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best data scientist

LinkedIn reports a 56% increase in data scientist job openings in the U.S. over the past year. Glassdoor’s list of Best Jobs in America has had Data Scientist as the top job for the past three years. Indeed has more than 4000 data scientist openings nationwide. How do you take advantage or become part of… Read more »

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Artificial Intelligence

The use of actuarial artificial intelligence scares actuaries. They believe their job security is threatened. Forty years ago actuaries worked in shifts. The early shift calculated estimates, the later shift checked the work. The desktop computer dramatically changed that process but the number of casualty actuaries grew from 1000 in 1977 to 8000 today. The… Read more »

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5G

As Benaich and Hogarth say in their definitive report on the State of Artificial Intelligence in 2019, “5G is the backbone of ubiquitous connectivity and AI computation. It offers the potential for much faster and more stable information transmission. The organization or country that owns 5G will set the standards for the rest of the… Read more »

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Cambridge Analytica

The Grade A solid B. It is very well put together with great interviews and great graphics but it’s big drawback is it doesn’t tell the story very clearly. While the ethical issues were explored well, it wasn’t clear why Cambridge Analytica was in trouble legally, and how David Brooks, The Parson School of Design… Read more »

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artificial intelligence hiring

“As the pace of breakthroughs in artificial intelligence research slows, companies like Alphabet and Microsoft are reallocating researchers to products that generate revenue and away from pure AI research. This shift suggests that the market for artificial intelligence hiring is entering a new phase,” reports Kevin McLaughlin for tech news site, TheInformation.com.   Patents From… Read more »

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State of AI

In a fascinating report on the State of AI put out by venture capitalist, Nathan Benaich, and angel investor, Ian Hogarth, Benaich explains why they partnered to produce this report, “We believe there is a growing need for accessible, yet detailed and accurate information about the State of AI across several vectors (research, industry, talent,… Read more »

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Unconventional resumes

Sloppy Of course, you know that typos, misspellings and bad grammar are no-no’s. Hiring managers will eliminate a candidate based on resume mistakes. Be careful of using unprofessional fonts or formatting as well as leaving outdated or irrelevant information on your resume. Remember you have eight seconds to sell yourself. Reading about your hobbies in… Read more »

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MSL Career Advice

Do you like the games Trivial Pursuit, Jeopardy, or Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The answer is probably yes as they have been around for years: 1979, 1964 and 1998 respectively. Most people know and kind of like James Holzhauer, the $2.4 million 32-game winning streak Jeopardy player and professional sports gambler. There is… Read more »