Author Archives: Factored

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The Responsibility of a Data Engineer

There are quite a few roles in the data science field: data engineers, data analysts, data scientists, machine learning engineers, data architects, BI developers, and so on… The list of roles is rather long. There are so many roles, in … Read More

Data Analytics: Data Insight Tools For User Autonomy

Data analytics is an ever-expanding practice that is becoming more important than ever. McKinsey Global Institute claims that data-centric organizations are 19 times more likely to be profitable, 23 times more likely to obtain new customers and 6 times as … Read More

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Machine Learning’s Evolution in the 20th Century

Machine learning’s widespread recognition and understanding is today making more headway than ever before, but we wanted to take a look back at what made machine learning what it is today.  So, why are we looking back on all of … Read More

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Building Incredible Remote AI and Data Science Teams

In 2019, Stripe announced that their fifth engineering hub would be remote because they wanted to tap the 99.74% of talented engineers living outside the metro areas of San Francisco, Seattle, Dublin, and Singapore (their first four physical tech hubs). … Read More

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RecSys 2020 Challenge: Our Factored Team Success

  The RecSys Challenge, held annually, is a competition that seeks the best new ideas in the world of recommender systems applied to a specific context. The challenge is a key component of the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems series … Read More