Kaggle

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Accidental Scientist Hawks 'Online Marketplace for Brains'

Cade Metz | Wired | December 13, 2011

Kaggle bills itself as an online marketplace for brains. Over 23,000 data scientists are registered with the site, including Ph.D.s spanning 100 countries, 200 universities, and every discipline from computer science, math, and econometrics to physics and biomedical engineering.

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Bias has Dangerous Implications

Algorithms are everywhere in our world, and so is bias. From social media news feeds to streaming service recommendations to online shopping, computer algorithms—specifically, machine learning algorithms—have permeated our day-to-day world. As for bias, we need only examine the 2016 American election to understand how deeply—both implicitly and explicitly—it permeates our society as well. What’s often overlooked, however, is the intersection between these two: bias in computer algorithms themselves. Contrary to what many of us might think, technology is not objective...

The Lonely Universe Of Autoimmune Diseases

Bonnie Feldman | Rock Health | April 10, 2014

How would you feel if, after years of searching for a diagnosis you finally found out you have an autoimmune disease, and then you realize that your doctors will have to experiment on you to find the right treatment?  That’s the state of the art today in autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s, lupus, and MS.

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