Customer-Facing Data Scientist, DataRobot
Eric wrote the first Congressional website (by hand, in raw HTML!) and contributed to first websites at all levels of government. He was the chief software engineer for Gore 2000, chief internet architect for the Democratic National Committee, targeting and modeling lead for Obama ‘08, and a political appointee in the Department of Defense. Eric has a Ph.D. from MIT in cognitive neuroscience, an MS from UC Berkeley in adaptive signal processing, and a BS in mathematics from the University of Illinois.
Posts by Eric Loeb
This Veterans Day, DataRobot is shining a spotlight on some of the ways that AI could have a major impact on the veteran community in the next few years. There is no shortage of problems that can be solved with AI. From helping retailers better stock and staff their stores throughout the holiday season, to predicting which waterpoints will break…
The automation-fueled drop in the cost of machine learning enables new, and possibly more socially beneficial forms of civic engagement. In August, U.S. viewers witnessed the dashboard for Hurricane Dorian being displayed and discussed in every major news outlet. That dashboard is the well-known image of a clear hurricane track from the time the storm formed leading to a cone…
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In February of this year, President Trump issued an important executive order that directs federal agencies to help maintain U.S. leadership in artificial intelligence research, development, and deployment. The order provides a five-point coordinated government strategy. It directs agencies to invest in AI research, develop technical standards, train Americans in the new skills they will need for the jobs of…
I had the privilege of witnessing the growth in the use of analytics by the Democratic Party in the ‘90s and 2000s. (source: ushmm.org) Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady, diplomat, and symbol of world citizenship Historically, the founder of machine learning for Democrats was Eleanor Roosevelt, the former First Lady and influential champion of universal human rights. Roosevelt founded the National…