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Editorial Director for DataScienceCentral. President and Chief Data Scientist at Data-Magnum, providing predictive analytics and big data infrastructure projects as a service. Bill has been an active commercial predictive modeler since 2001.
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Analytics, Data Integration, Big Data, Data Science
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Data-Magnum, LLC
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6 Predictions about Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI for 2018

Posted on December 12, 2017 at 9:29am 4 Comments

Summary:  Here are our 6 predictions for data science, machine learning, and AI for 2018.  Some are fast track and potentially disruptive, some take the hype off over blown claims and set realistic expectations for the coming year.

 

It’s that time of year again when we…

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Machine Learning – Can We Please Just Agree What This Means

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 3:30pm 5 Comments

Summary:  As a profession we do a pretty poor job of agreeing on good naming conventions for really important parts of our professional lives.  “Machine Learning” is just the most recent case in point.  It’s had a perfectly good definition for a very long time, but now the deep learning folks are trying to hijack the term.  Come on folks.  Let’s make up our minds.

 

As a profession we do a pretty poor job of agreeing on good naming conventions…

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Data or Algorithms – Which is More Important?

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 10:36am 1 Comment

Summary:  Which is more important, the data or the algorithms?  This chicken and egg question led me to realize that it’s the data, and specifically the way we store and process the data that has dominated data science over the last 10 years.  And it all leads back to Hadoop.

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Chatbot Best Practices - Making Sure Your Bot Plays Well With Users

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 9:42am 0 Comments

Summary:  This is the third in our series on chatbots.  In this installment we’ll look at the best practice dos and don’ts as described by a number of successful chatbot developers.

 

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At 9:08pm on July 27, 2015, Ziauddin Syed said…

Dear William,

Congratulation to you on your promotion to Editorial Director for the Data Science Central Network (DSC). 

Regards,

Zia

 
 
 

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