Ann Whittaker co-founder at Rethink Robotics nicely describes robots as “employee multipliers.” Let’s hope so…Check out today, Fanuc joins forces with Nvidia and you can read up on who Google, Foxconn and GE are acquiring and view the CB insights full periodic table all below.Happy Monday
Mikio Braun is delivery lead for recommendation and search at Zalando, one of the biggest European fashion platforms.
In this article he perfectly outlines the typical anatomy of an architecture to bring data science into production. The key concept he explains is that such a system needs to constantly adapt and improve and can only be achieved by keeping data scientists and developers togther. He notes, this “requires more software engineering skills from data scientists, or at least support by engineers who are able to bridge between both worlds.”
Github user moklick collates what he thinks are the best examples of data journalism and visualization projects. A great list of people to follow if you need more viz fixes.
Literally made my weekend – such a delight to see the media using data to tell stories like this. I couldn’t pick one to share, they all highlight incredbly important facts that often go un noticed because they are badly explained.
Michael Bhaskar author of Curation: The Power of Selection in a World of Excess, writes eloquently in The Guardian about the hybrids: rich blends of human and machine curation that handle huge datasets while going far beyond narrow confines to create the perfect harmony.