I work for ThinkData Works and we have made a massive repository of COVID-19 data accessible through Namara. We are constantly updating and expanding the data available there. If you can make use of…Continue
Two years ago Google X, the moonshot lab within Google prepared a speculative 9 minute video for in-house consumption called "The Selfish Ledger". Recently the video was leaked and found its way…Continue
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Summary: An update and observations about China’s plan to become the world leader in AI.
Whether you get your news from Facebook or from the Wall Street Journal you can’t help having heard that China is out to displace the US as the world leader in AI. Variously you may have heard that…Continue
Summary: Advances in very low cost compute and Model Based Reinforcement Learning make this modeling technique that much closer to adoption in the practical world.
Summary: Bias in modeling has long been a public concern that is now amplified and focused on the disparate treatment models may cause for African Americans. Defining and correcting the bias presents difficult issues for data scientists that need to be carefully thought through before reaching conclusions.
Summary: Objectively identifying hateful or abusive speech on social media platforms would allow those platforms to better control it. However to be objective and without bias that identification would have to be independent of the author especially where elected officials are involved.