Scrappy Data Scientist Blog

[Dashboard] Fitbit Dashboard with Google Sheets—An Exercise in Presenting Data Purposefully

[Project] A nostalgic look back at HQ Trivia and my python automation experiment for getting rich

[Case Study] Game analytics and insights from player segmentation analysis

[Case Study] Optimizing the application screening process with NLP and machine learning

Distributed representations in a simple recurrent neural network

[Project] Emergent abstract representations in a recurrent neural network

[Current Project] Trade volume forecasting with deep learning

Cover of Nature Machine Intelligence Journal Volume 1

Should academics boycott Nature Machine Intelligence Journal?

Drawing of human brain with frontal lobe substructures

Could a human survive without the frontal lobe?

Precocious baby reading an encyclopedia

What are the changes in the brain that underlie the rapid language spurt by 3 years of age?

Have we really learned more about the brain in the last 10-15 years than in all of previous human history?

What do scientists think of Daniel Amen and his SPECT scan diagnoses?

Cover of Memory, the classic card matching game

What is the difference between recognition and remembering?

Drawing depicting the difference between a random network and a scale-free network that has hubs

Which regions of the brain experience the highest levels of oxidation due to aging?

How does reduced synaptic pruning contribute to the symptomatology of autism?

An intuitive explanation of principle component analysis

How are human visual perception and deep learning related?