KDnuggets Exclusive: Part 2 of the Interview with Yann LeCun
We discuss how far AI is likely to go, how Data Science to Statistics is like Computer Science was to Math, Big Data hype and reality, and advice to beginning Data Scientists.
on Feb 20, 2014 in AI, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Hype, NYU, Singularity, Yann LeCun
KDnuggets Exclusive: Interview with Yann LeCun, Deep Learning Expert, Director of Facebook AI Lab
We discuss what enabled Deep Learning to achieve remarkable successes recently, his argument with Vapnik about (deep) neural nets vs kernel (support vector) machines, and what kind of AI can we expect from Facebook.
on Feb 20, 2014 in Andrew Ng, Deep Learning, Facebook, Interview, NYU, Support Vector Machines, Vladimir Vapnik, Yann LeCun
Viewpoint: Social Media Analysis: What is missing
Social Media Analysis is a powerful tool if we discover customer sentiment from millions of online sources and not just go behind the numbers. Businesses are using the power of social media to gain a better understanding of their markets.
on Feb 15, 2014 in Analysis, Impression, Metrics, Sentiment Analysis, Social Media
Viewpoint: How analytics will drive the future
The president of Verisk Innovative Analytics explains the paradigm shift from company-centric to customer-centric and the role of big data and bigger analytics.
on Feb 10, 2014 in Behavorial Economics, Customer-centric, Predictive Analytics, Real-time, Spectrum, Verisk Analytics
Comments on “Why your company should NOT use Big Data”
Highlights from comments on a provocative article on NOT using Big Data. Big Data can be revolutionary, but it is not a substitute for thinking about the right goals and objectives.
on Feb 10, 2014 in Big Data, Goals, Objectives, ROI
Viewpoint: Statistical Data Science, The Data Analysis Side
There is no way a term like ‘Data Science’ be interpreted without including data analysis and statistics. The statistics toolbox is a large irreplaceable part of the lingua franca of science.
on Feb 4, 2014 in Applied Statistics, Data Science, Econometricians, Quants, Statisticians