Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rant about “Data Scientist”

The following is in response to what was originally published by Aureus Analytics, titled "Demystifying a data scientist", some time ago. http://blog.aureusanalytics.com/demystifying-a-data-scientist/         The reason why I have chosen this old article to express my opinion  is because this article is very precise articulation of what is still commonly understood behind term “Data Scientist”.  So, in…
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The Seven Deadly Sins of Quantitative Data Analysts

"The Seven Deadly Sins of Quantitative Data Analysts" - By Abraham Thomas Sooner or later, every quant is tempted by forbidden fruit. These all-too-human traits can permeate even the most sophisticated analysis. Keep these tips in mind as you develop strategies, and you just may turn vice into virtue. https://www.quandl.com/blog/7-deadly-sins-of-a-quant  
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Artificial Intelligence Overview

AI (pronounced AYE-EYE) or artificial intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. These processes include learning (the acquisition of information and rules for using the information), reasoning (using the rules to reach approximate or definite conclusions), and self-correction. Particular applications of AI include expert systems, speech recognition, and machine…
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When Artificial Intelligence speaks “its” mind!

Here is interesting story about technology going haywire. And, one technology that we should all worry (as rightly suggested by Hollywood's bad scripts) is Artificial Intelligence. And, i agree - this could be much worse than Google’s self-driving car going off the road into the tree. Recently, Microsoft’s R&D and Bing teams developed chatbot girl named…
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