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  • The Halley’s comet Data Scientist
    Image source: Wikipedia Introduction This post is about how not to be the Halley’s comet Data Scientist i.e. to keep yourselves motivated in your Data Science journey The views expressed here are my own Many professionals want to transition their career to AI. But most will not Often, we see a…
    ajit jaokar
  • Intro to Data Science for Managers [Mindmap]
    Data science has become an integral part of many modern projects and businesses, with an increasing number of decisions now based on data analysis. The data science industry is experiencing an acute …
    Igor Bobriakov
  • Learning Mathematics for Data Science
    I am halfway through my journey of being enough Mathematically literate to understand and work comfortably with Data Science books, posts, articles and journals. I wrote about my learning sabbatical earlier here.  Before I go on I want to reiterate few things which have established my way of learning and working.  Whenever I want to […]
    Arnuld
  • 29 Statistical Concepts Explained in Simple English - Part 3
    This resource is part of a series on specific topics related to data science: regression, clustering, neural networks, deep learning, decision trees, ensembles, correlation, Python, R, Tensorflow, SVM, data reduction, feature selection, experimental design, cross-validation, model fitting, and many more. To keep receiving these articles, sign up on…
    Vincent Granville
  • The Key to Unlock Digital Transformation
    Digital Transformation is exploiting digital technologies and data to enhance the firm’s business model. Unfortunately, a Forbes study says that 84% of the Digital Transformation initiatives fail. There are many reasons for this and one important reason is tied to the way businesses inherently operate. Basically, businesses exist to earn profits and driving profits or […]
    Prashanth Southekal, PhD

Weird Data Science

Understanding the Dark Side of Physics

Excerpt “We go deep under the earth to shield ourselves from cosmic-ray radiation so that we can use our detector technology to ‘listen’ for the passage of dark matter through the earth,” says Cooley. “Dark matter is currently believed to be a non-luminous form of matter which makes up 85 percent of the matter in the universe.”

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JP Morgan Algorithm knows you are a rogue employee before you do

Excerpt “JPMorgan’s surveillance program, which is being tested in the trading business and will spread throughout the global investment-banking and asset-management divisions by 2016, offers a glimpse into Wall Street’s future. An industry reeling from billions of dollars in fines for the actions of employees who rigged markets, cheated clients and aided criminals is turning to technology to police itself better. Failure to do so will provide ammunition for those pushing to separate trading operations from retail banks.”

 

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