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AI bias – Benedict Evans

Twitter thread from Benedict Evans.  https://twitter.com/benedictevans/status/1098047158593277952 When a machine learning system mistakenly diagnoses an imminent failure in a hydroelectric generator because the manufacturers of the telemetric sensors constituted an unrecognised skew in the training data ……

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Jupyter magics

Jupyter notebooks have a series of built-in commands known as magic.  Magics are built into the Jupyter kernel being used (e.g. python) and perform various functions such as the following which tells the kernel to display…

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Simpsons paradox

Data science is an exceedingly widely used term these days, and pretty generally misunderstood by non-practitioners. When working on a data science problem, the data is obviously important as the “fuel” for the problem, but…

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