Searching for a Data Colander for Automatic Data Cleaning
Editor’s note: The following is an article written by Devavrat Shah of MIT and Christina Lee Yu of Cornell University. Be sure to check out their presentation at ODSC East 2019, “Predictions in Excel through Estimating Missing Values”.” The stated mission of Data Science or Data-Driven AI is to... Read more
Forging a Career Path in Data Science From Beginner to Expert – ODSC Career Expo
Data Science, data engineering, and machine learning jobs continue to rank as some of the most sought after and highly paid jobs on the planet, according to Thinknum. However, finding the right job is more important than ever. This may be a lucrative field, but many quickly find that... Read more
Data Science + Design Thinking: a Perfect Blend to Achieve the Best User Experience
  It’s one thing to rely on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data to make your product smarter.  And, quite another to build a product that’s so intuitive and easy-to-use that your customer falls in love with it. That’s the beauty of data science + design thinking. It’s... Read more
How LinkedIn Navigates Streams Infrastructure Using Cruise Control
The past decade has witnessed a growing adoption of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) in various industries. This trend helped companies optimize their custom workflows in a cost-efficient manner, avoid the missed deadlines, and enhance the quality of life of its consumers. Naturally, these benefits have boosted the popularity... Read more
Using NLP and ML to Analyze Legislative Burdens Upon Businesses
The process of legal reasoning and decision making is heavily reliant on information stored in text. Tasks like due diligence, contract review, and legal discovery, that are traditionally time-consuming, can be automated, saving a huge amount of time. This makes the development of approaches that leverage natural language processing... Read more
Nominate a Data Science Project for a $10,000 Grant at ODSC East 2019
Thanks to the efforts of academia, AI labs, and others, significant progress continues to be made in deep learning, machine learning, and data science in general. However, it’s thanks to the open source data science projects that many of these advances are quickly accessible to data scientist and developers.... Read more
Watch: Applied Finance – The Third Culture
What can financial analysts learn from computer scientists about data science? And can computer scientists change their approach to appeal to finance professionals? Data scientists typically argue about the relative merits of the statistical and algorithmic approaches to data mining (Leo Breiman – The Two Cultures). Anyone who has... Read more
Announcing the 2019 Regional Startup World Cup at ODSC East 2019
Startups face a major problem in getting their ideas off the ground: Funding. How do you raise the funds you need to push your project further? Where does the money come from? What relationship do you want to have with investors? How do you even find investors and supporters... Read more
Good, Fast, Cheap: How to do Data Science with Missing Data
When doing any sort of data science problem, we will inevitably run into missing data. Let’s say we’re interviewing 100 people and are recording their answers on a piece of paper in front of us. Specifically, one of our questions asks about income. Consider a few examples of missing... Read more
Unleashing the Power of AI Machine Learning to Improve the Hiring Process
Undoubtedly, the power of machine and algorithmic driven intelligence empowered by exponentially growing data – collectively referred to as artificial intelligence (AI), riding on the cusp of cloud-based computing, has tremendously revolutionized our visions and perception beyond any bounds. Cumulatively, rapid scaling of digital technologies is driving out-of-box boundaries... Read more