## Definitely Interesting Matrices

This is a post I've been wanting to write for a while - Quadratic forms and Definite matrices are everywhere in linear algebra and they…

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Definitely Interesting Matrices

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Batch Updating with Plumber and Google Scheduler

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Why You’re Not as Data-Driven as You Think You Are

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Shortest Paths: Dijkstra’s Algorithm

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Word2vec vs Fasttext – A First Look

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Being a Data Scientist at a Start-Up

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ML Classifier Evaluation – A First Look

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Naive and Proud: Introducing the Naive Bayes Algorithm

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Gradient Descent: The Workhorse of Machine Learning

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Job Searching in Data Science

This is a post I've been wanting to write for a while - Quadratic forms and Definite matrices are everywhere in linear algebra and they…

Recently, I’ve had a chance to play with R’s plumber library and used it to run scripts on a schedule. This post will show how…

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How many times have you heard someone say they are data-driven or data centric or that “data is the heart of everything they do”? I’ve…

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Introduction I have a startling admission to make. When I was a student, I scoffed at Dijkstra's algorithm - I had paid it no mind…

Introduction Recently, I've had a chance to play with word embedding models. Word embedding models involve taking a text corpus and generating vector representations for…

Although data science as a job function is relatively new compared to roles like software engineer or database administrator, in the age of “Big Data”,…

Once you’ve built a machine learning classifier, the next step is to validate it and see how well it fits the data. This short post…

The Naive Bayes Algorithm is a simple and elegant approach for tackling supervised learning problems in Machine Learning. This post will be a brief introduction…

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If you’re like me, you’ve heard a lot about Gradient Descent. You’ve heard that it is a foundational algorithm for optimising functions which all self…

Continue reading → Gradient Descent: The Workhorse of Machine Learning

Job searching can be irritating at best and hopelessly frustrating at worst. This is particularly true in Data Science where the field is still relatively…