Embedded *isms in Vector-Based Natural Language Processing

Posted on Fri 16 September 2016 in research

You may have read recently about machine learning's bias problem particularly in word embeddings and vectors. It's a massive problem. If you are using word embeddings to generate associative words, phrases or to do comparisons, you should be aware of the biases you are introducing into your work. In preparation …

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Obligatory Women In Tech Post

Posted on Fri 16 September 2016 in life

Question: How does it feel to be a woman in tech?



see also: OG PyLadies Interview

I Hate You, NLP ;)

Posted on Thu 21 July 2016 in conferences

"I had a great time talking about Sentiment Analysis and Natural Language processing at EuroPython 2016. Here are my slides for your review, feel free to reach out on Twitter or email if you'd like to chat further about NLP, machine learning and sentiment. I look forward to starting more …

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Python Flight Search

Posted on Tue 29 March 2016 in hacking

Like many people, I enjoy travel. With family and friends all across the United States and a home base in Berlin, it's fairly easy to find a reason to travel -- either globally or within the EU. That said, what I find more difficult is to determine what's the best way …

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Data Wrangling with Python Course

Posted on Mon 29 February 2016 in trainings

I'll be in New York on July 13th and 14th, teaching how to "big data" with Python. We'll cover Pandas, Hadoop, PySpark and more on automation, acquisition and managing your data.

Next Course: New York City, July 13-14

Tickets are available on Eventbrite with a special Early Bird and Student …

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Data Wrangling with Python

Posted on Sun 01 November 2015 in books

Just a quick note that my book: Data Wrangling with Python is available for prepurchase on Amazon as well as in early release on O'Reilly's web site.

Data Wrangling with Python

Pick up a copy for less than full amount now. I'll be posting some examples of problems we work through in the book …

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Europython 2015

Posted on Thu 23 July 2015 in conferences

Introduction to Data Analysis Tutorial

Want to learn how to analyze data using Python? If you're at #europycon you should drop by my course! If not, watch the video online later today (will post link!)