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Data Science Central Weekly Digest, 18 Jan 2021

Data Science Central Weekly Digest, 18 Jan 2021…

Added by Kurt A Cagle on January 19, 2021 at 6:51pm — No Comments

4 Common Data Analysis Mistakes to Watch Out For

  • Statistical analysis is poorly misunderstood by many, resulting in array of problems.
  • There are many ways to ruin your data analysis.
  • 4 of the less well-known mistakes to watch out for.  

I recently came across an article in eLife (a peer reviewed journal) called Ten common statistical mistakes to watch out for when writing or reviewing a manuscript [1]. Although the paper was geared towards reviewers of research papers, many of the…


Added by Stephanie Glen on January 19, 2021 at 8:16am — No Comments

Machine Learning / Stats / BI: Mini Translation Dictionary

Here I provide translations for various important terms, to help professionals from related backgrounds better understand each other. In particular, machine learning professionals versus statisticians.

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 18, 2021 at 9:12pm — No Comments

Advantages and Disadvantages of Automated Machine Learning

The title of this blog is accurate

There are indeed some caveats / disadvantages to automated machine learning.

This blog was motivated by a question in my University of Oxford class effectively asking:

Will automated machine learning take over all the data scientists’ tasks?

If you listen to the…


Added by ajit jaokar on January 18, 2021 at 3:00am — No Comments

Can Gerrymandering Be Ended via Machine Learning?

Gerrymandering has long been a problem in the process of choosing elected officials globally, but it is especially a problem in the United States, where political redistricting occurs every two years in response to changes in population distribution and density. The term itself arose in 1820 in Massachusetts as the…


Added by Kurt A Cagle on January 17, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Reading Multiple CSVs into Merged R Dataframe

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The purpose of this script is to load and clean all of the various .csv files containing polling…


Added by Justin Schulberg on January 16, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments

How artificial intelligence will change the future of marketing

Artificial intelligence is reshaping almost all the aspects of doing business, from finance to sales and R&D to operations. Its most profound impact is, however, being witnessed in the field of marketing where not only it has already created great value but experts predict it is going to change the future of marketing massively. In this article we…


Added by Elice Max on January 16, 2021 at 12:00am — No Comments

Clustering with Scikit with GIFs

This article was written by David Sheehan.

This post describes (with GIFs and words) the most common clustering algorithms available through Scikit-learn.

It’s a common task for a data scientist: you need to generate segments (or clusters- I’ll use the terms interchangably) of the customer base. Where does one start? With definitions, of…


Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on January 15, 2021 at 12:05pm — No Comments

FairML: Auditing Black-Box Predictive Models

This article was written on the blog CLOUDERA Fast Forward.

Machine learning models are used for important decisions like determining who has access to bail. The aim is to increase efficiency and spot patterns in data that humans would otherwise miss. But how do we know if a machine learning model is fair? And what does fairness in machine learning…


Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on January 15, 2021 at 11:53am — No Comments

Google is Rethinking its Business – What About You?

This article was written by Damian Mingle.

Google recently started promoting automated machine learning (what they call AutoML) – something that DataRobot customers have been doing for years. So what is driving Google to now embrace this transformative approach? Guest blogger Damian Mingle explains. …


Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on January 15, 2021 at 11:35am — No Comments

Media and Entertainment: How This Industry is Impacted by Big Data

The global media and entertainment industry has witnessed profound changes over the past couple of decades, thanks to technology's rapid evolution. However, the thing about technology is that it is prevalent and doesn’t affect just one industry. To cut a long story short, the advancement of technology has shaped and transformed the media and…


Added by Ryan Williamson on January 15, 2021 at 5:30am — No Comments

Data Analytics Perks


Wondering why there is so much Inquisitiveness in market for certified Data analytics? What they do and how they play such major role these days. Today’s digital world seeks for no less than top position, whether online or…


Added by Palak on January 14, 2021 at 11:00pm — No Comments

How Artificial Intelligence Can Benefit Education

AI has transformed a host of fields including engineering, medicine, finance, and now it is innovating education.

Modern education systems will leverage Artificial Intelligence at every step. The trend has already begun with AI-based EdTech storming the market.

The global pandemic has further accelerated this change and transformed how…


Added by Aileen Scott on January 14, 2021 at 3:00am — No Comments

The Education Industrial Complex and The Future of Work

In a previous article I explored how workers and employers should approach the future and opined that both would be better off if they each understood the motivations and tactics that the other would employ to further their interests.  Workers are concerned…


Added by Howard M Wiener on January 13, 2021 at 6:00am — No Comments

Cloud Migration Planning & Checklist for Effective Migration

Organizations of all types and sizes are undergoing digital transformation for enhancing efficiency and performance of their IT environments this is why prioritizing the cloud migration is their high priority. As your organization decides to take that leap you need to plan the complete process, so here is the plan and checklist for your cloud migration journey.…


Added by Kaushal Naik on January 13, 2021 at 3:30am — No Comments

The Importance and Benefits of Fintech Apps

The advent of fintech has resulted in the financial sector quickly adjusting to the changing landscape that fintech innovations have brought. This is evident with how the older, established organisations are having to look for newer ways to do their business so as not to…


Added by Marcus Clark on January 12, 2021 at 11:00pm — No Comments

All about Use Of Data Science

What Do Artificial Intelligence Examples Mean?

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Added by Mohan Rai on January 12, 2021 at 5:00am — No Comments

How to become a Digital Strategy Leader

Who is a Digital Strategy Leader?

A …


Added by Yusra Yasin on January 12, 2021 at 1:30am — No Comments

Get Hired as a Data Scientist in 2021: Six Checkpoints

Data is a goldmine for businesses in this day and age. If you seek to become a data scientist in 2021, you must know what you need.

In this in-depth guide, we will walk you through the six most important checks you must pass to become prepared for a data science career – from the scratch.

We will…


Added by Aileen Scott on January 11, 2021 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Generative vs. Discriminative Models in One Picture

  • Discriminative and generative models have distinct differences,
  • Discriminative methods are simpler but not necessarily better,
  • This One Picture outlines a few major differences between the methods, along with a few examples and use cases.

Read any textbook on the difference between generative and discriminative models and…


Added by Stephanie Glen on January 11, 2021 at 11:39am — No Comments

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