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: More data means better models but we may be crossing over a line into what the public can tolerate, both in the types of data collected and our use of it. The public seems divided. Targeted advertising is good but the increased invasion of privacy is bad.
Headlines are full of alarm. The public is up in arms. The internet is stealing their privacy. Indeed, the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford rates this as the most…Continue
Summary: The annual Burtch Works salary survey tells us a lot about which industries are using the most data scientists and the difference between higher and lower skilled data scientists. Salary increases show us whether demand is increasing, and finally we take a shot at determining which skills are most in demand.
Summary: Business doesn’t want AI. Business wants results. While we were focused inward on our Advanced Analytic Platforms, smart competitors were rolling up AI/ML with other capabilities into “Intelligent Automation” platforms. This large scale integration of capabilities of which AI/ML is only a part looks a lot like the development of ERPs in the late 90s.