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17 March 2020
2 min read
As a Seattle-based company, it feels like we’ve been hearing and talking about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) for a while now. And one thing is very clear, it is not going away quickly and will continue to impact individuals, families, communities, and businesses.  We are very mindful that this is a time...
5 March 2020
6 min read
According to LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs Report, the demand for “Artificial Intelligence Specialists” (comprised of a few related roles), has grown 74 percent in the last four years. With more companies than ever (even those outside of the tech) relying on AI tasks as part of their everyday business,...
3 March 2020
4 min read
The big data industry has grown at an incredible rate as businesses realize the importance of insightful data analysis. But what exactly is big data, and how does it correspond to artificial intelligence? We will compare the two realms, what they are, their differences, and how the combination of both...
28 February 2020
5 min read
Data scientists and data engineers fulfill different positions within an organization, but often work in conjunction with one another. Below we will discuss the difference between these roles; including job responsibilities, typical projects, and the technical skills needed for each. What is a data...
21 February 2020
6 min read
Despite its almost ubiquitous use in the business industry and social sciences, time series analysis and by extension time series forecasting is one of the least understood machine learning methods new data scientists and machine learning engineers are undertaking.  The purpose of this blog is to provide...
13 February 2020
5 min read
Time series data, the key data points that have an associated timestamp allowing indexing in time order, are in most cases INSERT-intensive, requiring specialized time series databases as opposed to traditional relational practice as seen in SQL. Prior to advancements in machine learning, much of the...
3 February 2020
8 min read
Linear regression in machine learning is a supervised learning technique that comes from classical statistics. However, with the rapid rise of machine learning and deep learning, its use has surged as well, because neural networks with linear (multilayer perceptron) layers perform regression. This...
24 January 2020
5 min read
AI software enters business workflow When we hear the term AI software, some of us think of a futuristic world where machine learning has taken artificial intelligence to extreme levels. Fortunately, today’s AI services provide tools for all types of businesses to interact with complex data.  AI...
22 January 2020
7 min read
Photo by Lysander Yuen Data scientists and machine learning engineers often encounter a disconnect between what they learned (in school, a bootcamp, or independently), and how this knowledge is applied in their work. For instance, you may be proficient in R or Python, but still be usure how the code...
7 January 2020
8 min read
Analytic thinking has become a necessary skill for almost everyone working in a business environment. Although data scientists and analysts may be more intimately involved in handling and manipulating data, managers, executives, and other business leaders will be the ones making decisions based on a...