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William Vorhies's Blog – June 2018 Archive (5)

The Difference Between Managing Large and Small Data Science Teams

Summary:  As advanced analytics and data science have matured into must-have skills, data science groups within large companies have themselves become much larger.  This has led to some unique problems and solutions that you’ll want to consider as your own DS group grows larger. 

 

It seems like only two or three…

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Added by William Vorhies on June 25, 2018 at 2:45pm — 5 Comments

The Next Big Thing in Data Science is …. Biology

Summary: Computational Synthetic Biology (CSB) is likely to be both the next big thing and perhaps most important field to exploit data science.  As the name implies, this lies at the intersection of data science and biological research.  Big advancements and big investments are already starting to occur here.  Data scientists with deep learning skills will want to check this out.

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Added by William Vorhies on June 19, 2018 at 7:55am — No Comments

How are We Changing the Internet? How is the Internet Changing Us?

Summary:  Data Science is the secret sauce that turns the dumb internet into the smart internet driving changes in society as fast as we drive changes in the internet.  The best place to find data on this is Mary Meeker’s Internet Trend Report 2018.  Here we use that data to look back at the last year and forward a bit in time to see what impact data science is having.

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Added by William Vorhies on June 12, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Robots Behaving Badly

 

Not quite ready for world domination! 'Suicidal' security robot drowns itself in a fountain

Alas, it seems we've got a few more years before the robots take over.

A security robot created by the company Knightscope was patrolling an office complex in Washington D.C. when it rolled into a fountain…

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Added by William Vorhies on June 6, 2018 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Is Model Bias a Threat to Equal and Fair Treatment? Maybe, Maybe Not.

Summary:  There is a great hue and cry about the danger of bias in our predictive models when applied to high significance events like who gets a loan, insurance, a good school assignment, or bail.  It’s not as simple as it seems and here we try to take a more nuanced look.  The result is not as threatening as many headlines make it seem.

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Added by William Vorhies on June 5, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

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