Review of “The New Digital Age” by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen

Image Source: http://on.thestar.com/2jcpuYI Have you seen the movies: The Minority Report, The Terminator Series, The Net, and Live Free or Die Hard (Die Hard 4.0). This book is a print version of all those movies and numerous other flicks rolled into one. Sure, its written by the head honchos of Google, so I guess it deserves … Read more Review of “The New Digital Age” by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen

Review of “Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy by Daniel Altman

  The key take-home message that Altman delivers through this book is that we live in an interconnected world and we neglect this axiomatic truth at our economic peril. Altman does a nice job of explaining some very complex concepts (credit default swaps, currency futures, and trading among several other complex financial jargon) in terms … Read more Review of “Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy by Daniel Altman

A Review of “Bitcoin: the Future of Money” by Dominic Frisby

While this was not the first book I started to read about to understand the Bitcoin, I am glad I gravitated towards it. I started with “Mastering the Bitcoin” by Andreas Antonopolous, but it turned out to be a heavy hitter and with all the code in the book– I was lost (I will certainly … Read more A Review of “Bitcoin: the Future of Money” by Dominic Frisby

How to Build, Coach, and Lead Successful Data Science Teams (Part-II)?

This quick piece is about leading, motivating, and coaching data science teams. What I have below is a combination of what worked and what I wished I had done and some of what I intend to do in the future. Since our time for reading long articles has dwindled considerably in recent times, and you … Read more How to Build, Coach, and Lead Successful Data Science Teams (Part-II)?

How to Build, Coach, and Lead Successful Data Science Teams (Part-I)?

Part I- BUILD This is a two-part series about my thoughts in 1) building, 2) leading, motivating, coaching, and retaining data science teams. Part-I focuses on building successful data science teams from scratch. As someone who has built teams in academic research settings as well as in the industry, here are a few tips that … Read more How to Build, Coach, and Lead Successful Data Science Teams (Part-I)?