Scientists uncover how information related to potential dangers can spread on social media and how this can be prevented. In Japan, a country prone to various natural and man-made calamities, users often turn to social media to spread information about risks and warnings. However, to avoid spreading rumors, it is
COVID-19 is still spreading exponentially throughout the world. Some people who get it require hospitalization for respiratory failure for multiple weeks. The hardship falls on elderly people, medical personnel as well as the healthcare system in general. Identifying the main pain points in the current health crisis situation, Data Natives
On March 19th at 6PM CET, we are going live with an educational session on “How can Data Science help in the times of a pandemic”. In particular, how can data science help manage facts vs fiction in the current situation? Will the public listen to scientific advice and implement
Disclaimer: This article was originally posted on Dataconomy.com in 2014 covering the spread of the Ebola With the Ebola threat still looming large, widespread efforts are being made to identify, quarantine and treat possible carriers. BigMosaic, a big data analytics program developed by the Centers for Disease Control in collaboration
Our misguided perceptions of AI confuse the vital public debate about AI’s role in society by mitigating its severity and exaggerating its impact. Artificial Intelligence is sexy. It’s been able to translate between languages, recommend us new TV shows to watch, and beat humans at everything from Go to Jeopardy.
The models you create have real-world applications that affect how your colleagues do their jobs. That means they need to understand what you’ve created, how it works, and what its limitations are. They can’t do any of these things if it’s all one big mystery they don’t understand. “I’m afraid