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Blog

Don't take the post dates on this page as a measure of how often I blog. I update my Books page and Euler page quite often.

2019 Books

Posted: 8 February 2019

21 Lessons for the 21st Century - Yuval Noah Harari A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles A Wild Sheep Chase - Haruki Murakami Clean Architecture - Robert C. Martin The Future of Capitalism - Paul Collier Structures - J. E. Gordon Refer to First Post of 2019 for my...

HackerRank: ACM ICPC Team

Posted: 24 November 2018

Starting to do HackerRank again. The objective is to do a small problem each day at least, with the option of spilling over to the next day if it is too hard. This question is really simple. N is less than 500, and 500C2 is in the order of O(N^2)....

Google Code Jam Round H

Posted: 18 November 2018

It’s the last Code Jam of the year. I wanted to take part in the previous ones but didn’t make the time to do it. At least I managed to do the last one. Performance was really bad though, only managed to finish the first 2 questions - in a...

NYC Taxi Challenge

Posted: 2 November 2018

TLDR The Challenge Understanding the Data Synthesized Understanding of Data Exploring the Data in Pandas Feature Engineering Duration Speed Tip Day of Week Weekend Building the Model Test Dataset Classifier Experiment 1 Experiment 2 Experiment 3 Experiment 4 Regressor Deploying in a production environment? Conclusion TLDR I normalized the data...

First Post of 2018

Posted: 3 January 2018

Let’s start off the year by reviewing the books I’ve read in 2017 and taking note of all the important lessons I’ve learnt from them. I won’t be repeating anything in this post; if that’s what you’re expecting, I’m not. It’s more of me going through all the points again...