After reading a lot about the imminence of the automation of data science, it got me thinking am I going to be phased out in 5-10 years? From there I had a few thoughts on what it means for me and other aspiring and current data scientists.
Instrumental is disrupting the music scouting industry. The founder is a former Warner Music Group employee who thought that the use of data was being under utilised in the industry. Lo and behold comes the birth of Instrumental, a data-analytics application that has transformed A&R scouting.
Information weapons, social warfare and psycho-graphic profiling. All part of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that hit early 2018 and led to questions around meddling in US elections. See how the story unfolds and how we ended up with more questions than answers.