time web application that gathers data from several newspapers... Read more
Why Datafication is Key for the Organisation of Tomorrow
Imagine, it is Friday afternoon, and after a long week at work, you and your colleagues decide to go to the bar to unwind and refresh with a nice cool glass of beer. You go to your favourite pub and upon reaching the bar order a few pints. However,... Read more
Balancing Interpretability and Predictive Power with Cubist Models in R
Machine learning models are powerful tools that do well in their purpose of prediction. In many business applications, the power of these models is quite beneficial. With any application of a machine learning model, the process to choosing which model involves determining the model that performs best across a... Read more
Local Regression in Python
I love data visualization make-overs (like this one I wrote a few months ago), but sometimes the tone can be too negative (like this one I wrote a few months ago). Sarah Leo, a data journalist at The Economist, has found the perfect solution: re-making your own visualizations. Here’s her tweet.... Read more
Is Babel’s Data Tower Compatible With Centralized ML Solutions?
Does data have a common language?  Data structure and its content reflect the technological domain where the data comes from. The available technology is a relevant aspect to be considered. Professionals usually create databases by using the tools which are available in the digital market.  Therefore, most of the... Read more
7 AI Research Labs in Europe Leading the Data Science Community
In the past, we’ve highlighted some West Coast AI research labs that we think are doing some really incredible work. Now, in an attempt to look past the dominating presence of Silicon Valley, we’re turning our focus overseas and taking a closer look at some of the cutting-edge Europe... Read more
Apple Pay Card’s Credit Determining AI: Gender Biased?
Over the past couple of years, we’ve become much more aware of the ways in which bias can negatively influence our AI algorithms, such as with AI gender bias. Despite companies’ best efforts to prevent bias in their models, however, bias is always present in our datasets. Just this... Read more
5 Steps to Implementing a Data Literacy-Driven DataOps Framework
DataOps is a new framework that has been gathering greater attention in the past year since it first appeared on the Gartner Hype Cycle. DataOps is defined as a new way of thinking related to data which encompasses people, processes, and technology, resulting in improved collaboration and streamlined decision-making... Read more
4 Winning Ways to Create an AI Content Marketing Strategy
The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution continues to make an impact on the global market with disruptive efficiency. Whether it’s the marketing industry, FinTech or healthcare, and cybersecurity, AI technologies continue to make their mark as standard practice. When it comes to content marketing, digital transformation is starting to take... Read more