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8 Common Pitfalls That Can Ruin Your Prediction

A good prediction can help your work and make it easier. But how can you be sure that your prediction is good? Here are some common pitfalls that you should avoid. comments By Norbert Obsuszt, AnswerMiner. On an ordinary day, you make hundreds of pre...

a chain of collapses

Share Tweet A quick riddler resolution during a committee meeting (!) of a short riddle: 36 houses stand in a row and collapse at times t=1,2,..,36. In addition, once a house collapses, the neighbours if still standing collapse at the next time unit....

Anonymization and the Future of Data Science

This post walks the reader through a real-world example of a "linkage" attack to demonstrate the limits of comments By Steve Touw, CTO and Co-founder of Immuta. Managing Photo credit: Gawker We can easily find this trip in the publically available da...

Big Data and Healthcare

The ability to track patient data is instrumental to a doctor, hospital, nursing facility or even substance rehab center. But today, what do we do with  our ability to predict that  data? As providers continue to collect huge amounts of data from fin...

Deep learning scaling is predictable, empirically

This study starts with a simple question: “how can we improve the state of the art in deep learning?” By Adrian Colyer, Venture Partner, Accel. comments Deep learning scaling is predictable, empirically Hestness et al., arXiv, Dec.2017 With thanks to...

Here are three other links worth your time:

Here’s what happened when a scientist asked an AI to name new paint colors A scientist fed a database of 7,700 paint colors into a neural network. Then, based on her training data, she asked the computer to create a few paint colors of its own. At fi...

Journal of Open Source Software

(This article was first published on R – Xi'an's Og, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) A week ago, I received a request for refereeing a paper for the Journal of Open Source Software, which I have never seen (or heard of) before. The concept is q...