Top 10 Code-Free Tools for Web Development in 2019
Building a website is meant to help your business grow. If you have to set aside a team of engineers just to code and deploy the website, spending precious time and human resources just to build and maintain the website, that seems to defy the purpose. Those are the... Read more
7 Tips for Visual Search at Scale
Visual search is a rapidly emerging trend that is ideal for retail segments, such as fashion and home design, because they are largely driven by visual content, and style is often difficult to describe using text search alone. It is a topic of interest to data scientists, as evidenced... Read more
DataOps and the DataOps Manifesto
Editor’s note: Chris is speaking at ODSC East 2019! Check out his talk this April 30-May 3 – “The DataOps Manifesto” and many more! Why drive to the store to buy a stapler, when you can order it from Amazon who will deliver it to your doorstep in two days... Read more
Machine Learning Guide: 20 Free ODSC Resources to Learn Machine Learning
Machine learning, as with many other topics within data science, involves many skills, tools, languages, frameworks, and more. The #ODSC Machine Learning Guide is our compendium of 20 free resources for you to get started with machine learning, including videos from past ODSC machine learning presentations, tutorials, articles, and... Read more
Getting Up to Speed with XGBoost in R
In this article we’ll take a brief tour of the XGBoost package in R. Previously, I wrote an overview article “Gradient Boosting and XGBoost” which you might wish to read first in order to get some background before digesting the code in this article. As a quick launch pad... Read more
Tech Tackles Cancer’s Company Karaoke Showdown is on November 6th at the Lansdowne pub and we are excited to be supporting the cause by raffling off tickets to the event. TTC is a non-profit started by the data science team behind Hack/Reduce in 2013 as a way to raise funds for... Read more
Comparing Five Different Smooths – Which One Rules Them All?
Short answer – it depends on how fast and non-smooth (read: wiggly) a smooth your data demands. If you only need a line plotted summarily through a cloud of points, it’s probably in your time’s best interest to take Ockham’s razor to your data and deploy the simplest approach:... Read more