How companies around the world apply machine learning

Strata Data London will introduce technologies and techniques; showcase use cases; and highlight the importance of ethics, privacy, and security.The growing role of data and machine learning cuts across domains and industries. Companies continue to use data to improve decision-making (business intelligence and analytics) and for automation (machine learning and AI).

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5 findings from O’Reilly’s machine learning adoption survey companies should know

New survey results highlight the ways organizations are handling machine learning’s move to the mainstream.As machine learning has become more widely adopted by businesses, O’Reilly set out to survey our audience to learn more about how companies approach this work.

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National Academies of Science: Please Correct Your Definitions of P-values

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If you were on a committee to highlight issues surrounding P-values and replication, what’s the first definition you would check? Yes, exactly. Apparently, when it came to the recently released National Academies of Science “Consensus Study” Reproducibility and Replicability in Science 2019, no one did.

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Compounding benefits of tax protected accounts

Here, we highlight one of the most important benefits of tax protected accounts (eg Traditional and Roth IRAs and 401ks). Specifically, we review the fact that not having to pay taxes on any investment growth that occurs while the money is held in the account results in compounding / exponential growth with a larger exponent than would be obtained in a traditional account.

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Two Recent Results in Transfer Learning for Music and Speech

In this post, I want to highlight two recent complementary results on transfer learning applied to audio — one related to music, another related to speech.
The first paper, related to music, is by Keunwoo Choi and friends, which incidentally also won the best paper award at ISMIR 2017. But that’s not the only reason why you should read it.

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