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Happy Holidays from SVDS

Happy holidays from SVDS! We wish you peace, prosperity, and happiness this season and in the year ahead.

Evaluating Data Science Projects

Evaluating Data Science Projects: A Case Study Critique

You should understand whether the right things have been measured and whether the results are suitable for the business problem.

ML vs Stats

Machine Learning vs. Statistics

We (Tom, a Machine Learning practitioner, and Drew, a professional Statistician) have worked together for several years. We believe we have an understanding of the role of each field within data science, which we attempt to articulate here.

Mind Reading

Mind Reading: Using Artificial Neural Nets to Predict Viewed Image Categories From EEG Readings

Earlier this year, YCombinator-backed startup DeepGram hosted a deep learning hackathon. This post describes the winning project.

Data Opportunities in Insurance

In this post we explore how data is changing the insurance industry, through the lens of auto insurance underwriting.

Imbalanced Classes FAQ

Here we share some further thoughts on imbalanced classes, and offer more resources.

Beyond Privacy and Security in a Connected World

In this post, we’ll cover the difference between data rights versus privacy and security, and you’ll be introduced to some projects that show how the technology industry is evolving to develop scalable solutions around intersecting concerns in data management and authorization.


Noteworthy Links: September 22 2016

We’re at Enterprise Dataversity this week in Chicago, and next week we’ll be in NYC for Strata + Hadoop World. In the midst of this busy September, here are some articles we’ve come across and enjoyed.

Learning from Imbalanced Classes

This post gives insight and concrete advice on how to tackle imbalanced data.