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
Originally written in 2016, edited in Jan 2017. RANT ALERT!! I cannot turn a page in newspapers or browse for news on the internet without reading (and rolling my eyes) about the emergence, reemergence, take over, new era, new age, and deluge, of Big Data Analytics or how machine learning algorithms like deep learning or … Read more Much Ado about Some Things…
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
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
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)?
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)?