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The mitigation of manual labor through automation has always been a goal, especially since the dawn of machines with the industrial revolution. While the term automation was coined in the 1940’s as it related to motor vehicle assembly, today the term has another meaning. Automation of data science/predictive modeling/machine learning is set to usher in […]

Learning Machine

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In this post I go a bit “meta”, and talk about learning how to learn about predictive modeling. What you focus on while learning makes a significant difference in the outcome and the type of predictive modeler that you will become. The gist of my message is: don’t focus on language, technique, methods, or even […]

Installing PyTorch

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PyTorch is another great platform (along with TensorFlow) for creating machine learning solutions. The process of installing it is relatively straightforward: Step 1: Make sure you have Anaconda installed. If not, go to: Installing Anaconda Step 2: Install PyTorch: Initiate the Anaconda prompt (search for “Anaconda”, you should see the program as well as “Anaconda […]