Blog of a data person.

2022-07-28
Being a Research Advocate.

What lies in "Research Advocacy"?

2022-01-08
Enjoy the Silence

GridSearch is Not Enough: Part Seven

2021-10-21
Beyond Broken

Horrible Remedies for Broken Recommenders

2021-09-02
Bad Labels

GridSearch is Not Enough: Part Six

2021-05-05
Naive Bias[tm] and Fairness Tooling

Just Another Dangerous Situation

2021-03-03
A Loop to Stop Writing.

Let's make life a whole log simpler.

2020-09-11
Oops and Optimality

GridSearch is Not Enough: Part Five

2020-08-24
Uncommon Contributions

Making impact without touching the core of a library.

2020-06-28
Mean Squared Terror

GridSearch is Not Enough: Part Four

2020-04-25
Sharing is Caring

Put Cookie-Monster on a Diet.

2020-02-15
Introduction to Inference

Reduce Common Sense to Calculus.

2020-01-16
Theoretical Dependence

Some assumptions are a bit weird.

2019-12-07
Roman Reasoning

We should evolve beyond it.

2019-11-25
What Overfitting Looks Like

GridSearch is not enough: Part Three.

2019-10-16
Goodhart, Bad Metric

GridSearch is not Enough: Part Two.

2019-05-22
High on Probability, Low on Confidence

GridSearch is not Enough: Part One.

2019-05-14
The Future of Data Science is Past

At best, it's whats actually being predicted.

2018-08-01
Gaussian Auto Embeddings

Sort of came up with an alternative to VI here.

2017-11-01
Feed Forward Posteriors

Combine the Neural with the Normal.

2017-08-29
Vary Very Optimally

How to search in search space.

2017-01-14
Switching to Sampling in Order to Switch

A simple introduction to PyMC3.

2016-11-19
Bayesian/Streaming Algorithms

A convenient overlap.

2016-10-26
Hello DeepQ

Stick a Network in the Q-learning algorithm.

2016-10-20
Avoiding, and Preventing, Joins

Join me in preventing this.

2014-12-18
Variable Selection in Machine Learning

Merely *a* argument, but one that I like.

2013-10-14
Digital Nomad

Some observations but also downsides.

11-16-2019
Parallel Grid

An Ode to Pipes, Seeds and Simplicity

09-23-2012
Vanity Metrics

How I got an A+ for measuring the wrong thing.