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Web Scraping News Articles in Python
This article is the second of a series in which I will cover the whole process of developing a machine learning project. If you have not read the first one, I strongly encourage you to do it here. The project involves the creation of a real-time web application that gathers data from several newspapers... Read more
Why Datafication is Key for the Organisation of Tomorrow
Imagine, it is Friday afternoon, and after a long week at work, you and your colleagues decide to go to the bar to unwind and refresh with a nice cool glass of beer. You go to your favourite pub and upon reaching the bar order a few pints. However,... Read more
Balancing Interpretability and Predictive Power with Cubist Models in R
Machine learning models are powerful tools that do well in their purpose of prediction. In many business applications, the power of these models is quite beneficial. With any application of a machine learning model, the process to choosing which model involves determining the model that performs best across a... Read more
Local Regression in Python
I love data visualization make-overs (like this one I wrote a few months ago), but sometimes the tone can be too negative (like this one I wrote a few months ago). Sarah Leo, a data journalist at The Economist, has found the perfect solution: re-making your own visualizations. Here’s her tweet.... Read more
Is Babel’s Data Tower Compatible With Centralized ML Solutions?
Does data have a common language?  Data structure and its content reflect the technological domain where the data comes from. The available technology is a relevant aspect to be considered. Professionals usually create databases by using the tools which are available in the digital market.  Therefore, most of the... Read more
7 AI Research Labs in Europe Leading the Data Science Community
In the past, we’ve highlighted some West Coast AI research labs that we think are doing some really incredible work. Now, in an attempt to look past the dominating presence of Silicon Valley, we’re turning our focus overseas and taking a closer look at some of the cutting-edge Europe... Read more
Text Classification in Python
This article is the first of a series in which I will cover the whole process of developing a machine learning project. This one focuses on training a supervised learning text classification model in Python. The motivation behind writing these articles is the following: as a learning data scientist who has... Read more
9 Organizations and People Leading the NLP Field
Got a keen interest in where NLP is headed? Who doesn’t? It’s one of the most exciting developments we have in AI, and it’s making waves in every industry imaginable. If you’re trying to keep up with all the advancements, we’ve got nine leaders in NLP you need to... Read more
Creativity Inspired Zero-shot Learning
Zero-shot learning (ZSL) aims at understanding unseen categories with no training examples from class-level descriptions. To improve the discriminative power of zero-shot learning, we model the visual learning process of unseen categories with inspiration from the psychology of human creativity for producing novel art. We relate ZSL to human... Read more
Discovering 135 Nights of Sleep with Data, Anomaly Detection, and Time Series
In this article, I look at data from 135 nights of sleep and use anomaly detection and time series data to understand the results. Three things are certain in life: death, taxes, and sleeping. Here, we’ll talk about the latest. Every night*, us humans, after a long day of... Read more