Tag: Math

  • The Math of Machine Learning

    (hover for CC attribution) One of the challenges of data science in general is that it is a multi-disciplinary field. For any given problem, you may need skills in data extraction, data transformation, data cleaning, math, statistics, software engineering, data visualization, and the domain. And that list likely isn’t inclusive. One of the first questions […]

  • Flatland

    I finished reading Flatland. It’s a parable-style story about dimensions and geometry. As exciting as that sounds, it’s really good. I recommend it. You don’t have to be a math nerd to read it. I read the annotated version, but pretty much read the story straight-through, only using the notes when something struck a chord. […]