ML Storytelling in Python (Part 1)

Introduction Recently I’ve found myself having all sorts of fun as I work with the “big-sleep” python package. Big-sleep combines OpenAI’s CLIP (Contrastive Language-Image Pre-Training) and a GAN (Generative Adversarial Network) to allow a user to enter a text prompt.

Basic Ensemble Model in R

Overview This project was designed to showcase the Ensemble Methodology for classification. Ensembles can provide better predictive capabilities than individual classification techniques; however, they come at the expense of increased processing power and time requirements.

Thoughts on the Minimum Wage Part 1

Introduction The debate over what the minimum wage should be is one that has raged on for a long time. This is ultimately a normative question, and one that’s unlikely to ever be solved to everyone’s satisfaction; however, my interest lies in understanding the minimum wage’s effective purchasing power.

Plotting Stock Portfolio Risk versus Return in Python

For my first weekend project, I decided that I wanted to work through a portfolio project write up that was hosted over at Data Blogger. This project uses Python to plot stocks based on expected return and risk.