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What I've Learned Working with 12 Machine Learning Startups

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I have worked with 12 startups. They have spanned verticals from fintech and healthcare to ed-tech and biotech, and ranged from pre-seed to post acquisition. My roles have also varied, from deep-in-the-weeds employee #1 to head of data science and strategic advisor. In all of them I worked on interesting machine learning and data science problems. All tried to build great products.


Automated Inspiration

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In the 19th century, doctors might have prescribed mercury for mood swings and arsenic for asthma. It might not have occurred to them to wash their hands before your surgery. They weren't trying to kill you, of course--they just didn't know any better. These early doctors had valuable data scribbled in their notebooks, but each held only one piece in a grand jigsaw puzzle. Without modern tools for sharing and analyzing information--as well as a science for making sense of that data--there wasn't much to stop superstition from influencing what could be seen through a keyhole of observable facts.


Railyard: how we rapidly train machine learning models with Kubernetes

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Stripe uses machine learning to respond to our users' complex, real-world problems. Machine learning powers Radar to block fraud, and Billing to retry failed charges on the network. Stripe serves millions of businesses around the world, and our machine learning infrastructure scores hundreds of millions of predictions across many machine learning models. These models are powered by billions of data points, with hundreds of new models being trained each day. Over time, the volume, quality of data, and number of signals have grown enormously as our models continuously improve in performance.




Microsoft and General Assembly launch partnership to close the global AI skills gap - Stories

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May 17, 2019 -- Microsoft Corp. and global education provider General Assembly (GA) on Friday announced a partnership to close skills gaps in the rapidly growing fields of artificial intelligence (AI), cloud and data engineering, machine learning, data science, and more. This initiative will create standards and credentials for AI skills, upskill and reskill 15,000 workers by 2022, and create a pool of AI talent for the global workforce. Technologies like AI are creating demand for new worker skills and competencies: According to the World Economic Forum, up to 133 million new roles could be created by 2022 as a result of the new division of labor between humans, machines and algorithms. To address this challenge, Microsoft and GA will power 2,000 job transitions for workers into AI and machine learning roles in year one and will train an additional 13,000 workers with AI-related skills across sectors in the next three years. "Artificial intelligence is driving the greatest disruption to our global economy since industrialization, and Microsoft is an amazing partner as we develop solutions to empower companies and workers to meet that disruption head on," said Jake Schwartz, CEO and co-founder of GA. "At its core, GA has always been laser-focused on connecting what companies need to the skills that workers obtain, and we are excited to team up with Microsoft to tackle the AI skills gap."


5 Reasons Why Python Is The Dominant Language For Machine Learning – Frank's World of Data Science & AI

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Python has conquered the machine learning and AI world. Here's an interesting article from Analytics India Magazine about why Python is on top. According to the Stack Overflow Survey 2018, Python is the most wanted language for the second year in a row, which means it is the language that developers who do not yet use it most often say they want to learn. It is also claimed to be the fastest-growing major programming language. Developers and pioneers around the globe are implementing this language for machine learning projects.


Home - DataDriven

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Welcome to Data Driven, the podcast where we explore the emerging field of Data Science. We bring the best minds in Data, Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence right to you. In a world where Data is the new Oil, Data Science the new Refineries, consider this Car Talk for the Data Age*. Every week we bring the best minds in this emerging field straight to you. Our goal is to educate and inspire our listeners so that they can be prepared to thrive in a Data Driven world.


Learning R: The Ultimate Introduction (incl. Machine Learning!)

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There are a million reasons to learn R (see e.g. Why R for data science – and not Python?), but where to start? I present to you the ultimate introduction to bring you up to speed! I call it ultimate because it is the essence of many years of teaching R… or put differently: it is the kind of introduction I would have liked to have when I started out with R back in the days! A word of warning though: this is a introduction to R and not to statistics, so I won't explain the statistics terms used here.


Mathematics for Data Science and Machine Learning using R

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From healthcare to business, everywhere data is important. However, it revolves around 3 major aspects i.e. data, foundational concepts and programming languages for interpreting the data. This course teaches you everything about all the foundational mathematics for Data Science using R programming language, a language developed specifically for performing statistics, data analytics and graphical modules in a better way. What you'll learn Master the fundamental mathematical concepts required for Datas Science and Machine Learning Learn to implement mathematical concepts using R Master Linear alzebra, Calculus and Vector calculus from ground up Master R programming language Udemy Promo Coupon 75% off Discount Mathematics for Data Science and Machine Learning using R