Year: 2017

Are We In A Cryptocurrency Bubble?

Recently Matt Gertler, cryptocurrency attorney at Digital Asset Research answered a big question on many minds recently: are we in a cryptocurrency bubble?  Particularly with the rise of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) and China's recent ban on them,...

How the Banking Sector Can Combat Cyber Attacks: A Checklist

It is no secret that Cyber Crime is only escalating in this day and age. In fact, in 2016, it was reported that 54% of organizations have been hit with cyber crime in the last two years.  As one can imagine, the banking sector is considered as one o...

Data Scientist Interview: A Perspective On Artificial Intelligence (AI), Ethics & Healthcare

Recently HealthTech Women, a national non-profit, sat down with our Data Science instructor, Lesley Cordero to get an inside look at Artificial Intelligence, or, "AI" and how it is impacting society, particularly in healthcare and medicine.    Lesl...

Overview of Natural Language Generation (NLG)

NLG (Natural Language Generation), a subfield of Artificial Intelligence, is a hot topic in the technology news today. We hear a lot about AI that can soon replace writers and journalists beginning the era of machine creativity. But, what’s all thi...

Quant Traders: Real Rocket Scientists? Magic? Rulers Of Wall Street

Known as the “the Rocket Scientists of Wall Street” (as initially labeled by Investopedia) Quant traders or analysts -  "Quants" - maybe understandingly intimidating to many. However, as their returns increase, more are becoming aware of thei...