In this episode, Chris Stoll a Sr Software Architect at Skiplist joins Andrew and I to discuss Machine Learning. Both have Masters in Computer Science and tons of experience in this space.
Machine learning is not just an algorithm or a black box. There are biases in data that all companies need to be aware of. Some can be costly if not properly addressed. This is also why diversity is so important to any organization. Maybe you don’t need machine learning in the beginning. Find out when is the right time.
We also get into discussing Pokemon Go and why Facebook is on the hot seat again.
2:41- Starting well
5:30- Especially versus traditional statistical models
6:26- Externalities and unexpected problems
19:02- Relied on too heavily?
22:00- How are the off-the-shelf tools and the results we get from them?
25:45- What's the starting place for an ML POC?
Fahad has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA. He brings over 15+ years in Business Development, Strategy, Sales, Product, and Marketing in various industries such as software development and Internet of Things (IoT). His experiences have led him on an unwavering pursuit to meet thoughtful people and build thoughtful software.