While LinkedIn has traditionally been thought of as the business or work focussed social platform, Facebook has been making headway into gaining market share in the space as well. With company pages and groups, Facebook is catering to every interest and aspiration that people might have – and combining that with their social interactions and news sources. Facebook aims to give users a one-stop-shop experience, and it’s very good at doing it.
In recent years, we’ve seen more groups created that focus on topics we’re interested in: machine learning, data science and even AI. These groups share knowledge, tips, best practice and even memes! It’s a great community to be a part of if you’re interested in the industry, so we’ve put together our top 5 Facebook groups. Be sure to join these groups soon, as you can expect a lot to happen in these fields in 2019!
Our 5 Favourite Machine Learning, Data Science and AI Facebook Groups
Data Mining / Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence
Description: This group is for people who have a general interest in various aspects of data mining, machine learning, human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence. The group is not for people from science background only :). Everyone that abide by the rules is welcome to join, discuss, share and gain knowledge.
The field of AI and related disciplines have grown tremendously in last decades, even though it has been around for quite some time. And has now given birth to an entire industry for finding hidden/unknown information in the data pools in various fields like computer vision, imaging, physics, medicine, astronomy, online data & social media, business intelligence, our own personal data collection of music, movies, images; and so on
And in the coming decades, we are likely creating even more powerful artificial intelligence systems and also new ways for human-computer interactions. And hence it’s essential to understand the implications of it for society.
Share data and share knowledge!!
Popular topics: Machine learning, artificial intelligence, data mining, deep learning, data science, big data, Google AI
Find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/machinelearningforum/
Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
Favourite topics: Machine learning, data analytics, AI
Find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/data.analytics/
Strong Artificial Intelligence
Description: Welcome! Feel free to post links related to AI and to invite AI people you know. The purpose of this Facebook group is to exchange information and ideas about the creation of super-intelligent machines. Members are encouraged to post links and thoughts about cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, evolution, advanced mathematics, artificial intelligence, computational intelligence, robotics, electronics, computer science, computer programming, nanotechnology, philosophy, transhumanism, etc.
A.I. critics are not allowed here and will be eliminated from this group. Discussing whether creating super-intelligent machines is ethical or not is a profound waste of time. We are here because we want to build such super-intelligences. In this group, everyone agrees that Strong A.I. is both possible and desirable because only through Strong A.I. will we be able to reach the high-hanging fruits on the tree of knowledge. Creating Strong A.I. is essential in making the Singularity happen: no Strong A.I., no Singularity.
Moreover, Strong A.I. is the ultimate weapon we will use to defeat ageing and death once and for all. Each day many people die from ageing. Constructing Strong A.I. soon will avoid the suffering of billions of people.
Favourite topics: cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, evolution, advanced mathematics, artificial intelligence, computational intelligence, robotics, electronics, computer science, computer programming, nanotechnology, philosophy, transhumanism
Find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/strongartificialintelligence/
Data Science with R
Description: We’re just a bunch of data science enthusiasts who like R & Python. Discussion related to analytics, machine learning, deep learning, R, python is most welcome. Please be civil and polite.
In learning you will teach; in teaching, you will learn!
Find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AnalyticsEdge/
Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining & Statistics
Description: This is a forum for Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining and Statistics. No ads, no spam, no commercial posts, no free webinars.
Favourite topics: Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Statistics
Find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigdatastatistics/