Latest News

Here you’ll find the latest news on the this site. Usually it’s the last 10 blog posts.

  • Market Recap- Last week I posted my Death Cross & a Test article and a few weeks before that my article on How Passive Investing Saved my Life. It turns out some of my readers found it useful so I decided to post a market recap from last week. I’m not sure how long I’ll keep these up but it’s … Continue reading "Market Recap"
  • Functional Programming in Python- I’m spending time trying to understand the differences between writing classes and functions in Python. Which one is better and why? From what I’m gathering, a lot of people are tired of writing classes in general. Classes are used in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) and some python coders hate it because it’s writing too many … Continue reading "Functional Programming in Python"
  • Automatic Feature Engineering with Driverless AI- Dmitry Larko, Kaggle Grandmaster, and Senior Data Scientist at H2O.ai goes into depth on how to apply feature engineering in general and in Driverless AI. This video is over a year old and the version of Driverless AI shown is in beta form. The current version is much more developed today. This is by far … Continue reading "Automatic Feature Engineering with Driverless AI"
  • Ray Dalio’s Pure Alpha Fund- Ray Dalio’s Pure Alpha Fund returned 14.6% for 2018. That’s an amazing feat considering the majority of hedge funds averaged a loss of 6.7%. How does he do it? Simple. He always asks, “how do I know I’m right?” The Westport, Connecticut-based firm is the world’s biggest hedge fund with about $160 billion in assets. … Continue reading "Ray Dalio’s Pure Alpha Fund"
  • Death Cross & a Test- Although I do passive investing 95% of the time, I do keep an eye on the general market gyrations if there’s something notable happening. For example, the recent market sell offs. Of course my 401k looks like 351K now, but this is to be expected considered the lunacy we’re seeing in Federal Government right now. … Continue reading "Death Cross & a Test"
  • Happy New Year 2019!- I wanted to wish all my readers a Happy New Year! May 2019 be a good year for you and your loved ones!
  • What’s new in Driverless AI?- Arno, H2O’s CTO, gave a great 1+ hour overview in what’s new with Driverless AI version 1.4.1. If you check back in a few weeks/months, it’ll be even better. In all honesty, I have never seen a company innovate this fast. Below are my notes from the video: H2O-3 is the open source product Driverless … Continue reading "What’s new in Driverless AI?"
  • Peace on Earth 2018- I wanted to wish all my readers a Happy Holidays and Peace on Earth. May you have a restful day with your loved ones.
  • Latest Writings Elsewhere – December 2018- I’m happy to announce my very first article went live on the H2O.ai blog! Writers gonna write! It’s been a long time since I contributed to my firm’s online content and it feels good to do it again. The article is about seeking clarity in the Automated Machine Learning space. Why? Because it’s plain confusing. … Continue reading "Latest Writings Elsewhere – December 2018"
  • House Buying Guide for Millennials- I’ve been thinking of writing a no-nonsense house buying guide for Millennials. I want to share my experiences and expertise in the engineering field as a way to help novice buyers. When I look at the portfolio of properties my wife and I own, I can’t help but think of the mistakes we made. This … Continue reading "House Buying Guide for Millennials"

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