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Machine Learning Golf

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For the last 5 years or so, I’ve been lurking on the Code Golf Stackexchange. Code Golf is the art of solving a given problem, under specified rules, with as...

The Dangers of Performance Metrics

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Full disclosure: I’m not a big fan of one-dimensional metrics when evaluating (binary) classifiers (e.g. a neural network that is supposed to distinguish pic...

TensorFlow Without Tears

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Life is pretty crazy right now. Finishing a PhD, changing from set theory to applied data science, forming connections to other data scientists, learning as ...

How To Beat Kaggle (the Easy Way)

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A few nights ago, I found myself tinkering with the Titanic data set on Kaggle and couldn’t help but notice the number of people with a perfect score – many ...