Can machines forget what they learn?

The art of forgetting. It’s been well depicted by human beings on numerous occasions. But what about machines? Are they capable of forgetting data as well?  This article answers that question. As human beings, we are blessed with several cognitive skills. Including the habit of forgetting. People say it’s a boon to forget what’s unwanted. And a sin to forget the things that are important.  For example, people forget names, places and directions all the time! Forgetfulness can be caused…

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How Agile Scrum techniques should be adapted to fit data science projects

Tech Talk: Volume 1 I’m a big fan of Agile practices. However, I think the traditional and rigid Agile Scrum rules may not be a good fit for data science projects. Tweaking the Scrum methodology could help in making it more adaptable for data science projects. Here’s how. Task definition Unlike software engineering projects, it’s not easy to define the scope and task for a data science project. This is because there is very little or no clarity on the…

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