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MATLAB for Students, Engineers, and Professionals in STEM

Exciting news!
I’ve just RE-released my very first course (no longer available on any platform anywhere else), which was focused on MATLAB for signal processing with images and sound.
Crazy to think that I made this course FIVE years ago. This course was not even my idea!
It can be thought of as the MATLAB equivalent of my free Numpy course (which is for Python).

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I co-founded a company! Meet Problem Forward Data Science

I have some exciting news about something I’ve been working on for the last year or so. I started a company! It’s called Problem Forward data science. I’m pumped about this new startup for a lot of reasons.
My co-founder is one of my families closest friends, Jamie McGovern, who has more than 2 decades of experience in the consulting world and who I’ve known for 15 years.

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OpenAI Scholars Spring 2019: Final Projects

Our second class of OpenAI Scholars has concluded, with all eight scholars producing an exciting final project showcased at Scholars Demo Day at OpenAI. Over the past three months, we’ve seen how experienced engineers working in software, medicine, physics, child development and other fields can become machine learning practitioners with our combination of educational resources and mentorship.

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Probing Provincial Geospatial Associations in Tagalog Word Embeddings

https://www.analyticsvidhya.comWord Embedding Models
NLP has progressed tremendously over the past few years. One of the most exciting advancements in the field is the concept of word embeddings. When one deals with text in a machine learning setting, he has to find a way to turn words into numbers, since machine learning models are only able to take numbers as inputs.

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Coolhunting like a Streetfighter

One of the most exciting applications of Social Media data is the automated identification, evaluation and prediction of trends. I already sketched some ideas in this blog post. Last year – and this was one of my personal highlights – I had the opportunity to speak at the PyData 2014 Berlin on the topic of Street Fighting Trend Research.

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Understanding deep Convolutional Neural Networks with a practical use-case in Tensorflow and Keras

Post featured on KDDnuggets.com.
Deep learning is one of the most exciting artificial intelligence topics. It’s a family of algorithms loosely based on a biological interpretation that have proven astonishing results in many areas: computer vision, natural language processing, speech recognition and more.
Over the past five years, deep learning expanded to a broad range of industries.

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Graduated Cooper Union, Joining Point72

Some exciting personal news: I’ve (finally) graduated from The Cooper
Union, and I’m joining Point72 Asset
Management as a data scientist/research analyst!
Point72 is an American hedge fund, headquartered in Connecticut. I’ll be based
in New York, working out of their Hudson
Yards offices.
In this next chapter of my life, my professional focuses are:
Keep learning.

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