The human brain is the most complex structure in the world. This makes diagnosing mental health disorders a huge challenge. However, virtual reality may provide an unlikely alternative to current treatment for mental health disorders. Continue reading
There are hundreds of programming languages, each one with their own set of features and uses., but for a data professional to be a success they will probably need to become familiar with more than one of these languages.
However, some programming languages are more useful than others depending on the domain. So the question must be asked… Continue reading
In 2018, Facebook was embroiled in one of the biggest controversies of the year with the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the personal data of 50 million Facebook users had their rights violated. Continue reading
On a wet Wednesday evening in Dublin, we enjoyed another batch of thought-provoking presentations from Ireland’s leading experts for another fantastic Data Science Ireland meetup at the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.
Very recently, data gathered from nearly 600,000 Danish children squashed links between the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccination and autism. The study is similar to the one carried out in 2002 by the same team of scientists.
Making assumptions about peoples competence based on gender, ethnicity, voice, education or appearance. This is unconscious bias and for a company, it can be the difference between making a good hire and making a bad one.
But how can we prevent unconscious bias within the hiring process if we are not even aware of it? While there is unconscious bias training, it is quite a complex process and there are still questions to the validity of this kind of ‘sensitivity training’. Continue reading