I want to talk about a misconception on the difference between inference and prediction. For a well run analytically oriented business, there may not be as many reasons to prefer inference over prediction one may have heard. A common refrain is: data scientists are in error in centering so much […]
I am working on a promising new series of notes: common data science fallacies and pitfalls. (Probably still looking for a good name for the series!) I thought I would share a few thoughts on it, and hopefully not jinx it too badly.