Geek of the Week: Brightloom’s Jacqueline Nolis wrote the book on how to become a data scientist

Jacqueline Nolis. (Photo courtesy of Jacqueline Nolis)
Jacqueline Nolis hasn’t just made a career out of working in data science, she wrote the book on making a career in data science.
Nolis, a principal data scientist at Brightloom, leads a data science team that helps restaurants improve their marketing with data. She’s been at the restaurant tech startup, with hubs in

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GeekWire Podcast: Seattle region’s new tech giant; ‘Slackforce’ analysis; AWS re:Invent takeaways

This week on the GeekWire Podcast: Salesforce strikes a deal to acquire Slack for $27.7 billion; Amazon Web Services makes some surprising news at its annual re:Invent cloud conference; and a new tech giant arrives in our backyard.
Matt McIlwain. (Madrona Photo)
Joining us on this episode is Matt McIlwain, managing director at Seattle-based venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group, offering his

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Police Drones Are Starting to Think for Themselves

In one Southern California city, flying drones with artificial intelligence are aiding investigations while presenting new civil rights questions.

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How Ulta Beauty is using tech to spur in-store shopping during the pandemic

Beauty is one of the most hands-on categories in physical retail, a fact that has made life more difficult for stores like Ulta Beauty during the pandemic.

Ulta this week reported that comparable sales, a metric that includes sales at stores open for at least 14 months as well as e-commerce, fell 8.9% in its third fiscal

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Backlash against Google grows over firing of prominent Black A.I. researcher

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Google faced mounting criticism Friday over its treatment of a prominent Black A.I. ethics researcher who says she was fired after questioning the company’s commitment to diversity in an email to colleagues.By midmorning Pacific Time on

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Europe is missing out on the A.I. revolution—but it isn’t too late to catch up

For decades, the European economy has been characterized by and celebrated for its industry, from manufacturing to construction and energy generation. Even today, industry accounts for 80% of Europe’s exports and private sector innovations. But when looking at this year’s Future 50, a collaboration between Fortune and Boston Consulting Group, which ranks the businesses with the greatest capacity to continually reinvent their businesses

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Why South Korea Is Building Robotic Artillery

South Korea is developing an unmanned version of its successful Thunder 155 mm self-propelled howitzer to counter the threat from North Korean artillery.

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Top 10 Programming Languages to Become an AI Developer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is undergoing a period of intense growth after being stagnant for years. A career path in AI has become a very appealing choice for individuals interested in data science and software engineering, with the demand for AI skilled professionals increasing over these recent years. Here are the top ten programming languages to become an AI developer.

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