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Humanizing or not Data Science

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The motivational use-case: signal prediction in trading Back in 2014 I was leading a project, for a client, that had the “simple” purpose of automated trading for stock exchange. The project was quite focused in scope and was, in fact,…

Deep Neural Pipeline for Churn Prediction

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Customer churn is an essential retail metric used in business predictive analytics systems to quantify the number of customers who left a company. All retail and business to consumer companies carefully analyze customer behavior to prevent them to cease their…

What makes a good Data Scientist?

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Yesterday I was asked “What makes a great Data Scientist?” so I gave a few short quick-fire answers trying to replace “great” with “good” in the question:“Knowing when it is ok to apply a tree-based boosting machine to a regression…

The current state of neural machine translation

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This morning I woke up with the idea of assessing the current state of neural machine translation. I decided that the logical target of my brief research should be Google Translate (translate.google.com). After a bit of work and with the…