What if I'm Not a Good Programmer

What if I’m Not a Good Programmer

Programming is a part of machine learning, but machine learning is much larger than just programming.  In this post you will learn that you do not have to be a programmer to get started in machine learning or find solutions to complex problems. Programming Machine Learning Machine learning algorithms are implemented in code. Programmers like […]

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More Data vs Better Algorithms

Hands on Big Data by Peter Norvig

When I’m asked about resources for big data, I typically recommend people watch Peter Norvig’s Big Data tech talk to Facebook Engineering from 2009. It’s fantastic because he’s a great communicator and clearly and presents the deceptively simple thesis of big data in this video. In this blog post I summarize this video for you […]

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Study a Machine Learning Algorithm

4 Self-Study Machine Learning Projects

There are many paths into the field of machine learning and most start with theory. If you are a programmer then you already have the skills to decompose problems into their constituent parts and to prototype small projects in order to learn new technologies, libraries and methods. These are important skills for any professional programmer […]

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