Day: September 18, 2017

Machine Learning

Writing a Decision Tree Classifier from Scratch

Decision Tree classifiers are intuitive, interpretable, and one of the most effective supervised learning algorithms. In this episode, Josh Gordon walk you through writing a Decision Tree classifier from scratch, in pure Python, introducing you to  concepts including Decision Tree Learning, Gini Impurity, and Information Gain.

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Python

LAMBDA Functions: Powerful And Elegant Abstractions

From the EuroPython Conference July 2017, Anjana Vakil explains the beauty and simplicity of lambda functions.

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PowerBI

Power BI Desktop September 2017 Update

The September 2017 update includes two features that were demoed at the Data Insights Summit: drill through and report insights. There’s also an update to the theming preview and a new chart type!

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Data Data Science

Data and Disasters

Sixteen years ago, I was fortunate to survive a situation that many had not.  Now on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, I wonder what the impact of data analytics in the wake of disasters: both natural and unnatural. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page […]

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Hardware

What is Intel Optane?

Engadget has an explainer video about Intel’s latest product: Optane.

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