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10 Training Sessions You Can’t Miss at ODSC West 2020
As the only applied virtual training conference series, ODSC offers an immersive, engaging, and unique experience for data science practitioners. Each conference features several days of hands-on training sessions that cover both essential theory and skill-building practice. Additionally, at the ODSC West Virtual Conference this October 27-30, the focus... Read more
Active Learning: Why Some Data Are More Equal Than Others and How You Can Use it to Your Advantage
Artificial Intelligence is a technology that thrives on two kinds of fuel – computing power and data. Their increasing affordability is the driving force behind the recent AI boom. In fact, many of the key ideas behind artificial neural networks have been around for decades. However, it took democratization... Read more
AI Solution Demo Talks Coming to the ODSC Europe 2020 Virtual AI Expo
Building your own AI solution can be a time and resource-intensive process. As a result, despite the benefits, it doesn’t always make sense for your business or company. Fortunately, there are well-known, innovative companies that have developed AI solutions to help you meet your business needs. Plus, you can... Read more
Responsible Data Science & AI – Challenges and First Steps Towards a Practical Implementation
After major incidents, such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the alleged racial bias in the COMPAS system that assessed potential recidivism risk in the US, the call for responsible data science & AI frameworks increased. Books as weapons of math destruction, the black box society, automating inequality, and... Read more
The Fashion Industry is Impactful – Let’s Make it Positive With AI
Want to know how you can contribute to a sustainable clothing industry? Listen to my talk at ODSC Europe 2020, “Sustainable Retail Through Open Source, Scraping and NLP,” and take action right away! Pollution, bad working conditions, and animal welfare are topics that are often pushed away by profit.... Read more
How to Attend ODSC Europe 2020 for Free
In the nature of open-source data science, we want to make our conferences accessible to those who may not have a chance to attend. For the ODSC Europe 2020 Virtual Conference, we have a few ways that you can attend for free to experience content from world-renowned speakers and... Read more
A Sneak Peek at SQL Bootcamp for Data Science
For years now, ODSC has served as a resource for data professionals to connect, learn from each other, and contribute back to the community as our field moves forward at a lightning pace. Their commitment to data science has extended into the current pandemic, resulting in their first virtual... Read more
State-of-the-Art Text Classification Made Easy
In Natural Language Processing (NLP), language models such as ULMFiT, BERT, and GPT have become the foundation of many solutions for common NLP tasks. The benefit of language models is their ability to be pre-trained with a general understanding of language, such that users can fine-tune models on significantly... Read more
The Intuition Behind Uplift Modeling
Businesses pay a lot of attention to the estimated return on investment from the marketing efforts (e.g. promotions, communications) they employ. Insights into the impact of marketing on their customers are critical to optimizing ROI. A/B testing is an approach well-understood and commonly applied to measure the impact of... Read more
How are Biopharma and Healthcare Companies Using AI in 2020?
Over the past few years, artificial intelligence has become increasingly integrated into our day-to-day experiences. Two industries that have been particularly impacted are Healthcare and Biopharmaceuticals. In these industries, AI has influenced the development of new medications and therapies, changed the way we communicate with our healthcare providers, and... Read more