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. Everyone is coming out with their version of an auto modeling AI product. Some were the first, some are not there yet, and then there’s Driverless AI.

Automated modeling is just a fancy term to make the life of data scientists, engineers, IT administrators, and anyone else in the analytics space easier by automating processes. The IT space has done an amazing job of automating server spin ups, logins, or security. So why shouldn’t we in the AI field do the same?

H2O.ai Blog

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while since H2O World in London, but work has been busy! I did find some time pre Thanksgiving Day weekend to work on it, so I’d appreciate it if you gave it a read on the H2o.ai blog.

Changing Pinboard Tags with Python

Welcome to another automation post! This is a super simple Python script for changing misspelled or wrong tags in your Pinboard account. I started using Pinboard again because it helps me save all these great articles I read on the Interwebz, so I can paraphrase and regurgitate them back to you. Ha!

I need to clean out the Pinboard tags every so often because I hooked it up to Twitter. It works well for me because it saves all my retweets, favs and posts, but there’s a lot of noise. Sometimes I end up with tags like “DataScience” and “DataScientists” when I really want “DataScience.” I did some searching around and found the Pinboard Python library. Changing Pinboard tags with Python is EASY!

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The Process of Writing

Writing. I have such a love hate relationship with it. I try to write things of interest to my readers but I’m struggling to reconcile what to write about it. So I focus on writing tips and the process. I love the process of writing so much that it gets in the way of actual writing sometimes.

Damn.
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