How to Speak – MIT lecture by Patrick Winston

Patrick Winston was a professor of Artificial Intelligence at MIT. Having taught with great enthusiasm for over 50 years, he passed away past June. As a speaker [Patrick] always had his audience in the palm of his hand. He put a tremendous amount of work into his lectures, and yet managed to make them feel…

A/B testing and Statistics at Etsy, by Emily Robinson

Generating numbers is easy; generating numbers you should trust is hard! Emily Robinson is a data scientist at Etsy,¬†an e-commerce website for handmade and vintage products. In the #rstats community, Emily is nearly as famous as her brother David Robinson, whom we know from the tidytext R-package. Like any large tech company, Etsy relies heavily…