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Why Fast Data Matters for Business
Did you know that humans are creating more data now than they ever have in the history of the world? Of course you did. I’ve cited that knowledge tidbit in a few articles myself. And if that reminder does nothing but fill you with anxiety as a business owner,... Read more
How to Become a Data Engineer
Data science is splitting up, and that’s going to work in your favor. As companies and organizations begin to understand the complexity of working with big data, “data science” is losing its catch-all definition. One aspect of data science that continues to grow in popularity is data engineering. If... Read more
Data Science News Week in Review: November 25th
Every week we’re bringing data science news to you… some highlights include reviewing Facebook’s DeepFovea AI, IBM’s Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain, and more. Read on: Facebook’s DeepFovea AI promises power-efficient VR foveated rendering In a paper released on November 18th, Facebook introduced a human-like “peripheral vision”... Read more
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
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
ODSC West 2019 Keynote Dawn Song on AI and Security
The stakes are higher than ever now for AI and security. Following Sepideh Seifzadeh’s keynote on managing the AI lifecycle, Dawn Song of the University of California’s BAIR Lab took the stage to discuss an important but often overlooked component of the AI lifecycle: Security, specifically with deep learning,... Read more
ODSC West 2019 Keynote Rachel Thomas on Algorithmic Bias
As algorithms are increasingly used in ways that affect daily life, the issue of algorithmic bias becomes ever more important. In her keynote address at ODSC West 2019, Rachel Thomas, co-founder of fast.ai and director of the University of San Francisco Center for Applied Data Ethics, addressed this topic... Read more
Do You Need a Data Warehouse Architect?
A few years ago, all data warehousing was an on-premises solution that was expensive to run and may not have been optimized for real, day-to-day operations. The cloud has helped with some of those issues by allowing companies to operate leaner and faster while reducing cost. Some companies are... Read more
Why Data Scientists Should Definitely Be Writing for Medium
One of the biggest skills necessary in data science is storytelling. Once you move from academics or research to the business world, you’ll have to deliver business value, something qualified by good, truthful storytelling. Businesses are looking for data scientists that can help them understand their data, not just... Read more
How Can Your Business Use Machine Learning for Augmented Reality?
Augmented Reality is a highly disruptive tech that could change the way your organization interacts with customers. As the demand for personalization increases and consumers take advantage of newer, more readily available tech, you could find yourself searching for programs that take advantage of this new paradigm. [Related Article:... Read more