Watch: Applied Finance – The Third Culture with Steve Lawrence
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
Three Challenges for Open Data Science
There are three types of lies: lies, damned lies, and ‘big data.’ That’s the message Amazon machine learning director Neil Lawrence began his ODSC Europe 2016 lecture with before laying out the three largest challenges for open data science and our data-centered society. As Lawrence sees it, those challenges... Read more
Peter Wang on the State of the Union for Data Science in 2018
These are exciting times for data science and business. In his talk at ODSC East 2018, CTO and Co-founder at Anaconda Peter Wang presented a ‘state of the union’ on how data technologies are transforming business practices. Peter first described his work for Anaconda – the most popular Python... Read more