Data Science Roundup #28: AlphaGo, Building Data Science Teams, and Why Calculus is So Last …

Subscribe here to receive the Data Science Roundup every Sunday morning. Using R packages and education to scale Data Science at Airbnb I love this—it’s a fascinating look behind the scenes at Airbnb, where they are conquering some of the thorniest problems associated with scaling data science teams; something I’ve been thinking a lot about recently. Their answer: scale by building tooling that creates consistency and leverage for their data scientists. Why Algorithms as Microservices are Changing Software Development Microservices and containerization both provide interesting commercial opportunities for algorithms. Today, most algorithms are tightly coupled with the software and data within a given company. This post proposes a different, more composable, future. How AlphaGo Won Ever since the AlphaGo victory, I’ve been hearing about the innovative moves it used to…


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