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How Machine Learning Works for Social Good
  Originally published in KDnuggets, Nov 2020. This article...
Diversity and Collaborative Problem Solving to Address Wicked Data Ethics Problems
 The complexity of the ethical issues facing professionals who...
Climate Tech Needs Machine Learning, Says PAW Climate Conference Chair
  Straight from the horse’s mouth – the founding...
Predictive Policing: Six Ethical Predicaments
  Originally published in KDNuggets. This article is based...

Technology

6 Ways AI Can Help Save The Planet

 Originally published in Raconteur, Dec 10, 2020. From facial recognition technology that monitors brown bear populations, to intelligent robots sorting recycling, these initiatives are having a positive impact on the environment. 1. Conserving species The Living Planet Index produced by WWF estimates that wildlife population sizes have dropped by 68 per cent since 1970. The

Women in Data Science

 The field of Data Science is booming, yet comparatively few women are entering it. Why? What are the obstacles and opportunities facing them if they do? The path to change is challenging, but as a woman who...

Predict (Still in) the Future

 HR technology has hit two critical tipping points this year: more than half of companies are now hosting their human resources management system on the cloud, and more than 60 percent of companies now use mobile for...

Connecting the Experts with the Data Scientists

 “Can Machines Think?” was the cover of Time magazine a generation ago. The impetus was a face-off between world chess champion Gary Kasparov and IBM’s “Deep Blue” chess machine. The first match was won by us humans,...

Google Flu Trends’ Failure Shows Good Data > Big Data

 In their best-selling 2013 book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, authors Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier selected Google Flu Trends (GFT) as the lede of chapter one. They explained...

It’s starting to come together

  The technology-customer centricity-profitability linkage emerges Every year Gartner comes out with a fascinating graph detailing the “hype cycle” of scores of new technologies, plotting them on a time curve that traces them through various stages, starting...

Using Predictive Analytics to Make your Data Actionable (part 1)

 If we were able to predict the future, we would be able read the minds of our customers and know exactly what they wanted.  The closest we can get to this supernatural ability is utilizing predictive analytics...

Winning the Big Data race

 It’s getting difficult to pick up a business magazine, attend a conference or even walk through an airport terminal without encountering the topics of Big Data and analytics. Everyone from IT companies to phone carriers seems to...