Category Archives: Trends

Google’s “AI-first” Strategy

On May 16 Peter Norvig, Research Director at Google, explained Google’s “AI first” vision in his Quora’s answer:  With information retrieval, anything over 80% recall and precision is pretty good—not every suggestion has to be perfect, since the user can ignore … Continue reading

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Is Data Science Dead?

This new article insists it is. “Data Science is dead. It is quickly getting replaced by stuff great data scientists built. Every big cloud vendor is doing it. Need to do a churn analysis? Done. Need to predict energy efficiency? Done. … Continue reading

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Two Frustrations With the Data Science Industry

On May 13, 2017 Nathan Brixius described his frustrations with data science industry (such as overclassification and overreliance on credentials) starting with this rant: “I don’t give a shit if you call yourself a data scientist, an analyst, a machine learning practitioner, … Continue reading

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NoOps vs DevOps

In 2011 Mike Gualtieri of Forrester Research coined the term NoOps in his controversial blog post “I don’t want DevOps. I want NoOps.” In particular, Gualtieri said: “Developers should look to spend more of their time getting closer to the business, not … Continue reading

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Transforming “Dark Data” into Data-Driven Insights

A new paper, written by Tho Nguyen of Teradata and James Taylor of Decision Management Solutions, examines “Dark Data” that includes sensor and streaming data, image data, audio and video data, as well as semi-structured data (e.g., log files, survey data, notes or presentations, email correspondence, … Continue reading

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Neil Raden: I think it’s time to disband IT

Neil Raden posted this comment to the LinkedIn article “Business is from Mars and IT from Venus“: I believe the term “the business” is a trope that was developed by IT specifically to create distance between themselves and the rest of … Continue reading

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Tim Burners-Lee Concerns about the Web’s Future

It’s been 28 years since Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for the worldwide web. Now he has three major concerns over the state of the web. Read More

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