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Episode #193: Data Science Year in Review 2018 Edition

Published Mon, Dec 31, 2018, recorded Wed, Nov 21, 2018.


This year, 2018, is the year that the number of data scientists doing Python equals the number of web developers doing Python. That's why I've invited Jonathon Morgan to join me to count down the top 10 stories in the data science space.

You'll find many accessible and interesting stories mixed in with a bunch of laughs. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.

Links from the show

Show guest: Jonathon Morgan: @jonathonmorgan

Top Data Science Stories of 2018

AI Finds the Perfect Babysitter: washingtonpost.com

The Scientific Paper Is Obsolete: theatlantic.com

Algorithm intentionally splits up families who are flying together: independent.co.uk

Data for Democracy launches ethical principles for data practitioners: datafordemocracy.org/pledge

This year’s Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to a Python convert: qz.com

AI platform, fed by Waze data, predicts accidents, reduces crashes by 20%: zdnet.com

AI finds millions of unregistered voters: nytimes.com

Google AI better than doctors at detecting breast cancer: sciencefocus.com

China’s new “social credit” system will go live by 2020: bloomberg.com

Google launches Data Set Search: toolbox.google.com/datasetsearch

Jonathon Morgan
Jonathon Morgan
Jonathon is the CEO of Popily, the automatic data startup, a co-host of the Partially Derivative data science podcast, and believes in significant whitespace.
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