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Video – Career Paths in Analytics and Data Science and Analytics Team Building
 Event: Machine Learning Week 2021 Keynote: Career Paths in Analytics and...
What Percentage of Your Machine Learning Models Have Been Deployed?
  Do your models usually get deployed? Or are...
Video – Credit Models, Microfinance, and Improving the Lives of Families in the Developing World
 Event: Machine Learning Week 2021 Keynote: Credit Models, Microfinance, and...
Video – Identifying Program Effectiveness for Survivors of Human Trafficking from Muneeb Alam of QuantumBlack
 Event: Machine Learning Week 2021 Keynote: Identifying Program Effectiveness for Survivors...

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Postman’s Data Team Works

 Originally published in Entrepreneur’s Handbook, Oct 7, 2021 How Postman’s data team set up better onboarding, infrastructure, and processes while growing 4–5x in one year. Postman is no stranger to scale. What started out as a side project six years ago is now one of India’s latest unicorns with a $5.6 billion valuation. APIs can be complicated,

Using DeepSpeed and Megatron to Train Megatron-Turing NLG 530B, the World’s Largest and Most Powerful Generative Language Model

 Originally published in Microsoft Research Blog, Oct 11, 2021 We are excited to introduce the DeepSpeed- and Megatron-powered Megatron-Turing Natural Language Generation model (MT-NLG), the largest and the most powerful monolithic transformer language model trained to date,...

The Pentagon Inches Toward Letting AI Control Weapons

 Originally published in Wired, Oct 5, 2021 Drills involving swarms of drones raise questions about whether machines could outperform a human operator in complex scenarios. Last August, several dozen military drones and tanklike robots took to the skies and roads 40 miles...

A Tiny Tweak to Zomato’s Algorithm Led to Lost Delivery Riders, Stolen Bikes and Missed Wages

 Originally published in Rest of World, Oct 7, 2021 The Indian food delivery giant changed riders’ beats without warning, crashing their earnings and exposing some to crime. On September 30, around 60 delivery riders wearing the red...

Remote-Control Robots and the Limits of AI

 Originally published in Wired.com, April 7, 2021. A growing number of robots are operated remotely, often by workers thousands of miles away. Could it be a job of the future? David Tejeda helps deliver food and drinks to...

Liftoff: The Basics of Predictive Model Deployment

  This article is based on the transcript of one of 142 videos in Eric Siegel’s online course, Machine Learning Leadership and Practice – End-to-End Mastery. Developing a good predictive model with machine learning isn’t the end...

Inside Netflix’s Quest to End Scrolling – How the Company is Working to Solve One of its Biggest Threats: Decision Fatigue.

 Originally published in Vulture, April 28, 2021.  Ten years ago, Netflix got the idea that its app should work more like regular TV. This was early on in its transition from DVD delivery to streaming on demand,...

Clustergam: Visualisation of Cluster Analysis

 Originally published in MARTIN FLEISCHMANN, April 27, 2021. When we want to do some cluster analysis to identify groups in our data, we often use algorithms like K-Means, which require the specification of a number of clusters....

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...

Hot Video: The Accuracy Fallacy – Bogus Machine Learning Results

 Check out this topical video from Predictive Analytics World founder Eric Siegel: Can AI “tell” if you’re gay? When machine learning practitioners claim their model achieves “high accuracy,” it’s often bogus. This video reveals the undeniable yet...

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