Web Picks (week of 28 December 2015)

Every two weeks, we find the most interesting data science links from around the web and collect them in Data Science Briefings, the DataMiningApps newsletter. Subscribe now for free if you want to be the first to get up to speed on interesting resources.

  • A Model Explanation System [pdf]
    This paper argues that the explainability-accuracy tradeoff in black-box models is a false one, by seeking explanations for individual predictions.
  • How Pikazo Turns Your Photos Into Magic
    The latest photo app to grab the world by the eyeballs is called Pikazo. Created by a programmer and an artist, the app “simulates a visual cortex” and takes 10 minutes to change a normal picture into something out of the Tate Modern.