Data scientists are sometimes blind to the possibility that the predictions of their algorithms can have unforeseen negative effects on people. Ethical or social implications are easy to overlook when one finds interesting new patterns in data, especially if they promise significant financial gains. 2,547 more words
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When I was a young boy with a wild imagination, I used to try my hand at numerous sports ranging from tennis to gaelic footbal to soccer, each with varying degrees of success. 1,121 more words
Big data analytics are transforming many industries, and retail is no exception.
But there’s a difference. Unlike some industries, retail needs to expand analytics programs to focus, not only on internal operations, but also on consumers. 455 more words