Computational Biology Trainings

by András Aszódi

The Hype Dictionary

Gartner Hype Cycle

Here is a little guide to some overhyped concepts. The list is subject to change, as trends come and go.

Overhyped concepts
The buzzword......and what it really means
Data scienceCool statistics with Python
StatisticsUncool data science with R
Neural networkVery flexible model for nonlinear regression
"The network has learned..."The regression parameters have been fitted
Backpropagation algorithmSteepest descent local optimisation
Deep learning...... shallow insights
Artificial intelligenceCertainly artificial, certainly not intelligent
ChatGPT hallucinatesChatGPT gave a wrong answer (also called an error)