Deep density networks and uncertainty in recommender systems – Yoel Zeldes and Inbar Naor from Taboola engineering team published a series of posts (4 so far) about uncertainty in models – where this uncertainty comes from, how one can explore and use this uncertainty, etc. This post series relates to a paper they present in the workshop in […]Read more "5 interesting things (4/11/2018)"
JQ cook book – I find myself using JQ quite often and sometimes to more complex things than just filtering fields. https://github.com/stedolan/jq/wiki/Cookbook Bonus point – list of text-based file formats and command line tools for manipulating each – https://github.com/dbohdan/structured-text-tools Missingno – Missing data visualization module for Python. This package offers a variety of visualization to […]Read more "5 interesting things (13/08/2018)"
I have recently took “Bayesian machine learning in Python: A\B testing” course in Udemy. My notes from the course can be found here. It is mainly written for myself for easier future access and some links I browsed while taking the course, I hope it will be beneficial to others as well.Read more "Bayesian machine learning in Python: A\B testing"
Authors: David Tsurel, Dan Pelleg, Ido Guy, Dafna Shahaf Article can be found here Trivia facts can drive users engagement, But what are trivia fact? Is the fact “Barack Obama is part of the Obama family” a trivia fact? Is the fact “Barack Obama is Grammy Award winner” a trivia fact? This paper tackle the […]Read more "Fun Facts: Automatic Trivia Fact Extraction from Wikipedia"
I run Spark code on Java. I had data with the following schema – And I wanted to get a single record for a user which has the following schema – Attached the user defined aggregation function I wrote to achieve it. Before that –Read more "Map Spark UDAF (Java)"
Code challenges are a common tool to evaluate candidate ability to develop software. Of course there are other indicators such as – blog posting, open source involvement, github repository, personal recommendations, etc. Yet, code challenges are frequently used. I recently got to check some code challenges and was surprised from some of the things I found […]Read more "Code Challenges Anti-Patterns"