Summary: AI/ML itself is the next big thing for many fields if you’re on the outside looking in. But if you’re a data scientist it’s possible to see those advancements that will propel AI/ML to its next phase of utility.
Summary: Finally there are tools that let us transcend ‘correlation is not causation’ and identify true causal factors and their relative strengths in our models. This is what prescriptive analytics was meant to be.
Just when I thought we’d figured it all out, something comes along to make…Continue
I came across the story of a manager who felt that the best way to encourage desirable behaviours was through reward and humiliation. This encouragement occurred indirectly through what I would describe as “persuasive data”: a table of data went out each week showing the best and worst performing employees. Everyone in the team could see the stats plainly along with the names of coworkers. They were encouraged to make comparisons. This represents an aggressive use of data. From my…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on March 18, 2017 at 5:51am — No Comments
The celebrity of Toronto's mayor has certainly drawn a lot of attention to the city in recent years. Several candidates are now running for Rob Ford's job. Since the mayor is currently undergoing treatment for cancer, he decided to withhold his candidacy in the upcoming municipal election. Being a longtime resident of Toronto, and being aware of the city's wealth and poverty, I'm always interested in how these competing needs play out when it is time to vote. Consider the interesting…
Added by Don Philip Faithful on October 11, 2014 at 6:07am — No Comments