Best links of the week #42

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Best links of the week from 21st October to 27th October

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  1. How To Route Web Traffic Securely Without a VPN Using a SOCKS Tunnel at DigitalOcean.
  2. How AI and Data Could Personalize Higher Education at Harvard Business Review.
  3. Opinion: Boycotting Elsevier Is Not Enough at TheScientist.
  4. Statistics for people in a hurry at Cassie Kozyrkov‘s SoundCloud.
  5. Opinion: Modern high school math should be about data science — not Algebra 2 at Los Angeles Times.
  6. Causal Data Science with Directed Acyclic Graphs at Udemy.
  7. Brasileiros criam código para impedir tratores e outras máquinas de funcionarem em áreas protegidas at G1.
  8. Curso de atualização em Health Data Science e Analytics at Antonio Valerio Netto‘s LinkedIn.


  1. The Turf War Between Causality and Correlation In Data Science: Which One Is More Important? at Towards Data Science.
  2. Conditional Independence — The Backbone of Bayesian Networks at Aerin Kim‘s Medium.
  3. Data Leakage in Machine Learning at Towards Data Science.
  4. Machine Learning Explainability vs Interpretability: Two concepts that could help restore trust in AI at KDnuggets.
  5. Bayesian Statistics 101 for Dummies like Me by Sangeet Moy Das at Towards Data Science.
  6. Probability Theory 101 for Dummies like Me by Sangeet Moy Das at Towards Data Science.
  7. Dimensionality Reduction 101 for Dummies like Me by Sangeet Moy Das at Towards Data Science.
  8. Understanding probability. Finally! by Michel Kana, Ph.D at Towards Data Science.
  9. Bayesian nightmare. Solved! by Michel Kana, Ph.D at Towards Data Science.
  10. The classical linear regression model is good. Why do we need regularization? at Grace Zhang‘s Medium.
  11. The intuition behind Shannon’s Entropy by Aerin Kim at Towards Data Science.
  12. Understanding Bayes’ Theorem by Tony Yiu at Towards Data Science.
  13. O Deserto da Realidade (Parte 1) at Portal Deviante.


  1. Correlation CAN Imply Causation | Statistics Misconceptions at minute physics.
  2. Misconceptions Footnote: Randomness and Feedback at minute physics.
  3. Simpson’s Paradox at minute physics.
  4. What is the Uncertainty Principle? at minute physics.
  5. The Brick Double-Domino Effect Explained at standupmaths.
  6. A friendly introduction to Bayes Theorem and Hidden Markov Models at Luis Serrano‘s YouTube channel.

Positions available

  1. Assistant Professor position in Data Science at the University of Arkansas.
  2. Assistant Professor position in Autonomous Vehicles/IoT at the University of Arkansas.
  3. Assistant or Associate Professor position in Data Science/NLP at Colorado State University.
  4. Machine Learning Engineer at Duolingo AI Research.
  5. Machine Learning Researcher, Intern (2020) at Duolingo AI Research.
  6. Data Scientist, Marketing at Duolingo AI Research.
  7. Machine Learning Engineering Manager at Duolingo AI Research.
  8. Analista de BI / Qlik Sense Nível Sênior at HrSoul Hunting Relationship.
  9. Analista de BI at Requisita.
  10. Administrador de Dados at Requisita.
  11. Especialista de BI at Requisita.
  12. Senior Data Scientist – Product Insights at WildLife Studios.
  13. Estágio – BIG Data/Analytics at RedFox Soluções Digitais.
  14. Tenure-track faculty position in AI/ML/Vision at York University.
  15. Ph.D. and postdoctoral positions in Machine Learning/Data Mining for Personalized Cancer Screening at Simula and Cancer Registry of Norway.
  16. Post-doctoral Fellowship in Immunogenetics at USP.
  17. Software Engineer (relocation abroad) at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability.
  18. Postdoctoral opportunity in Bioinformatics at Institute for Data Science and Genomic Technology.
  19. Assistant Professor with emphasis on Natural Language Processing at the University of Georgia.
  20. AI/ML Faculty Positions at KAUST.
  21. MSc holder and BSc-holder positions on Machine Learning [1][2][3][4] at FCUP / University of Porto in collaboration with Bosch.
  22. Tenure Track Openings at Max Planck Institutes for Informatics, Software Systems, and Security and Privacy.
  23. German-speaking Ph.D. position in Computational Social Sciences at ETH Zurich.
  24. Research Fellow/Assistant Professor in Machine Learning (tenure track) at Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP).
  25. Research Scientist, Research Assistant and Developer positions to work with machine‐mediated social interaction platforms at the Open University of Cyprus.
  26. Research Scientist, Research Assistant and Developer positions (integrated platform with the ability to sense, learn, and reason about various maritime operations) at the Open University of Cyprus.
  27. Tenure Track or Tenured Professor of Computer Science: Cybersecurity at the University of Oklahoma.
  28. Tenured Associate Professor or Professor of Computer Science and Meteorology: High Performance Computing at the University of Oklahoma.
  29. Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Cybersecurity at the University of Oklahoma.
  30. Lecturer in Statistical Science (two positions available) at UCL.
  31. IMSS Senior Research Fellows in Mathematical and Statistical Science at UCL.
  32. Manager – Data Analytics at Neoway.
  33. Data Quality Engineer at Wildlife Studios.
  34. Data Governance Specialist at Wildlife Studios.
  35. Data Platform Engineer at Wildlife Studios.
  36. Business Intelligence (BI) at Clicksign.
  37. Cientista de Dados at Iteam – Tecnologia da informação e serviços.
  38. Data Scientist at Nubank.
  39. Consultor Sênior – Power Center at TGV.
  40. Consultor Pleno at TGV.
  41. Consultor Sênior at TGV.
  42. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (tenure-track) and PROFESSOR positions at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria.
  43. Analista de BI at Cargo X.
  44. Data Scientist at Escale.
  45. Analista de BI at Recruta Simples.
  46. Ph.D. and M.Sc. selection process in Bioinformatics at USP.