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Item Response Theory in R for Survey Analysis

In this guest blog post, Derrick Higgins, of American Family Insurance, covers item response theory (IRT) and how data scientists can apply it within a project. As...

Benchmarking NVIDIA CUDA 9 and Amazon EC2 P3 Instances Using Fashion MNIST

In this post, Josh Poduska, Chief Data Scientist at Domino Data Lab, writes about benchmarking NVIDIA CUDA 9 and Amazon EC2 P3 Instances Using Fashion MNIST....

Learn from the Reproducibility Crisis in Science

Key highlights from Clare Gollnick’s talk, “The limits of inference: what data scientists can learn from the reproducibility crisis in science”, are covered in this Domino...

Feature Engineering: A Framework and Techniques 

This Domino Field Note provides highlights and excerpted slides from Amanda Casari’s “Feature Engineering for Machine Learning” talk at QCon Sao Paulo. Casari is the Principal...

Three Simple Worrying Stats Problems

In this guest post, Sean Owen, writes about three data situations that provide ambiguous results and how causation helps clarifies the interpretation of data. A version...

Classify all the Things (with Multiple Labels)

Derrick Higgins of American Family Insurance presented a talk, “Classify all the Things (with multiple labels): The most common type of modeling task no one talks about”...

On the Importance of Community-Led Open Source

Wes McKinney, Director of Ursa Labs and creator of pandas project, presented the keynote, "Advancing Data Science Through Open Source" at Rev. McKinney's keynote covered open...

Put Models at the Core of Business Processes

At Rev, Nick Elprin, Domino's CEO, continued to provide insights on managing data science based upon years of candid discussions with customers. He also delved into...

Large Visualizations in canvasXpress

Dr. Connie Brett is the owner of Aggregate Genius. Dr. Connie Brett provides custom visualization tool development and support for the Translational Bioinformatics team at Bristol-Myers...

Avoiding a Data Science Hype Bubble

In this post, Josh Poduska, Chief Data Scientist at Domino Data Lab, advocates for a common taxonomy of terms within the data science industry. The proposed...

Model Evaluation

This Domino Data Science Field Note provides some highlights of Alice Zheng’s report, "Evaluating Machine Learning Models", including evaluation metrics for supervised learning models and offline...

Data Science Models Build on Each Other

Alex Leeds, presented “Building Up Local Models of Customers” at a Domino Data Science Popup. Leeds discussed how the Squarespace data science team built models to...

On Ingesting Kate Crawford’s “The Trouble with Bias”

Kate Crawford discussed bias at a recent SF-based City Arts and Lectures talk and a recording of the discussion will be broadcast, May 6th, on KQED and...