Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch- Changes

Over the past few months I have done a lot of soul searching on where I fit in with data science. I kept trying to fit my interests in to what was happening and I realized… I despise it. The realization occured when I was taking a Coursera course on statistics, and while I recognize it’s […]

Weekly Article Roundup- August 22-26

* How the Brightest Minds in AI Are Using Gaming to Reinforce Learning  This article outlines how game developers are using artificial intelligence to pioneer fronts on gaming, including No Man’s Sky, whose soundtrack features 65daysofstatic… one of my all-time favorite bands.   * Interactive Data Visualization of Geospatial Data using D3.js, DC.js, Leaflet.js and Python A […]

Weekly Article Roundup- August 15-19

* Loyalty Card Data Shows Who Is Buying Legal Weed The headline to this made me giggle, because I watch too much Extreme Couponing and picture a customer handing over their grocery store loyalty card and watching the total fall, followed by the cashier asking if they had any coupons…. apparently I am easily amused today. […]

Weekly Article Roundup- August 8-12

* Introducing SimBot: My CV, as a Bot A quick read on creating a bot that represents an individual… if only I could send one of these for my interviews.   * Machine Learning Over 1M Hotel Reviews Finds Interesting Insights A breakdown on scraping hotel reviews from the web and aggregating the results.   * Using Bayes […]

Weekly Article Roundup- August 1-5

As we get closer to the election there will be a number of articles popping up about the US Presidential election. Note that these articles are posted out of an interest for the numbers and data analysis, but I might as well state up front what party I am a member of: Because seriously? Who […]

Weekly Article Roundup- July 25-29

* Formulation of Adversarial Machine Learning Machine learning is being used to implement additional security measures… this may be the future of cyber-security   * This Guy Trains Computers to Find Future Criminals This is something to keep one’s eye on… these predictive analytics can become quite scary if you think about one wrong thing you say can […]

Weekly Article Roundup- July 18-22

* Five Things I Learned from Making a Chart out of Body Parts A hilarious look at the process of data visualization. * Non-Mathematical Feature Engineering Techniques for Data Science “Apply Machine Learning like the great engineer you are, not like the great Machine Learning expert you aren’t.” Word. * How to Start Deep Learning A great list […]

Weekly Article Roundup: July 11-15

* Why to Not Trust Statistics I’m in the process of studying for a data science program, and this is a long held belief of mine… one I’ll have to get over. At the very least I can do them some justice? * A Look Inside Facebook’s Data Center Not an article but more of a slide […]