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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.

Data Science Skills Play Increasing Role in Business

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


Blocking Spam with Machine Learning

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


Pros and Cons of Machine Learning in Hiring

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



About the Author

Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her at lstares@tdwi.org.


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