— Insight —
Epidemiologists are making the same mistakes that the climate science community made a decade ago. Ultimately, all models are wrong. But to maintain credibility, it's important to set reasonable expectations about how wrong they might be.
*Unless you know something about testing. And even then, it gets complicated.
— Tools and Techniques —
This guide to machine learning platforms covers a variety of options from cloud-based platforms to self-hosted studios. Entries include descriptions, screenshots, related links, and discussion of strengths & weaknesses. This is the first of a three part series.
For anyone interested in the big picture, this article by Peter Skomoroch and Mike Loukides is a must-read deep dive into the ways that AI-driven products are different than typical software products. Covers development differences, organizational prerequisites, identifying viable machine learning ideas, and how to decide which projects matter.
Nice collection of best practice guidelines and forecasting examples from Microsoft. There's also a library of utility functions here and everything is provided as Jupyter notebooks and R markdown files.
A team at Google has been working on making Swift the first mainstream language with first-class language-integrated differentiable programming capabilities. Here's what that means, how they chose Swift and why the project could become a big deal.
As a follow-up to his popular "pandas tricks" series, Kevin Markham is now publishing a series of scikit-learn tips. You can subscribe to receive new tips as they're published or watch this repository where each new tip links its own Jupyter notebook.
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— Resources —
The latest edition of Bayesian Data Analysis is now free to download for non-commercial purposes. Along with a download link, the landing page includes links to related course materials, demos, notes, and software. This highly acclaimed text was the winner of the 2016 De Groot Prize from the International Society for Bayesian Analysis.
Great introduction to ⚽ analytics. Includes an evolving collection of Jupyter notebooks and a curated list of key research papers, posts, presentations, and books.
— Conferences & Events —
Free Metis Corporate Training Series: Intro to Python
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