Lynx Roundup, February 24th 2020

Lynx Roundup, February 24th 2020

Progress bars in Python & Pandas! Understanding classification thresholds using isocurves! GPU and FPGA in AI!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

New ICE OPT Job Guidance Could Trip Up Students And Employers
New ICE guidance on Optional Practical Training could create problems when employers file H-1B petitions for international students.
Progress Bars in Python (and pandas!)
Instantly add progress bars to any loop or .apply() function in Python!
Understanding Classification Thresholds Using Isocurves
Your job as a data scientist isn’t done until you explain how to interpret the model and apply it. That means threshold selection for the business decision that motivated the model.
For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth | George Monbiot
Increased spending power leads to environmental damage. It’s time for a radical plan, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot
Management AI: GPU and FPGA, Why They Are Important for Artificial Intelligence
The current state of Artificial Intelligence (AI), in general, and Deep Learning (DL) in specific, is more tightly tying hardware to software than at any time in computers since the 1970s.


Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.