Data Digest: MBAs and Data Science, Machine Learning Versus Spam, Biases in Hiring Algorithms
MBA programs adding data science classes, Google fights spam with machine learning, and the pros and cons of using machine learning in hiring decisions.
- By Lindsay Stares
- June 6, 2017
MBA programs are adding courses in big data or data science as more employers are prioritizing data literacy in their management teams.
Read more at InfoWorld
Google now claims that Gmail's spam filters can catch 99 percent of spam messages with enhanced detection enabled by machine learning.
Read more at TechCrunch
Applying algorithms to hiring decisions could help eliminate unconscious human biases, or it could make biases more entrenched.
Read more at Society for Human Resource Management
Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her here.