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Building a Chatbot with Google DialogFlow

Chatbots have become extremely popular in recent years and their use in e-commerce has industry has skyrocketed. They have found a strong foothold in almost every task that requires text-based public dealing. They have become so critical with customer support, for example, that almost 25% of all customer service operations are expected to use them by...

Will Artificial Intelligence as a Service (AIaaS) Transform the AI Industry?

Artificial Intelligence as a Service (AIaaS) is an AI offering that you can use to incorporate AI functionality without in-house expertise. It enables organizations and teams to benefit from AI capabilities with less risk and investment than would otherwise be required. In this article, you will learn about the different types of AIaaS, including examples...

A look into ODSC West 2020

Whether it's data science bootcamps, conferences, sporting events, birthday parties, etc... in-person events around the world have had to adjust to COVID-19. Open Data Science Conference and Expo (ODSC) is no different. So how has one of the largest data science conferences adjusted to the current climate and who should we be excited to see speak? About...

Building an AI-based Chatbot in Python

Chatbots have become extremely popular in recent years and their use in the industry has skyrocketed. The chatbot market is projected to grow from $2.6 billion in 2019 to $9.4 billion by 2024. This really doesn't come as a surprise when you look at the immense benefits chatbots bring to businesses. According to a study by IBM, chatbots can reduce customer...

How Data Visualization Can Help with Income Inequality

It's getting harder and harder to ignore big data. Over the past couple of years, we've all seen a spike in the way businesses and organizations have ramped up harvesting pertinent information from users and using them to make smarter business decisions. But big data isn't just for capitalistic purposes — it can also be utilized for social good.Nathan...

Building a Rule-based Chatbot in Python

Chatbots have become extremely popular in recent years and their use in the industry has skyrocketed. They have found a strong foothold in almost every task that requires text-based public dealing. They have become so critical in the support industry, for example, that almost 25% of all customer service operations are expected to use them by 2020.In...

A Beginner’s Guide to Chatbots

It took less than 24 hours of interaction with humans for an innocent, self-learning AI chatbot to turn into a chaotic, racist Nazi.In March 2016, Microsoft unveiled Tay; a twitter-based, friendly, self-learning chatbot modeled to behave like a teenage girl. The AI chatbot was supposed to be an experiment in “conversational understanding”, as described...

COVID-19 predictions, Dunning-Kruger Effect and the Hippocratic Oath of a Data Scientist

COVID-19 related data sources are fairly easy to find. Libraries in R and Python make it super easy to come up with pretty visualizations, models, forecasts, insights and recommendations. I have seen recommendations in areas like economics, public policy, and healthcare policy from individuals who apparently have no background in any of these fields....

Coronavirus merged data sources – daily updates

In an effort to help people stay informed and updated on Coronavirus (COVID-19), Data Science Dojo has decided to merge together several data sources of daily reports on the situation. This merged dataset includes not only the latest cases and death counts, but also the travel advisory levels and travel restrictions, by country. This will be updated...

I have completed a Data Science Dojo Bootcamp

The opportunity to participate in Data Science Dojo’s: A Hands-on Introduction to Data Science bootcamp was a simple decision as I have been a consumer of bootcamps for several years and have found my success varies with them. In my prior self-paced learning, I found that there were concepts that I simply did not understand well, or perhaps was not...

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