Kirill Eremenko – Data Science Go Virtual Note Day 1

Today, June 20, 2020 at 10.30pm (Western Indonesian Time), I have a chance to join Data Science Go Virtual. This is an event that gather around ~800 Data professionals/enthusiasts from all over the world.

Mostly the participants were coming from North America, then Asia.

What I like about this online conference is the ability to stay in the breakout room, mainstage, give polls, and networking. Btw, the link of agenda can be found here. And this post is intended to show you the take home summary. Hope it is beneficial for you!

Speaker List of Day 1 Data Science Go

First speech was delivered by Kirill Eremenko. Aside introducing the speakers of Day 1, he talked about 2020 – 2050 Global challenges we are going to face globally. What are they?

  • Global Warming (Plastic weight > animals weight)
  • Pandemics. COVID-19. As of now, 8.6 mio people were tested COVID-19 positive globally.
  • Food and water security.
  • Ethics in Biotechnology
  • Irreducible Uncertainty of AI
  • Inequality
  • Social Media Addiction
  • Loneliness and Depression

Good news:
Technology can help us solving those challenges.

Critical Care consortium. One of the organisations that can be used for any data professionals becoming more meaningful.
Sam Hinton, creating data pipeline, becoming a Lead Data Scientist.

Three pillars recommendations:

  1. Sincerity
    the quality of being free from pretense, deceit, or hypocrisy.
  2. Ethics
    moral principles that govern a person’s behavior or the conducting of an activity.
  3. Collaboration
    the action of working with someone to produce or create something.

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