How to Recognize AI Snakeoil

Posted on Do 05 Dezember 2019 in Thoughts • Tagged with AI • 2 min read

My colleague posted an interesting Princeton presentation to our group Slack channel. It's about how AI is being used in social interactions such as hiring decisions. I completely get why HR departments and companies want to do this. They get 100's of resumes from people and want to weed through …


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Go Master Quits, AI too powerful

Posted on So 01 Dezember 2019 in Data Science • Tagged with Go, AI, News • 2 min read

I just read that Lee Sedol is retiring from the competitive Go world because of AlphaGo.

The South Korean said he had decided to retire after realizing: "I'm not at the top even if I become the number one."

This is a bit sad but understandable. I wrote about Lee's …


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AI Trading & Lehman Brothers?

Posted on Mi 27 November 2019 in Data Science • Tagged with Stocks, AI, Trading, Market Trends • 2 min read

WOW! I posted this over 12 years ago. Talk about being spot on the money! I hate to do this but I'm going to quote myself here:

I firmly believe that data mining, AI, and machine learning trading will accelerate over the years. Who knows, maybe my little model will …


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Investing in the S&P500 beats AI Trading

Posted on Di 26 November 2019 in Stocks • Tagged with Stocks, AI, Passive Investing, Market Trends • 1 min read

I forgot to link to this image back in early May 2019. It's from Bloomberg and it makes a lot of sense, maybe eye opening for some.

Investing in the S&P500 beats AI Trading

Essentially it shows that the market is the be and end all. Of course the market is an average and there are funds …


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Model Governance & Explainable AI

Posted on Fr 05 Juli 2019 in Data Science • Tagged with H2O.ai, AI, Model Explainability • 1 min read

Patrick Hall of H2O.ai leads a discussion panel on model governance and explainable AI. It's close to two hours of a great discussion of a very complex but important topic.


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