Tag Archives: Data

At the risk of sounding grandiose, I have come to believe that the new data increasingly available in our digital age will radically expand our understanding of human kind…

— Seth Stephens-Davidowitz From ‘Everybody Lies: Big data, New data, and What the internet can tell us about who we really are’ P. 16 … the microscope showed us there is more to a drop of pond water than we think we see. The telescope showed us there is more to the night sky than …

If machine learning was something you bought in the supermarket, its carton would say: ‘Just add data’

— From The Master Algorithm – How the Quest for the ultimate learning machine will remake our world by Pedro Domingos P. 7 The power of machine learning is perhaps best explained by a low-tech analogy: farming. In an industrial society, goods are made in factories, which means the engineers have to figure out exactly …