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Suman Deb Roy

Manhattan, New York
Contributing Writer — Chatbots Magazine
As seen in: Chatbots Magazine

Head of Data Products @digg + lead data scientist @betaworks, formerly @instapaper, @ponchoIRL, @msftresearch, @rji

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@_RoySD — 1,573 followers, 6,720 tweets

Oh well:  https://www.quantamagazine.org/scant-evidence-of-power-laws-found-in-real-world-networks-20180215/  3 things from a data science perspective: 1/ Sampling defines theory. Every time. 2/ Simpson's paradox: patterns can reverse when you combine datasets. 3/ Motivations of the data-generating source is salient compared to anything downstream.
Our friends at @thebetacamp #visioncamp are looking for data science talent to help with topic modeling, ontology engineering & classification for predictive editing of video! More here:  https://angel.co/trash/jobs/330163-multimedia-data-scientist 
“Culture is like a smog. To live within it, you must breathe some of it in and, inevitably, be contaminated.” - @AltCarb
Great read - why we live in Philip K. Dick’s future, not George Orwell’s or Aldous Huxley’s and the continuing invasion of the real by the unreal.  http://bostonreview.net/literature-culture/henry-farrell-philip-k-dick-and-fake-humans 
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