A data scientist is a data scientist – not a sales guy

Data Scientists are normally not the best sellers and communicators. They are simply – data scientists. If you are serious about transforming your business using Big Data, machine learning, advanced analytics, and sophisticated automated data driven workflows...

Building Your Lab – Part 4 – VPN Access

Setting up a point-to-site VPN connection to your Azure network. We need to set up a way of accessing all the browser-based management tools without exposing them needlessly to the internet. The most convenient way is the point-to-site VPN service in Azure, which...

Why Deep Learning?

Your competitors are probably not using it yet. Software from well-established analytics vendors has always been 5 to 10 years behind leading machine learning technology. Consider the following example: 2001 – The Random Forest algorithm was formalized by Leo...

Building Your Lab – Part 3 – JupyterHub

Set up a Jupyter Notebook for Julia, R, and Python. It’s time to set up a development environment and the cool new way to work is through “notebooks”, which are web-based interactive programming environments. I wouldn’t go so far as to say that...