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…

StatQuest: Statistical concepts, clearly explained

Josh Starmer is assistant professor at the genetics department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But more importantly: Josh is the mastermind behind StatQuest! StatQuest is a Youtube channel (and website) dedicated to explaining complex statistical concepts — like data distributions, probability, or novel machine learning algorithms — in simple terms. Once…

Univers Interview: “Algorithms haven’t replaced the HR manager yet”

The magazine of Tilburg University — Univers — recently interviewed me on my PhD research on People Analytics and data-driven Human Resource management. The Dutch write-up by interviewer Ron Vaessen you can find┬áhere, but is unfortunately available in Dutch only. The full text of my dissertation can be accessed in a flipbook here or downloaded…

AI at MIT (2010/2015): Part 1 – Introduction

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hosts their entire 2010 course on artificial intelligence / machine learning by Professor Patrick Winston on YouTube. Although some parts seem already kind of dated seven years later, the videos on several evolving topics (e.g., Neural Networks) have been updated in the fall of 2015. The tutorial assignments you can…