Summary: The addition of AI capabilities to our personal devices, applications, and even self-driving cars has caused us to take a much deeper look at what we call ‘User Experience’ (Ux). A more analytical framework identified as Cognitive Ergonomics is becoming an important field for data scientists to understand and implement.
Added by William Vorhies on October 31, 2017 at 9:51am — No Comments
Summary: We are approaching a time when we need to be concerned that our AI robots may indeed harm us. The rapid increase in the conversation about what ethics should apply to AI is appropriate but needs to be focused on the real threats, not just the wild imaginings of the popular press. Here are some data points to help you in thinking about this, what our concerns should be today, and what our concerns should be in the future.
Added by William Vorhies on October 24, 2017 at 9:26am — No Comments
Summary: Unless you’re involved in anomaly detection you may never have heard of Unsupervised Decision Trees. It’s a very interesting approach to decision trees that on the surface doesn’t sound possible but in practice is the backbone of modern intrusion detection.
I was at a presentation recently that focused on stream processing but the use case presented was about anomaly detection. When they started talking about unsupervised decision trees my…Continue
Summary: Over the last eight years predictive analytics has become a fully mature technology with wide adoption among the largest and most successful companies. The Advanced Analytic Platforms we have to make our work more effective and efficient also show substantial improvement.
Summary: If you are mid-career and thinking about switching into data science here are some things to think about in planning your journey.
We get lots of inquiries from readers asking for career advice and many of these identify as mid-career looking to switch into data science. If you’re in this group you face some of the same challenges beginners do but also some that are unique to your circumstance. Here are some thoughts and observations that may…Continue