Google’s DeepMind is using machine learning algorithms to help doctors detect extreme cases of eye diseases or sight threatening maladies. Currently DeepMind is concentrating on detecting these eye problems with more accuracy - wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
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TransUnion – the credit bureaus that control the rate on your loan is using data science to provide solutions for fraud detection, collection, marketing, etc. TransUnion has 25 data centres across the states and maintains a staggering 30 petabytes of data, including credit-related records on more than 1 billion people and full credit histories on 500 million. TransUnion receives more than 3 billion monthly updates from its 90,000 or so data sources and processes more than 15 billion batch inquiries every month.
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Kevin Novak, Head of Data Science platform in Uber, recently gave a talk on TEDxWakeForestU, on how data science driven technology platforms are changing the business strategies. Kevin shares in detail on how Uber utilized data science to leverage its product and drives sales.
Data Science is a hot topic and everybody wants a Data Scientist in their team. While individuals with the complete data science skills are rare, it is easier for companies to build a data science team of smart individuals. There are 3 things that can help you create a winning data science team every time – don’t get boxed in with specific data science skills, do not separate business from the analysts and don’t push your data into a corner.
College graduates are earning advanced Masters in Data Science at a considerable expense. Meta S Brown, a contributor of Forbes Magazine highlights that a Masters in Data Science won’t pay off and the returns will not be as great as the graduates expect. Meta S Brown highlights that to get a data science job, all you need is a good grasp of data scientist skills that can help your employer solve business problems and the capability to convince the employer of what they can do.
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The Data Science Game is a French Association that is promoting data science learning in school to college level students. Stanford, Princeton and City University of London are some of the big names that are participating in this game.
Elena Grewal brings her unique blend resourcefulness to lead the data science team at AirBnB. AirBnB data science team touches every aspect of a visitor’s journey in their site and Elena aims to use that data to increase conversion.
There is a rise in political parties using data science techniques to know the moods and sensitivities of their voters. The question still arises as to whether political parties will be able to understand the needs of the people through data driven results.
According to an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) conducted study, since 2011, the percentage of companies unable to use their data to business solutions has grown to 17% in the UK, while a whopping 24% of the companies worldwide, and do not know how to utilize their data in 2016.
Having done thorough preparation for your data science interview and actually landed the data science interview call for the interview process- the long path ahead begins. For candidates looking to land a data science job, Fast Company highlights data science interview preparation for each step of the process that will help you know what you can expect from each round of the dreaded data science interview.