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The inspiration for this post is a joint venture by both me and my husband, and its genesis lies more than 15 years in our past. One of the recurring conversations we have in our relationship (all long-term relationships have these, right?!) is about song lyrics and place names.... Read more
Analyzing The Papers Behind Facebook’s Computer Vision Approach
Introduction You know that company called Facebook? Yeah, the one that has 1.6 billion people hooked on their website. Take all of the happy birthday posts, embarrassing pictures of you as a little kid, that one family relative that likes every single one of your statuses, and you have... Read more
NYC Pre-K Explorer
Shiny Project contributed by Amy Tzu-Yu Chen – Data Science Student in the NYC Data Science Academy Bootcamp Motivation In 2013, Mayor De Blasio campaigned on a promise of universal pre-kindergarten. The program makes access to free pre-kindergarten education available to all NYC families, regardless of child’s abilities and family income. Now,... Read more
Anonymization and the Future of Data Science
Managing data privacy is becoming an increasingly difficult challenge for massive corporations littered with data silos. New data regulations–from the EU to the US to China— illustrate that this challenge is really just beginning. This trend underscores the importance of anonymization – one of the most important tools in... 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 100 talks, workshops... Read more
How Women are Conquering the S&P 500
How Woman are Conquering the S&P 500 from odsc According to Credit Suisse’s Gender 3000 report, at the end of 2013, women accounted for 12.9% of top management in 3000 companies across 40 countries. However, since 2009, companies with women as 25-50% of their management team returned 22-29%. If... Read more