Podcast: Bullshit jobs in statistics

A recent article in the Significance magazine (https://www.significancemagazine.com/) raised the opinion that many statisticians are in roles that do not really add any value to society. If that’s true, then there are tremendous implications that need to be discussed. On this episode, we talk about this issue, and unravel the Read more…

black box machine learning

Interpretable machine learning: Peeking into the black box

Interpretable machine learning One of the main differences between machine learning and statistics is that machine learning is focused more on performance, whereas statistics is focused more on interpretability. The differences between statistics and machine learning is something I have written about in the past. However, as machine learning is becoming an integral part of many Read more…