pandas: The two cultures

Leo Breiman was a distinguished statistician at UC Berkeley, known among other things for his major contributions to CART (decision trees), and ensemble techniques, mainly bootstrap aggregation. Combining both, he was able to define one of the...

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#pandasSprint write-up

The past 10th of March took place #pandasSprint. To the best of my knowledge, an unprecedented kind of event, where around 500 people worked together in improving the documentation of the popular pandas library. As one of the people involved in...

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My NIPS write up

Just as a quick disclaimer, this post is about my personal experience and opinions at NIPS 2017, and I'm not an AI researcher, I work as a data scientist in the industry. For a more technical summary of the talks and papers presented, you may...

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Assigning yourself to a GitHub issue

Contributing to open source is one of the most rewarding experiences one can find. Just finding a bug or a new cool feature of a widely used library, working on it, and sharing it with the rest of the users. This is how open source has become so...

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PyData London 2017, write up

This is a post about my experience at PyData London 2017. About what I liked, what I learnt... Note that having 4 tracks, and so many people, my opinions are very biased. If you want to know how your experience would be, it'll be amazing, but...

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