Posts Tagged ‘ ethics ’

Power pose relapse

January 31, 2018
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Power pose relapse

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbersense, discusses yet another attack on his article with Andrew Gelman on the disproven science of "power pose."

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Power pose relapse

January 31, 2018
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Power pose relapse

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbersense, discusses yet another attack on his article with Andrew Gelman on the disproven science of "power pose."

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A paradox of data collection

January 26, 2018
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A paradox of data collection

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explains the paradox of data collection, and implications on privacy.

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Automakers and data sleaze

January 25, 2018
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Automakers and data sleaze

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses automakers embrace of data sleaze, and how such data collection will harm customers.

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2017 Review and 2018 Outlook on Cybersecurity

January 15, 2018
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2017 Review and 2018 Outlook on Cybersecurity

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's MS in Applied Analytics, continues the 2018 outlook series with a look at cybersecurity, discussing why this is a bottomless problem.

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Overselling predictive models (Hint: future performance matters)

December 18, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses the rejection of a predictive model used to find vulnerable children at risk for child abuse in Chicago.

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Overselling predictive models (Hint: future performance matters)

December 18, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses the rejection of a predictive model used to find vulnerable children at risk for child abuse in Chicago.

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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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My letter to the New York Times is published

November 6, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbersense, reacts to the New York TImes Magazine article on Amy Cuddy and the power pose research program. He offers a guide to the controversy around the interpretation of data in social psychology experiments.

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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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