Data Science for Startups: Data Pipelines

Source: TheDigitalArtist at pixabay.comPart three of my ongoing series about building a data science discipline at a startup. You can find links to all of the posts in the introduction.Building data pipelines is a core component of data science at a st…

The quadratic formula and low-precision arithmetic

What could be interesting about the lowly quadratic formula? It’s a formula after all. You just stick numbers into it. Well, there’s an interesting wrinkle. When the linear coefficient b is large relative to the other coefficients, the quadratic formula can give wrong results when implemented in floating point arithmetic. Quadratic formula and loss of precision The […]

Cognitive Timing for AI Self-Driving Cars

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider How fast can you think? If I give you a jigsaw puzzle and ask you to assemble it, you would likely take some amount of time to look at the puzzle pieces and mull over in your mind which piece might go where. You might create a kind […]

How to Transform Boring and Dry Reports with Data Visualization

Studies show that one of the most fundamental ways to help people today cope with information overload is to visualize it. In layman’s terms, this means drawing it out as a graph, plotting it on a map or even using data to create an interactive diagram…