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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.

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...

2018 Books

Posted: 1 January 2018

Artemis - Andy Weir Elon Musk - Ashlee Vance Homo Deus - Yuval Noah Harari Merchants of Doubt - Naomi Oreskes & Erik M. Conway The Looming Tower - Lawrence Wright Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari Shoe Dog - Phil Knight Tell Tale - Jeffrey Archer The Three Secret Cities...

Research Assistant

Posted: 10 November 2017

EDIT on 29th December 2017. Deep Learning research is moving so quickly. The idea I had for the paper I was trying to write was released by NVIDIA on December 4th 2017. They probably submitted it for CVPR 2018. Note that I’m not saying I could have achieved their results...