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Leena Kamath's Blog Posts Tagged 'Data' (5)

The 7 Myths of AI - By Robin Bordoli

The 7 Myths of AI

By Robin Bordoli

If you’re a business executive (rather than a data scientist or machine learning expert), you’ve probably been exposed to the mainstream media coverage of artificial intelligence or AI.  You’ve seen articles in …

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Added by Leena Kamath on September 29, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

More data beats better algorithms - By Tyler Schnoebelen

 

Most academic papers and blogs about machine learning focus on improvements to algorithms and features. At the same time, the widely acknowledged truth is that throwing more training data into the mix beats work on algorithms and features. This post will get down and dirty with algorithms and features vs. training data by looking at a 12-way…

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Added by Leena Kamath on September 23, 2016 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Relax: Automation isn't coming for your job

Relax: Automation isn't coming for your job

By Justin Tenuto

For the past few years, the drumbeat of think pieces about automation taking your job–yes,your job–has gotten both louder and more incessant. Smart people like the folks at …

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Added by Leena Kamath on February 8, 2016 at 9:41am — 1 Comment

Ten Favorite Open Data Libraries by Justin Tenuto

There are precious few things that everybody adores. Once you get past breakfast in bed and two dollar bills, the list starts to look a little barren. But if there's one thing we can agree on as a society it's this: free stuff is good and cool and you want some of it right now.

In the spirit of this immutable law, we've compiled a list of our ten favorite places to find open data. Here they are, in no particular order.…

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Added by Leena Kamath on February 8, 2016 at 9:37am — No Comments

A Database of Police Killings Since 2013 by Justin Tenuto

A while back, we found an interesting dataset online. The URL, killedbypolice.net, is fairly self-explanatory. It's a community-sourced list of all "police-involved fatalities", started in May of 2013, but the data itself was a bit jumbled and messy. Race and gender identifiers were in the same column, dates were inconsistent, and though most entries had a news story, we felt there was more information we wanted to know. We put the dataset…

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Added by Leena Kamath on June 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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