Category : Data Science

A chart of Bechdel Test scores

A movie is said to satisfy the Bechdel Test if it satisfies the following three criteria: The movie has at least two named female characters ... who have a conversation with each other ... about something other than a man The website BechdelTest.com ...

A few podcast recommendations

After avoiding the entire medium for years, I've been rather getting into listening to podcasts lately. As a worker-from-home I don't have a commute (the natural use case of podcasts, I guess), but I have been travelling a lot more recently and it's...

Announcing dplyrXdf 1.0

I’m delighted to announce the release of version 1.0.0 of the dplyrXdf package. dplyrXdf began as a simple (relatively speaking) backend to dplyr for Microsoft Machine Learning Server/Microsoft R Server’s Xdf file format, but has now become a broader...

Data Science at StitchFix

If you want to see a great example of how data science can inform every stage of a business process, from product concept to operations, look no further than Stitch Fix's Algorithms Tour. Scroll down through this explainer to see how this personal st...

Data Science, explained for beginners

If you've heard about Data Science but don't really understand what it's all about, you might want to check out the 5-part video series Data Science for Beginners presented by my colleague Brandon Rohrer, senior data scientist at Microsoft.  Each vid...

Deep Learning and Drones

Deep Learning Part 5: Running Pre-trained Deep Neural Networks through Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs on Raspberry Pi 3 & Parrot Drones by Anusua Trivedi, Microsoft Data Scientist This blog series has been broken into several parts, in which I des...