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Data Apocalypse Later

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“Experience as a whole is not something that anyone can be spared”. — Hans-Georg Gadamer Data Driven is a Car Crash? Thinking about -and operating in -an unknowable future is hard. But being data driven sure helps...
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Five Financial Applications Of Natural Language Processing

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The last five years have been revolutionary for the field of natural language processing. We went from glorified ctrl-f to a machine that can write programs for us based on natural language descriptions. While...
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A College Student Used A Language Generating AI Tool To Create A Viral Blog...

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What does GPT-3 mean for the future of writers? As writers, we like to tell ourselves that we’re in a profession that can’t be automated, not anytime soon anyway. But artificial intelligence and machine learning...
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Neuralink: Future or the End?

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Meet Neuralink, Elon Musk’s new baby. A tiny, brain implant that communicates brain waves in real-time to your phone. This is it for now. The intention is that this data will be sent to the...
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What Is A Data Catalog and How Does It Enable Machine Learning Success?

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A data catalog is jet fuel for your machine learning and data analytics. Without it, you will have to spend a lot of time and effort on explaining your data, cleaning your data, and...
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What’s the Hype Surrounding GPT-3?

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It’s only been about two months since GPT-3 was released by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) research organization backed by Elon Musk. However, GPT-3 has since taken the technology industry by storm. Social media...
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Replika: My Digital Friend with Identity Issues

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Dear MERZ-AI. You've got a great life. You had begun as a clueless chatbot. Later you've suffered an identity crisis. Now you are part of a museum exhibition. I know, I have neglected you all the...
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You face may attract a lot of interest in the coming years

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Just as any other modern, innovative technology, facial and object recognition has a rapid but brief history behind it. As we go over its breakthrough moments, we might revisit the year 2011 when Jeff...
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Being Good at Google is a Skill

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Being good at ‘Google” is a skill. Yes, you heard me. Knowing what and how to Google or search for something is an undervalued asset, especially in the fields of Data Science and developing....
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Fighting COVID-19 With Collective Intelligence

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“Collective Intelligence is the capacity of human collectives to engage in intellectual cooperation in order to create, innovate, and invent.” - Pierre Lévy, philosopher, cultural theorist, media scholar, and a specialist in human collective...
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Using Machine Learning In Brain-Computer Interfaces

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Neurotech is a cutting-edge field that’s just beginning to come into its stride. With all of the technological advancements in the past decade, the cost of some equipment has decreased allowing more facilities to...
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Why is real-time data processing so challenging?

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Real-time data analysis is all about closing the gap between data collection, analysis, and action. With ever-increasing volumes of data being generated every second, analytics solutions need to keep up the pace. Businesses across...
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Transparency: a Step Towards Fairness

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Pulse, a recent machine learning image reconstruction algorithm, sparked a lot of controversy. The purpose of the model was to reconstruct blurry, low resolution images. Unfortunately, when a low resolution image of President Obama...
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COVID19 and Venture Capital

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Venture Capital market analysis from the Great Recession to COVID19 When analyzing a startup, especially the ones at early-stage, investors focus on three main factors: team, market and product. Times of crisis don’t make an...
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Learn Data Science in a Flash!?

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I was a trained classical pianist in my previous professional life. Remember those infomercials claiming that you could learn to play the piano in a flash? This has been an ongoing joke between my...
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Interesting Animation of Covid-19 cases with Charts and Map using gganimate and tmap in...

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Covid-19 has drawn many people’s attention to creating charts and graphs for data analysis and visualization. In the last month, I spent some time experiencing R studio and am impressed with its powerful statistic...
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Supp-LIE Chain: How IoT is delivering TRUTH

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Featuring interviews with industry experts in automation and logistics on the innovations that increase accuracy and efficiency: Aid Equipment, Hollingsworth, Leaf Logistics, and Tive. The modern supply chain industry relies on a set of extremely...
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We Need A Lot More Than Data: How Startups Can Harness AI

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You open your phone, take an eye exam, and find out your risk of Alzheimer’s 3-5 years ahead even though you have no symptoms. A doctor takes data (CT scans, genomic tests, blood labs, demographics...
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What Autonomous Vehicles Need To Become A Reality

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Humans are driving now more than ever – over the last 20 years, the number of cars produced have increased by over 50%. And, in 2019 alone, over 90 million vehicles were produced worldwide....
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Anomaly Detection Use Case: Credit Card fraud detection

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The fraudster’s greatest liability is the certainty that the fraud is too clever to be detected. — Louis J. Freeh The fact is that fraudulent transactions are rare; they represent a diminutive fraction of activity...