Transfer Learning –Deep Learning for Everyone

Summary: Deep Learning, based on deep neural nets is launching a thousand ventures but leaving tens of thousands behind.  Transfer Learning (TL), a method of reusing previously trained deep neural nets promises to make these applications available to everyone, even...

Automated Deep Learning – So Simple Anyone Can Do It

Summary:  There are several things holding back our use of deep learning methods and chief among them is that they are complicated and hard.  Now there are three platforms that offer Automated Deep Learning (ADL) so simple that almost anyone can do it.   There are...

Reducing bias and ensuring fairness in data science

Blog post by Henry Hinnefield, Lead Data Scientist at Civis Analytics “When machine learning models make decisions that affect people’s lives, how can you be sure those decisions are fair?” In our work at Civis, we build a lot of models. Most of the time...