A map of the PyData Stack

One question you have when you use Python is what do I do with my data. How do I process it and analyze it. The aim of this flow chart is to simply provide a simple to use ‘map’ of the PyData stack. At PyData Amsterdam I’ll present this and explain it in more detail… Continue reading A map of the PyData Stack

Three things I wish I knew earlier about Machine Learning

I’ve been working with Machine Learning models both in academic and industrial settings for a few years now. I’ve recently been watching the excellent Scalable ML from Mikio Braun, this is to learn some more about Scala and Spark. His video series talks about the practicalities of ‘big data’ and so made me think what I… Continue reading Three things I wish I knew earlier about Machine Learning

Interview with a Data Scientist: Brad Klingenberg

Bio Brad Klingenberg is the Director of Styling Algorithms at Stitch Fix in San Francisco. His team uses data and algorithms to improve the selection of merchandise sent to clients. Prior to joining Stitch Fix Brad worked with data and predictive analytics at financial and technology companies. He studied applied mathematics at the University of… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Brad Klingenberg

Interviews with a Data Scientist: Cameron Davidson-Pilon

Cameron is an open source contributor, a pythonista and a data geek –  he’s developed various cool libraries. His blog is worth a read, and I personally recommend his screencasts. He’s got a strong Mathematical background like myself, and he currently is Lead Data Analyst in a Data Science job for Shopify. He’s possibly most famous… Continue reading Interviews with a Data Scientist: Cameron Davidson-Pilon

Interviews with Data Scientists – The collection

In the last year or so I’ve put together a collection of interviews with Data Scientists. Here is a list of them Thomas Levi – Plenty of Fish an Online Dating Website Jeroen Latour – Data Scientist at Booking.com from September James Long – A data artisan with experience in Re-insurance Radim Rehurek – A data… Continue reading Interviews with Data Scientists – The collection