Data Science

Data Revolution 2021

With the world still recovering and reorganizing from COVID-19 and How the Global Pandemic has reshaped supply chains, infrastructure, and the way that business is processed, 2021 is anticipated to be a year to make big gains for companies that embrace and implement strategic Digital First Strategies.

Whether Mobile First, Tablet First or Laptop First strategies are at the forefront of your organization, data will continue to reign supreme as 5G continues its global roll-out.

What strategies can you take to ensure that your enterprise is ready to capture your market share and successfully be a player in the #DataRevolution of 2021? …


DATA SCIENCE

Data Champions and Data Driven Culture

Happy New Year 2021 dear readers.

Another year ahead of us and as life returns slowly to normal after a pandemic filled year in 2020, it is time to think about the data future of organizations, why this matters in this age of digital transformation and approaches companies can use to harness the power of data¹. This is where the data champion comes in. This discussion will explore the significance of data champions to enterprises.

A data champion facilitates the concepts of data governance and data management. They are responsible for driving the vision of a program, developing and implementing guidelines and ensuring data quality improvement through data stewardship. …


Artificial Intelligence, Opinion

Financial Technology

Why are financial crimes on the rise? Many people ask this question as crime-cases in the financial industry rise. Banks according to a McKinsey report¹ have lost millions of dollars in the last decade alone and this could worsen as criminals upgrade their financial crime tactics. Financial crime analytics can help financial institutions, investigators detect fraud, and money laundering, assess risk, and report on data to prevent financial crime.

Each year, many cases of banking fraud² increase and despite stringent measures, losses continue to spike with financial institutions lacking concrete strategies to address this growing problem. …


DATA SCIENCE

Leveraging Data in a Pandemic and Data Literacy

You are listening to the HumAIn Podcast. HumAIn is your first look at the startups and industry titans that are leading and disrupting artificial intelligence, data science, future of work and developer education. I am your host, David Yakobovitch, and you are listening to HumAIn. If you like this episode, remember to subscribe and leave a review. Now onto the show.

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David Yakobovitch

Welcome back to the HumAIn Podcast listeners. Today, our guest speaker is Merav Yuravlivker¹, who is the founder and CEO of Data Society. She is a co-founder of a movement in Washington D.C to accelerate the data economy and the next wave of the workforce. …


TECHNOLOGY ECOSYSTEMS

How Tech Hubs are Recovering from COVID 19 Pandemic

Tech hubs such as New York and San Francisco have put the United States on the map in the past years with breakthrough technologies and innovations not seen anywhere around the globe. From Silicon Valley to the Cornell Tech, San Francisco and New York are redefining technology and leading the world to a new era of technological transformation.

The COVID 19 pandemic has put a dent on these tech ecosystems as companies felt the brunt of this outbreak with layoffs spiking faster than any other time in recent years. Despite the resilient nature of tech hubs¹ such as New York and San Francisco, COVID 19 pandemic is threatening the success achieved in these technology hubs. …


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Networking and Learning through Virtual Conferences

Skills are critical in every field in this age of digital transformation,and when it comes to data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence, everyone needs to up their game to remain relevant in the changing industry landscape. Conferences are a better platform to level up your skills and become conversant with the current trends.

As the world continues to reel from the COVID 19 pandemic, many in-person events have transitioned to a virtual models. Attending virtual events in 2021 is a good starting point given the difficulties experienced in the year 2020. …


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

A vote of thanks to healthcare workers around the globe.

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Photo by Richard Catabay on Unsplash

What a crazy year 2020 has been. From December 30th 2019, when BlueDot from Canada first issued alerts about the new coronavirus taking shape in Wuhan, the world did not expect the COVID-19 pandemic¹ to last this long. Pandemics come and go but the coronavirus has defied all odds and continues to persist as 2020 draws to a close. From wearing masks, sanitizing and temperature checks, these have been the common trends in response to the outbreak and our lives have become strained by this pandemic.

With surging infections in the United States, all indications show that the coronavirus will continue for the better part of 2021. Expectations of curve flattening have not been achieved and with more hospitalizations and the second coronavirus wave evident in Europe and some parts of Asia, this outbreak is taking a toll on everyone. Mental health problems have spiked with domestic violence rising at the same time as the world went into a lockdown. …


DATA SCIENCE

The Evolution of Data Science

You are listening to the HumAIn Podcast. HumAIn is your first look at the startups and industry titans that are leading and disrupting artificial intelligence, data science, future of work and developer education. I am your host, David Yakobovitch, and you are listening to HumAIn. If you like this episode, remember to subscribe and leave a review. Now onto the show.

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An audio version of this Medium article is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

David Yakobovitch

Welcome back listeners to the HumAIn Podcast. Today our guest speaker is Chris Bishop¹. Chris is a multimodal nonlinear careerist who has launched an exciting new course on LinkedIn Learning called Future-Proofing Your Data Science Career. …


Artificial Intelligence

List of Artificial Intelligence Controversies

Artificial intelligence has been the buzzword in 2020 and with the benefits of this technology evident around us; AI has had its own share of controversies. From algorithms¹ unfairly discriminating women in hiring and students complaining about unrealistic grades, there is no doubt that AI has evolved in 2020 and as 2021 beckons, it is time to take stock of what the year has been. With GPT3, deepfakes, and facial recognition making headlines in 2020, there are many arguments surrounding privacy and regulations.

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In this article, I will explore the following controversial AI incidents in 2020 and explore the future prospects of artificial intelligence² and how 2021 is shaping…


DATA SCIENCE

Career Transition, Growth and Development

Data science is among the most demanded careers in 2020. In the tech world, everyone has questions that must be answered by data. From businesses to government institutions, there is a vast amount of information that can be analyzed, interpreted, and applied for a wide range of purposes.

Because there is much information for the average person to process and use, data scientists¹ are trained to gather, organize, and analyze data, helping people from every corner of industry.

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Photo by Scott Graham on Unsplash

Data scientists come from a wide range of educational backgrounds, but the majority of them will have technical schooling of some kind. Data science degrees include a wide range of computer-related majors, but it could also include areas of math and #statistics. …

About

David Yakobovitch

📊 Educator/data geek. I hope to educate and inspire you to build great products on everything AI and Data Science. ️​​​ http://www.humainpodcast.com

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