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When you use data to study people, ask "who gains power with this info?" If it's not the people whose data you are using, there's a problem.
When a company raises big $ claiming a machine learning edge and then you get a note from a recruiter trying to hire someone to build it.
Everyone does realize that it's not about teaching people to CODE as much as it is about teaching people to THINK ... right?
You do not want to be an edge case in this future we are building.
OH: "Code for ease of understanding, because someday the loser who is going to have to work on your code will be you."
If you've ever wondered why all digital cameras have a directory called 'DCIM' on their file system, this is why: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_rule_for_Camera_File_system …
Ever used evite? Here's the data they are selling about you: http://www.oracle.com/webfolder/assets/cloud-data-directory/index.html#/page/59 … (via @mshron)
So @dpatil and I wrote a short e-book! Data Driven - Creating a Data Culture get it for free: http://www.oreilly.com/data/free/data-driven.csp …
I give zero fucks what men think of me, @askmen. Get me off this list: http://www.askmen.com/specials/2015_top_99/top-99-voting-2015.html …
Amazon just announced a machine learning service! http://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-machine-learning-make-data-driven-decisions-at-scale/ …
This instagram emoji machine learning post is really good, even if you don't love machine learning: http://instagram-engineering.tumblr.com/post/117889701472/emojineering-part-1-machine-learning-for-emoji …
The wikipedia page on data science cites the creation of the wikipedia page on data science as a significant development in data science.
2014 Protip: Don't forget to do your holiday shopping in an incognito window, or those retargeted ads might give you away!
Founder at @FastForwardLabs. Data Scientist in Residence at @accel. I ♥ data and cheeseburgers.
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