What We Talk About When We Talk About AI
What do we call the collection of technologies that make up what we used to call “artificial intelligence?” This conundrum reminds me of a Raymond Carver short story (and book) called What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t quite as ambiguous... Read more
Solve Business Problems with Data Science
A generalized framework to data-driven consulting projects   Overview Here we propose a general framework to solve business problems with data science. This 5-step framework will not only shed light on the subject to someone from the non-technical background, but also allow data enthusiasts to consistently... Read more
Re-thinking Enterprise business processes using Augmented Intelligence
In the 1990s, there was a popular book called Re-engineering the Corporation. Looking back now, Re-engineering certainly has had a mixed success – but it did have an impact over the last two decades. ERP deployments led by SAP and others were a direct result of... Read more
When the World is the ad
Data-driven algorithms are effective not because of what they know, but as a function of what they don’t. From a mathematical point of view, Internet advertising isn’t about putting ads on pages or crafting seemingly neutral content. There’s just the input — some change to the... Read more
How fast does the business landscape change?
Shiny Project contributed by Jiaxu Luo – Data Science Student in the NYC Data Science Academy Bootcamp I. Introduction Do you have any idea how the structure of world economy change over the years? Do you know how the giant companies in the industry you work for... Read more
The Mathematical Principles of Management
I’ve read about 100 management books by now but if there’s something that always bothered me it’s the lack of first principles thinking. Basically it’s a ton of heuristics. And heuristics are great, but when you present heuristics as true objectives, it kind of clouds the... Read more
The following is an excerpt of a lightning talk that I gave at the 2015 Socrata Customer Summit on October 27th, 2015.  The Cellphone!!!!! This is one of the modern miracles of the current age. It is one of the most pervasive and most cherished devices,... Read more
Every week we bring you a selection of the best data science articles we find in Cyberspace. We start with high school students writings on AI, lessons learned by one of the leading Machine Learning expert, building bots without programming, an intro into probabilistic programming and... Read more
Every week we bring you a selection of the best data science articles we find in Cyberspace. If you want to dig deeper into these Data Science and Machine Learning topics do not miss the next Open Data Science conference, Boston, May 20-22. With over a... Read more