Weekly Article Roundup- July 4- July 8

It’s been a busy week so my comments are abbreviated, but still some great articles published! Definitely check them out. * Study Poses Major Flaw in Classic Artificial Intelligence Test An interesting look at the classic test. * Every Noise at Once I’m an audio nerd at heart… I love these visualizations.   * Surprising History of the […]

Weekly Article Roundup: June 27-July 1

* Non-Mathematical Feature Engineering Techniques for Data Science I like this article because it encourages thinking outside of just making sure that your algorithm is perfect. Both sides of the brain go into representing data in such a way that your message is communicated. * Statistics is Dead: Long Live Data Science Interesting take on the fact […]

Weekly Article Roundup: June 20-24

* The Three Types of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Movies I don’t know if I’ve ever seen any movie with this dude in it, but by all accounts I haven’t seen most movies (Scarface, The Wizard of Oz have seemed to offend people the most). That being said, The Rock seems like a pretty nice guy, […]

Weekly Article Roundup- June 13-17

* Nearly impossible to predict mass shootings with current data A tough subject this week but an important set of data to look at, since data relies on trends, not the “one off” cases.   * Everything you know about AI is wrong A good article that will but some minds at ease (man-killing robots likely to […]

Weekly Article Roundup- June 6-10

* Commute Map This is an incredible and somewhat hypnotizing data visualization that shows where people commute to work for any given country. Living in the Bay Area, one of the most stupidly expensive housing markets in the country, it was no surprise to see a wide range of dots all converge on San Jose.   […]

Weekly Article Roundup- May 30-June 3

* Artificial General Intelligence- The Holy Grail of AI AGI is about the “brain” that brings together all branches of AI and searches to integrate these pieces to perform human tasks. This article explains how scientists are seeking to accomplish this as well as the tests they put in front of their algorithms to get closer […]

Weekly Article Roundup- May 23-27

I know I have discussed sports and hockey analytics on here before, so I will take that very loose thread of relevancy to say that the SAN JOSE SHARKS ARE GOING TO THE STANLEY CUP!!!!!!!!!!  Since that is out of my system, on to our regularly scheduled programming: * Life transition seen through music listening This is an […]

Weekly Article Roundup- May 16-19

* A Complete Tutorial to Work on Big Data with AWS This is a pretty basic tutorial but extremely well written and goes through the process step by step.   * Gentle Strength for Robots The Asimov fan girl in me is all over this. A soft actuator is being developed so that robots will know how […]

Weekly Article Roundup- May 9-13

* Is it illegal for Facebook to memorize your facial features?  The title of this article sounds much more alarming than it actually is… Facebook is scanning the facial features on photos uploaded it its platform. Still, even though it is not doing a live scan of your face, that data has to be stored somewhere, […]

Telling Stories with Data

I had a post last week in my Weekly Article Roundup that read “There is no evidence that anyone has been converted through a pie chart.” I think that phrase really struck a chord with me because I have been doing independent study to get into data science, and as much as I love math […]