Why we should expect more from the C-Suite when it comes to machine learning and AI

Before I get into my discussion, this blog post was prompted after I read this article: https://venturebeat.com/2021/05/25/65-of-execs-cant-explain-how-their-ai-models-make-decisions-survey-finds/. It’s a quick read and I would suggest reading the article before continuing with this blog post!

I’d also recommend getting a copy of Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neil. It is…


Opinion

Making the business case for why Twitter Sentiment Analysis is useful in today’s world

In just a few weeks, we will be one year removed from the declaration of a global health pandemic by the World Health Organization. It goes without question that we have had to adapt to a new set of circumstances and adopt new practices to ensure our safety.

One of…


Using Supervised Machine Learning to build an NBA Position Classifier

Let’s start this blog with an important question: Why would you need to use machine learning to classify NBA players by position? A casual basketball fan would likely have watched enough basketball to identify which player plays which position. Even a person with no knowledge of the game could find…


Using regression to rank the most important features for determining the price of a house

So you may have heard the old adage “Location, location, location” when it comes to real estate. I know I heard it more than a few times growing up with a father who was a realtor for a few years. The phrase was first coined by Harold Samuel in 1944…


An investigation into the metrics that make blockbuster and award winning films

As a part of the Flatiron School bootcamp requirements, we are required to complete a project at the end of each learning module that demonstrates our ability to apply what we’ve learned.

The prompt for the first project is as follows:

Microsoft wants to enter into the movie industry, however they have no prior knowledge of the industry and they need help so that their movie studio can be successful.

The primary skills that required to perform the exploratory…


My first exposure to data science was 9 years ago and I didn’t even know it. Now I’m making the career switch to data science.

At the time of writing, I’ve been enrolled in the Flatiron School Online Data Science Bootcamp for a little over a month. …

Jeremy Lee

Aspiring Data Scientist studying @ Flatiron School. Basketball fan. Duke Class of 2016 — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremyalee1/

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