As 2019 comes to a close, here’s a look back at the artificial intelligence and machine learning issues that defined the year.Read Full Story
As we close the book on 2019, brick-and-mortar drove the vast majority of grocery sales—particularly for fresh food—yet e-commerce maintained its meteoric rise.
This push-and-pull between the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry’s brick-and-mortar foundation and e-commerce growth engine didn’t lure shoppers completely out of stores but encouraged them to dabble.
Sometimes, in the marketing industry, you have to close your eyes and take a leap of faith.
Other times, you can calculate your moves to execute a strategy with a proven track record.
Environmental protection has always been a topic close to my heart as I’m a nature lover. In the recent years, I could feel the effects of climate change more and more; Singapore has already felt the effects of extreme weather, from recording the warmest year on record in 2017, to a cold spell where temperatures dropped to 21 degrees Celsius earlier in January 2017.Read Full Story
There are often close relationships between top level business metrics. For instance, it’s well known that retention has a super strong impact on the valuation of a subscription business. Or that the % of occupied seats is super important for an airline. A fun little toy model that I can up with generates a curious relationship between conversion rates and revenue.Read Full Story
A common use-case for database queries is to search for things that are close to other things or within some specified geospatial boundary. Geospatial indexes and queries are offered by NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB and relational databases such as PostgreSQL.Read Full Story
The open-source “masters” has come to a close. I’m now joining ASAPP, Inc. as a Machine Learning Engineer.
ASAPP builds artificial-intelligence tools for enterprise. My work involves building backend infrastructure for machine-learning products — with a focus on NLP. We’re rather stealth, so that’s all I can say for now.