AI & Machine Learning Part Two: Predictability Begets Decision Making. And Decisions Beget Predictive Models.

It doesn’t seem a day goes by without news and editorials about the replacement of middle- class jobs by “machines” (physical and digital, including AI). The reality is, roles of a manual and repetitive nature, and anything that can be reduced to a formulaic process are [at risk of] being replaced by machines. As we […]

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AI & Machine Learning Part One: Predictability is “In” (Big Data is Out)

As the internet commoditized information, making it accessible to the masses, so too will machine learning/ artificial intelligence (AI) transform analytics & predictability, making use of all the data the internet has enabled. And therein is the power of AI, it allows for better decision making, by humans. It does this by better and better […]

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Don’t Be Better. Be Different.

I was catching up with a mentor and colleague a few days, and we got onto the topic of “better“. In his, as always interesting, view, it isn’t (just) “better” we should be chasing, per say, but “different”. He continued to explained that better suggest a binary, and zero-sum, view. Better implies the existing model is “worse”. Better […]

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