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How Does Spotify Know What Music I Might Like? Demystifying Recommender Systems Part II

In an earlier blog, we discussed some of the basic concepts behind recommender systems and what they do.  This time let’s delve a little deeper into how recommender systems work. First we need to start with the ingredients to our

“An AI Walks into a Bar” – Using Artificial Intelligence to Generate Humor

“If the mushroom was such a fungi, why didn’t they have the party at his house?” “Because there wasn’t much-room.”                               –Dad Joke Generator We all know a bad joke when we hear it. Sometimes one person’s bad joke is another

From Prototype to Production – Coding Best Practices

We live in an era of unprecedented automation and rapidly expanding data. In 2019 alone, the internet generated 2.5 billion bytes of data every day, but only about .5% of that data was meaningfully analyzed! This data deluge, combined with the want to derive more value ever faster, has

How Social Science & the Humanities + Data Science = More Ethical AI

As practitioners and consumers of data science, how do we make ethical decisions when confronted with thorny dilemmas in artificial intelligence (AI)?  How do we even recognize when those dilemmas emerge before they become public relations catastrophes?   Humanities and social

Netflix and Learn: Demystifying Recommender Systems

This article is Part 1 in a quarterly series that sets out to demystify artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques that are common in everyday life, and in the news. At Pandata, we firmly believe that the high level why

HolidAI Greetings – Making Spirits…Weird

Back by popular demand – our HolidAI Greeting Card Generator has a fresh look, along with updated images and messages for the 2019 holiday season! And to be honest, it’s gotten even weirder. Machine learning and AI can be confusing

The Difficulty in Defining Artificial Intelligence

AI is one of the most widely talked about yet poorly understood terms in organizations. While over 50% of organizations considered AI a priority in 2019, 77% of organizations are failing to successfully adopt AI-enabled solutions. Having a poor definition

Setting the Foundation for Marketing Success by Getting Back to the Basics

Whether you are a business owner wading through the sea of marketing tools or the lone marketer in an organization trying to keep up, there are some tried and true basics to set the foundation for marketing success.   “Success” isn’t

AI as the Artist’s Muse

What happens when a classically trained painter and an A.I. muse come together to create a work of art? Chris Peters, a Los Angeles-based artist, filmmaker, and former software engineer, began to find out with his latest project, “Tensor Dream.”

The Venue Menu

During our internship at Pandata, we have grown in our knowledge of data science, and gratefully so. Being able to use artificial intelligence and data science as a way of simplifying a problem you are trying to solve is the