Posts Tagged ‘ Models ’

7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

March 28, 2018
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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

Kaiser Fung, founder of the premier data analytics bootcamp Principal Analytics Prep, outlines 7 principles of responsible data collection in response to the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

March 28, 2018
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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

Kaiser Fung, founder of the premier data analytics bootcamp Principal Analytics Prep, outlines 7 principles of responsible data collection in response to the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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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 discontent of engineering uncertainty

March 14, 2018
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The discontent of engineering uncertainty

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, warns against over-interpreting the precision of formula outputs, and advocates embracing uncertainty. He is reacting to passages from the book, Algorithms to Live By.

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The discontent of engineering uncertainty

March 14, 2018
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The discontent of engineering uncertainty

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, warns against over-interpreting the precision of formula outputs, and advocates embracing uncertainty. He is reacting to passages from the book, Algorithms to Live By.

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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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Visible and invisible errors, and the nefarious power of suggestion

December 20, 2017
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Visible and invisible errors, and the nefarious power of suggestion

Kaiser Fung, founder of Applied Analytics at Columbia University and Principal Analytics Prep, the premier data analytics bootcamp from Harvard Business School Startup Studio, discusses how a software vendor uses the power of suggestion to seduce users into believing the accuracy of predictive analytics; and how such a tactic got exposed by the visibility of errors.

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Visible and invisible errors, and the nefarious power of suggestion

December 20, 2017
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Visible and invisible errors, and the nefarious power of suggestion

Kaiser Fung, founder of Applied Analytics at Columbia University and Principal Analytics Prep, the premier data analytics bootcamp from Harvard Business School Startup Studio, discusses how a software vendor uses the power of suggestion to seduce users into believing the accuracy of predictive analytics; and how such a tactic got exposed by the visibility of errors.

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