Categorical feature variables is a thorny issue for many supervised Machine Learning algorithms. Many learning algorithms can not handle categorical feature variables. In this post, we will go over an encoding scheme called Leave One Out Encoding, as implemented with Spark. 919 more words
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Disclosure in the United Kingdom has sparked a heated debate about the health impacts of an errant algorithm
By Robert N. Charette
Are you delivering business value in your projects and activities?
What is Business Value?
The source of Business Value in a project or improvement activity does not necessarily come from a single route, it can be from a variety of improvements, depending on the organisational aims and objectives and where they are in their journey to value. 716 more words
Does recent technology inherently favor capitalists over workers?
There is a lot of concern about AI potentially causing massive unemployment. The question of whether “this time will be different” is still open. 471 more words
The digital menu board is a technology that is being adopted by most restaurant businesses today. This is because of the countless benefits that it provides to restaurant owners and marketers. 868 more words
There seems to be confusion in corporate America about whether or not to delete data. On one hand, there are legal departments that advise keeping everything forever, and on the other are those that recommend deleting everything as a matter of policy as soon as possible — whacking away at files and folders on your file servers like a drunk landscaper whirling a weed whacker around your yard. 868 more words