Monthly Archives: May 2017

Text Analysis of GE17 Manifestos

I had a quick look at the manifestos of the main parties today, so I thought I’d jot down a few remarks here. So the first thing I did was to remove all the stop words and then run a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on The 2017 UK General Election YouGov Model

I was recently asked to comment on the YouGov model that showed that the Conservative Party may fall short of an overall majority in the upcoming election. As my reply grew longer than I had intended, I decided to post … Continue reading

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Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

The head of the Department of Health’s National Data Guardian (NDG) has criticised the NHS for the deal it struck with Google’s DeepMind over sharing patient data. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39934316

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Will Democratizing AI be The Cancer at The Heart of Future Enterprise?

I’m I alone in thinking that Microsoft’s (and others) push to “Democratize AI” represents a threat to business equal to that of, say, the Y2K Bug? Here’s why I think it is. A while ago I was attending a conference … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Data Science March 12th 2017

Following my post about logistic regressions, Ryan got in touch about one bit of building logistic regressions models that I didnÔÇÖt cover in much detail ÔÇô interpreting┬áregression coefficients. This post will hopefully help Ryan (and others) out. @SteffLocke This was … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Azure Cloud – March 12th 2017

The built-in geo-replication feature has been generally available to SQL Database customers since 2014. During this time one of the most common customer requests has been about supporting transparent failover with automatic activation. Today we are happy to announce a … Continue reading

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Microsoft is Building Literate Machines

…now, the company’s leading AI experts are working on systems that can do something even more complex: Read passages of text and answer questions about them. https://blogs.microsoft.com/next/2017/05/04/microsoft-is-teaching-systems-to-read-answer-and-even-ask-questions/?wt.mc_id=71250_fb_promo&utm_source=m.facebook.com&utm_medium=referral#sm.0000wygsjczd2elcx9m27dj5znxaz

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