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Genius Tool to Compare Best Time-Series Models For Multi-step Time Series Modeling

Predict Number of Active Cases by Covid-19 Pandemic based on Medical Facilities (Volume of Testing, ICU beds, Ventilators, Isolation Units, etc) using Multi-variate…

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Added by Sharmistha Chatterjee on October 17, 2020 at 10:30pm — No Comments

AI is Shaping the Future of Appointment Scheduling

Artificial intelligence is a relatively ubiquitous phenomenon at this point. And yet, for some reason, it remains shrouded in at least a little bit of mystery. But the truth is that over the past decade, or so, this novel technology has managed to establish itself as an integral part of, well, pretty much every industry on the face of Earth. Since it continues to help companies and businesses improve virtually every aspect of their operations, there is one incredibly exciting field that has…

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Added by Ryan Williamson on October 6, 2020 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The illusion of choice

Do you think your actions are the result of your own free choices? What if those actions are the inevitable…

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Added by Diego Lopez Yse on September 19, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

AI Has Become So Human, That You Can’t Tell the Difference

You might be wondering if machines are a threat to the world we live in, or if they’re just another tool in…

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Added by Diego Lopez Yse on September 19, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Algorithms of Social Manipulation

Do you know how your apps work? Are you aware of what tech companies are doing in the back with your data?…

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Added by Diego Lopez Yse on September 19, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Data Science Opportunities in the Age of COVID

Summary:  The annual Burtch Works salary survey with data through April shows that opportunities and salaries are still excellent for both new and experienced data scientists.  They also offer some anecdotal observations about the impact of the first few months of COVID on our work and opportunities.

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Added by William Vorhies on September 1, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

AI Book and Strategy - AI for People and Business by Alex Castrounis (O'Reilly)

AI for People and Business is an AI book and AI strategy framework. Here's the official book trailer where I explain important topics that are covered in the book, as well as the beneficial aspects of reading it and the importance of developing a strong AI strategy.

FREE CHAPTER DOWNLOAD -…

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Added by Alex Castrounis on August 27, 2020 at 7:20am — No Comments

LEEP: Measuring Transferability of Learned Representations

Summary:  Transfer Learning (TL) may be the most important aid to adoption of deep learning in the last several years.  This new LEEP measure predicts the accuracy of the transfer and should make TL faster, cheaper, and better.

 

What is the single most important innovation in deep learning in the last several…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 21, 2020 at 10:26am — No Comments

The Census Bureau Says Less Than 9% of US Companies are Using AI! Really?

Summary:  Less than 9%?  What this study really shows and what we should take away from it.

 

Wow.  Less than 9%!  Can this be true?  Well according to a large scale survey study conducted by the US Census Bureau it’s actually a…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 3, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

China’s Quest for AI Dominance – And How It’s Going

Summary:  An update and observations about China’s plan to become the world leader in AI. 

 

 

Whether you get your news from Facebook or from the Wall Street Journal you can’t help having heard that China is out to displace the US as the world leader in AI.  Variously you may have heard that…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 28, 2020 at 8:32am — No Comments

Racial Bias in Modeling – Not as Simple as You Might Think

Summary:  Bias in modeling has long been a public concern that is now amplified and focused on the disparate treatment models may cause for African Americans.  Defining and correcting the bias presents difficult issues for data scientists that need to be carefully thought through before reaching conclusions.

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Added by William Vorhies on June 29, 2020 at 11:31am — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - Implementation using R (Part 2)

This the second part of Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning). If you would like to understand the RL, Q-learning, and key terms please read Part 1.

In this part, we will implement a simple example of Q learning using the R programming language from scratch. It is expected from you to understand the basics of R programming and complete the reading of Part 1 of this article.

Import libraries

We are coding the algorithms using the R base package…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - An Introduction (Part 1)

Have you heard about AI learning to play computer games on their own and giving tough competitions to expert Human gamers?

A very popular example being Deepmind whose AlphaGo program defeated the South Korean Go world champion in 2016. Other than this there are other AI agents developed with the intent of playing Atari games like…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Explaining Data Science to a Non-Data Scientist

Summary:  Explaining data science to a non-data scientist isn’t as easy as it sounds.  You may know a lot about math, tools, techniques, data, and computer architecture but the question is how do you explain this briefly without getting buried in the detail.  You might try this approach.

 

We’ve all been…

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Added by William Vorhies on June 2, 2020 at 9:40am — 3 Comments

Do You Need an AI Product Manager

Summary:  What is an AI Product Manager and how do you know when you need one.

 

The role of Product Manager (PM) can mean many things dependent on the specifics of the company, its markets, its channels, and the variety of its products.  It’s almost impossible to put a single label on the responsibilities of a…

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Added by William Vorhies on May 25, 2020 at 10:23am — 2 Comments

KISS – Complex DNN Techniques are Not the Improvements They’re Reported to Be

Summary:  In a comprehensive study of 18 recently presented DNN advancements in top-N recommenders, only 7 presented sufficient data to allow reproduction.  Worse, of the 7 that could be reproduced none showed an actual improvement over simple linear and KNN techniques when those were properly optimized.

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Added by William Vorhies on May 19, 2020 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Will DNNs Ever Really be Explainable?

Summary: As we have become ever more enamored with DNNs, and their accuracy and utility has been paced only by their complexity we will need to answer the question of whether we will ever really be able to explain what goes on inside.

 

As we have become ever more enamored with DNNs, and their accuracy and…

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Added by William Vorhies on May 11, 2020 at 2:41pm — No Comments

For Better or Worse Analytics and Data Science are Converging

Summary:  Analytic Platforms are rapidly being augmented with features previously reserved for data scientists.  They are presented as easy to use but require substantial data literacy and advanced DS skills for the most complex.  Business users and analysts can pursue more complex problems on their own, but need good oversight.

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Added by William Vorhies on May 4, 2020 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Time for a Chatbot Tune-Up

Summary:  Now that you have a little time for introspection, how about reviewing the performance of your chatbots.

 

Chances are this lock down period has given you a little more time for introspection and observation than you had before.  Let me suggest that this would be a good time to take a look at how your…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 28, 2020 at 11:12am — No Comments

How COVID-19 is Likely to Change Your AI Strategy

Summary:  COVID-19 and the changes it creates in the business environment for the next 12 to 24 months means our current AI strategies need to thoroughly reviewed and probably retargeted.

 

Whether you are a Zoom-connected CXX level living out your WFH isolation or one the ‘fortunates’ in essential industries…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 21, 2020 at 10:53am — No Comments

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