Best links of the week #54

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Best links of the week from 27th January to 2nd February

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  1. NeurIPS 2019 Too Big at the Gradient Pub.
  2. AI effect at Wikipedia.
  3. Num fim de semana, programadores tchecos criaram um site de graça pelo qual ministro planejava gastar 16 milhões de euros at Sul21.
  4. Com big data, político de centro corre risco de sumir, afirma especialista at Folha de São Paulo.

Blog posts

  1. NeurIPS 2019 Stats at Diego Charrez‘s Medium.
  2. What we learned from NeurIPS 2019 data at NeurIPS Conf‘s Medium.
  3. Google’s Data Science Interview Brain Teasers at Terence Shin‘s Medium.
  4. Web scraping is now legal at Tom Waterman‘s Medium.
  5. Key trends from NeurIPS 2019 at Chip Huyen’s Blog.
  6. Six things I always google when using ggplot2 at Isabella Velásquez’s Blog.
  7. The Price of Code Golf at Amador Pahim’s Blog.


  1. Yoshua Bengio: Deep Learning at MIT Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast.

Positions available

  1. Opportunity for visiting researchers in Health Economics, Applied Econometry, Public Health, Epidemiology, and Demography at IEPS.
  2. Postdoctoral opportunity in closed-loop control primitives in big data systems at the University of Glasgow.
  3. Ph.D. fellowship on Model Interpretation for Deep Neural Networks at the University of Antwerp and Ghent University.
  4. AI/ML Engineer (NLP) at GSK.
  5. AI/ML Engineer (Knowledge Graph) at GSK.
  6. 2 Lectureships in Machine Learning and Computer Vision at University of Cambridge.
  7. Deep Learning for Visual Tracking and Re-Identification from UAV at the University of Udine.
  8. Several Ph.D. / Postdoctoral opportunities at ADAPT Centre.
  9. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Machine Learning (Multiple positions) at the University of Melbourne.
  10. Call for Ph.D. or PostDoctoral Researcher to Develop Data Mining Methods for Personalized Cancer Screening at SimulaMet, Cancer Registry of Norway, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and Karolinska University Hospital.
  11. Multiple Openings (Ph.D. student/Postdoctoral Researcher) on Multi-Modal Data Mining Methods for Omics Data Fusion at Simula Metropolitan Center for Digital Engineering (SimulaMet), University of Copenhagen, University of Amsterdam and COPSAC (Danish Pediatric Asthma Centre, Copenhagen).
  12. Data Strategy and Data Operations Intern at iClinic.
  13. Data Scientist at Mutual.
  14. Product Owner – Pleno at iClinic.
  15. Several opportunities at Sympla.
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