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Testing for mean reversion with Python & developing simple VIX system - Talaikis unsorted - Tadas Talaikis Blog May 12, 2019 machine learning Steps to calculate centroids in cluster using K-means clustering algorithm - Data Science Central May 12, 2019 machine learning Basics of Statistical Mean Reversion Testing - QuantStart May 12, 2019 machine learning Algorithmic trading in less than 100 lines of Python code - O’Reilly Media May 11, 2019 machine learning Interpreting Machine Learning Models May 9, 2019 H2O.ai & LIME & Shapley Values & MLI & machine learning Shapley Values, MLI I found this short 8 minute video from H2O World about Machine Learning Interpretability (MLI). It’s given by Patrick Hall, the Microsoft makes a push to simplify machine learning | TechCrunch May 3, 2019 machine learning 10 Great Articles On Python Development — Hacker Noon May 2, 2019 machine learning Introduction to Keras Apr 24, 2019 Keras & Tutorials & Video & Tensorflow & machine learning This is a really great introductory video on Keras and how simple it makes calling complex deep learning libraries like Tensorflow. The 13 year old Democratising Machine learning with H2O — Towards Data Science Apr 23, 2019 machine learning Getting started with Python datatable | Kaggle Apr 23, 2019 machine learning Machine Learning Making Pesto Tastier Apr 4, 2019 Food & machine learning Waterfall Now this is something I can get behind, using machine learning to make Pesto tastier! The article is really about growing Basil with TensorFlow and High Level APIs Mar 16, 2019 TensorFlow & Data Science & machine learning TensorFlow I got a chance to watch this great presentation on the upcoming release of TensorFlow v2 by Martin Wicke. He goes over the big Driving Marketing Performance with H2O Driverless AI Mar 11, 2019 H2O.ai & machine learning I watched this great video of G5 explaining how they use H20-3, AutoML, and Driverless AI to build an NLP model and put it in production. Machine Learning and Data Munging in H2O Driverless AI with datatable Feb 24, 2019 H2O.ai & machine learning I missed this presentation at H2O World and I’m glad it was recorded. Pasha Stetsenko and Oleksly Kononenko give a great presentation on the Python Automatic Feature Engineering with Driverless AI Jan 9, 2019 H2O.ai & machine learning H2o.ai Dmitry Larko, Kaggle Grandmaster, and Senior Data Scientist at H2O.ai goes into depth on how to apply feature engineering in general and What's new in Driverless AI? Dec 26, 2018 H2O.ai & machine learning 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 Changing Pinboard Tags with Python Dec 12, 2018 Python & Automation & Pinboard & machine learning Welcome to another automation post! This is a super simple Python script for changing misspelled or wrong tags in your Pinboard account. I started Automate Feed Extraction and Posting it to Twitter Dec 10, 2018 Python & Automation & Twitter & machine learning I wrote a small Python script to automate feed extraction and posting it to Twitter. The feed? My feed burner feed for this site. The script is Flux: A Machine Learning Framework for Julia Dec 7, 2018 Julia & machine learning There was a HUGE announcement on the Julia blog a few days ago. The convergence of a language for machine learning and marrying it with a compiler Getting Started in Data Science Part 2 Dec 5, 2018 Data Science & machine learning I’m finally getting around to writing Part 2 of Getting Started in Data Science. The first part can be found here. I made suggestions for Isolation Forests in H2O.ai Nov 17, 2018 Data Science & H2O.ai & machine learning A new feature has been added to H2O-3 open source, isolation forests. I’ve always been a fan of understanding outliers and love using One Class What is Reusable Holdout? Nov 2, 2018 Data Science & Model Training & machine learning Overfitting and introducing bias during model training is always a big topic in data science. Typically you train a model using Cross Validation by H2O World London 2018 - Record Signups! Oct 26, 2018 H2O.ai & machine learning We now return to our regularly scheduled machine learning and sales engineering posts, already in progress… I’m off to London later tonight to go to iML Package for Model Agnostic Interpretable Machine Learning Sep 28, 2018 Machine Learning Interpretability & machine learning In this video the presenter goes over a new R package called ‘iML.’ This package has a lot of power when explaining global and local feature Matrix Factorization for Missing Value Imputation Sep 12, 2018 H2O.ai & machine learning I stumbled across an interested reddit post about using matrix factorization (MF) for imputing missing values. The original poster was trying to Extract Blog Post Links from RSS feeds Sep 9, 2018 RSS & Python & machine learning As part of my goal of automation here, I wrote a small script to extract blog post links from RSS feeds. using Python. I did this to extract the Interpretable Machine Learning Using LIME Framework Sep 7, 2018 LIME & Machine Learning Interpretability & machine learning I found this talk to be fascinating. I’ve been a big fan of LIME but never really understood the details of how it works under the hood. I Python Script to Parse Blog Feeds Version 2 Sep 5, 2018 Automation & Python & machine learning I’m going to share an update to my original python script. It’s super simple and it completely automates parsing multiple blog feeds for you to Unsupervised Machine Learning Translation Sep 2, 2018 Facebook & Language & machine learning I always wondered how Facebook does its ‘in post’ language translation, and now I know.   German Translation Our new approach provides a Understanding Random Forests with Python Code Sep 1, 2018 Python & Random Forests & machine learning Towards Data Science is such a great Medium blog that I should consider writing for it! I came across a great article about Python, RapidMiner, and Carriage Returns Aug 22, 2018 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning I’ve been working on some Python code for a RapidMiner process. What I want to do is simplify my Instagram Hashtag Tool and make it go faster. RapidMiner Text Mining Resources Aug 22, 2018 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Just some Text Mining resources in RapidMiner that I found cool, helpful, and interesting. This list will be updated as I find more links. Using Deploying Julia with Domo Aug 21, 2018 Julia & machine learning This is a short by great video of Julia in production with Domo.   JuliaCon 2018 Julia with Domo I really like Julia. A Probability Distributions Cheat Sheet Aug 13, 2018 Data Science & machine learning This probability distribution cheat sheet has been making the rounds on Twitter lately and guess what? It’s pretty darn valuable if you ask me. Exploring H2O.ai Aug 10, 2018 H2O.ai & RapidMiner & machine learning A few years ago RapidMiner incorporated a fantastic open source library from H2O.ai. That gave the platform Deep Learning, GLM, and a GBT algos, Using Python for Descriptive Statistics Aug 6, 2018 Data Science & Python & machine learning KD Nuggets has another great article on using Python for descriptive statistics.   Descriptive Statistics Descriptive Statistics are Productionalizing RapidMiner and Python on RapidMiner Server Jul 24, 2018 Data Science & RapidMiner Server & Python & machine learning Continuing my RapidMiner Server series. In this video I show you how to save a RapidMiner Studio process to RapidMiner Server. Then configure Introduction to RapidMiner Server Jul 24, 2018 Data Science & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning I made a new video on RapidMiner Server! This is just a high level overview of the Web GUI and how to navigate through it. In future videos I’ll be Beta Testing an Instagram Hashtag Tool Jul 22, 2018 Instagram & Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Continuing the stream of consciousness from my Working with Instgram API, JSONPath, and RapidMiner post, I started beta testing a new and improved Working with the Instagram API, JSONPath, and RapidMiner Jul 12, 2018 Instagram & JSON & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning I used Scott’s excellent RapidMiner Instagram API tutorial to build one of my clients a simple hashtag/keyword tool for brand marketing. The Fix Spelling Mistakes in Text Processing with RapidMiner Jul 11, 2018 RapidMiner & Python & machine learning The RapidMiner Community has some really talented Data Scientists. I recently came across a response by Unicorn lionelderkrikor on how to fix Bubble Grid vs Choropleth in R Jul 10, 2018 R & Data Visualization & machine learning I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with R but ever since I generated a Word Cloud using RapidMiner and R, I’ve come to like it’s visualization Installing RapidMiner Studio on AWS Jun 29, 2018 AWS & RapidMiner & Java 8 & X11 Windows & machine learning For a project I had to spin up an EC2 instance and install RapidMiner Studio there. I needed a static IP to make some connections to a database Word Clouds in RapidMiner and R Jun 29, 2018 RapidMiner & R & machine learning There was a question from the RapidMiner Community on how to make a word clouds in RapidMiner using R. It’s really easy. First, you’ll need to make Deep Learning can hallucinate Jun 18, 2018 Deep Learning & GAN & machine learning This is very interesting, a way to trip up computer vision by adding a strange image to fool classification tasks. As the researchers write, the RapidMiner's New Time Series Extension Jun 3, 2018 RapidMiner & Time Series & Extension & machine learning I’m really liking the overhaul of the old Value Series extension. RapidMiner has been building a new Time Series extension that started with the Consuming REST API's and Text Mining with RapidMiner Jun 1, 2018 RapidMiner & Text Mining & LDA & machine learning Online is becoming the ‘goto’ place for customers to interact with a company Number 1 reason to access chat is to get a quick answer in an Support Vector Machine Optimization of Gamma and C Jun 1, 2018 machine learning support vector machine optimization of gamma and c Consuming REST API's and Text Mining with RapidMiner Jun 1, 2018 RapidMiner & Text Mining & LDA & machine learning Online is becoming the ‘goto’ place for customers to interact with a company Number 1 reason to access chat is to get a quick answer in an Learn RapidMiner Livestream Volume 4 May 26, 2018 RapidMiner & SMOTE & Balancing Data & machine learning I completely fail in this live stream and it’s hilarious. Before I crash and burn, I do talk about how to upsample, downsample, and balance data! Learn RapidMiner Livestream Volume 3 May 18, 2018 Wordnet & Word2Vec & R Statistics & Time Series & machine learning My latest livestream. In this episode I continue with the Word2Vec process and build a synomym stemming dictionary. Then I talk about how to do time Deep Learning with TensorFlow and Keras May 15, 2018 Keras & TensorFlow & machine learning A really good technical introduction to deep learning from @AndrewYNg’s Coursera that touches on stocastic gradient descent for optimization, which Learn RapidMiner Livestream Volume 2 May 11, 2018 Wordnet & Text Processing & XML & machine learning My latest livestream. In this episode I show you how to share processes in XML and RMP formats, how to open Views, install Wordnet and configure it Periodic Table of Deeplearning May 11, 2018 Deep Learning & machine learning A nice handy graphic from deeplearningpatterns. Deeplearning Periodic Table Why is Tensorflow so slow? May 11, 2018 Tensorflow & machine learning This article cracks me up. Let’s be real: tensorflow is more like 5 frameworks awkwardly fused together than a single framework - there are so many WTF is a Tensor? May 8, 2018 Tensor & Data Science & Math & machine learning If you ever wanted to know what a ‘Tensor’ was, this article is for you. Basically: A tensor is a container which can house data in N dimensions, Word2Vec Example Process in RapidMiner May 3, 2018 RapidMiner & Data Science & Word2Vec & Twitter & machine learning This is an example process of how to use Word2Vec in RapidMiner with the Search Twitter operator. For more information check out this post on the Learn RapidMiner Livestream Volume 1 May 2, 2018 RapidMiner & Data Science & machine learning I had my first YouTube LiveStream on how to use RapidMiner. It’s about 48 minutes long and I do a GUI overview and do some text mining. I even Getting Started in Data Science - Part 1 Apr 25, 2018 Data Science & RapidMiner & Python & machine learning This is the forward to an introduction on getting started in data science. I wanted to write a set of ‘getting started’ posts to share with readers Data Science and Machine Learning Education Apr 16, 2018 Data Science & Google & TensorFlow & machine learning When I first self-taught myself ‘data science,’ there wasn’t a lot on the Internet to help me. I spent years cobbling information together reading Python Script to Parse Blog Feeds Apr 3, 2018 Python & RSS & Tutorials & machine learning I recently wrote a small a python script to parse blog feeds and then tweet them out via Twitter. It randomly takes the first 5 RSS entries of a Mean Reversion Trading Process in RapidMiner Mar 19, 2018 Mean Reversion & RapidMiner & Trading & Tutorials & machine learning Lately I’ve been think about becoming more active in trading again. I was reviewing some strategies and decided to recreate a mean reversion trading Building a Machine Learning Framework from scratch Mar 5, 2018 Machine Learning & machine learning Great article by Florian Cäsar on how his team developed a new machine learning framework. From scratch. In 491 steps! He summarizes the entire How StockTwits Uses Machine Learning Mar 2, 2018 Machine Learning & Python & StockTwits & machine learning Fascinating behind the scenes interview of StockTwit’s Senior Data Scientist Garrett Hoffman. He shares great tidbits on how StockTwits uses machine Extract Ernst Hemingway Quotes from Goodreads Feb 20, 2018 RapidMiner & Text Mining & Tutorials & Web Mining & machine learning Here’s a fast and simple process to extract Ernst Hemingway Quotes from Goodreads. The process is not done, I still need to loop over each quote and Predicting Historical Volatility for the S&P500 Dec 17, 2017 Forecasting & Historical Volatility & Option Trading & RapidMiner & machine learning Predicting Historical Volatility is easy with RapidMiner. The attached process uses RapidMiner to recreate a research paper Options trading driven Fraud Analytics in RapidMiner Nov 10, 2017 machine learning This is a great video presentation on Fraud Analytics use case with RapidMiner. See my notes below. ##Some key concepts More complex model, the The Rise of Machine Learning Trading Oct 24, 2017 Trading & Machine Learning & thoughts This is huge if you ask me. First it was roboadvisers and now the machines are going to take over trading. The machine learning agent found and AlphaGO Zero learns on its own Oct 19, 2017 Google & AlphaGo & Zero & Deep Learning & Machine Learning & machine learning The news dropped that Google’s new implementation of AlphaGo, called AlphaGO Zero, was able to learn completely on its own. No training set was Installing Keras Deep Learning with RapidMiner Oct 17, 2017 Keras & Deep Learning & machine learning If you watched this great introduction on Deep Learning with Keras and RapidMiner here, you probably want to try it out! I’ll warn you though, it’s Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 13 - Parameter Optimization Oct 17, 2017 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this Rapidminer Video Tutorial I show the user how to use the Parameter Optimization operator to optimize your trained data. The example shows Introduction to Deep Learning Oct 16, 2017 RapidMiner & Keras & Deep Learning & machine learning This is a great introduction to Deep Learning. I know I learned a few things from Phillip. ##Some key concepts RapidMiner now can do GPU deep Enable Twitter Cards and Open Graph in Blot.Im Oct 11, 2017 Blot & Open Graph & Twitter & Cards & machine learning I struggled for days on how to correctly enable Twitter Cards and Open Graph (aka Facebook) in my Blot.IM templates! Days! The problem is now solved Orange 3 is impressive Oct 7, 2017 Machine Learning & Data Science & machine learning I’ve been keeping a lazy eye on Orange over the years and it’s (fairly) recent update has made it quite an impressive contender in the Data Science Weaponizing AI Sep 12, 2017 AI & Cybersecurity & machine learning File this under “no shit Sherlock,” but hackers are already weaponizing machine learning. The AI, named SNAP_R, sent simulated spear-phishing Use RapidMiner to AutoLabel a Twitter Training Set Sep 9, 2017 Product Marketing & RapidMiner & Tutorials & One-Class & SVM & LIME & machine learning I’ve been struggling with how to separate the signal from noise in Twitter data. There’s great content and sentiment there but it’s buried by Machine Learning for Predicting the Unknown Aug 23, 2017 machine learning Great interview with Courtenay Cotton of n-Join. Here are some key tibits I found interesting. People develop new algorithms and have Keras and NLTK Aug 15, 2017 Data Science & Deep Learning & Keras & NLTK & Python & Text Analytics & Text Mining & Thoughts & machine learning I’ve been doing a lot more Python hacking, especially around text mining and using the deep learning library Keras and NLTK. Normally I’d do most of Use RapidMiner to Discover Twitter Content Aug 12, 2017 Product Marketing & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning Welcome to this new tutorial on how to use RapidMiner to discover Twitter Content. I created this process as a way to monitor what’s going on in the Is it Possible to Automate Data Science? Jul 10, 2017 Automation & Data Science & RapidMiner & Thoughts & machine learning A few months ago I read about a programmer that automated his job down to the point where the coffee machine would make him lattes! Despite the Labeling Training Data Correctly May 5, 2017 Machine Learning & Data Science & AI & machine learning I recently listened to a great O’Reilly podcast on this subject. They interviewed Lukas Biewald, Chief Data Scientist and Founder of CrowdFlower. Engineering Firms: Use Process Mining for Competitive Advantage Apr 28, 2017 machine learning I’ve spent years working at small and large Engineering firms and they hardly made any money. Engineering firms are notorious for making 1 to 3% The Sudden Interest in Data Science Platforms Apr 20, 2017 Data Science & machine learning Gartner Hype Cycle For years we’ve hearing how Big Data will unlock all kinds of insights in a corporation’s data. Everyone raced to stand up Mashing Up Julia Language with RapidMiner Feb 10, 2017 Julia Language & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning If you want to execute any Python in RapidMiner, you have to use the Execute Python operator. This operator makes things so simple that people use Machine Learning on a Raspberry Pi Jan 27, 2017 Machine Learning & Maker & Raspberry Pi & Startups & Tinker & thoughts It looks like Google is catching up to the idea of machine learning on a Raspberry Pi! Someone put RapidMiner on a Pi back in 2013 but it was slow Custom Reports in Google Analytics Nov 3, 2016 Blogging & Marketing & SEO & Traffic Generation & machine learning #Custom Reports in Google Analytics Recently I imported some custom reports in Google Analytics that I found online. They have been eye opening Experimenting with Google Sheets Oct 27, 2016 AAPL & Charting & Excel & Google Sheets & machine learning Google Sheets, and Google Documents for that matter, are turning into some really robust tools. If I were to start a company, I would use those Raspberry Pi Related Links Oct 6, 2016 Links & machine learning This is just my running link list related to anything Raspberry Pi. Commentary may be included. ##Weather Related: A Twitter Bot in Groovy Script - Part 2 Sep 23, 2016 Twitter & Bot & machine learning Just a quick update. I’m trying to integrate my R2D2 Groovy Script into RapidMiner but I’ve run into problems. Originally I tried to copy and paste A Twitter Bot in Groovy Script - Part 1 Aug 29, 2016 Twitter & Bot & machine learning For the last two years I’ve been working with the Twython package to build my (R2D2) Twitter Bot. It’s been successful and I’ve learned how to hack Hacking Tags with Blot.Im Aug 15, 2016 Tags & Tutorials & machine learning For years I mistagged so many posts. I didn’t have a logical way of adding and editing them. My old Wordpress posts were littered with junk A Simple Blog Post Tweeter Aug 12, 2016 Twitter & machine learning I continue on my journey to rebuild this blog’s traffic. One idea I had was to build a simple Python based blog post tweeter. I would select a blog Stock Trend Following Model in RapidMiner May 27, 2016 Stocks & machine learning Recently I discovered in my old archives a stock trend following model I started in RapidMiner. I never finished it back then but now I cleaned it Plugging in Plot.ly, Python, and RapidMiner May 4, 2016 RapidMiner & Plotly & machine learning I’ve struggled for a while trying to build an embedded visualization for my auto-generated blog posts. I tried D3js (javascript), Bokeh (python), Auto Generating Blog Posts with RapidMiner Apr 18, 2016 Blogging & machine learning Lately I’ve been fooling around with the new Blot.Im blogging engine and decided to see if I could use RapidMiner and some Javascript to auto Advanced ETL using Macros and Loops Mar 23, 2016 Video & machine learning #Advanced ETL using Macros and Loops Streamed my first office hours for RapidMiner today. In this 20 minute video I talk about about to use macros Where Computers Defeat Us and Where They Don't Mar 23, 2016 Go & AlphaGo & AI & Deep Learning & machine learning After AlphaGo won 4 to 1 against Lee Sedol, the world is a buzz with excitement and fear of AI. Although we’re still a long way from the “rise of AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol Mar 14, 2016 Go & Weiqi & AlphaGo & Deep Learning & AI & machine learning Lots of great videos on YouTube of the match between AlphaGo and Lee Sedol. I consider these historic because this level of AI is almost humanlike AI Overloads look to beat Go champion Mar 12, 2016 Go & Weiqi & AI & Deep Learning & machine learning In case you’ve been living under a rock, Google’s Deepmind is about to make AI history. Google developed AlphaGo, a deep learning program, to Experimenting Feb 12, 2016 Blogging & machine learning Just a quick post. I’m experimenting with adding a D3js type of dashboard to this site. I wrote a simple process to pull the closing prices of the D3js Scatter Plot in RapidMiner Jan 18, 2016 RapidMiner & D3js & machine learning Continuing on the theme of using D3js to visualize RapidMiner results, this time I show you how to skip putting it into a RapidMiner Server Extending GIS in RapidMiner Dec 31, 2015 Geospatial & GIS & RapidMiner & machine learning My talented coworker and GIS expert, Balázs Bárány, made some amazing progress on extending GIS in RapidMiner. Using Groovy Script, and the Execute Geo Distance in RapidMiner and Python Nov 4, 2015 Geospatial & RapidMiner & Python & machine learning In my previous post, I showed how you can use the Enrich by Webservice operator and OpenStreetMaps to do reverse geocoding lookups. This post will Extracting OpenStreetMap Data in RapidMiner Oct 30, 2015 Open Source & Open Street Map & RapidMIner & machine learning A few weeks ago I wanted to play with the Enrich by Webservice operator. The operator is part of the RapidMiner Web Mining extension and is Coding RapidMiner in Python Oct 28, 2015 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Back in middle school we learned about log tables. We learned how to look them up in a table, interpolate them, and then use the result in our Spark vs Hadoop Sep 22, 2015 machine learning There’s a lot of hullabaloo about Spark vs Hadoop for Big Data these days. If you’re rushing to stand up a Big Data cluster, you probably heard New RapidMiner Intro Videos Sep 21, 2015 RapidMiner & Tutorial & Videos & machine learning I’m pretty excited to have been selected as the “voice of RapidMiner” for 6 new introduction videos that were just posted to YouTube. The first one Big Data. Your Commuting Buddy Sep 14, 2015 Big Data & Transportation & machine learning I used to work in the Transportation field, especially with railroads. Forecasting and recovering from delays was always an tough task because of Prescriptive Analytics and My Heart Sep 1, 2015 Big Data & Healthcare & machine learning The world right now is awash in Predictive Analytics, the mystery of Big Data, and the rise of the glorious and magical Data Scientist. Most of the Big Data's Dirty Little Secret Aug 31, 2015 Big Data & machine learning Do you know what you’re doing with your Big Data? Based on my experience, only a small group of companies really do. There’s just one little Text Mining Federal Reserve Meeting Minutes Jun 15, 2015 Text Mining & Federal Reserve & machine learning I made another video for RapidMiner last week and tis time it’s about Text Mining Federal Reserve Meeting minutes. In the video I show how you Using Python with RapidMiner Apr 1, 2015 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Just a quick note, I recently recorded a new video on how to use Python with RapidMiner Studio. D3js Integration and Boston 2024 Mar 11, 2015 D3js & Boston Olympics & machine learning In case you missed it (ICYMI), I’ve been creating new videos for the RapidMiner YouTube channel. My latest ones were posted a few weeks ago and are Some New Videos Jan 30, 2015 RapidMiner & Tutorial & Video & machine learning In case you haven’t noticed, the RapidMiner YouTube channel has been very active lately. There are new videos being uploaded every week and a Pi Projects Jan 5, 2015 Raspberry Pi & Projects & machine learning Over time, I’ve amassed a small army of Raspberry Pi computers by putting them to use in all sorts of small and fun projects. I first started out Sentiment Analysis & RapidMiner Dec 5, 2014 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning This year, in late October, Rapidminer released an update to their Wordnet Extension. Granted, it’s December and I’m just getting around to playing Twython and the Rise of Something Oct 14, 2014 RapidMiner & Python & machine learning For the longest time I had a goal to automate Neural Market Trends with financial innovation(s) and broadcast the results to my readers. I wanted Twitter OAuth in RapidMiner Jul 8, 2014 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning This is why I love the Rapidminer Community. There are so many smart people out there sharing their Rapidminer processes with us that it keeps Tips and Tricks Using Rapidminer - Balancing Data Jul 2, 2014 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Posted another tips and tricks video using Rapidminer. This one is about how to balance and sample data from a large data set (10 million Tips and Tricks Using Rapidminer Jun 30, 2014 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Finally got around to making a few new videos. This one is about using the Union operator and it saved me from a Sunday night of hell. Hope you Craft Beer Demo May 21, 2014 Beer & Machine Learning & RapidMiner & machine learning I love beer, especially craft beers, and I also love what people say about beers on Twitter. One evening I had a wild idea to see if I can find out North Dakota’s Bakken Field Hockey Stick May 12, 2014 machine learning I spent a lot of time in North Dakota and Montana for my old job, and I never would’ve thought that there was so much oil/gas activity up there. Finance and Econ Extension Updated - New Sentiment Operators! Apr 15, 2014 machine learning Last night, a Monday night no less, I updated my Rapidminer Extensions and was pleasantly surprised. I discovered that the Finance and Economics RapidMiner: A Leader in Advanced Analytics Feb 24, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning Last week the news broke that Gartner Research placed Rapidminer in the Leader Quadrant for Advanced Analytics. I can’t say that I was surprised at The RAPi Project Update Feb 17, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning With every few steps forward on this project, I inevitably take a step back. On Friday night I successfully created a 2 node Pi computer. I tested The RAPi Project Feb 10, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning My initial setback in running Rapid Analytics on a Raspberry Pi might end up being just a small stumbling block in the end. The only thing that’s Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi – Part 3 Feb 6, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning #Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi — Part 3 Update: After talking with some IT folks, I realized that I might just be able to Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi - Part 2 Feb 4, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning #Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi - Part 2 I had some great success last night installing Rapid Analytics 1.3 (RA) on the Raspberry Pi. I RapidAnalytics on a Raspberry Pi? Feb 3, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning I’m attempting a feat that I believe hasn’t been done or thought of before, putting Rapid Analytics (RA) 1.3 on a Raspberry Pi. I know that the Random Forest Trees in RapidMiner Feb 1, 2014 RapidMiner & Tutorial & Random Forest & machine learning I was fooling around yesterday with the Random Forest Tree operator in Rapidminer because of this post on Revolution Analytics (great website Finance and Economics Extension Jan 15, 2014 Finance & Economics & RapidMiner & Extension & machine learning I’m playing around with the Rapidminer Finance and Economics extension, from Broad Reach Analytics, and I like it.  It’s a slick and fast way to Python & Dreamhost Dec 29, 2013 Python & machine learning Neural Market Trends is currently hosted on Dreamhost and for the better part of a 1-1/2 years I’ve been trying to figure out how to install RapidMiner on Raspberry Pi Jun 19, 2013 Raspberry Pi & RapidMiner & machine learning The image below is my first Raspberry Pi computer.  It’s an amazing little thing and I decided to purchase one ($35 USD) so I can connect it to my Seasonal Investing May 22, 2012 R & Investing & machine learning This chart shows you that there is some truth to the “Sell in May” and the “Santa Claus” rally. Plus it’s the main reason why I rebalance my 401k Rolling Performance of SPY, GLD, and SLV May 16, 2012 R & Investing & machine learning It’s been a while since I fired up R and charted out the rolling performance of SPY, GLD, and SLV.  Here it is. You’ll note that the SPY has Using SVM Kernels for Time Series Analysis Jan 24, 2012 SVM & Time Series & machine learning I wanted to share two research papers that are invaluable to anyone trying to use Support Vector Machines (SVM) for modeling the stock market.  One Rapidminer Sample Process - Multiply Data Jan 23, 2012 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning I often use the Multiply operator to make copies of my data set and feed it into different learners. I do this because sometimes I don’t know if a Rapidminer Sample Process Financial Text Mining Jan 19, 2012 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning This is the sample Rapidminer process I used in Video #14.  Just download the text file and import into into RM using the import process function. Rapidminer Sample Process: Parameter Optimization Jan 18, 2012 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning Below is a simple parameter optimization process in Rapidminer using the Iris data set.  Download the TXT file and import it into Rapidminer.  Of Text Mining Blog Keywords In Rapidminer and Google Analytics Mar 18, 2011 Text Mining & RapidMiner & Google Analytics & machine learning So I finally got around to downloading some keyword data from Google Analytics for the time period of 2/17/11 through 3/17/11 just to see what’s Statistics - An Introduction to R Mar 16, 2011 R & Statistics & machine learning I’m sure you’ve noticed that I put Google Ad’s back on this site. Don’t worry, I’m doing this on a temporary basis because I want you guys to help R and Rapidminer Together = Disruptive Technology! Mar 5, 2011 R & Statistics & RapidMiner & machine learning I’ve been teaching myself R now that I finally got Rapidminer’s R plugin to work.  It’s  pretty slick program and easy to learn, I’ve picked up Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 14 - Web Mining Financial Web Sites - Part 1 Feb 28, 2011 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this Rapidminer Video Tutorial I show the user how to use the web crawling and text mining operators to download 4 web pages, build a word Quantmod Package in R Feb 27, 2011 R & machine learning I finally discovered the quantmod package for R, and I’m finally getting around to learning the darn software.  I think I’m going to abandon Breakout Stock Pattern Recognition Jan 19, 2011 RapidMiner & Stocks & machine learning I love trading breakouts and piling into trends.  As such I’ve been spending an awful lot of time trying to understand patterns that the assets Rapidminer pushes the envelope with Information Extraction Jan 14, 2011 RapidMiner & Text Mining & machine learning I’ve been waiting for this plugin ever since Felix Jungermann showcased it at RCOMM 2010! It seems all the really cool things were showcased there RapidAnalytics released into the wild! Jan 12, 2011 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & machine learning This maybe old news to some but to those that don’t know, RapidAnalytics has been released to the community!  I got to watch Simon Fischer of the A Botched "R" plugin installation in Rapidminer - Solution Jan 11, 2011 RapidMiner & R & machine learning I decided to install the “R” plugin in Rapidminer recently and seriously botched the process.  I botched it so bad that Rapidminer got stuck in an Learning Python helps me with Excel Jan 6, 2011 Python & Excel & machine learning I use Excel extensively at work and I’ve always wished to write intricate macros but never understood the complexities of Visual Basic.  After Particle Swarm Optimization in Python Dec 11, 2010 Python & machine learning I found and installed the ECSPY evolutionary computation package and fiddled around with it. Considering I learned how to define and use functions A Simple INTC Chart Dec 9, 2010 Python & machine learning After yesterday’s “not so simple GOOG chart” adventure, I spent more time digging around the matplotlib website and discovered the A Not So Simple GOOG Chart Dec 8, 2010 Python & machine learning What I am about to post is a simple $GOOG chart created by a python script that I grabbed off Trainee Trader’s site.  While creating a line chart Learning Python - The Hard Way? Dec 6, 2010 Python & machine learning I’m teaching myself, through hand’s on exercises, how to code  (script) in Python.  So far its been a breeze, but that’s because I’ve found a great Poking Python Dec 3, 2010 machine learning So I’m finally getting around to poking around with Python again, and I created a scatter plot for Google. I’m pretty impressed with the modules An Example of R and Rapidminer for Trading Nov 20, 2010 machine learning Ingo over at the Rapid-I blog found this link from a Rapid-I forum member about using R and Rapidminer for Trading.  It’s a pretty wild process Can Twitter Sentiment Analysis Predict the Stock Market Nov 18, 2010 machine learning Ugly over at Uglychart.com just posted a link about research that sentiment mined over 10 million tweets from 2008 and was able to predict daily Rapidminer Text Mining Videos Nov 8, 2010 machine learning There’s a whole new set of text mining tutorial videos currently being produced, and they’re not by me!  Neil over at Vancouver Data Blog is Tweeting Sentiment Nov 3, 2010 Text Mining & Twitter & RapidMiner & machine learning Twitter, Sentiment Wow, I finally got my hands on some Twitter data from my collaborative partner and began the process of text mining it. The Genetik Solver appears to be no more - ITS BACK! Oct 20, 2010 Excel & machine learning Wow, Well at least its presence on the Internet. It appears to be gone and I can’t locate the .XLA file anywhere to save my life.  I wrote Rapidminer 5.X Video Tutorial #12 - Using the Generate Attribute Operator to Create Trading Rules Oct 5, 2010 RapidMiner & Tutorials & Video & machine learning ** There are NEW livestream videos about RapidMiner! Visit my Channel here ** In this video I highlight the often overlooked (I know I did) Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 11 - Pattern Recognition and Landmarking Plugin Sep 30, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning I’m back to making new videos again, at least for a little while! This new video showcases the Pattern Recognition & Landmarking plugin that Using the SVM RBF Kernel Sep 28, 2010 machine learning Wow, I’m happy to announce that today is the first of a two part guest post series. Today’s guest post is by Marin Matijas, who gave a Text Mining Annual Reports Sep 22, 2010 machine learning Wow, I’m playing around with Rapidminer’s powerful text mining tools to dig through annual reports this evening and I’m making progress. What is Data Mining? Sep 2, 2010 machine learning My old college professor, Dr. Stephan Kudyba, explains what Data Mining is for newbies. His data mining class is the reason why I started Parameter Optimization in Rapidminer 5.0 Apr 30, 2010 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning In several of my video tutorials I assign different parameters for my learning model “on the fly.” Of course the question any astute reader/viewer Rapidminer Web Mining Extension Now Available! Apr 15, 2010 machine learning Just wanted to pass this along, in case you haven’t seen it already but Rapidminer has released the Web Mining extension for version 5.0. All you Fast Foruier Transformation and Market Cycles With Rapidminer Apr 10, 2010 machine learning For what its worth, there’s an interesting post on Fast Foruier Transformation and how to build a Rapidminer model to find  stock market cycles in Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 10 - Financial Time Series Modeling Part 2 Apr 7, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we continue building a financial time series model, using S&P500 daily OHLCV data, and the windowing, sliding validation, and Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 9 - Financial Time Series Modeling Part 1 Mar 30, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we start building a financial time series model, using S&P500 daily OHLCV data, and the windowing, sliding validation, and Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 8 - Financial Time Series Data Discovery Mar 23, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we review data discovery techniques for Financial Time Series data by calculating a Simple Moving Average (SMA), creating a Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 7 - Evolutionary Weighting Example Mar 16, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this tutorial, we highlight Rapidminer’s weighting operator using an evolutionary approach.  We use financial data to preweight inputs before we Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 6 - Creating a Decision Tree with Rapidminer 5.0 Mar 10, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Calling all marketers!  In this video we discuss how we can use Rapidminer to create a decision tree to help us find “sweet spots” in a particular Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 5 - Genetic Algorithmic Data Preprocessing Part 2 Mar 9, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we continue where we left off in Video Tutorial #4.  We discuss some of the parameters that are available in the Genetic Algorithm Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 4 - Genetic Algorithmic Data Preprocessing Part 1 Mar 3, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video I highlight the data generation capabilities for Rapidminer 5.0 if you want to tinker around, and how to use a Genetic Optimization Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 3 - Building a Gold Trend Classification Model Part 2 Feb 26, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video I discuss how to use a cross and simple validation operator to split your training data into two sets: training and validation data Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 2 - Building a Gold Trend Classification Model Part 1 Feb 23, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Looks like I’m on a roll! Please see my Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial #2. In this video we begin the process of recreating my original written NMT Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 1 - Introduction To Rapidminer Feb 20, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning After a very long hiatus I present to my readers my first Rapidminer 5.0 video tutorial. It’s just a quick 10 min introduction to the GUI and data Using Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms to Build a Trading Model Jul 30, 2007 Genetic Algorithms & machine learning Ugly posted a great article from the New Scientist magazine that discusses how scientists are using Genetic and Evolutionary algorithms to solve Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Data Mining Jul 3, 2007 Optimization & Tutorial & machine learning I posted about the power of Data Mining when analyzing your blog’s traffic and how to maximize your Google Adword advertising relative to your Build Your Blog Traffic Using Excel and Data Mining Jun 5, 2007 Excel & Tutorials & SEO & machine learning This past Saturday, I posted about using data mining to look for patterns in your blog traffic. I wrote that you can use something called an Excel Blog Traffic Analysis Using Data Mining Jun 2, 2007 Google Analytics & Tutorial & machine learning Yes, you read correctly. You can data mine your blog’s traffic using a simple web statistics data collector like Google Adwords. I’m doing it right Calculating Historical Volatility May 29, 2007 Historical Volatility & machine learning Hi there!   This is one my most popular posts and I would love it if you became an RSS Reader! The inspiration for my S&P500 Volatility Build an ETF Trend System in Excel May 16, 2007 ETF Trend System & machine learning Today I wanted to share with you a part of the algorithmic back end to my ETF Trend System. Note, I said “part”, I’m not giving away all my Building an AI financial market model - Lesson IV May 9, 2007 Optimization & Time Series & Machine Learning & AI & MultiObjective Feature Selection & machine learning In Lesson 3, I introduced the Sliding Window Validation operator to test how well we can forecast a trend in a time series.  Our Building an AI financial market model - Lesson III Apr 27, 2007 Time Series & Machine Learning & AI & MultiObjective Feature Selection & machine learning In Lesson 2, I went over the concept of MultiObjective Feature Selection (MOFS). In this lesson we’ll build on MOFS for our model but we’ll forecast Building an AI Financial market model - Lesson II Apr 25, 2007 Time Series & Machine Learning & AI & MultiObjective Feature Selection & machine learning In this tutorial I want to show you how to use MultiObjective Feature Selection (MOFS) in RapidMiner. It’s a great technique to simultaneously Building an AI financial market model - Lesson I Apr 23, 2007 Time Series & Machine Learning & AI & MultiObjective Feature Selection & machine learning Before you can begin with building your own AI Financial Market Model (machine learned), you have to decide on what software to use.  Since I wrote