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Transparency: a Step Towards Fairness

Pulse, a recent machine learning image reconstruction algorithm, sparked a lot of controversy. The purpose of the model was to reconstruct...
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Lessons From A Stroke — Can We Choose Our Way Into Better Health...

On Sunday July 5, 2020 my father had a hemorrhagic stroke that greatly paralyzed his right side and speech. He is...
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Words Alone Are Not Enough: Overcoming a Multitude of Problems Require...

Our mindset is mired in the stone age. We still plunder the earth. Neo-liberalism is the current expression of that mentality....
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Catastrophe Bonds

In 1992, Hurricane Andrew struck Florida and inflicted 27 billion dollars worth in damage. As a result of the destruction, numerous...
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COVID19 and Venture Capital

Venture Capital market analysis from the Great Recession to COVID19 When analyzing a startup, especially the ones at early-stage, investors focus...
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Learn Data Science in a Flash!?

I was a trained classical pianist in my previous professional life. Remember those infomercials claiming that you could learn to play...
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Interesting Animation of Covid-19 cases with Charts and Map using ggan...

Covid-19 has drawn many people’s attention to creating charts and graphs for data analysis and visualization. In the last month, I...
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Personalization: The power of a weary smile

Personalization has conquered the market by employing a few basic psychological mechanisms married with technological capabilities. Although people grow hypersensitive about...
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Open your mind to bias in the boardroom

We all have a mental boardroom, and usually, there’s a hidden bigot at the table.  That’s the premise put forth by...
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