Posts Tagged ‘Data science’

Crossing the Development to Production Divide

In this post we’ll give an overview of obstacles we’ve faced (you may be able to relate) and talk about solutions to overcome these obstacles.

Analyzing Sentiment in Caltrain Tweets

Analyzing Sentiment in Caltrain Tweets

As a first step to using Twitter activity as one of the data sources for train prediction, we start with a simple question: How do Twitter users currently feel about Caltrain?

Learning from Imbalanced Classes

For this month’s Throwback Thursday, a post that provides insight and concrete advice on how to tackle imbalanced data.

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Exploring the Possibilities of Artificial Intelligence

In this interview, Paco Nathan discusses making life more livable, AI fears, and more.

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Merging Data Science and Business

Business leaders cannot afford to ignore their organization’s data—rather, that data should be used to make informed decisions. In this post, Principal Data Scientist Tom Fawcett and Professor of Data […]

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Themes from JupyterCon 2017

This past August was the first JupyterCon—an O’Reilly-sponsored conference around the Jupyter ecosystem, held in NYC. In this post we look at the major themes from the conference, and some top talks from each theme.

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.

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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.

Understanding AI Toolkits

Understanding AI Toolkits

As well as developing familiarity with AI techniques, practitioners must choose their technology platforms wisely.