Building Data Science Teams: What Do You Need to Know?
Building a data science team from scratch involves more than just a list of requirements scraped from HR. Your data science team needs to solve problems and provide real business value, necessities that are difficult to describe in the traditional job posting. At ODSC East 2019, Haftan Eckholdt, chief... Read more
Trends in AI: Towards Learning Systems That Require Less Annotation
There’s a lot of hype surrounding AI. Unfortunately, a lot of it is hyperbolic warnings about how we’ll lose our humanity and the machines will be smarter than we are. Just about every field and institution is preparing for an AI revolution. There’s even a brand new Minister of... Read more
Adversarial Attacks on Deep Neural Networks
Our deep neural networks are powerful machines, but what we don’t understand can hurt us. As sophisticated as they are, they’re highly vulnerable to small attacks that can radically change their outputs. As we go deeper into the capabilities of our networks, we must examine how these networks really... Read more
ODSC East 2019 Review: Training, AI for Business, and more.
After four days chock-full of workshops, networking, and talk of revolutionizing industries with the help of data science, ODSC East closed its doors at Hynes Convention Center, marking another successful gathering in Boston. The event hosted thousands of analysts, business-people, and even just data-curious attendees looking to jump-start a... Read more
Ben Vigoda on the New Era of NLP
Many apps and programs claim to be able to understand you and are at least capable of engaging in superficial interactions. Spend long enough talking to one of these programs, however, and you’ll no doubt see the hallmarks of imperfectly reproduced natural language. That technology has not yet caught... Read more
Meet the Women Conquering Data Science
On the last day of ODSC East, a group of speakers kicked off a new tradition at ODSC, one that celebrates the achievements and prowess of some of the data science community’s brightest minds. On Friday afternoon, the inaugural Women in Data Science Ignite event kicked off with a... Read more
ODSC East 2019: Major Applications of AI in Healthcare
The healthcare industry has come a long way to arrive at what we know today as modern medicine. Medical professionals have spent decades putting their research to work in order to create a healthier population. But there’s always room for growth and innovation, especially with the help of technology.... Read more
Watch: Challenges and Opportunities in Applying Machine Learning
There are many opportunities in applying machine learning, whether as an individual developer or in a business. But how do you get started? This talk provides an overview that separates fact from fiction and proposes processes to find opportunities for applying ML. This includes understanding where ML can have... Read more
Watch: Introduction to Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn
Machine learning has become an indispensable tool across many areas of research and commercial applications. From text-to-speech for your phone to detecting the Higgs-Boson particle, machine learning excels at extracting knowledge from large amounts of data. This talk gives a general introduction to machine learning and introduces practical tools... Read more
Watch: Deploying Investments in AI and Machine Learning
Over the next 18 months, companies will be completing the R&D phase of their AI/ML investments and will be deploying their models and algorithms to production. The proper execution of deploying your AI/ML models will separate the organizations who see an ROI on AI from those who don’t. This... Read more