Episode 13

Fake News Detection with Data Science (with Mike Tamir)

March 12th, 2018
deep learning

How can data science and deep learning be leveraged to detect fake news? Come on a journey with Mike Tamir, Head of Data Science at Uber ATG, who is building out a data science product that classifies text as news, editorial, satire, hate speech and fake news, among others.

About Mike Tamir

Mike serves as Head of Data Science at Uber ATG, UC Berkeley Data Science faculty, and head of Skymind Labs the Machine Learning research lab affiliated with DeepLearning4J.  He has led teams of Data Scientists in the bay area as Chief Data Scientist for InterTrust and Takt, Director of Data Sciences for MetaScale/Sears, and CSO for Galvanize where he founded the galvanizeU-UNH accredited Masters of Science in Data Science degree and oversaw the company's transformation from co-working space to Data Science organization.  Mike began his career in academia serving as a mathematics teaching fellow for Columbia University before teaching at the University of Pittsburgh. 

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