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Eric Siegel

Hot Video: More Accuracy Fallacies – Predicting Criminality and Psychosis

 Check out this topical video from Predictive Analytics World founder Eric Siegel: Can AI “tell” if you’re a criminal? Or whether you’ll develop psychosis? These are perfect examples of the accuracy fallacy, which misleads the public into believing that machine learning can distinguish between positive and negative cases and usually be right about it. About

The Precondition for Machine Learning Success: Bridge the Quant/Business Culture Gap

  Over the last few years, I poured thousands of working hours and 25 years of consulting and teaching experience into making the online course Machine Learning Leadership and Practice – End-to-End Mastery. Why? I developed this...

Predictive Policing: Six Ethical Predicaments

  Originally published in KDNuggets. This article is based on a transcript from Eric Siegel’s Machine Learning for Everyone. View the video version of this specific article Nowhere could the application of machine learning prove more important...

Machine Learning: Business Leaders Must Take an Enlightening Look Under Its Hood (New Training Program)

  In this article, I identify unmet learner needs that are addressed by my business-oriented machine learning course series, Machine Learning for Everyone. Machine learning runs the world. It drives millions of business-critical decisions more effectively, guided...

Train Your Team to Avoid This ML Management Pitfall and Unite the Business and Tech Sides

  It’s the age of machine learning. Companies are seizing upon the power of this technology to combat risk, boost sales, cut costs, block fraud, streamline manufacturing, conquer spam, toughen crime fighting, and win elections. But while...

Coursera’s “Machine Learning for Everyone” Fulfills Unmet Training Requirements

  My new course series on Coursera, Machine Learning for Everyone (free access), fulfills two different kinds of unmet learner needs. It’s a conceptually-complete, end-to-end course series – its three courses amount to the equivalent of a...

How Machine Learning Works – in 20 Seconds

  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 prediction. Prediction requires machine learning. And machine learning depends on data....

Seven Reasons Budding Data Scientists Need a Machine Learning Course That’s Not Hands-On

  From Coursera’s “Machine learning for Everyone” My new course series on Coursera, Machine Learning for Everyone (free access), is for any learner who wishes to participate in the business deployment of machine learning, no matter whether...

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

  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...

Dr. Data Show Video: What the Hell Does “Data Science” Really Mean?

 Watch the latest episode of The Dr. Data Show, which answers the question, “What the hell do data science and big data really mean?” About the Dr. Data Show. This new web series breaks the mold for...

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