Lynx Roundup, July 8th 2018

Lynx Roundup, July 8th 2018

Daily roundup of Data Science news around the industry, 7/8/2018.

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

Data Sciencing for Good Causes!

The Immigrant Children’s Shelters Near You
We found 97 facilities holding immigrant children and have mapped 76 of them. Help us find out more about the facilities and the children being held there.

Data Sciencing for Bad Causes!

ICE hacked its algorithmic risk-assessment tool so it recommended detention for everyone
‘Breakthrough’ algorithm exponentially faster than any previous one
What if a large class of algorithms used today—from the algorithms that help us avoid traffic to the algorithms that identify new drug molecules—worked exponentially faster?
Getting started with reading Deep Learning Research papers: The Why and the How
How do you continue the learning after you have consumed that book or completed that amazing online course on Deep Learning? How do you become “self-sufficient” so that you don’t have to rely on…
Productionizing ML with Workflows at Twitter
Cortex automates machine learning pipelines at Twitter with Airflow.

Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.