Decision Intelligence with Cassie Kozyrkov

Chief Decision Scientist, Cassie Kozyrkov joins Mark and Melanie this week to explain data science, analytics, machine learning and statistical inference, in relation to decision intelligence. Cassie Kozyrkov As Chief Decision Scientist at Google Cloud, Cassie advises leadership teams on decision process, AI strategy, and building data-driven organizations. She works to democratize statistical thinking and machine learning so that everyone - Google, its customers, the world! - can harness the beauty and power of data. She is the innovator behind the practice of Decision Intelligence Engineering at Google and she has personally trained over 15,000 Googlers in machine learning, statistics, and data-driven decision-making. Before her current role, she served in Google’s Office of the CTO as Chief Data Scientist. Prior to joining Google, Cassie worked as a data scientist and consultant. She holds degrees in mathematical statistics, economics, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. When she’s not working, you’re most likely to find Cassie at the theater, in an art museum, exploring the world, or curled up with a good novel. Cool things of the week Cloud ML Engine adds Cloud TPU support for training blog docs Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10 is generally available and ready for the enterprise blog Introducing ultramem Google Compute Engine machine types blog Increase performance while reducing costs with the new App Engine scheduler blog docs Interview Decision Intelligence wikipedia Redhat Summit Keynote youtube Data Analytics wikipedia Statistical Analysis wikipedia Machine Learning wikipedia Deep Learning wikipedia There are several other episodes that provide insights into data science: #31 TensorFlow with Eli Bixby podcast #84 Kaggle with Wendy Kan podcast #109 Cloud AutoML Vision with Amy Unruh and Sara Robinson podcast #113 Open Source TensorFlow with Yifei Feng podcast #122 Project Jupyter with Jessica Forde, Yuvi Panda and Chris Holdgraf podcast As well as case studies on real world problems: #91 The Future of Media with Machine Learning with Amit Pande podcast #115 Google Play Marketing with Dom Elliott and Stewart Bryson podcast Question of the week How can I secure my Google Cloud Platoform acoount using a YubiKey? Securing your Cloud Platform Account with Security Keys docs Encrypting Google Application Default and gcloud credentials with GPG SmardCard blog Where can you find us next? Mark will be speaking at the Monthly SF Game Development Community, presenting on You Can’t Just Add More Servers on May the 30th in San Francisco. Melanie is speaking at a joint WiMLDS and PyLadies event “Paths to Data Science” on June 26th. More details to come.

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