Data scientists come in many shapes and sizes, and constitute a diverse lot of people. More importantly, they can perform diverse functions in organizations and still stand to qualify under the same criteria we use to define data scientists. In this cross-post from a Quora answer, I wish to elucidate on the different kinds of […]Read more "Different Kinds of Data Scientists"
This is a really interesting question for me, because I really enjoy discussing data science and data analysis. Some reasons I love data science: Discovering and uncovering patterns in the data through data visualization Finding and exploring unusual relationships between factors in a system using statistical measures Asking questions about systems in a data context […]Read more "Why Do I Love Data Science?"
Originally an answer on Quora, this is an interesting topic to discuss, given the rapid pace of change in the intersecting, related and rapidly evolving fields of data science, analytics, AI and machine learning. As of early 2018, I see the evolution of data science roles in industry in three sets of time frames – […]Read more "The Future for Data Scientists"
Alarmist speculations about Artificial Intelligence are everywhere these days. Business managers in labour-intensive markets such as India and China have, in recent months, come to fear data-driven process automation, often unfairly and unnecessarily. In this post, I wish to discuss some of the AI alarmism we see in the general public at large – ranging […]Read more "Contextualizing “AI Alarmism” in Business Process Automation"
This year, 2017, has been quite a busy year for artificial intelligence and data science professionals. In some ways, this is the year when AI truly began to be debated and discussed, from frameworks and technologies to ethics and morality. This is the year when opportunities for AI-driven improvement in businesses began to be examined […]Read more "Key Data and AI trends in 2017"
Quora is a regular haunt of mine these days, and a lot of my activity there is centered on topics of deep interest – usually data, engineering, aviation and technology. Here’s the first version of the Quora data science answers roundup that I posted in January 2017, soon after I was designated Quora Top Writer […]Read more "Quora Data Science Answers Roundup – 2017"
One of the more interesting mental models of machine learning I’ve come to understand in the last month or so, is the “five tribes of artificial intelligence” model popularized in “The Master Algorithm” by Pedro Domingos. To summarize in a phrase, the master algorithm is that approach which can uncover all possible insight from data […]Read more "Andrew Ng’s DeepLearning.AI (Coursera) Certification"