— In the News —
Given recent events, it's more important than ever to root out "bad apples." This article introduces some of the issues that citizen data investigators face, available resources, and how you can help.
— Insight —
These practical tactics will give your data team a creative spark, along with the enthusiasm that comes with it, while still getting the job done.
The idea of AI is popular in business these days but most businesses won't succeed at it. Proof of concepts might work but then fail in production. Here's why.
— Tools and Techniques —
Vicki Boykis' latest post is a great read if you're interested in learning about how to deploy ML models and thinking through the options along the way. There are a lot of moving parts but this is easy to follow.
From a real-world, engineering perspective, Bugra Akyildiz, a Senior Engineering Manager at Jet, walks through 3 common ways for serving models with discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Federated learning is a key technique for enabling machine learning in privacy-critical applications, such as medical imaging. This article in Nature is a great explainer that explores how it works, typical attack vectors, and where the technology is going.
This looks a nice resource for people who are new to ML. It's billed as a "one-stop platform" to learn, explore and build things with machine learning. Includes tutorials, resources, and projects to explore.
Vettery is an online hiring marketplace that's changing the way people hire and get hired. Ready for a bold career move? Make a free profile, name your salary, and connect with hiring managers from top employers today.
— Data Viz —
Don't let the title fool you - this is a great resource. Essentially, it's a best-practices guide for typography in data visualization. Includes font recommendations for different use-cases and lots of examples.
Penrose is a framework for turning math equations into images. Think of it as a "TeX for diagrams." Type a mathematical expression; get a beautiful diagram.
— Conferences & Events —
Deep Learning Approaches to Forecasting - This Free Corporate Training Webinar from Metis is an excellent way for managers to learn how deep learning can improve forecasting and planning while avoiding common pitfalls that can easily lead to unreliable results. We will focus on the intuition behind various approaches to modeling to discuss examples, explore techniques as well as how to implement them.
— Career —
This Reddit discussion is a good reality check for people just starting out. "You need to manage your expectations."