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Clutch Recognizes Rootstrap as Los Angeles & California’s Best Web Developer for 2021

At Rootstrap, we launch companies and organizations to success through our bespoke web development, mobile app development, and AI solutions. Established in 2011, we are known as West Hollywood’s premier technology partner. Thanks to our commitment to our clients, our team ranked on Clutch as a top web development company

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How Women Need To Be Involved In Data Science To Prevent Bias In Algorithms

With the technology at our disposal today, we are trusting computers to do more and more everyday things for us. While some may be skeptical, there isn’t anything as such wrong with this as the more data we generate, the more precise the algorithms powering these computers will become. However,

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How To Build An App Like Pinterest

Pinterest began as a small startup website in 2010 with just a few thousand users. Since then, the visual bookmarking application has grown into a tech powerhouse with 400+ million monthly users, serving over 200 billion pins scattered across 4 billion boards and counting. No small feat for a company

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Best Virtual Tech Conferences 2021

A much-anticipated part of every developer’s year is attending tech conferences. Countless conventions, expos, seminars, and summits are held across the globe every year to bring professionals together.  These massive gatherings are opportunities to network, learn from peers and industry leaders, and spotlight up-and-coming technology expected to disrupt the tech

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Correlation is not causation

Why the confusion of these concepts has profound implications, from healthcare to business management

In correlated data, a pair of variables are related in that one thing is likely to change when the other does. This relationship might lead us to assume that a change to one thing causes the change in the other. This article clarifies that kind of faulty thinking by explaining correlation, causation, and the bias that often lumps the two together.
The human brain simplifies incoming information, so we can make sense of it. Our brains often do that by making assumptions about things based on slight relationships, or bias. But that thinking process isn’t foolproof. An example is when we mistake correlation for causation. Bias can make us conclude that one thing must cause another if both change in the same way at the same time. This article clears up the misconception that correlation equals causation by exploring both of those subjects and the human brain’s tendency toward bias.

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