Data Science

  • Artificial Neural Networks, Part 3: Who’s Afraid of ANNs?   This article is the third in a series on artificial neural networks. Follow these links to read the first and second. As I mentioned in the first article in this series, the current surge in popularity of artificial neural networks isn’t the first one. At least in scientific circles, A (...) read more
  • Artificial Neural Networks, Part 2: Three Ways You’re Already Using ANNs   This article is the second in a series on artificial neural networks (ANNs). To see the first, click here. In my previous article, I said that artificial neural networks, despite having mostly fallen off the excitation curve in the 1960’s, are now a buzzword that’s back with vengean (...) read more
  • Artifical Neural Networks, Part 1: The (First) Rise and Fall in ANN Popularity   This is the first article in a three part series on artificial neural networks. You probably know plenty of technology buzzwords. For example, there’s Big Data. Or Data Science. Don’t forget Machine Learning and Convergence. The list goes on. But have you ever thought about why buzzw (...) read more
  • Data Science As We Know It There’s a well-known presentation slide that goes something like this: “Data Science is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it…” Sounds right, but what actually is D (...) read more