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Elon Musk Predicts Artificial General Intelligence In 2 Years. Here’s Why That’s Hype
 Originally published in Forbes, April 10, 2024 When OpenAI’s...
Survey: Machine Learning Projects Still Routinely Fail to Deploy
 Originally published in KDnuggets. Eric Siegel highlights the chronic...
Three Best Practices for Unilever’s Global Analytics Initiatives
    This article from Morgan Vawter, Global Vice...
Getting Machine Learning Projects from Idea to Execution
 Originally published in Harvard Business Review Machine learning might...

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An AI Epidemiologist Sent the First Warnings of the Wuhan Virus

 Originally published in Wired.com, January 25, 2020 The BlueDot algorithm scours news reports and airline ticketing data to predict the spread of diseases like those linked to the flu outbreak in China. On January 9, the World Health Organization notified the public of a flu-like outbreak in China: a cluster of pneumonia cases had been

Can Big Data Lie: A Statistical Paradox

 While I have spent most of my career exploring and leveraging data science, and its associated rigorous analytics, only in the past decade or so have so many managers accepted the obvious- that data driven decision making...

How Trip Inferences and Machine Learning Optimize Delivery Times on Uber Eats

 Originally published in Uber Engineering, June 15, 2018 In Uber’s ride-hailing business, a driver picks up a user from a curbside or other location, and then drops them off at their destination, completing a trip. Uber Eats,...

The Three Reasons Companies Seek University Partnerships

 In addition to this article, Dr. Priestley will also present on this topic at Predictive Analytics World for Business in Las Vegas, May 31-June 4, 2020. For details about her session, “How Leading Enterprises Leverage Universities to...

Keeping Data Inclusivity Without Diluting your Results

 Originally published in WeAllCount.com, January 17, 2020 Let’s say you are surveying 100 people out of 10,000. You want to analyze the data from your sample of 100 to get answers about the likely behaviors and preferences...

What Every Analytics Manger Should Know About Working With Universities. But Doesn’t.

   This is part 1 of a 5-part series on university/corporate partnerships in analytics and data science How many .edu addresses do you have in your email contacts? If you are like most Analytics Managers, the answer...

How Our Primary Model Works

 Originally published in FiveThirtyEight, January 9, 2020 Here at FiveThirtyEight, we’ve never built a complete back-to-front model of the presidential primaries before. Instead, in 2008, 2012 and 2016, we issued forecasts of individual primaries and caucuses on...

Analytics Assessment: A Blueprint for Effective Analytics Programs

  If you are like me, when you first heard of analytics and its ability to benefit businesses, non-profits, and government agencies, you felt invigorated and excited, having to hold back the urge to shout “Charge!”  As...

Machine Learning Tip: Nested Cross Validation – When (Simple) Cross Validation Isn’t Enough

 Several scientific disciplines have been rocked by a crisis of reproducibility in recent years . Not long ago, Bayer researchers found that they were only able to replicate 25% of the important pharmaceutical papers they examined , and an...

Women Flocking to Statistics, the Newly Hot, High-Tech Field of Data Science

  Originally published in The Washington Post LINCOLN, Neb. — The numbers of women in science and technology are dismal: Barely 18 percent of computer science degrees go to women. Women make up 11 percent of math faculty....

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