C-3PO and R2-D2 are an odd couple in the Star Wars universe. C-3PO is a cowardly droid who obeys pre-defined protocols and routine tasks, while R2-D2 is a curious and adventurous robot who learns from previous problems, uses logical thinking and larger concepts to solve new problems. But together they do things they could not do alone.
What are we trying to predict? Where is the data? How are we measuring if we are getting it right? Which departments are a part of this Data Science project? Who is my internal customer? When does this have to be completed? How clean is the data?
Data Science projects seem to go through a natural set of phases which model the inquisitive spirit of Data…Continue
Added by Damian Mingle on January 6, 2016 at 4:55am — No Comments
DJ Patil is arguably the most well-known data scientist in the world. He’s the Chief Data Scientist for the White House, he built the first data science team at LinkedIn, and along with Jeff Hammerbacher, is credited by Forbes as coining the term data scientist.
So, How does Patil's journey compare to those of the…Continue
Added by Daniel Levine on November 12, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
United States President Barack Obama recently introduced DJ Patil as the new Chief Data Scientist of the United States Government. See video: Data Science: Where are We Going?…Continue