To explain or to predict?

This talk is about an interesting topic I started reading about at the start of my career as a data scientist. In particular about the differences between using machine learning techniques for prediction vs more explanatory techniques, commonly used in sciences like regression.

May 7, 2017 · 1 min

Making recommendations without data

This talk is based on my work while at 6 tribes which was a new social network with the goal of connecting you with like minded people. As such at its core the product relied on recommendations but at the same time there were no or limited user data to base those recommendations.

May 8, 2016 · 1 min