Which Data-Science skills are the most vital in 2021?

There are a lot of industry standard tools that any aspiring data scientist will certainly want to be familiar with. Experience with these tools is almost always presented as a requirement on job listings because they are likely the tools you will be working with in-house. At the very least, familiarity with the concepts presented by the tools will make them easier to utilize before you have gotten the chance to get experienced with them.

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How AI transforms Copywriting

What if marketers could leverage artificial intelligence for copywriting to deliver content that resonates with specific audiences? What if, instead of relying on gut instinct alone, creative teams could be mathematically certain about the words and phrases to use in marketing campaigns? It is now possible to apply science to the art of copywriting, and many brands have already started bringing together man and machine to produce compelling copy and achieve better results.

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The Triangular Moving Average: Another way to find Support & Resistance Levels

Moving averages are a great way to provide support and resistance levels among other uses. There are many types of moving averages and in this article, we will discuss the Triangular Moving Average and some strategies revolving around it. For more on other types of moving averages, feel free to check the below article…

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Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Fire & Safety

Being a student secretary of the Fire and Security Association of India at my college, I have conducted various surveys and workshops on methodologies to avert the dangers caused due to fire. As an AI enthusiast, I have always aspired to come with innovative solutions to tackle such issues. My experience in the fire and safety domain with competence in building AI solutions motivated me to think of possible solutions to tackle problems faced by the fire department.

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Deploying Machine Learning into production: Don’t do Labs.

In my experience building analytics products at Best Buy Canada, applied data science projects rarely fail because of the science. They fail because the model couldn’t be integrated into existing systems and business operations. We have had sound models showing good accuracy, even with proofs of concept demonstrating value, yet still fail to get deployed into production. The challenge isn’t POCs, its scaling.

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Understand what drives your customer behavior in clicks

What drives your customers to churn? What leads to a wow experience? What makes them buy your product? In a nut-shell, understand the factors that drive a metric you’re interested in. Power BI makes excellent use of Machine Learning and AI capabilities to analyze your data, rank the factors that matter, and display them as key influencers. If you are a product manager or marketing professional who wants to understand what drives certain customer behavior, you can find that out with a few clicks.

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Top-down and end-to-end governance for the responsible use of AI

Responsible AI is a broad topic covering multiple dimensions of the socio-technical system called Artificial Intelligence. We refer to AI as a socio-technical system here as it captures the interaction between humans and how we interact with AI. In the first part of this series we looked at AI risks from five dimensions. In the second part of this series we look at the ten principles of Responsible AI for corporates.

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How the Dunning-Kruger effect can explain why your data science proposals don’t get buy-in

Consider the Dunning-Kruger effect to get your proposals taken seriously.
Many brilliant data science proposals never make it beyond the paper they’re written on. I’d like to start off by painting you a picture. Imagine you’re an experienced data scientist. You work for a small company and report into a team of directors who lead the company and are responsible for all the decisions made. Only proposals that get their buy-in can be implemented.

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11 programming books that can help you become a better programmer

A reading guide for those serious about programming. There’s no single programming book that will make you a better programmer. The best books to learn to code can vary based on what language you’re pursuing, so the sections below didn’t just focus on one language but eleven. Without further ado, here are some of the books every programmer should read.

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The Machine Learning soccer pundit

Recently, in December, the 2020 season of Major League Soccer ended after a tough year. Although I have a distant relationship with the sport nowadays, the subject ends up being very natural to me as a Brazilian. Since I returned to live in the USA, I started to be interested in the soccer growth in the country, seeing great potential as a sport and as a business. Reading about the finals, I realized that I know little about the players and decided to explore a little, to learn more about the league, its teams, fans, and players.

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Modelling Risk: the absolute and the relative

What is the risk of a new creditor to default on their loan? what is the “risk” of watching a certain movie on Netflix given a certain viewing history? What is my risk of dying given a certain diagnosis and how is this affected by a certain treatment? Risks are all around us, and quantifying these risks is becoming increasingly popular. Providing the right kind of analysis to these key questions is crucial to making the right decisions.

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Five trends to look for in governing data, in 2021, for digital-driven business outcomes

To date, the organizations have focused on formalizing data consumption practices through distribution technology, access-based delivery mechanisms for analytics, and AI functions. However, with data protection laws and positive awareness across the world, firms have extended the formalization to data collection management. This in-fact is the first life-cycle stage of data.

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15 Free Data Science, Machine Learning & Statistics eBooks for 2021

We present a curated list of 15 free eBooks compiled in a single location to close out the year. Among other articles highlighting such materials, I have written a series of posts since the pandemic erupted, in the case that more people spending more time at home may result in more time for reading.

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Simulating the FIFA World Cup 2022

Who does the data choose to win the largest international football tournament yet? The grandest and most exciting of all football tournaments is still a ways off (2022), but in times like these I find solace in the fact that there are better things (like the next World Cup) that are rapidly approaching with every day that passes. The question on everyone’s mind is always: who wins? My mission is to see what the data says.

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