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How to Learn Data Science for Free
I get asked all the time, “How can I become a data scientist?” The query comes from all sorts of people who see the many opportunities presented by this growing and dynamic field. My initial response is to obtain the educational foundation for doing data science:... Read more
Find Your Ideal Data Scientist at ODSC East 2019
In an ideal situation, your perfect data science team would appear at your office, ready to work and paperwork already signed. Unfortunately, that’s not reality just yet. Though, there are still ways to make the hiring process a bit easier with potentially better benefits, too. As... Read more
Top MOOCs for Data Science in 2019
With all the people now trying to transition into the field of data science, it’s no wonder that “data science education” has become a pretty big commodity these days. Just about every week I hear of some new academic program, boot camp, specialization series, or Massive... Read more
6 Reasons Your Business AI Initiative is Falling Behind the Race
If you’ve gotten excited about AI’s reach into the business sector, you aren’t alone. Around 61% of businesses have already implemented some sort of AI initiative, and it’s likely your business has as well. If your AI initiative isn’t delivering the results you expected, it may... Read more
7 Steps to Go From Data Science to Data Ops
Not too long ago, data operation wasn’t on the radar, but now that it’s all people talk about, how can you move efficiently from data science to data ops? Gil Benghiat, co-founder of Data Kitchen, shares seven steps to do just that. [Related Article: The Difference... Read more
Stream Data Processing with Apache Kafka and TensorFlow
Editor’s note: Yong is a speaker for the upcoming ODSC East 2019 this April 30 – May 3! Be sure to check out his talk, “Deep Learning for Real Time Streaming Data with Kafka and TensorFlow.” As one of the most popular deep learning frameworks, TensorFlow... Read more
How Will AI Nudging Affect Our Privacy?
When you want to influence behavior, but you don’t want to restrict freedom of choice, you might take advantage of something behavioral science calls “nudging.” While most of us believe that humans behave rationally, nudge theory believes that humans are often irrational, making decisions based on... Read more
The Promise of Retrofitting: Building Better Models for Natural Language Processing
Editor’s note: Catherine is a speaker for the upcoming ODSC East 2019 this April 30-May 3! Be sure to check out her talk, “Adding Context and Cognition to Modern NLP Techniques.” OpenAI’s Andrej Karpathy famously said, “I don’t have to actually experience crashing my car into... Read more
4 of the Best Data Science YouTube Channels
There are a lot of ways that you can learn about data science and/or stay up to date with the latest trends, but the easiest by far is still Youtube. You could do a search for data science and come up with thousands and thousands of... Read more
From the New York Times to NASA: How Text Analysis Saves Lives
Editor’s note: Alex is a presenter for ODSC East 2019 this April 30 – May 3! Be sure to check out his talk, “From the New York Times to NASA: How Text Analysis Saves Lives.” Machine learning techniques are driving disruptive change across disparate fields in... Read more