Best Data Science Overviews
Top 10 everyone-friendly articles about data science
With so many articles published, it’s time for a Best Of album! Here are my 10 best articles by topic. Enjoy!
#1 Understanding data
Musings on information, memory, analytics, and distributions.
#2 What on earth is data science?
The quest for a useful definition plus a tour of data science’s three subfields.
#3 History + future of data science
Did you know that Florence Nightingale was analyst who created live-saving infographics? This and more in an attempt to put 5000 years of data science in perspective.
In the 19th century, doctors might have prescribed mercury for mood swings and arsenic for asthma. It might not have…
#4 Machine learning and AI
Machine learning uses patterns in data to label things. Sounds magical? The core concepts are actually embarrassingly simple…
Machine learning — Is the emperor wearing clothes?
A behind-the-scenes look at how machine learning works
Ever wished someone would just tell you what the point of statistics is and what the jargon means in plain English? Let me try to grant that wish for you!
Statistics for people in a hurry
Ever wished someone would just tell you what the point of statistics is and what the jargon means in plain English? Let…
Learn the true nature of analytics and find out how it differs from the other data science disciplines… and why it might be the one you need most.
What Great Data Analysts Do - and Why Every Organization Needs Them
Executive Summary "Full-stack" data scientist means mastery of machine learning, statistics, and analytics. Today's…
#7 AI for artists
Four AI art techniques to help bring out your creativity plus musing on creativity, AI-powered copyright infringement, and more.
Using AI as a perception-altering drug
Here I am in Amsterdam, thinking about ways to alter the mind… I know what you’re thinking: drugs, right? Guess again…
#8 How to start an AI project
A step-by-step guide with everything you need to know to dive into your project.
Getting started with AI? Start here!
Everything you need to know to dive into your project
#9 AI bias and fairness
AI bias doesn’t come from AI algorithms, it comes from people. What does that mean and what can we do about it?
#10 Explainable AI and trust
Let’s talk about interpretability, transparency, explainability, and the trust headache…
Explainable AI won’t deliver. Here’s why.
Interpretability is not the best basis for trust
Bonus: Best introduction to ML/AI in another language
Behind the scenes with machine learning… in Spanish. 15 more languages here.
Machine Learning — Secretos de Magia Revelados
Una mirada detrás de bambalinas sobre cómo funciona el Machine Learning