Bridging the divide: Business users and machine learning experts

[A version of this articles appears on the O’Reilly Radar.] Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. As tools for advanced analytics become more accessible, data scientist’s roles will evolve. Most media stories emphasize a need for expertise in algorithms and quantitative techniquesContinue reading “Bridging the divide: Business users and machine learning experts”

Interface Languages and Feature Discovery

It’s easier to “discover” features with tools that have broad coverage of the data science workflow [A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Data blog and Forbes.] Here are a few more observations based on conversations I had during the just concluded Strata Santa Clara conference. Interface languages: Python, R, SQL (and Scala)Continue reading “Interface Languages and Feature Discovery”