Posts Tagged ‘ Bias ’

Laplace on behavioral psychology channeled through Miller and Gelman

April 17, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, and author of Numbersense, discusses a recent paper by Miller and Gelman about Laplace's view on cognitive illusions.

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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

March 20, 2018
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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbersense, discusses the controversy around Facebook's data collection, and its business of selling such data to the highest bidder.

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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

March 20, 2018
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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbersense, discusses the controversy around Facebook's data collection, and its business of selling such data to the highest bidder.

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The new airline re-booking policy

January 22, 2018
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The new airline re-booking policy

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses the consequences of using algorithms to make decisions by looking at the shift by airlines in rebooking stranded passengers to alternative flights.

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2018 Outlook on Fake News

January 8, 2018
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2018 Outlook on Fake News

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbers Rule Your World, discusses fake news, a hot topic in 2017, and offers his views on what might happen in 2018.

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Primer on the limitation of current AI

December 7, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's MS in Applied Analytics, discusses an article by Rodney Brooks (MIT) on the future of AI.

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A rare article about the AI revolution worth your time

December 5, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses an article in MIT's Technology Review about the AI deep learning revolution

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Another day, another fake data scandal… This time, it’s Twitter

October 26, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, sees a crisis of confidence in self-reported non-financial metrics by technology upstarts. He calls for third-party auditing.

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The Whole Foods pricing trick

October 23, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses some market research about pricing changes at Whole Foods after the Amazon acquisition.

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Naive analysis is naive: debate about college admissions

August 24, 2017
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Naive analysis is naive: debate about college admissions

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbers Rule Your World and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses why naive analysis of data hurts the debate over affirmative action.

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