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Hot Video: The Accuracy Fallacy – Bogus Machine Learning Results

By:  Eric Siegel, Predictive Analytics World Check out this topical video from Predictive Analytics World founder Eric Siegel: https://youtu.be/81Vv0J2Vw-Y   Can AI "tell" if you're gay? When machine learning practitioners claim their model achieves "high...

Machine Learning’s Missing Link: Business Leadership

Machine learning. Your team needs it, your boss demands it, and your career loves it. After all, LinkedIn places it as one of the top few “Skills Companies Need Most” and as the very top emerging job in the U.S. But this number-crunching craze tends to, tragically,...

Six Ways Machine Learning Threatens Social Justice

By: Eric Siegel, Predictive Analytics World Originally published in Big Think When you harness the power and potential of machine learning, there are also some drastic downsides that you've got to manage. Deploying machine learning, you face the risk that it be...

How Machine Learning Works – in 20 Seconds

By:  Eric Siegel, Predictive Analytics World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E57_7an0cY This transcript comes from Coursera’s online course series, Machine Learning for Everyone with Eric Siegel. In 57 words, here's why machine learning’s important: Business needs...

Watch 3 Videos from Coursera’s New “Machine Learning for Everyone”

By: Eric Siegel, Predictive Analytics World I’m pleased to announce that, after a successful run with a batch of beta test learners, Coursera has just launched my new three-course specialization, “Machine Learning for Everyone.” There is no cost to access this program...

More Examples of the Media’s Bogus Claims of “High Accuracy” AI

By: Eric Siegel, Ph.D., Predictive Analytics World This article covers additional examples of the “accuracy fallacy” – it follows up as an addendum to my article published by Scientific American, “Accuracy Fallacy: The Media's Coverage of AI is Bogus”. I strongly...