Shower Thoughts – Blog

Using Machine Learning to Classify the Quality of Wine

Using an open-source dataset, I’ve written up a Jupyter notebook below that explores the performance of several commonly used decision...

Recognizing the Limits of Visualization

Visualization (viz) is an incredibly hot topic in the business analytics/data science (DS) world right now. In every job description,...

Gear Review: Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2 (HHKB2)

There’s a term in engineering called a “1% Solution”. 1% solutions solve a problem that only 1% of the population...

Choosing Your Data Science Architecture

We data people love our architecture. We obsess over it. Every time Apache announces a new top-level project, we fawn...

What’s a Hadoop, Anyway?

To Hadoop and Beyond is a series dedicated to exploring the basics of distributed computing as it stands today, and to...

Understanding the Core of Hadoop: the MapReduce Algorithm

To Hadoop and Beyond is a series dedicated to exploring the basics of distributed computing as it stands today, and to...

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