Tools and Techniques
Nice introduction to picking stocks with Python. Starts with an overview of what financial data looks like, common tools, ways to analyze the data, and some basic strategies.
Google just released a new feature to their free spreadsheet product that enables users to simply ask questions of their data using natural language. For instance, you can ask “what is the distribution of products sold?” or “what are average sales on Sundays?” and Explore will help you find the answers.
Ryan Dahl is a very accomplished software engineer who got to spend a year in the Google Brain Residency Program. In this post, Ryan takes a look at some of the projects he worked on and describes what it's like to dive into machine learning from an engineering perspective. His Thoughts and Conclusions section, especially, is gold.