Surviving the Titanic | Kaggle

As many of you are aware, Kaggle is one of the most sought after data science platforms that hosts competitions to understand the concepts of machine learning and is also a medium where monetary prizes are offered to solve real life issues. I recently participated in the Titanic module to predict the survival in the…

(AWS) Big Data for Beginners!

Coming from a machine learning background, you are bound to run into terms like ‘Big Data, Hadoop, MapReduce’ etc., I stumbled upon the Amazon Web Services (AWS) training and certification program specifically designed for a quick introductory visual tutorial on these data technologies. I got two of these training modules online: Introduction to Machine Learning…

Van Gogh x Taj Mahal

This image was created using the open source code provided by Google as an initiative of their DeepDream program. DeepDream uses a CNN to find and enhance patterns in images.[1] We used a digital image of Van Gogh’s Starry Night and trained Google’s code to manipulate a digital image of Taj Mahal. The algorithm runs…

Greenery Smoothie

  I call this drink Greenery Smoothie to honor and celebrate the idea behind Pantone’s color of the year 2017. Greenery symbolizes the re-connection one seek’s with nature, one another and a larger purpose. This smoothie is easy to make and filled with nutrients that our body needs. Ingredients Baby spinach – 1 cup Kiwi…

Red velvet chia smoothie

  Ingredients Bananas – 2 Strawberries – 5 Raspberries – 10 Chia seeds – 4 teaspoons Vanilla extract – 2 to 3 drops Greek Yogurt – 1 cup Directions Add everything into a juice blender and mix on high speed for 4-5 minutes. That’s it! Your ‘ready to go’ healthy breakfast smoothie is done! It tastes…

Key West in a day!

I visited Key West, FL for the first time in February 2017. It was nice to escape the harsh winter of mid west, even if it was only for a weekend. I started off the day from Miami at 6am. It took me almost three and half hours to get to Key West. Keep in…

Robert Schapire @ CWRU

In the first week of November 2016, I attended the EECS500 Fall 2016 Department Colloquium. The presenter was Robert Schapire Presenter: Robert Schapire  Title:  The Contextual Bandits Problem: A Fast, Simple, and Optimal Algorithm Affiliation:  Microsoft We study the general problem of how to learn through experience to make intelligent decisions.  In this setting, called…