#Deeplearning is one of the most important skills data scientists can have these days. That said there are numerous other skills that get passed over in the search for good data scientists. I’ll attempt to discuss some of them in this series of tweets. — Rajesh S (rexplorations) (@rexplorations) July 18, 2018 This post stems […]Read more "Achieving Explainability and Simplicity in Data Science Work"
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?"
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"
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"
Although the data science and big data buzzwords have been bandied about for years now, and although artificial intelligence has been talked about for decades, the two fields are irrevocably inter-related and interdependent. For one thing, the wide interest in data science started just as we were beginning to leverage distribute data storage and computation […]Read more "The Expert System Anachronism in the Data Science and AI Divergence"
I’m given to spurts of activity on Quora. Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to answer several questions there on the topics of data science, big data and data engineering. Some answers here are career-specific, while others are of a technical nature. Then there are interesting and nuanced questions that are always a […]Read more "Quora Data Science Answers Roundup"