A team in the AI field recently made a hire: a machine learning expert who is a recent computer science graduate who interviewed brilliantly and has a track record of impressive research projects and demonstrations. The candidate seemed to the team a great fit to join a group of mostly hardware experts, expanding the nascent software group. It’s not easy hiring developers with data science and machine learning algorithm skills, as the practical application of new research is still in its infancy with skills centered in academia or at powerhouses like Google and Microsoft.
Business is about exchanging value. Crime is about taking value. Somewhere in between is a value exchange that lies in the gray area; legal but sordid. The gray area is where sleep is lost, or at least should be.
Understand at least 85% of the problem before you begin your work.