Machine Learning Causing Science Crisis?

Last week, I tweeted a BBC article "AAAS: Machine learning 'causing science crisis' ". (AAAS stands for The American Association for the Advancement of Science. It is the world's largest general scientific society, with over 120,000 members, and is the publisher of the well-known scientific journal Science.) The terrifying title suggests that ML (machine learning) is … Continue reading Machine Learning Causing Science Crisis?

Book Summary | The Upstarts: Uber, Airbnb, and the Battle for the New Silicon Valley

In The Upstarts: Uber, Airbnb, and the Battle for the New Silicon Valley, Brad Stone chronicles the rise of the two new powerhouses of new Silicon Valley - Uber and Airbnb. The book is nicely organized into three sections: 1. Side Projects, on how they built the foundations 2. Empire Building, providing insights into the challenges … Continue reading Book Summary | The Upstarts: Uber, Airbnb, and the Battle for the New Silicon Valley